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Dongola

starvation and 1,200,000 were at risk of famine. on 22 June in Faya-Largeau, breaking a record set in 1961 at the same location. Niger tied its highest

temperature record set in 1998, on also 22 June, at in Dongola, breaking a record set in 1987.

at risk of famine. on June 22 in Faya-Largeau, breaking a record set in 1961 at the same location. Niger tied its highest temperature record set in 1998, on also June


Republic of Crimea

: News, Breaking news, Politics, Economics, Business, Russia, ... On April 3, 2014, Moscow sent diplomatic note to Ukraine on terminating the actions of agreements concerning the deployment of the Russian Federation's Black Sea Fleet on the territory of Ukraine. As part of the agreements, Russia paid the Ukrainian government $530 million annually for the base, and wrote off nearly $100 million of Kiev's debt for the right

-part-of-Southern-Military-District-4990 Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol become part of Southern Military District - News - Russia - The Voice of Russia: News, Breaking news, Politics, Economics, Business, Russia, Int... On April 11, 2014, the parliament of Crimea approved a new constitution, with 88 out of 100 lawmakers voting in favor of its adoption.

-into-legal-force-7799 Crimean Constitution comes into legal force - News - Russia - The Voice of Russia: News, Breaking news, Politics, Economics, Business, Russia, International current events, Ex... On 15 April 2014, the Ukrainian parliament declared (Annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation#Ukrainian response) Crimea and the city of Sevastopol "occupied territories".


Jilin City

of the few schools in the country where some Manchu (Manchu language) is taught.breaking-ground Echoes of Manchu: Breaking Ground Echoes of Manchu: Wall Mystery Solved! Sports The winter sports in Jilin City are full of interests, such as skiing, skating (Ice skating), sledding, snowboarding, and winter swim. Ski resorts

fourth case of H5N1 bird flu (Influenza A virus subtype H5N1) in 2005. The victim is an 18 month-old boy living in Bangkok. breaking read.php?lang en&newsid 94166 (The Nation) (Bangkok Post) * 2005 Jilin chemical plant explosions: Explosion in a factory of the state-owned Jilin Petrochemical Company in Jilin City, China. The industrial accident results in 100 tons of toxic benzene


Majdal Shams

edge of the village with bullhorns to shout messages to friends and relatives on the Syrian side of the ceasefire line. Hannah Russell ed., ''Breaking Down the Fence: Addressing the Illegality of Family Separation in the Occupied Syrian Golan'' (Majdal Shams: Al-Marsad, The Arab Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Syrian Golan, 2010). Through the 1970s, and often later, many households refused to pay taxes to the state of Israel. Felicia Langer, ''With My Own

Russell ed., ''Breaking Down the Fence: Addressing the Illegality of Family Separation in the Occupied Syrian Golan'' (Majdal Shams: Al-Marsad, The Arab Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Syrian Golan, 2010):49; Bashar Tarabieh, “Education, Control, and Resistance in the Golan Heights,” ''Middle East Report'' 195 195 (May–August 1995): 44 During the 1990s, large numbers of residents began to receive permission to cross the ceasefire line to conduct religious pilgrimages or attend


Quzhou

hours, it was nighttime, the weather was stormy, and Doolittle was unable to locate their landing field. Doolittle came down in a rice paddy (saving a previously injured ankle from breaking) near Chuchow (Quzhou). He and his crew linked up after the bailout and were helped through Japanese lines by Chinese guerrillas and American missionary John Birch (John Birch (missionary)). Other aircrews were not so fortunate. Although most eventually reached safety with the help of friendly Chinese

Birch , an American missionary in China. As did the others who participated in the mission, Doolittle had to bail out but fortunately landed in a heap of dung (saving a previously injured ankle from breaking) in a paddy in China near Quzhou. Doolittle thought that the raid had been a terrible failure because the aircraft were lost, and that he would be court-martialed upon his return. Doolittle and Glines 1991, p. 12. Doolittle subsequently recommended Birch


Emirate of Transjordan

against Ottoman rule. Assisted by the British army officer T. E. Lawrence, the Sharif of Mecca Hussein bin Ali (Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca) led the successful revolt which contributed to the Ottoman defeat and breaking up of its empire (Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire). Establishment of British control File:The high

, a no man's land. Norman Bentwich, England in Palestine, p51, "The High Commissioner had ... only been in office a few days when Emir Faisal ... had to flee his kingdom" and "The departure of Faisal and the breaking up of the Emirate of Syria left the territory on the east side of Jordan in a puzzling state of detachment. It was for a time no-man's-land. In the Ottoman regime the territory was attached to the Vilayet of Damascus; under


Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

The funny thing is, Baruchel is only a quarter Jewish... His background is also French and Irish-Catholic... He may be hard to identify ethnically... he has said that he is "probably agnostic". ref name "ref081">


Birobidzhan

to have built the world's largest Menorah (Menorah (Hanukkah)).breaking 105713.html Breaking News - JTA, Jewish & Israel News One result of the revival of Jewish and Yiddish community life in Birobidzhan has been increasing calls from writers such as Christopher Bollyn and Michèle Renouf to have the area replace Israel as the Jewish state. There is little interest in such a proposal from


Iringa

radio station in Njombe. Iringa Municipal Television is a multi-age TV station with diversified programmes. References Category:Populated places in the Iringa Region Widespread discontent re-emerged, and in 1902 a movement against forced labour for a cotton scheme rejected by the local population started along the Rufiji River. The tension reached a breaking point in July 1905 when the Matumbi

Morogoro. It would be all too easy to just see Iringa as a blur as you hurtle past in a Scandinavia coach sipping your complimentary soda, but is definitely worth breaking your journey for a day or so to take in the sights, sounds and smells of this bustling little town. It is also the gateway to the jewel in the crown of Tanzania's game parks: Ruaha. Ask at Iringa Info opposite Hasty Tasty for top of the market tours or at Neema Crafts for the smaller companies to arrange your trip or get


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