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2014-04-15 04:20:07

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the crisis in Crimea continues, Azerbaijan has warned the international community against judging the territorial crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding regions by the same criteria as Ukraine's. Vice-president of EuroNest Parliamentary Assembly and member of the Azerbaijani delegation to PACE Elkhan Suleymanov said Ukraine and Azerbaijan do have one key legal point in common: They have both suffered...

2014-04-14 16:23:00

ORANJESTAD, Aruba, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sand castle building, shell hunting tours, art classes, Papiamento language classes and merengue dancing are just some of the many activities offered at Aruba's resorts and hotels - most of which boast special kids' programs, deals and all-day camps. Resort fun is just the beginning, as families seeking something more than a traditional Caribbean experience will discover countless kid-friendly attractions and activities throughout the One...

2014-04-14 12:37:31

West African Nation works with World Health Organization and Others to Implement Proactive Campaign MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has launched a campaign to immunize the nation's children against polio following some recent outbreaks. The first case of polio was detected on February 6, 2014 in the district of Niefang, it was an acute flaccid paralysis diagnosed in a two-year old child who was never...

2014-04-14 04:20:22

Directors Guild head says that Community College of Aurora film school program large part of industry 'revolution' DENVER, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Two dozen esteemed filmmakers from the world's third-largest producer of content are embedded in an intensive four-week course at the Colorado Film School this spring. Their overriding mission: to raise professional standards for future features in Nigeria - and potentially allow their homeland to compete for international...

2014-04-09 23:29:40

Atacora, the direct maker and supplier of Baobab Superfruit Powder and Baobab Oil, unveils powerful new logo and vibrant packaging to reinforce its Fair Partnership™ mission. Olympia, WA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 As one of the first companies to introduce Baobab Superfruit Powder and Baobab Oil to the United States natural marketplace, Atacora Essential (http://www.atacora.com) unveiled today the new logo and packaging for the Atacora brand of Baobab Superfruit Powder, Pure Baobab Body Oil...

2014-04-09 23:26:39

Aruba Products are going fast and at a great rate. This is the best pricing we've ever given on Aruba Instant Access Points yet. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 We're going to make this short and sweet. Here are the five reasons we picked to summarize why Aruba Instant Access Points rock. Top 5 Reason why Aruba Instant Access points rock: 1. Quick and Easy Installation The installation is faster than a toaster. Literally, you will be up and running before a toaster...

2014-04-09 23:00:31

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “Singapore Medical Tourism Analysis and Forecast” to its store. Purchase a copy of this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=166081. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 This is 2nd edition report on Singapore Medical Tourism. This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Singapore medical tourism market covering in detail various aspects of medical tourists’ arrivals and spending from top 16 countries....

2014-04-09 16:24:30

TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - PEN Canada and the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law will call on officials to tie human rights obligations to Canada's proposed free trade agreement with Honduras during a committee appearance in Ottawa tomorrow, April 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. The Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement was signed by the current government on Nov. 5, 2013, but must be debated and voted upon by Parliament before it becomes...

2014-04-09 16:22:52

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Equatorial Guinea's President, met with John Barnett Hess, Hess Corporation CEO, to strengthen the long-term and growing partnership between the company and the West African Nation. During the meeting, President Obiang and Mr. Hess discussed the company's continued investment in the country's energy, education and science sectors. Hess representatives praised the socio-economic development the...

2014-04-09 12:27:44

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grenada's Prime Minister Keith C. Mitchell will discuss the launch of an initiative on sustainable development, small island economies and the Caribbean's new vision for a dynamic and green hemisphere at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Friday, April 11. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Prime Minister Mitchell - who earned a masters degree at Washington, DC's Howard University and a...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

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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2008-08-07 10:35:10

The St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), locally known as the Wirebird due to its thin legs, is a small wader endemic to the island of Saint Helena. Kittlitz's Plover is the St. Helena bird's closest relative. The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms. This plover is resident all year on the open areas of Saint Helena, and it is thought that the widespread deforestation on the island, while generally harmful...

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