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2005-06-30 08:37:56

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somali gunmen have hijacked a shipcarrying 850 tonnes of World Food Programme (WFP) rice forSomali tsunami survivors and are demanding $500,000 to free the10 crew on board, the ship's owner said on Thursday. The MV Semlow was captured between Haradhere and Hobyo,some 300 km (190 miles) northeast of the Somali capitalMogadishu on Monday, while en route to the port of Bossaso. "The hijackers are asking for $500,000 but we've told themwe're just a small boat with relief...


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2007-12-21 13:23:50

The Somali Wild Ass (Equus asinus somalicus), is a subspecies of the African Wild Ass. It is found in the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea, the Afar Region of Ethiopia, and Somalia. The legs of the Somali Wild Ass are horizontally striped with black, resembling those of a zebra. Photo Credit: Robert Lawton

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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.