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2010-05-04 06:30:00

BEIJING, May 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Fire & Security Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CFSG) ("China Fire" or "the Company"), a leading total solution provider of industrial fire protection systems in China, today announced that it plans to report its first quarter 2010 financial results on Monday, May 10, 2010 before the market opens.

2010-04-08 16:15:00

A cache of cuneiform tablets unearthed by a team led by a University of Toronto archaeologist has been found to contain a largely intact Assyrian treaty from the early 7th century BCE.

2010-01-14 13:34:46

When the Cold War ended, many people feared that new and old conflicts around the world would start flaring up.

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2010-01-08 11:27:50

A new study states that the eye make-up worn by Cleopatra and other ancient Egyptians apparently had a dual purpose, shielding the wearer from the "evil eye" and protecting them from eye disease.

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2009-11-09 10:44:13

Tel Kabri is the only site in Israel where wall paintings similar in style to those found in the Aegean 3,600 years ago have been found; researchers say this was a conscious decision made by the city rulers to lean toward Mediterranean culture

2009-09-30 14:49:02

The European Union's new leader in EU-Chinese relations says he favors ending a 20-year arms embargo with China. I think we should remember that things have changed somewhat in the last few years.

2009-06-16 07:20:00

MALVERN, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Phoenix Rising" (published by iUniverse) by Gary Caplan imagines a world several centuries in the future when humans have long since left earth to live among other civilizations in the galaxy.

2009-06-11 07:20:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new critical nonfiction book, Thomas P. Wallace, Ph. D.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.