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2009-08-06 18:14:51

Guards chasing an errant jackdaw in the royal palace in Stockholm damaged a portrait of the founder of the current Swedish royal family. The jackdaw is believed to have infiltrated the royal cabinet meeting room through a chimney, The Local reported, citing TV4.

2008-09-30 12:00:30

By D.S. Crafts For the Journal Difficult as it often is to believe, there have been a few enlightened leaders who actually supported the arts for reasons in addition to self- aggrandizement .

2008-06-19 12:00:33

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Congress approved landmark legislation last night to address the global illegal logging crisis. The U.S. becomes the first country in the world to prohibit the import, sale or trade of illegally harvested wood and wood products.

2006-06-17 08:47:25

By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Prince Victor Emmanuel, who lived in a former papal palace as a boy and spent his life among Switzerland's jet set, woke up in a jail cell on Saturday, arrested as part of a probe into prostitution and corruption.

2005-10-21 06:53:49

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William, elder son of heir-to-the-throne Britain's Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, will join the army next year as an officer cadet at Sandhurst military academy, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.

2005-06-28 16:08:07

By Dina Kyriakidou and Michael Winfrey SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's Socialists on Tuesday ruledout a coalition with ex-king Simeon Saxe-Coburg as primeminister, leaving little hope for a quick end to apost-election stalemate threatening the country's EU accessionpath.

2005-06-28 08:49:42

By Linda Sieg SAIPAN (Reuters) - In a gesture of reconciliation, JapaneseEmperor Akihito made a surprise visit on Tuesday to a Koreanwar dead memorial during a pilgrimage to the island of Saipanwhere a decisive World War II battle was fought.

2005-06-28 06:46:05

By Linda Sieg SAIPAN (Reuters) - In a gesture of reconciliation, JapaneseEmperor Akihito made a surprise visit on Tuesday to a Koreanwar dead memorial during a pilgrimage to the island of Saipanwhere a decisive World War II battle was fought.

2005-06-28 02:23:33

By Linda Sieg SAIPAN (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Akihito, on apilgrimage to the U.S. territory of Saipan where a decisiveWorld War II battle was fought, abruptly changed his officialschedule on Tuesday to visit a memorial to Koreans who died inthe war.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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