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2006-03-20 21:25:00

Russia, backed by China, blocked agreement on Monday on a U.N. Security Council statement aimed at quashing Iran's nuclear ambitions despite a ministerial meeting on Tehran's atomic programs, diplomats said.

2006-03-03 03:56:31

CAIRO (Reuters) - Palestinian leaders still suspect Yasser Arafat died of poisoning, President Mahmoud Abbas said in an interview published on Friday.

2006-01-08 07:08:35

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three U.S. Marines were killed in three separate attacks in the Iraqi city of Falluja on Sunday, the U.S. military said in a statement. All three were killed by small arms fire while conducting combat operations, the statement said.

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2005-12-26 08:35:00

NASA scientists have observed an explosion on the moon. The blast, equal in energy to about 70 kg of TNT, occurred near the edge of Mare Imbrium (the Sea of Rains) on Nov. 7, 2005, when a 12-centimeter-wide meteoroid slammed into the ground traveling 27 km/s.

2005-12-09 14:33:45

By Fadil al-Badrani FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - From the pulpits of mosques across Iraq at Friday prayers, clerics urged worshippers to cast their votes in next week's election, setting up a mass turnout in a ballot that has polarized the nation on sectarian lines.

2005-12-09 11:28:58

By Fadil al-Badrani FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - From the pulpits of mosques across Iraq at Friday prayers, clerics urged worshippers to cast their votes in next week's election, setting up a mass turnout in a ballot that has polarized the nation on sectarian lines.

2005-11-04 21:35:17

Numerous sightings of massive fireballs in the skies over Germany this week have led to an upsurge in reports of UFOs, but scientists believe the cause could be a bizarre annual meteor blitz.

2005-11-04 07:48:24

BERLIN (Reuters) - Numerous sightings of massive fireballs in the skies over Germany this week have led to an upsurge in reports of UFOs, but scientists believe the cause could be a bizarre annual meteor blitz. According to the Web site of the U.S.

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2005-11-04 06:37:15

Earth is orbiting through a swarm of space debris that may be producing an unusual number of nighttime fireballs.

2005-10-14 10:46:50

By Niclas Mika and Nicola Leske THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Dutch police arrested seven people in anti-terror raids on Friday on suspicion of plotting attacks against politicians and government buildings.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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