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2005-08-18 17:56:20

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The head of the U.N. elections unit has been charged with violating U.N. staff rules following accusations she made unwanted advances toward a male employee and created a sexually charged workplace, the United Nations said on Thursday. The U.N.

2005-08-12 17:50:31

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Congo may have to cut back on military operations or election preparations unless it gets a quick cash infusion, U.N. officials said on Friday. The U.N.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.