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2008-08-26 09:01:12

Roundup: China, Tajikistan enjoy friendly cooperation, seeking common prosperity DUSHANBE, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- "China was the first country outside the former Soviet Union region I travelled to for a visit as head of state in March 1993," Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon recalled in a recent interview with Chinese news media. In January last year, Rakhmon said, he also chose China as the first country to visit two months after being reelected as president. The aforesaid facts had...

2005-08-20 04:27:56

BEIJING (Reuters) - Some 10,000 Chinese and Russian troops launched the second stage of their countries' first-ever military exercises on Saturday in a demonstration of the strengthening ties between the former Cold War adversaries. After two days near the Russian port of Vladivostok, the war games shifted to eastern China's Shandong peninsula where the joint manouevres will include combat practice, offshore blockades and amphibious landings, the official Xinhua news agency said....

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.