International News Archive - January 25, 2011
Cuba is on its way to join the high-speed broadband era with an undersea fiber-optic cable laid from Venezuela, bringing the promise of speedy Internet to one of the world's least connected countries.
Last summer's disastrous Pakistan floods that killed more than 2,000 people and left more than 20 million injured or homeless were caused by a rogue weather system that wandered hundreds of miles farther west than is normal for such systems, new research shows.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.