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2014-07-01 08:27:58

Nigerians in Diaspora Organization (NIDO) to Host Coordinated Rallies on July 5 Calling for International Support to Bring Back Kidnapped Girls WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, July 5, 2014, Nigerians in Diaspora Organization (NIDO) in the Americas will host a series of simultaneous rallies, called #UnitedAgainstBokoHaram to #BringBackOurGirls. The rallies will show a united front against the terrorist organization Boko Haram and call for the citizens and...

2014-07-01 04:21:27

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TV executives, Hollywood producers and prominent actors on Monday attended the premiere screening at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) of the documentary 'Endless Corridor', a film - narrated by renowned British actor Jeremy Irons - examining the events surrounding the Khojaly massacre, in which 613 men, women and children were killed on 25-26 February 1992. The screening was attended by the documentary's...

2014-06-30 12:23:18

DR Congo imposes tough visa restrictions on Rwandans that will affect over 36,000 travelers who cross the border daily RUBAVU, Rwanda, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) this week introduced a new Visa policy targeting Rwandans, which regional officials say affects more than 36,000 travelers from both Countries who cross the border daily. The abrupt visa changes include three new categories; $30 per year will be charged on Rwandan students...

2014-06-30 08:36:26

The Internet is a platform for career progression, education and empowering young Indonesians, according to Ooredoo's New Horizons Study JAKARTA, Indonesia, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ooredoo today announced the launch of a new study, 'New Horizons: Indonesia's Digital Generation,' which examines the aspirations of young people across Indonesia. The release builds upon the body of research developed through Ooredoo's online survey, 'New Horizons: Young, Arab and Connected', which surveyed...

2014-06-30 08:22:29

Australian firm Global Road Technology (GRT) is working furiously behind the scenes in Brazil building vital infrastructure during world premier sporting event SINGAPORE, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRT is engaged across Brazil on road-building projects valued at $220 million (USD) as the country seeks to address its infrastructure shortfalls before and during both the World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140630/123001 Photo -...

2014-06-30 08:21:22

The national carrier of the Maltese Islands is one of the initial paperless airlines in Europe, following digital transformation ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Malta, the national carrier of Malta, recently received authorization to operate in a fully digital capacity, using Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro on iPad as its electronic flight bag (EFB) solution. Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, helped Air Malta achieve the significant clearance from...

2014-06-30 04:20:50

BEIJING, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Oscar Cabrera Coca, Minister of the Ministry of Interior of Bolivia, sent a letter of thanks to Kerui Petroleum to express his gratitude for Kerui's international humanitarian assistance to the flood-stricken areas. From January to February, 2014, a continuous storm flood hit Bolivia, and more than 100 cities and 17,000 hectares of farmland were affected by the disaster, which resulted in large casualties and a great shortage of food...

2014-06-27 23:08:45

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces a new tour, Namibia Sampler: Wildlife, Birding, and Spectacular Scenery, running September 13 - 25, 2014. Designed in partnership with Birding Africa, a leader in ornithology tours, travelers will uncover Namibia’s incredible biodiversity and striking landscapes in the Namib Desert and Etosha National Park, one of Africa’s most renowned wildlife parks. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 “Our partnership with...

2014-06-27 23:02:28

Welcome Larry Zellner! Visa Lighting's New Eastern Regional Sales Manager Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 It is our pleasure to announce the addition of Larry Zellner to our regional sales team. In Larry's role of Regional Sales Manager for the Eastern Region, Larry is responsible for Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (upstate), North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode...

2014-06-27 08:22:09

VANCOUVER, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Pacific Future Energy Corporation (Pacific Future Energy) congratulates the Tsilhqot'in National Government on their landmark legal victory at the Supreme Court of Canada, which reinforces that the Tsilhqot'in Nation has proven title to their traditional territories - the first time a declaration of Aboriginal title has ever been granted by a Canadian court. The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in the case of William vs. Canada clearly establishes...


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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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.