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2006-01-04 11:07:59

By Per Bech Thomsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Muslim leaders welcomed steps by Denmark on Wednesday to defuse a diplomatic row over newspaper cartoons that seemed to portray Prophet Mohammad as a terrorist.

2005-07-03 14:24:03

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A summit of the world'sindustrialized nations this week provides an opportunity todiscuss ways to help the Palestinians, President Bush said inan interview published on Sunday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.