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2014-06-04 08:26:32

SHELTON, Conn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil is seen as the runaway favorite to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM) scheduled to begin on June 12 according to an international survey conducted by SSI. In fact, 53 percent of those planning to watch the matches believe fourth-ranked Brazil has the best chance of winning against Spain, Germany and Portugal, ranked first, second and third, respectively. Two-thirds of Brazilians say they are not ready to host the event and are worried...

2014-06-02 23:00:11

All Kids Can Learn International has added Dr. Chipepo Chibesakunda to serve as the Director of Medical Services at the Village of Hope in Zambia and the School of Hope. One of Dr. Chibesakunda’s high priorities is to work with rural Zambian girls to break through the cultural stereotypes that limit their dreams and aspirations as women. Havre de Grace, MD (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Dr. Chibesakunda is a Zambian national who received her Medical Degree at the University of Havana in 2005....

2014-06-01 08:20:59

Internet of Things (IoT) city platform enhances Singapore's ability to protect citizens and manage urban infrastructure more efficiently SINGAPORE, June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AGT International, a global leader in smart city solutions, along with O'Connor's, a leading provider of Engineering Systems Integration (ESI) services and Hitachi Asia, the regional subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd, the leading global electronics company, today announced the successful completion of the...

2014-05-31 23:06:51

Chief Executive, Richard Monroy, and the management team at Millennium Exploration Company, LLC announce the successful completion of the Lake Alaska #1 well. The vertical well flowed back approximately 147 barrels of sweet light crude oil per day upon initial test. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Chief Executive, Richard Monroy, and the management team at Millennium Exploration Company, LLC announce the successful completion of the Lake Alaska #1 well. The vertical well flowed...

2014-05-30 16:22:34

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that Ecopetrol and labor unions filed the Collective Labor Agreement claim in the Ministry of Labor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090209/ARM001LOGO This action stems from the June 30, 2014 expiration of the Collective Labor Agreement, signed in 2009 and in effect for five-years, which benefits Ecopetrol's direct employees. As prescribed by law, the parties to the...

2014-05-30 04:21:43

VIENNA, Austria, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.friedaward.com The Alfred Fried Photography Award was initiated in 2013 by the Photographische Gesellschaft and Edition Lammerhuber and presented for the first time on 5 November 2013 in the rooms of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The award is named after Alfred Hermann Fried, Austrian pacifist and author, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1911. It is awarded in his memory and spirit. It is...

2014-05-29 08:27:05

NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a fascinating story loved by many girls about MARIANNE! A French designer named Yves was crazy about designing special swimwear for girls. One day, he went to Paris to visit a friend. On his way, he walked along the Seine River. Bathed in sunlight, he was so enamored with the tranquil beauty along the Seine River that he almost forgot the time. Suddenly, the silhouette of the Eiffel Tower in the river woke him up! The strong contours of...

2014-05-29 08:27:03

Three Travel Periods, Three Destinations, 33 Percent Off MIAMI, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Club Med - the original all-inclusive resort brand - announces a Triple Play Flash Sale* for six days only from Thursday, May 29 through Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Travelers decide when they want to travel - early summer, late summer or fall - and then Club Med hand selects three resorts throughout Florida, the Dominican Republic, Mexico or Turks and Caicos for vacationers to choose from - all 33...

2014-05-28 08:22:34

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new report [http://www.energyboardroom.com/country_reports/mexico-oil-gas ] from EnergyBoardroom [http://www.energyboardroom.com ] on the Mexican oil and gas sector, available today for free download [http://www.energyboardroom.com/country_reports/mexico-oil-gas ], focuses on the shifting energy dynamic between Mexico and its North American neighbors, and asks what this will bring to the future of the country's oil and gas sector. It...

2014-05-27 23:00:52

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Malaysia Medical Tourism Analysis & Forecast” to its store. Place a direct purchase order of this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=180804. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 This is 2nd edition report on Malaysia Medical Tourism. This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Malaysia medical tourism market covering in detail various aspects such as medical tourists’ arrivals and spending from top...


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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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