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2015-05-20 04:21:55

MOSCOW, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The call for Art Vision Projection Mapping and VJing Competition being a part of the Circle of Light Moscow International Festival

2015-05-18 08:21:09

ZURICH, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A special Partime watch model will be available on Swiss's 120 planes from June. Eleven other models have already been introduced into

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2015-05-13 09:00:00

Save yourself and your city some moolah and get your butt on a bike seat.

2015-05-09 04:21:44

AMSTERDAM, May 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Haussmann - First boutique department store opens second half of 2016 Last year a group of Dutch entrepreneurs and

2015-04-30 12:23:19

MANCHESTER, England, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today, during a press conference in Belfast that Routes Europe will return to the United Kingdom in

2015-04-23 12:24:14

Leading energy management company recognized for innovation in utility industry ZUG, Switzerland, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, a global leader in energy management solutions,

2015-04-18 04:21:16

MILAN, April 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Museon has created an exhibition about the Dutch agri-food industry for World Expo 2015 in Milan.

2015-04-16 08:21:57

SAINT-DENIS, France, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Societe du Grand Paris will publish a preliminary information notice in the Official Journal of the European Union

2015-04-04 16:20:12

NEW YORK, April 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 8,000 runners, ages 7 to 77, participated in the 12(th) Annual Scotland 10K Run and first-ever NYRR Youth Running Series at the Scotland Run.

2015-03-18 04:21:38

BASEL, Switzerland, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced that its 2014 Annual Report is now available at www.syngenta.com/ar2014. The


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Bovec Sheep
2014-09-25 09:04:07

The Bovec sheep, also known as the Trentarka or Plezzana, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in near the Soča or Isonzo river, which is now located in Slovenia. The breed takes its Solvenian and Italian names from the cities of Bovec and Plezzo. It is bred in areas of Resia and Tarvisio in Italy, in Carinthia and Styria in Austria, and in the Soča valley of Slovenia. The Bovec sheep has short, thin legs which are positioned in forward angle in the back to help it navigate steep...

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

Sea of Marmara
2013-04-18 22:26:30

The Sea of Marmara, or otherwise known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus dividing Turkey’s Asian and European parts. The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Dardanelles and the Black Sea to the Aegean. The sea has an area of 11,350 square kilometers (280 kilometers x 80 kilometers) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 meters. The salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand, which is slightly...

Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

Aegean Sea
2013-04-18 19:17:48

The Aegean Sea is a stretched out embayment of the Mediterranean Sea that is located between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas. Northwards, it’s connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black sea via the Dardanelles and Bosporus. The Aegean Islands are located in the sea and some bordering its southern periphery, including Rhodes and Crete. This Aegean region consists of 9 provinces in southwestern Turkey, partly bordering on the Aegean Sea. It was traditionally known as...

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