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2008-08-20 15:00:24

By DAVID A MITTELL Jr WE DIDN'T NOTICE IT at the time, but the post-Cold War world changed on Oct. 1, 1999, when Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin used the bombing of a Moscow apartment building on Sept.

2008-08-17 12:00:30

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Rachel Chan] Asuncion, Aug.

2008-08-17 12:00:02

The Kremlin Sunday said Russian troops would begin withdrawing from neighboring Georgia Monday -- two days after a negotiated ceasefire.

2008-08-11 15:00:04

U.S. President George Bush said Monday he has told Russian leaders the outburst of hostilities between Russia and Georgia is "unacceptable." Bush was seen conferring with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during the opening ceremonies for the Olympic Summer Games.

2008-08-08 12:00:04

PRESIDENT George Bush arrived in Beijing yesterday amid an atmosphere of tension with China's leaders over his high-profile criticism of the country's human rights record. The president, wife Laura and their daughter, Barbara, left Air Force One together, where they got a red-carpet greeting.

2008-08-06 12:00:57

Prince Philip is continuing his duties as a British royal despite being diagnosed with cancer, palace officials said. The 87-year-old prince has accepted a number of officials engagements since a diagnosis of prostate cancer was confirmed, London's Evening Standard reported.

2008-08-05 06:00:41

Text of report by government-owned Argentine news agency Telam ["Chavez: 'It Is Time To Resume Gas Pipeline of South Issue'" - Telam Headline] Buenos Aires, 4 Aug (Telam) -Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez stated this afternoon that "it is time to restart the issue of the Gas Pipeline of the South, which would link Caracas with Buenos Aires" and he called to give "content, with tangible projects" to the integration between his country, Brazil, and Argentina.

2008-08-05 03:00:34

Chinese President Hu Jintao, calling the Beijing Olympics a grand celebration of friendship and peace for mankind, promised a high-level of Games.

2008-07-30 15:00:36

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Republican National Committee Press Office, +1-202-863- 8614 WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Republican National Committee (RNC) today launched a new Web Site, titled Obama Audacity Watch.

2008-07-28 18:00:38

MOSCOW. July 28 (Interfax) - Russian and Chinese prime ministers will meet in Moscow in late October, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin said.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).