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China and Europe face new avian flu outbreaks

Wednesday, October 19, 2005 China has announced a new outbreak of avian flu today along with similar cases in Russia, Romania, and Macedonia. China’s news agency reported that 2,600 birds have died of the H5N1 strain in northern China, declaring that the outbreak was found in a breeding facility in Hohhot, the capital of Inner…

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Aside from Semicon Taiwan 2007 – An attraction of “exiderdome” by Siemens

Friday, September 14, 2007 Semicon Taiwan goes to the final day on September 14, one of exhibitors Siemens AG imported containers named “exiderdome” to Taiwan and held an exhibition at A13 Parking Lot in Xinyi District, Taipei City for professionals from some industries such as automation, semiconductor, and electronics experiencing the advantages on automation solutions…

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Two British girls arrested for smuggling in Ghana

Thursday, July 12, 2007 Two 16-year-old British girls were arrested in Accra, Ghana earlier this month for apparently attempting to smuggle £300,000 worth of cocaine in laptop bags. Yasemin Vatansever, of Cypriot descent and Yatunde Diya of Nigerian descent were arrested as they attempted to board a British Airways flight from the Kotoka International Airport…

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Former Illinois governor Blagojevich asks US Supreme Court to delay corruption trial, prosecutors to respond by Friday

Saturday, May 22, 2010 US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has given federal prosecutors until next Friday to respond to the request of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich and his brother Robert to delay their corruption trial.  The trial is set to begin on June 3, and many of the charges they face are…

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Eurovision ’73 winner Anne Marie David discusses her four-decade career and the Contest, past and present

Monday, February 16, 2009 In the 1970s, she was one of the most popular female vocalists in France, and became well-known internationally. Anne Marie David, from Arles in the south of France, parlayed her initial success from playing Mary Magdalene in the French production of Jesus Christ Superstar into taking home the “grand prix” at…

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Earth Day 2009 celebrated around the globe

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Today is the 39th observance of Earth Day in the northern hemisphere. Earth day is celebrated in Autumn on November 30 in the southern hemisphere. Senator Gaylord Nelson initiated the first Earth Day in April 1970 in the United States, and it is now celebrated by over 1 billion people in…