"TIMBUKTU, Mali (Reuters) - Researchers in Timbuktu are fighting to preserve tens of thousands of ancient texts which they say prove Africa had a written history at least as old as the European Renaissance."
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"Today is Monday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2006. There are 62 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 30, 1938, the radio play "The War of the Worlds," starring Orson Welles, aired on CBS. (The live drama, which employed fake news reports, panicked some...
Winners of the prestigious Stirling prize for architecture, which will
be announced tonight, have been lauded by architects but are often
beset by faults and loathed by the people who use them, according to
one of the government's design advisers.Last year the judges...
"Google Inc. on Wednesday said the University of California has agreed to having books from its libraries' collections digitized and made searchable within the company's controversial library project.
The UC system's 34 million books are is spread across more than 100...
"Google has won a crucial victory in a German court as it tries to persuade publishers that its drive to digitise library books to get at the information inside is not an attempt to smash copyright laws."
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