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2014-10-14 20:21:55

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- On October 7, the Mohammed VI Modern and Contemporary Art Museum - the first major museum to be built since Morocco gained independence from France in 1956 - opened its doors, showcasing modern and contemporary works by Moroccan artists. The museum has already forged partnerships with the Louvre in Paris, and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. "We are honored to sign this MOU and begin collaborating with the...

2014-10-14 12:26:59

LONDON, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfonso Galdi - Chairman of World for People Foundation: "Our ambitious goal is to implement the first experimental project in education by launching World for EDU" Playing a key role in the creation of socially innovative educational projects: this is one of the main objectives which will give life to the very first World for People Foundation school in Kamatipe, one of the poorest outskirts in Kitwe city-Zambia....

2014-10-14 08:32:06

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited ("Mindray", NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 after the U.S. market closes on Nov 3, 2014. Mindray's management will hold an earnings conference call at 8:00 AM on Nov 4, 2014 U.S. Eastern Time (9:00 PM on Nov 4, 2014 Beijing/Hong Kong Time)....

2014-10-14 08:23:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Asian countries will invest $13.6bn in smart grid infrastructure between 2014 and 2024. This investment will include smart metering and the modernization of electricity transmission and distribution networks with sensors, communications and software. By 2024, the largest markets will be Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam, according to a new study published today by Northeast Group, LLC. "Smart...

2014-10-14 04:21:37

Global industry leaders to shine light on Asia's media market SINGAPORE and CANNES, France, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- At the Singapore Media Festival (SMF) this 4 to 14 December, global industry players looking to deepen their media business in Asia can expect a more vibrant marketplace and a bigger celebration of the best content and media talent in Asia. -- SMF will bring together a seamless market for TV and film, screenings, conferences...

2014-10-13 23:02:01

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2014-10-13 08:23:01

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to KT Press, it has been operating as a pilot project for the last two years during which more than 950 proposals have been received - all aimed at countering the devastating impact of climate change. Rwanda decided to keep it permanent, and the Fund for Environment and Climate change {FONERWA} was born October 9 in Kigali, the capital. The biggest of its kind in Africa, government and financiers say the fund should guide...

2014-10-13 08:21:29

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chinese construction company, China Harbor Engineering, has been contracted to build a $13.5b railway to offload the region with costly and slower transport. The standard gauge railway line that will stretch from Kenya to Kampala, Uganda's capital, is expected to bring down journeys to only two days, from the current eight. The line will also be extended to Rwanda. Studies on Kampala-Kigali segment started in July - to be complete by...

2014-10-12 12:20:42

ABUJA, Nigeria, Oct. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates the joint-recipients of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistani girl-child education activist, Malala Yousafzai and Indian children's rights campaigner, Kailash Satyarthi. President Jonathan believes that Malala and her co-winner are very worthy recipients of the Noble Peace Prize in view of their globally-acclaimed and very courageous advocacy against bigotry, discrimination, oppression...

2014-10-11 23:03:35

Bruce Riedel describes Pakistan as “one of the most important countries in the world” at Washington DC conference seeking solutions for the country's education crisis. In a speech that can be viewed on a video posted on the Wilson Center website, Mr. Riedel, senior adviser on South Asia and the Middle East to the last four presidents in the staff of the National Security Council, tells the audience that Mr. Obama has put Pakistan "on the back burner." Washington, DC...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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