International News Archive - December 27, 2011

China Satellite Navigation System Up-And-Running

According to the Xinhua news agency, China's satellite navigation system launched a positioning service on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.