Four U.N. staff dead after plane crash in Bolivia

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Six people, including four U.N. staff working for the anti-narcotics department in Bolivia, have been killed in a plane crash in a remote area in the west of the country. Two Bolivian military pilots are also among those killed in the accident, which happened in the Los Yungas area, northeast of […]

Athletes prepare for 2012 Summer Paralympics at the Paralympic Fitness Centre

Monday, August 27, 2012 London, England — As Paralympians ready for the Games which are set to open later this week, they have access to a world class fitness center inside the Paralympic Village which is designed to maximise their pre-Game preparations. According to volunteers staffing the center, instead of being a single large room, […]

Advice For Choosing To Undergo Cosmetic Surgery}

Read An Opinion On: Rhinoplasty Los Angeles Best Rhinoplasty Los Angeles Advice For Choosing To Undergo Cosmetic Surgery by Deo Spence Cosmetic surgery is full of mysticism and sometimes scary, but that should not be the case. If you’ve been considering cosmetic surgery, but you’re not sure about it, then keep reading. Take all of […]

Police describe bloody evidence in NY Sen. Monserrate assault trial

Thursday, October 1, 2009 A crime scene police detective and a forensic biologist testified on Tuesday about bloody evidence entered into the court record, in the ongoing criminal trial against New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate. Monserrate faces charges of felony assault in an alleged attack on his girlfriend Karla Giraldo. The prosecution has asserted […]

Media reports exaggerate cell phone cancer risk

Monday, March 31, 2008File:Cellphone head sar 1.png Newspapers internationally reported that cellular telephone use increases the risk of brain tumors, citing the opinion of Vini Khurana, an Australian neurosurgeon. According to the Mobile Operators Association, Dr. Khurana’s conclusion “does not present a balanced analysis” and “reaches opposite conclusions to the World Health Organization and more […]

East Timor, Kuwait start negotiations for investment in public works

Friday, August 4, 2006 Kuwait might finance a great number of public works in East Timor, in an investment worth 500 million to 600 million dollars, the East Timorese Prime Minister said today. José Ramos Horta leaves today for an official visit to Kuwait. “I want to start right now the negotiations process with the […]

Important Equipment For Any Photography Business

Read An Opinion On: Mining Equipment For Sale Australia Mining Truck Important Equipment For Any Photography Business by Matt LeClair Are you looking to start your own photography business, but you’re not sure what you need as far as equipment goes. There are a number of equipment items that you need to become a successful […]

Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

Canterbury farmers to get aid because of snow

Tuesday, June 27, 2006 The New Zealand government officials have announced that it will give NZ$160,000 in aid to help farmers who were affected by the huge amounts of snow in Canterbury, New Zealand two weeks ago. The aid package will provide four regional offices for co-ordination, food supplies and ongoing support. The Federated Farmers […]

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