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2014-10-23 16:30:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of The Republic of the Sudan in Washington DC, noticed with great concern the circulated media reports that "Sudan could be arming S. Sudan rebels" and would like to state the following: 1. The reports were based on a fabricated documents published by a well known activist who by doing so give an unquestionable evidence that he can be an expert in anything but Sudan. The alleged document represents a...

2014-10-23 12:33:47

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trekker technology captures imagery of one of the most rarely-visited places on earth, made famous by Sir Ernest Shackleton, one of the bravest and most remarkable explorers. It offers end users the literal experience of being an explorer by traveling to places where traditional vehicles - or they - cannot go. The launch of the live imagery commemorates the Centennial of Shackleton's legendary Trans-Antarctic Expedition bringing together the storied...

2014-10-22 23:12:57

Cryopak, the leading manufacturer and innovator of cold chain related products and monitoring services, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Panama City, Panama. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Cryopak, the leading manufacturer and innovator of cold chain related products and monitoring services, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Panama City, Panama. Effective immediately, all Cryopak business for the Latin Market will now be fully serviced by Mr....

2014-10-22 08:34:58

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Paul Kagame says individual countries cannot develop with closed borders, urging the East African region to overcome the colonial mindset to be able to increase trade. Kagame was speaking at the annual East Africa Business Summit, attended by business executives and governments from Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi. Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, the Chairperson of East African community (EAC), attended the...

2014-10-22 08:21:49

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with the Army, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is providing operational support for a Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) aerostat system that is being evaluated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the Southern border of the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Currently protecting coalition forces overseas, the U.S. Army uses PTDS to help...

2014-10-21 08:39:57

LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Infocomm Investments seeks to co-invest in high growth, innovation-driven technology startups with plans to expand into the huge and growing Asian markets - London's Tech City chosen as hub for UK and European activities as fund provides the bridge for Singapore-based and London-based tech startups to access each other's markets - Infocomm Investments makes its first...

2014-10-21 04:20:42

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GVC S.A. has reached an agreement with Kuraray Co., Ltd. ("Kuraray") to buy the European PVB film business formerly owned by European subsidiaries of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ("DuPont") including the production facility in Uentrop, Germany, the R&D center in Mechelen, Belgium, licenses to IP and know-how used in the Business and a long term supply agreement for PVB resin (the "Business") (collectively referred to as the...

2014-10-20 16:24:32

BERN, Switzerland, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After nine years, Encuentra24.com has solidified its position as the leading online classifieds marketplace for Panama and Costa Rica. In the past month, the site recorded 4.1 million unique visitors and more than 80 million page views, meaning visitors tended to browse rather than bounce. Email analytics show that Encuentra24.com helped to generate 150,000 leads for both individual consumers and businesses....

2014-10-20 12:27:59

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Minister responsible for Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs and the Canadian Francophonie, Jean-Marc Fournier, and the Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs of Ontario, Madeleine Meilleur, met today to discuss issues of common interest. They mainly discussed the waves of cuts occurring at Radio-Canada and their impact on Francophone communities. The two Ministers will continue their hard work on this file. They intend to...

2014-10-20 08:26:56

In spite of gains, poverty and income inequality have increased over the past four years and there are currently 5.6 million young adults ages 16-24 neither in school nor working BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --For the fourth consecutive year, Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan national coalition, released today the annual Opportunity Index, a composite measure for all 50 states and over 2,600 counties of 16 key economic, educational and civic factors that expand or restrict...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Australia
2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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