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BEIJING (Reuters) - China has revived the case of a detained New York Times researcher which was dropped in March, raising hopes at the time of his imminent release, his lawyer said on Monday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - One day before Chinese President Hu Jintao's U.S. trip, lawyers for a detained Chinese employee of the New York Times said they were told on Monday prosecutors were again considering whether to seek his trial.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A U.S. military helicopter lost south of Baghdad on Saturday is believed to have been shot down and its two pilots are feared dead, the U.S. military said on Sunday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - The sister of detained New York Times researcher Zhao Yan plans to press prosecutors on Thursday to release him after the authorities dropped charges of revealing state secrets and fraud against him last week.
BEIJING (Reuters) - New York Times researcher Zhao Yan was still in Chinese custody on Wednesday, five days after judicial authorities dropped charges of revealing state secrets and fraud against him in a rare show of leniency.
By Jim Loney GONAIVES, Haiti (Reuters) - Along the banks of Haiti's now bone-dry La Quinte river, tiny concrete-block homes have replaced mud huts swept away by Tropical Storm Jeanne's floods 17 months ago. But the memories and the fears remain.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a prison in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Wednesday, killing 10 inmates from among a group from Egypt and Saudi Arabia, Al Arabiya television reported. It said 11 prisoners from Egypt and one Saudi were taken and 10 killed.
By Vicki Allen and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush asked Congress on Thursday for $72.4 billion in emergency funds for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as the pace of spending on the conflicts increased.
By Kazbek Basayev VLADIKAVKAZ, Russia (Reuters) - A Russian judge retired to consider his verdict on Thursday on the only person to stand trial for the Beslan school siege that killed 300 people, half of them children.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military freed two Iraqi journalists who work for Reuters on Sunday after holding them for several months without charge.
Autumnal Equinox -- In astronomy, is the equinox at the beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere: the moment when the sun appears to cross the celestial equator, heading southward. The equinox occurs around September 22-24, varying slightly each year according to the 400 year cycle of leap years in the Gregorian Calendar. In the southern hemisphere, the equinox occurs at the same moment, but at the beginning of spring. There are two conventions for dealing with this: either the...
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.