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2005-08-15 13:30:22

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cypriot police on Monday raided the Nicosia offices of Helios Airways, owners of the Boeing 737 that crashed in Greece a day earlier killing all 121 people on board, a government spokesman said. "After allegations brought by the Communications and Works Minister and the chief of police, the attorney general issued search warrants for the central offices of Helios to collect documents and other evidence that might be useful in a possible criminal investigation,"...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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