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2010-04-29 10:01:00

ERBIL, Iraq, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iraqi and Kurdistan Region Ministers, diplomatic officials and the business community gathered on Tuesday to inaugurate Lufthansa's first flights to Erbil International Airport, in the capital of the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Interior Minister Karim Sinjari and Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Roj Shawis and Erbil's diplomatic community participated in the ceremony. In his speech Mr. Sinjari said, "By coming...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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