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2008-10-11 00:00:15

By Peter Popham The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Martti Ahtisaari, the Finnish diplomat who has successfully banged heads together to end many conflicts from southern Africa to Indonesia to the Balkans.

2006-09-03 06:43:56

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Hundreds of people looted shops and burned a restaurant belonging to Caucasus businessmen in an outbreak of racial violence in northwestern Russia triggered by the recent killing of two locals, Russian media said on Sunday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.