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2008-07-14 09:00:36

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FIMA, Inc. (Pink Sheets: FIMA), an emerging diversified land development company, announced today that its subsidiary, Islandwide Development Corp.

2008-07-06 06:00:02

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo [By Miya Tanaka] Toyako, Japan, July 6 Kyodo - Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda is expected to seek cooperation from US President George W.

2008-07-02 12:01:05

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul. 2--BRASILIA -- Japan and Brazil will later Wednesday agree on the enhancement of cooperation in biofuels and trade amid a sharp rise in prices of natural resources worldwide, Japanese officials said.

2008-06-27 09:03:03

CALGARY, Alberta, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gran Tierra Energy Inc.

2008-06-20 09:00:44

The proposed joint venture between Hungarian oil company MOL and Czech power generator CEZ has received all the necessary approvals from the European Commission and from relevant anti-monopoly authorities in Ukraine, Serbia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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2008-05-31 17:05:00

The discovery of a previously unknown Amazon Indian tribe in the western Amazon rainforest, in the Brazilian state of Acre, demonstrates the threats such “lost” tribes face from contact with outsiders.

2006-08-27 03:45:48

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will likely lower recruitment standards to let overweight people and mild asthmatics join up as it tries to boost troop numbers to combat regional instability, the nation's top soldier said on Sunday.

2006-08-24 03:11:18

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia announced a A$10 billion ($7.6 billion) plan to increase the size of its army on Thursday so it could respond more quickly to emergencies caused by growing instability in small Asia-Pacific nations.

2006-08-15 05:58:00

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany gave its strongest signal yet on Tuesday that it will send troops to join a U.N. peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon, a move that is likely to prove divisive in the country 60 years after the Holocaust.

2006-08-04 02:09:59

By Ahmad Pathoni JAKARTA (Reuters) - More than 200 Islamic militants from Southeast Asia have been sent on missions to attack Israel's interests and countries that support the Jewish state, their leader said on Friday.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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