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2006-01-29 05:45:00

The United States should reserve the option of bombing Iran's nuclear program into oblivion, but it would be a massive military venture that would invite heavy retribution from Tehran.

2006-01-28 14:05:29

By William Schomberg and Josiane Kremer DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Trade ministers from around the world said on Saturday they were more optimistic they could overcome their differences that are blocking attempts to strike a new global trade deal.

2006-01-28 13:37:48

By William Schomberg DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Trade ministers on Saturday stepped up efforts for a global trade deal, signaling a new readiness to narrow differences as a key deadline looms.

2006-01-27 21:01:21

By Evelyn Leopold DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - The United States should keep the threat of using force against Iran as a last resort if it wanted leverage in the dispute over Tehran's nuclear program, U.S. Senator John McCain said on Friday. McCain, a prominent member of U.S.

2006-01-27 10:13:14

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Angelina Jolie told a summit of business leaders and politicians, many driven to distraction by the Hollywood siren, to concentrate on the real issues.

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2006-01-27 00:00:00

Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates said on Friday that beating software piracy in China and India and getting compliance up to U.S. and European levels would take 10 years.

2006-01-27 06:53:23

By Ben Hirschler DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates pledged $900 million to fight tuberculosis on Friday, kick-starting a $31 billion funding drive against a disease which kills one person every 15 seconds.

2006-01-26 14:46:13

By Evelyn Leopold DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan told world business leaders Wednesday the United Nations during his tenure had initiated a "new mindset" on human rights, law, the nature of war and the role of corporations.

2006-01-26 14:40:07

By Evelyn Leopold DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan told world business leaders on Thursday the United Nations during his tenure had initiated a "new mindset" on human rights, law, the nature of war and the role of corporations.

2006-01-26 12:46:59

By Evelyn Leopold DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan told world business leaders on Wednesday the United Nations had initiated a "new mindset" on human rights, law, the nature of war and the role of corporations.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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