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Actor George Clooney says he will lobby U.S. President Barack Obama to pick up the diplomatic pace to find a solution in Darfur. Clooney said when he meets with the U.S.
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Archaeologists unearthed three ancient statues, engraved with a hard to understand sub-Saharan language, believed to honor the god Amun.
Obama gathering info on Iraq policy WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- President-elect Barack Obama's transition team says it's gathering information about U.S. troop presence in Iraq. Dan Pfeiffer, spokesman for Obama's transition office, told USA Today Obama will meet with advisers and U.S.
Sudanese President Omar Hassan Bashir says he's ordering a cease-fire with rebels based in Darfur and will move to disarm pro-government militias.
Reel U Films announced today that the award-winning film "War Child" will make its cinematic debut in New York City on November 14th and Washington D.C. on December 5th.
Calling it the "nuttiest thing" heâ€™d ever heard, Defense Secretary Robert Gates laughed off claims by Indonesiaâ€™s health minister that shipments of bird flu virus to a US research laboratory had been halted for fear Washington might use them to make biological weapons.
By ED JAMES MORE US Navy forces were sent to surround a hijacked ship loaded with Russian-made tanks yesterday.
By Jeffrey Gettleman The American military deployed more warships Monday to tighten a naval noose around the arms-laded freighter hijacked by pirates and thwart any possible escape in a standoff near the craggy Somalia coastline. Lieutenant Nathan Christensen, a U.S.
Eleven hostages freed after 10 days in captivity in Egypt have begun returning to their home countries, national leaders said. Germany's Interior Ministry said five German tourists who were among the kidnapped group arrived back in Germany Tuesday, CNN reported.
The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...
Symbol: RASU8 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass Arecidae Order Arecales Family Arecaceae – Palm family Genus Raphia P. Beauv. –...
Symbol: DAGE Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48 I Distribution: DactylocteniumgerminatumHack. distribution:USA(MD) Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...
The Taita Fiscal (Lanius dorsalis) is a member of the shrike family. This is an African species. It is found from southeastern Sudan and southern Ethiopia to northeastern Tanzania. Its habitat is dry open thornbush and acacia and other dry open woodland. The Taita Fiscal is 8.25 inches in length and is fairly unique. It has white underparts and a black crown, hind neck and wings. The back is gray, the rump is white, and there is a characteristic white V-shape on the back. The tail is...
The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.