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2008-09-24 06:00:02

By Richard Wolf UNITED NATIONS -- President Bush challenged the United Nations on Tuesday to stop terrorism, punish Iran and North Korea for their nuclear programs and see Russia's invasion of Georgia as a violation of the U.N.'s charter.

2008-09-17 15:00:32

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Kyrgyz news agency 24.kg website Bishkek, 17 September: "Kyrgyzstan and Russia are ready to sign an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the sphere of hydroelectric power generation in the immediate future," Prime Minister Igor Chudinov has said in an exclusive interview with the Kyrgyz news agency 24.kg, commenting on the results of his working visit to Moscow.

2008-09-17 15:00:32

Text of report in English by Czech national public-service news agency CTK Paris, 17 September: Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and French President Nicolas Sarkozy today signed an agreement on cooperation in nuclear energy and agreements on strategic partnership which is expected to enhance all-round relations between the two countries.

2008-09-16 15:00:22

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that it will kick off casting for the second season of its hit reality series "She's Got The Look" beginning Monday, September 29.

2008-09-16 12:00:21

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Wen Speaks on Relief, Rehabilitation in China's Quake- Hit Areas (1)"] BEIJING, Sept.

2008-09-13 09:00:06

French officials estimate as many as 250,000 people attended an open-air mass by Pope Benedict XVI in central Paris Saturday. Security was tight as Benedict traveled to Les Invalides in Paris where he would make his first public appearance in France as the pontiff of the Catholic Church.

2008-09-11 09:00:37

Chinese President visits special education, rural schools to mark Teachers' Day ZHENGZHOU, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao visited a special education school and a rural middle school in the central Henan Province to mark the country's 24th Teachers' Day, which falls on Wednesday.

2008-09-05 15:00:14

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 5 September Port-au-Prince, Haiti: A new government, led by Prime Minister Michele Pierre-Louis, took over in Haiti late Thursday after the Senate gave the final approval to her team of ministers and her programme for the country.

2008-09-04 09:00:12

By Ellen Barry Andrew E. Kramer contributed reporting from Moscow.

2008-09-03 09:00:21

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua by : "Hu Sends Message of Sympathy To Bush Over Losses Caused by Hurricane Gustav"] BEIJING, Sept.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.