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2011-04-21 23:01:00

DENVER, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a REIT organized under Maryland law with headquarters in Denver, Colorado, USA ("PLD"), announced today the launch of a mandatory offer (the "Offer") for any or all Ordinary Units and Convertible Preferred Units not owned directly or indirectly by PLD, of ProLogis European Properties, a Luxembourg registered fonds commun de placement ("PEPR") having its registered office in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 34-38, avenue de la...

2011-03-25 12:42:00

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The tropical breeze in Kingston, Jamaica, carried with it a message of hope through faith in Jesus Christ at "Fun in the Son" on March 19. The free festival for all ages featured world evangelist Andrew Palau from Portland, Oregon, and drew an estimated 60,000 people to the Mona Bowl at the University of the West Indies. The festival's record-breaking crowd was well accommodated at the new and larger venue. They cheered, sang...

2011-03-22 16:04:34

Global water research grows nearly 30 percent annually during past decade The report "Confronting the Global Water Crisis through Research "“ 2010", carried out by Elsevier and released today, reveals the increasingly international and strategic nature of water resources research. Examining major trends in water research at the international, national and institutional levels, the report highlights the escalation in the article output of countries conducting water resources research and...

2011-03-17 14:26:00

President Meets with Peres, Netanyahu and Lieberman during official visit to Israel NICOSIA, Cyprus, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During his official visit to Israel on March 13-14, President Christofias described Israel as one of Cyprus' "most important strategic partners" while President Shimon Peres spoke of the tremendous scope for cooperation, as "there is a treasure to develop - natural gas." The two countries have recently signed and ratified an agreement on the...

2011-01-20 15:41:03

Unemployment has a negative impact on a worker's future salary if it continues for a long time, particularly in countries such as Spain, Italy and Portugal. This is the conclusion of a study carried out by Spanish researchers, who have analysed the impact of job loss on relative salaries in six European countries. "Out of the countries studied, Spain, Italy and Portugal are the European Union countries in which long-term unemployment is likely to have the most negative effect on salary when...

2011-01-06 17:51:00

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With a heaping 25 percent of its lush green land and pristine coastal areas protected as national parks, reserves and sanctuaries, the DR is the most bio-diverse country in the Caribbean and is a major destination for ecotourists, most notably for whale watching in Samana Bay. Since 1962, the DR has led the Caribbean in preserving sensitive eco-systems through partnerships with leaders like the Nature Conservancy, the United Nations and the...

2010-12-13 00:45:00

Enters into agreement to acquire a 60% interest and operatorship of Block 95 in the prolific Maranon Basin CALGARY, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra Energy") (NYSE Amex: GTE, TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in South America, today announced it has entered into an agreement to farm into Global Energy Development PLC Block 95 in Peru's Maranon Basin.  Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, Gran Tierra...

2010-11-08 00:00:46

Preeminent climate scientist and noted environmental leaders speak out on behalf of the Kiribati Nation, calling upon world leaders who will gather this month at the Economic Summit in Seoul and U.N. Climate talks in Cancun to address the issue of water scarcity and its impact on food sources. James Hansen, world renowned climate scientist, Lester Brown, Founder and President of Earth Policy Institute, Rabbi Warren Stone, religious environmental activist who served as delegate at the U.N....

2010-11-04 07:00:00

LONDON, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - They are "Most Likely to Make the First Move": Study of 90 Million Contacts - Germany Ranks 12th; UK 14th; France 17th; U.S. Second-last - Spanish Women Twice as Likely to Approach Men as UK, French, U.S. Spanish women are the world's "most flirtatious", according to a global study of online flirting, which finds that the women of Spain are more likely than those in any other country to initiate online contact with a man - in...

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2010-11-04 06:19:01

Australia's military forces could be deployed to the Pacific more often and on bigger missions as small island states become progressively more unstable due to climate change, warned the country's military chief. The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has been deployed to Samoa to assist with the relief operation after a destructive tsunami killed 143 people. The military has also been sent to the Solomon Islands and East Timor in recent years to enforce law and order there. Air Chief Marshal...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.