afro-asian afro-asian

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the nations of Africa and Asia or their peoples

News

  1. Fossil primate shakes up history of tooth-combed primates

    Fossils discovered in Tunisia challenge several hypotheses concerning the origin of tooth-combed primates (Malagasy lemurs, Afro-Asian lorises and African galagos). The fossils are of a small primate called Djebelemur, which lived around 50 million years ago.
    on December 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. The Cecil goes globe-trotting in Harlem

    One night at Afro-Asian-American brasserie The Cecil, executive chef Alexander Smalls prowled the gold-glowing dining room and merrily informed us, “I’m not aiming for authenticity.” Whew! Glad to get that...
    on December 11, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. Asked to pick his memorable moments, Tirkey said, "We won the Afro-Asian Games in 2003 beating Pakistan when I was the captain. It always ranks higher. Then there's of course our wins in the Asian Games (1998) and Asia Cup triumphs in 2003 and 2007...
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Dilip Tirkey Source: NDTV.com

  2. Instead, much to everyone's disappointment, Pawar said: "Today, I'm not wearing the hat of BCCI president but I'm privileged to be here as chairman of the Afro-Asian Cricket Co-operation. I'm glad that I'm not here for any questions on the BCCI."
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Sharad Pawar Source: Times of India

  3. Citing the poet Virgil, Powell warned, "I seem to see 'the River Tiber foaming with much blood.'" "the urban part of whole towns and cities in Yorkshire, the Midlands and the Home Counties would be preponderantly or exclusively Afro-Asian in...
    on Sep 17, 2009 By: Enoch Powell Source: Wall Street Journal

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