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2014-02-05 20:24:29

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top Gear Festival Barbados announced today that it will host an international round of this year's Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship adding to the already impressive line-up of motoring entertainment taking place at the festival on May 17(th) & 18(th) this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131218/NY35667LOGO-b) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131218/NY35667LOGO-a) The action-packed weekend, which...

2008-07-03 12:00:34

Text of commentary by Azar Mansuri headlined: "Foreign media, opportunity or threat" published by Iranian newspaper E'temad website on 30 June As the fourth pillar of civil society, the media provides an important part of the requirements of a democratic system. If this pillar of civil society can play its role in a democratic and free climate, not only it can strengthen other pillars of the civil society, such as political parties, NGOs and professional guilds and organizations, it can...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.