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2014-07-21 12:21:48

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info The downing of Malaysia flight MH17 in Ukraine has catapulted the confrontation between Russia and the West into a new level of acrimony. A devastating war of economic sanctions and subsequent reprisals between Russia and the West can no longer be ruled out [http://www.worldreview.info/content/downing-mh17-how-west-brought-disaster-ukraine ] says Professor Stefan Hedlund, Research Director...

2014-03-12 16:24:23

DUSSELDORF, Germany, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is not the ruthless aggressor the West makes him out to be, argues Gabor Steingart, the publisher of Germany's leading financial newspaper Handelsblatt. The West is engaged in what Americans in their more clear-headed moments would call "pit bull politics" - a policy of shoot-from-the-hip attacks driven by instinct, not reason. Pit bull politics is politics with teeth bared but no...

2014-02-10 12:25:03

OSLO, Norway, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - From Oslo to Sochi with Love When guests arrive at Norway's swankiest hotel, The Thief in Oslo, they will be greeted by multiple couples - heterosexual, same-sex, interracial - kissing in enthusiastic support of the global Principle 6 campaign. Behind the initiative are the hosts of Europride 2014 and the Norwegian Hotel Tycoon Petter Stordalen. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/668216-a )...

2014-02-05 16:26:02

Pussy Riot Members To Join The Flaming Lips, The Fray, Imagine Dragons, Cake, Colbie Caillat and Sir Bob Geldof to draw attention to human rights issues around the world. NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CBGB Festival is honored to announce they are executive producing Amnesty International's Human Rights concert in Brooklyn tonight. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/DC59921) Two recently jailed members of Pussy Riot, the Russian punk rock...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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