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  1. Tunisia

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    .... It is part of a region in North Africa known as the Maghreb. In the north are the Atlas mountains. These are fertile mountains that stretch across three nations. They separate Africa from ... was Habib Bourguiba. Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali took over in 1987 but fled this year. People Most people in Tunisia are Arabs or Arabized Berbers. The Berbers are the original people of North Africa ...

  2. Al-Qaeda threat to China a worry for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Hagai Segal

    ... correlation between such statements and attacks based on the countries and targets they mention, and al-Qaeda increasingly influencing militants in Iraq and Africa. In recent years, al-Qaeda has co-opted groups of previously limited influence in Iraq and North Africa, and what followed was a dramatic increase in attack frequency and potency. Can al-Qaeda do the same with groups ...

  3. Foreign bird species invading mainland, says ornithologist

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is still dominated by native bird species.' Little troublemaker The goldfinch or European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) breeds across Europe, North Africa and western and central Asia. ...

  4. TV Tutor

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This show takes a look at the impact of locusts in West Africa this year and, using scientific research, tries to find out if their disappearance in North America in the last century could hold ... kayaking, snowboarding, no-rules fighting and skateboarding. June 4: National Geographic: The Perfect Swarm (ATV World 10-11pm) From Australia and West Africa to Cyprus, Israel and Egypt, giant ...

  5. Scientists call for war against invasion by nature's pests

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 10 most worring pests introduced into the SAR 1 Pinewood nematode A microscopic roundworm native to North America. Imported with pine logs and killed almost all the city's native pine ... snail Introduced from Africa as a food source. A threat to all vegetable gardens 10 Silver-eared mesia Pretty caged bird from southwest China. Deliberately released to mark special occasions, ...

  6. Powerless

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... faster than the growth of GDP. After taking charge in late 2002, China's president Hu Jintao travelled to Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America, with a good part of his missions focused ... a similar resurgence. All over North America, coal miners are seeing their first good times since the early 80s. China, which accounts for one third of the world's total coal consumption, ...



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