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2011-02-18 11:24:00

LONDON, February 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Defence IQ confirms representatives from the German Army, US Air Force and UK Royal Navy as speakers at the International Military Helicopter conference, taking place 11th-13th May 2011 at the Olympia Conference Centre, London. Dedicated to the military helicopter community, this conference is scheduled to address the current capabilities and future requirements of participating nations, at a time when many members of the rotary wing industry...

2005-10-26 14:23:29

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's armed forces celebrated their 50th anniversary on Wednesday with a torch-lit musical ceremony that drew protests and complaints that it was overly militaristic and a throw-back to the Nazi period. About 500 soldiers held flaming torches and played instruments outside the Reichstag parliament building watched by Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, his likely successor Angela Merkel and NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer. About 1,200 demonstrators,...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.