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2009-11-04 15:25:22

More than 200 experts on GM and non-GM coexistence will converge on Melbourne next week as part of the GMCC-09 conference.

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2008-09-17 11:25:00

Russia's space agency chief, Anatoly Perminov, said on Wednesday that Moscow is ready to help Cuba develop its own space center after talks in Caracas with Venezuelan and Cuban officials, Itar-Tass news agency reported.

2008-08-04 09:00:04

By DOUGLAS BIRCH By Douglas Birch The Associated Press MOSCOW Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel Prize-winning Russian author whose books chronicled the horrors of dictator Josef Stalin's slave labor camps, has died of heart failure, his son said Monday. He was 89.

2005-11-21 22:46:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Veteran Time magazine correspondent Hugh Sidey, who chronicled U.S. presidents for more than 40 years, died on Monday in Paris, a spokeswoman for Time said. He was 78. The son of an Iowa newspaper editor, Sidey covered 10 U.S.

2005-08-14 10:49:53

By Ian MacKenzie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - China missed its chance to overturn the legacy of Communist leader Mao Zedong following his death 30 years ago and turn the country into a democratic and economic giant, his iconoclastic biographer Jung Chang said.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.