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2006-04-19 11:50:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) should study how the Chernobyl nuclear disaster affected nations other than Belarus, Ukraine and Russia, a report said on Wednesday, citing a lack of data especially for western Europe.

2006-04-18 08:10:00

The death toll from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 20 years ago could be far higher than official estimates, with up to 93,000 extra cancer deaths worldwide, environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.