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2008-08-31 09:00:19

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["Fourth Meeting of 11th NPC Standing Committee Closes in Beijing; the Meetng Votes To Adopt the Law on Promoting a Recycling Economy; President Hu Jintao Signs the Presidential Decree To Promulgate the Law; Wu Bangguo Presides Over and Speaks at the Meeting" - Xinhua headline] Beijing, 29 Aug (Xinhua) -The fourth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress [NPC] closed at the Great...

2008-08-29 21:00:25

DUSHANBE. Aug 29 (Interfax) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has thanked those who expressed understanding for the stance of Russia that defended its citizens and all civilians in the zone of the Georgian - South Ossetian conflict.

2008-08-29 21:00:25

DUSHANBE. Aug 29 (Interfax) - The presidents Dmitry Medvedev of Russia and Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan said the two countries intend to develop cooperation in the hydropower and gas industries.

2008-08-29 12:00:46

By Jeff Smith JOURNALIST ARRESTED An ABC producer was handcuffed and arrested Wednesday by Denver police after his investigative team tried to shoot pictures of Democratic lawmakers and top donors leaving a private meeting at the Brown Palace Hotel.

2008-08-29 09:00:56

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Dushanbe, 29 August: The presidents of Russia and Tajikistan, Dmitriy Medvedev and Emomali Rahmon, have declared the two countries' intention of developing cooperation in the hydroenergy and fuel-energy spheres.

2008-08-28 06:01:04

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [By reporters Wang Zuokui and Qian Tong: "Hu Jintao Meets With Tajik Prime Minister Akil Akilov"] Dushanbe, 27 Aug (Xinhua) - State President Hu Jintao met with Tajik Prime Minister Akil Akilov at the State Guesthouse in Tajikistan on 27 August.

2008-08-27 15:01:03

Text of report by state-owned Tajik Television First Channel on 27 August Today Tajik President Emomali Rahmon held talks with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

2008-08-27 12:01:19

Text of report by state-owned Tajik Television First Channel on 27 August This afternoon all heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization [SCO] member countries arrived in Dushanbe to attend a regular summit of this international and authoritative organization.

2008-08-22 06:00:35

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 18 August: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has signed a decree relieving Dmitriy Akhanov of his duties as head of the Federal Energy Agency (Rosenergo).

2008-08-21 09:00:38

Zhongguo Tongxue She on 21 August carries an unattributed report on China starting special measures for one year to prevent cadres from using public funds for pleasure trips abroad, citing news from state bureau on prevention of corruption.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.