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2008-08-01 00:13:28

By Jan Greene Correspondent

2008-07-31 03:00:29

Text of report by state-owned National Afghanistan TV on 30 July [Presenter] Some private television channels sometimes violate the law on mass media activities, and do not observe Afghan traditions and national values.

2008-07-30 15:00:44

Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV, on 30 July [Presenter] A number of experts say the detention of journalists by the National Security Directorate is against the constitution.

2008-07-29 15:00:19

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian Ren TV on 29 July [Presenter] This is the technology of the 21st century for independent access to space. The well-known and much-delayed construction project is nearing completion.

2008-07-27 06:00:25

On 17 July, when Naval Aviation Day is celebrated in Russia, Zvezda TV broadcast a report from Khabarovsk Territory about the Guards aviation regiment of the Pacific Fleet.

2008-07-20 12:00:03

Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV, on 20 July [Presenter] US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama had a meeting with President Karzai on the second day of his visit to Afghanistan today.

2008-07-15 15:00:47

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 15 July [Presenter] President Kurmanbek Bakiyev visited the Alemedin hydroelectric power station No. 5 today. He arrived there to see for himself that the station was operating successfully.

2008-07-07 15:00:50

Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV, on 7 July [Presenter] The Public Health Ministry says those wounded in the [suicide] [attack at the Indian embassy in Kabul this morning], including civilians and military personnel, have been admitted to hospital, and that they want the government of Afghanistan to adopt tight security measures in the capital.

2008-06-26 15:02:51

Text of report by private Ukrainian ICTV television on 26 June [Presenter] The search for 12 miners has been under way for three weeks already at the Karl Marx mine in Yenakiyeve. Let me recall that an explosion took place at the mine on 8 June. One man was killed and 29 injured.

2008-06-26 03:02:36

Text of report by state-owned National Afghanistan TV on 25 June [Presenter] Survey figures suggest there are 1m drug addicts in Afghanistan. According to the head of the health department of the Women's Affairs Ministry, 13 per cent of Afghanistan's drug addicts are women.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.