International News Archive - February 28, 2011


Although an early estimate, final counts will be published in April when the Chinese government finishes tabulating data from the nation’s first full census in a decade.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.