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2009-05-11 03:00:00

BIRMINGHAM, England, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Two-tiered Project Also Involves Implementing Situator at Larnaka International Airport, now Under Construction Orsus(R), the pioneer and innovator in the field of Situation Management, a comprehensive and unique approach that coordinates the interaction between people, alerting sources and responses, announced it has partnered with Israeli-based systems integrator Orad to implement Situator at two airports in the Republic of...

2006-07-24 04:42:54

By Michael Winfrey and Michele Kambas LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - A mass evacuation of foreign nationals fleeing Israeli bombing of Lebanon began winding down on Monday as the latest of around 30,000 people to leave reached Cyprus and Turkey. Britain and the United States said they were scaling back their evacuations after 15 ships brought more exhausted evacuees to the Mediterranean island in one of its busiest nights since Israel air strikes on Lebanon. Several hundred Australians...

2006-07-23 18:23:03

By Michael Winfrey and Michele Kambas LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Canadians walked ashore to safety in Cyprus on Monday, part of a mass evacuation from fighting in Lebanon that now exceeds 30,000 people. About 15 ships were expected at Cypriot ports overnight in what may be the peak of the organized evacuation effort, as Britain and the United States said they were starting to wind down their rescue operations. But weary evacuees arriving in Larnaca said there were...

2006-07-22 20:38:16

By Michele Kambas and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Tiny Cyprus braced to take in nearly 10,000 more fugitives from Lebanon on Sunday as the United Nations urged international donors to send aid swiftly to the far greater numbers of people left behind. About 14 vessels were expected to dock at the Cypriot ports of Larnaca and Limassol over the next 30 hours or so, part of a days-old mass evacuation already involving more than 25,000 people from dozens of countries that...

2006-07-22 18:22:40

By Michele Kambas and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Tiny Cyprus braced to take in nearly 10,000 more fugitives from Lebanon on Sunday as the United Nations urged international donors to send aid swiftly to the far greater numbers of people left behind. About 14 crowded vessels were expected to dock at the Cypriot ports of Larnaca and Limassol over the next 30 hours or so, part of a days-old mass evacuation involving dozens of countries from India to Sweden that shows no...

2006-07-22 17:13:44

By Michael Winfrey and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircraft scooped more exhausted people fleeing the fighting in Lebanon to safety in Cyprus on Saturday in a mass international effort that has so far evacuated more than 25,000 people. U.N. emergency relief coordinator Jan Egeland said at least $100 million was urgently needed to help avert a humanitarian disaster in Lebanon, and he urged Israel and its Hizbollah foes to guarantee safe passage to the aid...

2006-07-22 15:36:08

By Michael Winfrey and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircraft scooped more exhausted people fleeing the fighting in Lebanon to safety in Cyprus on Saturday in a mass international effort that has so far evacuated more than 25,000 people. U.N. emergency relief coordinator Jan Egeland said at least $100 million was urgently needed to help avert a humanitarian disaster in Lebanon, and he urged Israel and its Hizbollah foes to guarantee safe passage to the aid...

2006-07-22 10:04:42

By Michele Kambas and Michael Winfrey LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircraft scooped more exhausted people fleeing the fighting in Lebanon to safety in Cyprus on Saturday in a mass international effort that has so far evacuated more than 25,000 people. The European Union dispatched a team to help Cyprus cope with the huge wave of foreign evacuees, which is stretching the small island's resources at the height of its tourist season. "We expect the number to triple in the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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