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2008-07-21 12:00:44

Text of report by Croatian public Radio HR1, on 21 July [Presenter] The SDP [opposition Social Democratic Party] has filed a request for criminal charges to be brought against top officials in the Environment Ministry over what it believes are omissions the process of disposal of asbestos waste from the Salonit plant in Vranjic [near Split].


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.