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2009-06-04 15:52:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day, journalists cover war and conflict around the globe.

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2009-05-28 06:16:50

Wars, unstable economies and Mother Nature have mixed together in a recipe yielding the global turmoil that has led to International Red Cross’s announcement of its record high annual expenditure as reported by AFP.

2009-04-14 07:50:00

TORONTO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced that its joint venture partners have agreed that the Title Transfer Date as defined in the Subscription Agreement is deemed to have occurred, releasing $11.3 million from the Company's escrow...

2008-07-21 12:00:58

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U Mining Resources Inc. (Other OTC:UMNG.PK - News) today announces that it has been negotiating to acquire a percentage ownership of operational Guinean mining claims.

2006-06-22 07:35:00

Senegal is meant to be an African success story: one of the continent's most stable democracies, religiously tolerant and a major recipient of foreign aid as a result.

2005-12-21 08:10:46

By Peter Murphy BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - Charles Gnahore was panicking: his dilapidated moped had run out of gasoline and he was due in the studio to present the evening news.

2005-12-15 05:30:39

GENEVA (Reuters) - The world's largest disaster relief agency on Thursday appealed for $335.4 million (430 million swiss francs) to help it mitigate the deadly effects of hunger, hurricanes and epidemics over the next two years.

2005-12-09 16:53:40

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The Red Cross said on Friday it was pressing the United States to give it access to prisoners held in secret jails as part of the U.S. war on terror.

2005-12-09 12:34:11

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is in "intense dialogue" with U.S. authorities to gain access to all detainees held in its so-called war on terrorism, its president said on Friday.

2005-12-09 11:24:07

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is in "intense dialogue" with U.S. authorities to gain access to all detainees held in its so-called war on terrorism, its president said on Friday.


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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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