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2006-06-07 05:00:00

By Robert Birsel ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The highly endangered Indus river dolphin has dramatically increased in numbers in a small section of the Indus in Pakistan but the animals remain very rare and in grave danger, a scientist said on Wednesday.

2005-07-14 05:24:17

KARACHI (Reuters) - A day after a three-train pile-up in Pakistan, officials put the death toll at 133 as rescue workers pulled the last of the bodies from the wreckage.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.