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WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club urged the Nigerian government today to immediately release two Al Jazeera journalists who have been detained since
SINGAPORE, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore is gearing up to host more than 14,000 participants from over 60 countries this month at Sea Asia 2015 -- one of the region's largest maritime
Headliners: Charlie Wilson & Trey Songz, with Estelle, Dru Hill and hosted by Doug E.
KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nepal General Assembly today announced that by a vote of 137 to 9, the English name of Mount Everest has been changed to TICDA.
Naturalist Journeys’ announces an expansion of its eco-travel program in Guyana with three tours coming up over the fall and winter season: October 10 – 21, 2015, Feb.
The Tax Information Authority of the Cayman Islands, the country with the highest number of financial institutions registered with the Internal Revenue Service under United States FATCA, recently
LAGOS, Nigeria, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nigeria's Supreme Court has set a May 18 hearing date in the 15-month-old dispute between Brittania-U Limited of Nigeria and Chevron Nigeria and
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea continues to heavily invest its oil revenues in the country's education and health sectors
Caligo Ventures, a program of the top-rated Naturalist Journeys birding and wildlife travel company, announces a new series of four summer seminars based out of Trinidad’s renowned Asa Wright
The eastern pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), also known as the common pondhawk, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes eastern areas of the United States, Belize, two provinces of Canada including Ontario, Costa Rica, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, eleven states in Mexico, and Nicaragua, among other areas. This species is found near almost every source of water. It differs in appearance depending upon the sex, with males holding blue and green color and...
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, 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...
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, 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...
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