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Threat of a locust invasion

May 31, 2012

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Lantoniaina Razafindramiadana Thursday, May 31, 2012 lexpressmada The impasse in the locust situation is in critical condition. While invasions and larval development are gaining ground, pesticides are not available. According to information from a source to FAO (Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations) Madagascar, the available quantity of drugs will be exhausted in […]

The Bible to set the Malagasy language

May 31, 2012

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Pela Ravalitera Thursday, May 31, 2012 lexpressmada The attachment of the Malagasy language is the subject of numerous studies. Besides the missionary Jones, it seems that the French Robin, tutor and confidant of the king, also plays a role in this area. According to Jean Valette, archivist paleographer, it is surely in Antananarivo in 1817. […]

International Calligraphy Festival: 100 artists at the Museum of illumination

May 31, 2012

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Nearly a hundred calligraphers, Algerian and foreign, participate in the 4th International Cultural Festival in calligraphy, opened Tuesday in Algiers. RELEASES: 31-05-2012 | 0:00 elmoudjahid Nearly a hundred calligraphers, Algerian and foreign, participate in the 4th International Cultural Festival in calligraphy, opened Tuesday in Algiers. Artists from Algeria and twenty foreign countries display their calligraphy […]

U.S. sanctions against Iran: Moscow threatens Washington of “serious consequences”

May 31, 2012

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Russia has threatened yesterday of “serious consequences” on bilateral relations between Washington and Moscow if Russian companies operating in Iran were affected by the new U.S. sanctions against Tehran. RELEASES: 30-05-2012 | 0:00 elmoudjahid Russia has threatened yesterday of “serious consequences” on bilateral relations between Washington and Moscow if Russian companies operating in Iran were […]

Sinai Bedouins kidnap 2 American tourists in Egypt

May 31, 2012

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31/05/2012 asharq EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Security officials say two American tourists have been kidnapped while traveling in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The officials say armed Bedouins snatched the two while they were traveling by car from Dahab to the resort of Nuweiba early on Thursday. Both resorts are on the Red Sea’s Gulf of Aqaba. […]

Mosques must play active role to counter extremism – Yemeni envoy to UK

May 31, 2012

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31/05/2012 By Mohammed Jumeh asharq London, Asharq Al-Awsat- Speaking exclusively to Asharq Al-Awsat, Yemen’s ambassador to London, Abdullah al-Radi, stressed that Yemen has entered a new stage with regards to its preparations for the national dialogue conference that is set to take place in the country in the near future. Al-Radi also confirmed what other […]

Gospel May 31, 2012 Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

May 31, 2012

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Gospel Lk 1:39-56 Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, […]

Tuna in US Found With Japan Quake Radiation: Study

May 31, 2012

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May 29, 2012 thejakartaglobe Bluefin tuna caught off the US coast have been found to contain radioactive material from Japan’s quake-struck Fukushima nuclear plant, according to a new study. Researchers found “modestly elevated levels” of two radioactive isotopes in 15 bluefin tuna caught off the coast of San Diego, California in August 2011, according to […]

Gaza Tunnel Active in Goods Transport

May 31, 2012

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30/05/2012 10:41 nuqudy The New York Times printed an article today describing the activity taking place in underground tunnels between Egypt and Gaza. While the crossing is ostensibly open, many who are refused entry choose to enter Gaza by more circuitous means. The tunnels are still vitally important for Gaza commerce, and the author, Ruqaya […]

US commandos parachuted into N. Korea: report

May 31, 2012

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MAY 29 – ekantipur US and South Korean special forces have been parachuting into North Korea to gather intelligence about underground military installations, a US officer has said in comments carried in US media. Army Brigadier General Neil Tolley, commander of US special forces in South Korea, told a conference held in Florida last week […]