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2006-04-11 17:51:05

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Security Council members have agreed to decide by mid-May on a plan for scaling back the U.N.

2006-04-10 22:11:02

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - In the windless pre-dawn of a dark Asmara backstreet, while women are asleep in doorways and teams of cycling enthusiasts begin their morning training, a thin stream of smoke rises from a chimney.

2006-03-11 05:18:46

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea accused Washington on Saturday of hypocrisy over the release of the annual U.S. human rights report, saying in the wake of prison abuse scandals it had no moral grounds to criticize other nations.

2006-03-10 03:56:20

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Legal experts from Ethiopia and Eritrea flew to London on Friday for talks with international mediators to discuss demarcating their common border, officials said.

2006-03-03 17:12:28

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea said on Friday it was not to blame for the death of a U.N. peacekeeper from a heart attack after government flight restrictions prevented his quick evacuation to hospital. Both U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the 15-member U.N.

2006-02-20 08:24:49

By C. Bryson Hull ZALAMBESSA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - It's hard to tell which stones are the rubble of war and which are the ingredients of reconstruction in the frontier town of Zalambessa.

2006-02-18 06:45:13

NAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. and allied forces searched on Saturday for 10 crew members still missing a day after two Marine Corps helicopters crashed off the coast of Djibouti, the hub of U.S. counterterrorism operations in the Horn of Africa. "We always have hope of finding survivors," U.S.

2006-02-17 07:55:55

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea has released 15 people employed by the U.N. peacekeeping mission who were arrested earlier this week, an U.N. official said on Friday. Musi Khumalo, Deputy Chief of Public Information of the U.N.

2006-02-17 07:26:38

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea has asked six Italian charities to leave the country, saying they did not meet the requirements of a law regulating non-governmental organizations (NGOs), aid workers said on Thursday.

2006-02-14 15:23:16

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Thirteen Eritreans employed by the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Eritrea have been detained by local authorities and another 30 are in hiding for fear of being arrested, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Latest Eritrea Reference Libraries

2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

2007-01-02 11:34:00

The Savannah Monitor, varanus exanthematicus, is a lizard which habitat extends from Senegal as far as Eritrea and northern Zaire. The majority of lizard skin used in the leather trade is derived from this species. This is a robust creature, with powerful limbs used for digging. It grows to lengths in excess of 4 to 5 feet and in some instances can cause deep lacerations with its claws and tail, although these are usually unintentional traits. Its diet is wide-ranging, including giant...

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  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.