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2008-10-14 12:40:00

The Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft carrying two crewmates and one US space tourist docked with the International Space Station on Tuesday.

2008-09-23 21:00:10

MOSCOW. Sept 23 (Interfax-AVN) - Space tourist Richard Garriott, the son of U.S.

2008-09-19 03:00:27

Text of report under "Selected News" headlined "Meaning of concept 'irreversible' in context of start of Bushehr plant's operation" published by Iranian newspaper Iran website on 15 September Commenting on the Bushehr nuclear plant nearing the "point of no return" [marhaleh-ye gheyr-e qabel bazgasht], the former deputy of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization has said: When the works pertaining to placing the equipment in their intended location, as well as their adjustment and set-up are...

2008-09-04 06:00:08

The Russian and UK shareholders of the oil company TNK-BP, which is owned by BP and the Russian consortium AAR (Alfa Group, Access Industries and Renova) on a parity basis, have signed a memorandum of understanding, Interfax news agency reported on 4 September, quoting AAR chief executive officer Stan Polovets.

2008-06-19 21:00:24

Text of report by heavyweight Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta on 9 June [Report by Sergey Kulikov: Gazproms Excessive Appetites -taken from html version of source provided by ISP] In spite of recent statements to the effect that Gazprom will be focusing its interests on the domestic market, the concern is once again announcing that it seeks to increase its presence on foreign markets.

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The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").