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2011-04-21 05:30:00

PRAGUE, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maghreb region currently faces a distinctive combination of security threats - socio-political transformation sparked by the recent wave of pro-democratic movements, the frozen border disputes and territorial conflicts which seriously undermine all efforts at regional integration. This changing security situation in the Maghreb is analyzed by an international expert team lead by Dr. Daniel Novotny in a newly released research paper entitled 'The...

2010-04-07 05:00:00

PARIS and BRUSSELS, April 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Special report, 28 pages, available in English, French, and Spanish Undergoing important transformation, North Africa constitutes a major challenge for the European Union. In deed, if it holds many opportunities, the Mediterranean partnership also presents many challenges, which force us to throw light on all political, economic, social and geopolitical considerations. Shortly after the definition of the new European...

2006-02-17 09:31:58

By Lamine Ghanmi - Analysis RABAT (Reuters) - A U.S. drive to deepen anti-terror ties with North African nations needs to be balanced by greater concern for democracy and human rights in order to gain wide political acceptability in the region, analysts say. U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, visiting Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco this month, heaped lavish praise on their cooperation in Washington's "war on terror" on his first tour of the strategic energy-rich region on Europe's...

2006-02-17 09:35:55

By Lamine Ghanmi - Analysis RABAT (Reuters) - A U.S. drive to deepen anti-terror ties with North African nations needs to be balanced by greater concern for democracy and human rights in order to gain wide political acceptability in the region, analysts say. U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, visiting Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco this month, heaped lavish praise on their cooperation in Washington's "war on terror" on his first tour of the strategic energy-rich region on Europe's...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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