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Scientists Planning Expedition To Find Yeti
2011-10-04 11:21:34

A team of Russian and American scientists are planning what to some seem like a fairy tale adventure; a hunt for the elusive Abominable Snowman.

2009-02-13 07:54:00

MOSCOW, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces changes to management of Mechel Mining OAO, its mining subsidiary.

2008-07-29 03:01:09

Sixteen miners have been injured as a result of an accident at a mine in Kemerovo Region, Russian Vesti TV reported on 29 July. The accident occurred this morning as a result of a methane ignition during repair work at the mine, which belongs to the Mechel [coal and steel] group.

2005-12-03 05:31:35

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The death toll from an explosion in a coal mine in northeast China has risen to 169, with two people still missing, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.


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'.