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2014-06-23 08:24:08

DUBAI, UAE, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WTS Energy has expanded its horizon in Europe and Africa by opening offices in Belgrade, Serbia and in Maputo and Pemba, Mozambique. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/693412 ) Frederik Rengers, CEO of WTS Energy says: "With investments by Gazprom and other companies in many exploration and production projects in and around Serbia, there is a huge potential for Serbia transforming into a massive energy...

2014-06-22 23:02:51

costa-rica.topseos.com issues June 2014 recommendations of ten top call tracking services in Costa Rica. (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 costa-rica.topseos.com has named the ten best call tracking software providers in Costa Rica for the month of June 2014. The ratings consist of internet marketing solution providers which have years of experience in providing exceptional solutions. The ratings are compiled through a rigorous examination process which involves the inspection and testing of top...

2014-06-20 23:00:56

Chazel Capital Inc (http://www.chazelcapital.com) announced today that they will intensify their efforts and increase capital commitments in Peru over the next several years. These increases include the hiring of qualified personnel from across the globe and new executive offices, as well as additional investments into the expansion and enhancement of currently producing properties. Lima, Peru (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Chazel Capital today revealed an aggressive expansion plan for their...

2014-06-20 16:20:16

Harper Government leads an expanded team of partners to discover the fate of Sir John Franklin's lost Arctic expedition OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This summer, the Government of Canada and an unprecedented number of organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors will partner together, using state-of-the-art technology, to locate the historic ships of the ill-fated 1845 Franklin Expedition. The 2014 Franklin Expedition will also have the added benefit of furthering...

2014-06-20 08:23:45

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gertler Family Foundation [http://www.gertlerfamilyfoundation.org ] (GFF) has distributed three tons of emergency humanitarian supplies to some of the most vulnerable among the more than 130,000 Congolese recently expelled from neighboring Republic of Congo. During the past seven weeks, government authorities in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, have daily forced out of the...

2014-06-19 23:02:16

Monegasque crew member Pierre Casiraghi sailed to home waters victoriously today with Esimit Europa 2 at the Giraglia Rolex Cup. As one of the helmsmen with the multinational Esimit Sailing Team, he proudly sailed the yacht into the Port Hercule where the Yacht Club de Monaco, home yacht club of Esimit Europa2, is located. Monte Carlo (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 After 24 hours, 35 minutes and 56 seconds of sailing (at 12:35:56 CEST), Esimit Europa 2 was for the fourth time first to sail over...

2014-06-19 16:27:29

West African Nation hosts Conference for a Second Time MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Republic of Equatorial Guinea will welcome leaders from the African continent and around the world at the 23(rd) African Union Summit (AUS) to be held in the capital city of Malabo on June 20-27, 2014. Under the theme "Agriculture and Food Security," the conference will serve as a frame for members seeking commitments to increase and improve agricultural...

2014-06-19 08:23:41

SANTIAGO, Chile, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, today announces the successful drilling and testing of the Ache 1 exploration well located on the Fell Block in Chile. GeoPark operates and has a 100% working interest in the Fell Block. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130603/MX24008LOGO-b...

chimpanzee in Rwandan forest
2014-06-19 03:00:26

Trinity College Dublin Light-fingered chimpanzees are changing the way subsistence farmers make a living in Africa by causing them to grow different crops and spend more time guarding their goods. This is according to work performed by researchers from Trinity College Dublin’s Department of Geography in the School of Natural Sciences, who say that communities near the edge of tropical forests are experiencing a lack of ‘dietary diversity’ and an increased exposure to disease-carrying...

2014-06-18 23:07:38

Pacific Prime's Singapore health insurance team has moved to a brand new office, conveniently located in the heart of the Central Business District. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Pacific Prime, one of the world's leading health insurance advisers and Bupa International's Top Global Distributor, is proud to announce that its Singapore team has made the move to a brand new office! Pacific Prime can now be found at China Square Central #09-02A, 18 Cross Street, Singapore, 048423....


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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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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