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2011-07-28 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced a pledge of up to $1 million for the evolving humanitarian crisis in eastern Africa, continuing its history of support to the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) With 2011 classified as the driest year on record in the eastern Horn of Africa, the health, livelihoods and food security of millions of Somalis, Ethiopians and Kenyans are at serious risk.

2011-07-25 10:22:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Automotive has appointed Brad Jackson as Director of Communications for its NAFTA Region.

2011-07-21 21:09:00

SYDNEY, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imminent meetings of Asian security forums in Bali will be a 'critical test' of the region's ability to manage tensions in the South China Sea, according to a Lowy Institute strategic analyst. Rory Medcalf, the Director of the Institute's International Security Program, warned that a failure by foreign ministers to discuss openly the region's maritime security problems would marginalise the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF).

2011-07-20 23:05:00

BANGKOK, Thailand, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From 12 to 16 October 2011, the Department of Export Promotion (DEP) -- Ministry of Commerce of Thailand will be organizing Bangkok RHVAC 2011, one of Asia's most important technology and innovation showcases for the refrigeration, heating, cooling, and ventilation products.

2011-07-15 10:28:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In their fifth day of deliberations, the 266 delegates participating in the comprehensive National Dialogue achieved consensus on a wide range of social, political, economic and human rights issues. The Dialogue unanimously decided to bolster women's rights and opportunities for economic empowerment.

2011-07-12 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross in Greater New York Region announced that Peter M. Rapaport has been named Chairman of its Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2011. Mr. Rapaport manages funds in the Private Wealth Management division of the Maxim Group.

2011-07-11 11:18:00

New $35 million donation means that almost 90 percent of U.S.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • 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'.
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