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2011-02-03 11:25:26

One of the most significant socioeconomic changes in the history of humanity took place around 10,000 years ago, when the Near East went from an economy based on hunting and gathering (Mesolithic) to another kind on agriculture (Neolithic).

2006-06-10 05:48:42

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega told regional observers on Friday the U.S. and Nicaraguan governments were working together to try to disqualify him from November's presidential election.

2006-06-08 10:01:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush has dropped tentative plans to visit Ukraine later this month and will instead go to Hungary to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian revolution against Soviet domination.

2006-03-20 15:00:32

By Olena Horodetska MINSK (Reuters) - Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko swept back into office on Monday in an election that was condemned by independent observers, ignited new opposition protests and set the United States and Russia at odds.

2005-12-26 16:13:32

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Former Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Ernesto Leal, who fought against a freezing of U.S. aid in the early 1990s, died on Monday in a Miami hospital, Nicaragua's government said.

2005-12-21 18:31:12

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Former Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, a Cold War U.S. foe, hailed Bolivia's election of a leftist president and said on Wednesday it was part of a trend that will help him return to power next year.

2005-10-11 17:52:43

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Nicaraguan President Enrique Bolanos and Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega have agreed to postpone controversial constitutional reforms, easing a political crisis that the United States called a "creeping coup." U.S.

2005-09-09 21:39:18

By Frank Jack Daniel MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - A battle for power that could bring down Nicaraguan President Enrique Bolanos is threatening democracy in the Central American nation, the Organization of American States said on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.