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2008-08-07 00:00:23

By Douglas Morino WOODLAND HILLS -- The land mines they defused and removed from war-torn regions of Southeast Asia lie like specimens on display thousands of miles away in a cramped, fifth-story office in the San Fernando Valley.

2008-08-04 18:00:43

By SUE GYFORD Last month's mine shaft tragedy was a stark reminder of the dangers underground explorers face LYING twisted at an awkward angle and squeezed tightly between two jagged rocks, Ivan Young tries, somehow, to manoeuvre himself round in the half-dark.

2008-08-01 09:00:49

Text of report in English by Pristina-based independent internet news agency KosovaLive Prishtina [Pristina], 31 Jul (KosovaLive) - Nita Vula walked towards her supervisor, arm outstretched, with a smile across her face.

2008-08-01 06:00:35

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Nusaybin, 1 August: Turkey has swept land mines in a southeastern town to open a new border crossing at its border with Syria, an executive of the company that cleaned the mines, said on Friday [1 August].

2008-07-30 21:00:30

PALM DESERT, Calif., July 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Mine Makers, Inc. (Pink Sheets:USMM) corrects earlier press release. Today's early press release stated 370.32 grams of gold per day, 260 oz of gold per month and $240,000 per month.

2008-07-29 15:00:57

As the result of an explosion and fire at a mine belonging to Russian metals and mining company Mechel, 17 people have been injured, four of whom are in a serious condition in intensive care, Russian Defence Ministry controlled Zvezda TV reported on 29 July.

2008-07-29 12:01:02

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 29 July: The Vitse-Admiral Zakharyin minesweeper, a fundamentally new mine defence vessel, has joined the Novorossiysk naval base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.

2008-07-23 21:00:33

MOSCOW. July 23 (Interfax) - The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry is starting a mine-clearing campaign in Serbia.

2008-07-22 09:00:55

More than 6.5 million square meters land of Afghanistan cleaned up from explosive devices: officials KABUL, July 21 (Xinhua) -- The UN-backed de-mining agency Mine Action Program for Afghanistan (MAPA) has cleaned up more than 6.5 million square meters of land from explosive devices over the past six months in Afghanistan, director of the agency Haider Reza said Monday.

2008-07-21 15:00:48

More than 38,000 land mines have been cleared this year in Afghanistan, one of the most heavily mined countries in the world, a U.N. official said Monday.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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