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2009-06-04 15:52:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day, journalists cover war and conflict around the globe.

2009-06-01 07:00:00

$1 million donation will support disaster preparedness and response at national and local level WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ryder today announced it is committing $1 million over the next three years through the Ryder Charitable Foundation to support national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts, making it the newest member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program.

2009-05-28 06:16:50

Wars, unstable economies and Mother Nature have mixed together in a recipe yielding the global turmoil that has led to International Red Cross’s announcement of its record high annual expenditure as reported by AFP.

2009-05-11 14:18:23

Canada must avoid discussing the North American Free Trade Agreement in advancing its U.S. trade interests, a U.S. professor wrote for a business group Monday. Ottawa needs a new approach to discussing Canada-U.S.

2009-04-16 13:17:00

WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nationwide Foundation is making a $1.7 million grant to the American Red Cross to help people affected by disasters and other life-threatening emergencies.

2009-04-12 09:36:33

China will extend $25 billion in aid and credit to members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN, officials revealed Sunday. Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, meeting with envoys from the 10 ASEAN countries in Beijing, said China will establish a $10 billion China-ASEAN investment

2009-04-03 11:45:00

The Obama administration announced on Thursday that the United States would "lead by example" so that developing nations such as India and China could follow suit in the battle against climate change.

2009-03-31 13:35:16

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has threatened to walk out of the Group of 20 summit in London if the meeting produces no sustainable regulatory changes. The G20 meeting of industrialized nations begins Thursday and to hold Sarkozy to his seat would require something better than false success with language that sounds good but contains no commitments, Sarkozy's advisers told The Times of London Tuesday. Sarkozy, who has called for creation of an international financial regulator, said last...

2009-03-30 11:54:35

An international coalition of Chambers of Commerce said before a London summit meeting that nations should try to avoid the temptation of protectionism. Falling to the temptation of protectionism would not only restrict trade in goods and services, but also distort the global economy, hindering rather

2009-03-30 08:30:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said differences in economic strategies need not isolate the United States from European allies.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.