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2005-09-10 13:32:12

BELFAST (Reuters) - Protestant demonstrators clashed with police in Belfast on Saturday, hurling blast bombs, petrol bombs and bricks after a contentious parade by Orangemen near a nationalist area of the city. Heavily armed riot police fired baton rounds and used water cannon on the angry crowd of around 500 on west Belfast's Springfield Road, and officers also confronted stone-throwing mobs in the north and east of the city. "We are coming under sustained attack in west Belfast,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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