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2015-02-27 23:03:48

Managing Partner of Brödermann Jahn, Professor Eckart Brödermann engages in preparatory works for the 2010 edition of the UNIDROIT principles of the International Commercial Contracts

2010-12-22 18:49:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement issued by Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs: I congratulate the U.S. Senate on their ratification of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) with Russia.

2009-09-17 16:15:00

After first rejected TA, this new agreement addresses quality of life needs and keeps most compensation gains DALLAS, Sept.

2006-08-15 13:10:50

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo urged U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday to support a trade pact with his country, saying Democratic party concerns about weak labor protections were misplaced.

2006-08-04 08:00:53

By Peter Murphy GUIGLO (Reuters) - Pro-government militia fighters are disarming in the west of war-divided Ivory Coast, but the country's U.N. disarmament chief has expressed doubts over the process, saying they are handing in fewer weapons than expected.

2006-07-07 20:25:39

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N. meeting meant to expand a five-year-old crackdown on the illicit global trade in small arms ended in chaos on Friday as delegates ran out of time without reaching agreement on a plan for future action. "There was a total meltdown at the end.

2006-06-27 20:48:56

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Rich and poor nations moved closer on Tuesday toward ending an impasse over U.N. management reforms that threatened to leave the world body without a budget at the end of the month, diplomats said. The main U.N.

2006-06-08 00:40:05

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday it saw little prospect of the European Union lifting its arms embargo on China in the near future.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.