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Two thirds of permafrost likely to melt by 2200

February 17th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Two-thirds of permafrost is likely to melt by 2200, thanks to global warming which will loft vast quantities of carbon into the air. "The carbon resides in permanently ... Read more...

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Former US congressman sentenced to 13 years in jail

November 14th, 2009 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (DPA) A US judge has levied a 13-year jail sentence on former congressman William Jefferson for corruption that involved US companies and countries across a wide swathe of Africa. Jefferson ... Read more...

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