Cargo ship Arctic Sea may be found

Saturday, August 15, 2009 A cargo ship spotted off the African island nation of Cape Verde could be the missing MV Arctic Sea. The Maltese flagged MV Arctic Sea disappeared off the French coast sometime after July 29. Owned by the Russian Arctic Sea company she was operated by the Finnish Solchart Management company and […]

News briefs:May 17, 2010

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Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]

Saudi Arabia plans to open embassy in Finland

Saturday, October 20, 2007 It has been announced that Saudi Arabia is planning to open an official embassy in Finland, to signify continuing improvement in relations between the two countries. Teemu Tanner, director general of Africa and the Middle East at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, said to reporters concerning Finnish President Tarja […]

New fossils from 10 million year old ape found in Ethiopia

Thursday, August 23, 2007 Researchers say that new, ten million-year-old fossils found in Ethiopia, prove that the theory that humans may have evolved from a species of great apes eight million years ago, may not be true, but that humans may have split from apes as long as 10.5 million years ago. At least nine […]

Employees killed in Foxconn manufacturing factory

Thursday, May 26, 2011 On Friday evening, an explosion in Chengdu, China caused partial shutdown of a facility operated by Foxconn, one of the world’s biggest electronics manufacturers and a major supplier to companies like Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sony, Apple, Motorola and Nokia. Initial investigations now suggest the explosion was caused by poor ventilation, which lead […]

Category:Education

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British Airways and Iberia sign merger deal

Friday, April 9, 2010 British Airways (BA) and the Spanish airline Iberia have signed a merger deal, which will create one of the largest air carrier groups in the world. The two announced the merger yesterday, and said that the deal, which has been expected for a long time, is to be implemented by the […]

New Jersey to consider bikini waxing ban

Friday, March 20, 2009 New Jersey is considering a state-wide ban on Brazilian waxes, the removal of hair from the bikini area. Although genital waxing has never really been allowed in the state, the New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling plans to propose a ban with more specific legal wording, in response to two […]

NZ Sky TV customers to get refund for satellite failure

Saturday, April 1, 2006 On Thursday night, a failure of the Optus B1 satellite affected the Sky Pay TV network and also caused a blackout of other satellite-based systems. Sky TV subscribers will get a refund for the inconvenience. The satellite was down from Thursday evening to Friday morning. It also covers international emergency service […]