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International News Archive - February 18, 2013

Egypt Appeals Court's Month-Long Ban On YouTube

Egyptian officials have appealed a court ruling banning the video-sharing website YouTube for 30 days as punishment for carrying an anti-Islamic film, various media outlets have reported.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin