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China Releases More Detailed Air Pollution Data
2012-01-22 05:53:50

For the first time on Saturday, Beijing officials released data disclosing the amount of minute particles polluting the air in what Reuters has called "of the world's most heavily polluted capitals."

2009-08-04 12:48:40

Beijing is starting to see smog pollute the skies again, a year after staging a mostly pollution-free Olympics.

2008-09-18 09:10:00

By Paul Schemm and Ahmed al-Haj Associated Press SAN'A, Yemen -- Militants linked to al-Qaida launched a brazen attack against the U.S.

2008-05-05 10:00:00

Forget the rocket attacks, concrete blast walls and lack of a sewer system. Now try to imagine luxury hotels, a shopping center and even condos in the heart of Baghdad.

2006-09-06 00:13:09

BISHKEK (Reuters) - An American citizen working at a U.S. military airbase in the Central Asian state of Kyrgyzstan has gone missing, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.

2006-08-25 20:26:30

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela charged on Friday that the U.S. Embassy had illegally transported goods, including military hardware, into the country in the latest dispute to roil relations between Washington and Caracas. The charge came a day after U.S.

2006-08-06 05:16:16

By Telly Nathalia JAKARTA (Reuters) - Protesters from a wide ideological and religious spectrum demonstrated in cities across Indonesia on Sunday against Israeli actions in Lebanon, but a key rally in Jakarta drew far fewer participants than forecast.

2006-06-23 20:45:48

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - The United States will renew travel visa applications for Hondurans on Monday after suspending them over what it called lax documentation rules in the Central American nation, the U.S. Embassy said on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.