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2008-09-03 15:00:42

Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV, on 3 September [Presenter] Mental illnesses are on the rise in Afghanistan. Doctors at national army hospital No 2 say that poverty and insecurity in the country are the causes of these conditions.

2008-08-28 06:00:49

By Gary Levin DENVER -- Forget Rock the Vote. Inside the Pepsi Center this week, the true rock stars are the correspondents of The Daily Show, besieged by politicos and press, posing for pictures and being filmed by fans as they film their fake news reports -- or try to, anyway.

2008-08-27 09:01:00

Comedian Mo Rocca is acting as correspondent at the U.S. Democratic and Republican national conventions for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC announced.

2008-08-23 12:00:48

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 20 August Kyrgyz energy companies have cut off three-phase equipment [from electricity supply] to prevent a crisis. To collect enough water in the Toktogul water reservoir, we should save about 4bn kWh of electricity.

2008-08-19 15:00:08

Text of report by private Georgian TV station Rustavi-2 on 19 August [Presenter] Russians targeted the Poti terminal again today. The remaining property there was guarded by a Georgian platoon, but the Russian military detained them.

2008-08-17 21:00:48

Kyrgyz Prime Minister Igor Chudinov has said that his country should cut down the export of electricity to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan this year due to a shortage of water in the country's major Toktogul reservoir.

2008-08-16 12:00:19

The long and noted career of White House correspondent Helen Thomas will be presented in a new U.S. TV special, filmmaker Rory Kennedy says. Kennedy said the story of Thomas's life told in the upcoming HBO special "Thank You, Mr.

2008-08-05 12:00:17

Excerpt from "24" news report by corporate-owned Russian Ren TV on 5 August [Presenter] A silent farewell to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn started in Moscow an hour-and-a-half ago [the body of the late writer is on display for the public to pay their last respects].

2008-08-04 15:00:19

Excerpt from report by private One Plus One TV on 4 August: [Presenter] Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the Russian writer and Nobel Prize winner, died last night. He died at his house in Moscow on the 90th year.

2008-08-01 15:00:15

Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV, on 1 August [Presenter] The Pakistani defence minister admits that President George Bush in his meeting with [Pakistani Prime Minister Syed] Yusuf Raza Gillani has expressed serious concern over the activities of Pakistan's intelligence agency.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.