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International News Archive - February 04, 2011

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A senior official said Friday that Iran should investigate claims that the Stuxnet computer virus has caused major harm to its first nuclear power station.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.