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2010-03-27 09:37:36

The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI) said Friday that it needs 4.3 billion dollars to save more than 4 million lives by 2015, asking donors to foot the bill.

2007-05-15 12:00:38

Boys are valued far more than girls in the world, said a report charging nearly 100 million girls are killed as babies or fetuses annually.

2006-07-18 06:35:59

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Nelson Mandela celebrated a quiet 88th birthday with his family on Tuesday as South Africans wished the anti-apartheid hero many more birthdays to come.

2005-07-17 03:03:24

By Andrew Quinn JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Nelson Mandela turns 87 on Monday, an increasingly fragile icon whose moral message nevertheless grows louder with each passing year.

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.