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Hanford, California

url http: clarkcenter.culturalnews.net princess.html title Imperial princess doing research in California accessdate 2008-08-19 work Cultural News publisher date 2008-08 On January 2010, Akiko passed the final examination toward a D.Phil. at the Oxford University, and became the second member of Japanese imperial household to achieve a doctorate after Fumihito, Prince Akishino who earned a Ph.D. in Ornithology from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies


Zaire

for International Reporting Pulitzer Prize for Journalism for his coverage of Poland under martial law when he smuggled stories out of the country. He went on to become the bureau chief in Madrid and London and also served as the deputy foreign editor, the metropolitan editor and the cultural news editor at the ''Times''. He retired from the ''Times'' in 2005. *''Ourebia ourebi haggardi'' (Northern Kenya) *''Ourebia ourebi hastata'' (Zaire, Malawi, Zimbabwe) *''Ourebia ourebi kenyae'' (Kenya) Magloire was born in Zaire (which is now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo) but grew up in New York. She studied Western classical music with heavy emphasis on opera singing. Magloire had early exposure on television in commercials and, more notably, played Samantha, a member of the Short Circus, in the TV series ''The Electric Company'' Description The missile reportedly is the Chinese version of 9K310 (SA-16 Gimlet) Igla-1 missile (9K38 Igla#Igla-1) systems incorporating some features of FIM-92 Stinger. According to many domestic Chinese media sources and some sources outside China, Chinese obtained the Soviet samples via Zaire from UNITA captured 9K310 (SA-16) Igla-1 missile (9K38 Igla#Igla-1) from Angola governmental forces. The missile is operated by a two man team. Once a target is visually detected the assistant selects the launch site and removes end caps from the front and back of the launcher. The gunner then partially depresses the trigger, which activates the electronic battery and opens the coolant bottle, cooling the seeker to operating temperature. According to interim Rwandan Prime Minister Jean Kambanda's confession to the ICTR, President Mobutu Sese Seko of neighboring Zaire, (now DRC) had warned Juvenal Habyarimana not to go to Dar-es-Salaam on April 6, the day before his assassination. Mobutu said this warning had come from a very senior official in the Elysée Palace in Paris. There was a link between this warning, said Mobutu, and the subsequent suicide in the Elysée of de Grossouvre. Melvern, Linda: "Expert Refutes Bruguière Claims that RPF Shot Down Rwandan President's Aircraft in 1994." ''The New Times.'' November 27, 2006. In May 1978, a force of ''gendarmes katangais'' entered the Katanga (Katanga Province) province of Zaire from Angola and occupied the mining town of Kolwezi. They began to loot the town and kill government soldiers and civilians (including several Belgian and French employees of a mining company). At the request of the government of Zaire, 2 REP was airlifted to Kinshasa and dropped on Kolwezi. The operation was a success and the town was quickly recaptured with minor casualties in the ranks of the paratroopers. Some 120 civilian hostages died in the occupation. Coaching career Otto Pfister has been involved in Association football for almost 60 years, he began his coaching career in Switzerland as player-coach in 1961 at the age of just 23. Pfister's early coaching experience was gained with FC Vaduz, FC St. Gallen, FC Nordstern Basel, FC Moutier and finally FC Chur 97. http: www.rsssf.com players trainers-zwit-clubs.html He has worked as Head Coach for 10 International football teams, eight from Africa and two from Asia. In June 1972, at the age of 34, Pfister retired from his playing days and left Switzerland for Africa, taking the reins as the Head Coach of Rwanda. Pfister would stay in Africa for 23 years until 1995 working as the Head Coach for five other African Nations. Upper Volta (Republic of Upper Volta) (now Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso national football team)), Senegal (Senegal national football team), Cote d'Ivoire (Cote d'Ivoire national football team), Zaire (now DR Congo (Congo DR national football team)) and Ghana (Ghana national football team). In 1995, Pfister worked inside the Asian Football Confederation (AFC (Asian Football Confederation)) as the Head Coach of Bangladesh National Team (Bangladesh national football team) and also Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia national football team) from 1997 - 1999. Pfister returned to club football over the following six years with Egyptian team Zamalek (Zamalek SC), Tunisian club CS Sfaxien, Lebanese club Nejmeh and Egyptian club Al-Masry (Al-Masry Club). Pfister was selected as the head coach of Togo (Togo national football team) on February 18, 2006, after former coach Stephen Keshi was dismissed from the post despite having secured qualification for their first World Cup Finals (FIFA World Cup). TOGO-COACH OTTO PFISTER: "Lege keinen großen Wert auf Disziplin" Pfister himself resigned shortly before the team's first match in the tournament, after his players went on strike against the federation over a pay dispute, but he was reappointed three days later after demands from the players. Pfister was appointed Manager of Sudanese club Al-Merreikh on September 8, 2006 and would later leave this position on October 26, 2007. The following day Pfister would sign a contract as the Head Coach of Cameroon (Cameroon national football team) taking him through until 2010. As of March 24, 2011, Pfister was unveiled as head coach of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago national football team) http: www.goal.com en news 1937 americas 2011 03 24 2409499 otto-pfister-appointed-coach-of-trinidad-tobago


Vladivostok

Vladivostok-News, also issues a weekly English-language newspaper ''Vladivostok News''. Another source of information on the city is the online daily Vladivostok Times. The subjects of the publications issued in these newspapers vary from information around Vladivostok and Primorye to major international events. Newspaper ''Zolotoy Rog'' (''Golden Horn'') gives every detail of economic news. Entertainment materials and cultural news constitute a larger part of Novosti (News) newspaper which is the most popular among Primorye's young people. Also, new online mass media about Russian Far East for foreigners Far East Times. This source invites everyone to take part in informational support of RFE for visitors, travellers and businessmen. Vladivostok operates many online media - newsvl, primamedia, primorye24, VladTop - Breaking News Vladivostok As of 1999, there are also seven radio stations, the most popular being 24-hour VBC (612 kHz, 101.7 MHz) and Europa+ (738 kHz, 104.2 MHz). Europa+ normally broadcasts popular modern British-American music, while the ratio of Russian and foreign songs over VBC is fifty-fifty. Every hour one can hear local news over these radio stations. Radio Vladivostok (1098 kHz) operates from 06:00 till 01:00. It broadcasts several special programs which are devoted to the music of the 1950s-1980s as well as New Age (New Age music). It is the nearest city to the massive Sikhote-Alin Meteorite, which fell on February 12, 1947, in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, approximately Commons:Category:Vladivostok WikiPedia:Vladivostok Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Primorskiy Kray Vladivostok


Nairobi

of the country. He went on to become the bureau chief in Madrid and London and also served as the deputy foreign editor, the metropolitan editor and the cultural news editor at the ''Times''. He retired from the ''Times'' in 2005. A society in Kenya under the banner of the '''Name and Shame Corruption Network''' (NASCON) held a demonstration in the streets of Nairobi to push for the resignation of more senior people in President Mwai Kibaki's administration. Key among them is civil service boss Francis Muthaura and Vice President Moody Awori. After a failed assassination attempt, Ghedi fled to Nairobi, Kenya. On July 2005, he moved to Jowhar, one of two towns (the other being Baidoa) being used as a temporary joint Somali capital. Business and community partnerships As ''Fortune'' reported on November 15, 2006, since 2005 the SC Johnson Company has been partnering with youth groups in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya. Together SC Johnson and the groups have created a community-based waste management and cleaning company, providing home-cleaning, insect treatment, and waste disposal services for residents of the slum. SC Johnson's project was the first implementation of the Base of the Pyramid Protocol. *Highest individual innings: 138 not out by Frederik Klokker v USA (United States national cricket team), 2 July 2005 at Armagh, Northern Ireland Individual scores of 100 and more in an innings for Denmark in the ICC Trophy at Cricket Archive *Best bowling in an innings: 7 19 by Ole Mortensen v Israel (Israel national cricket team), 24 February 1994 at Nairobi, Kenya Five or more wickets in an innings for Denmark in the ICC Trophy at Cricket Archive death_date 1973 death_place Nairobi, Kenya occupation Trade Unionist Makhan Singh was born in Gharjakh, a village in British-ruled India (British India)'s Gujranwala district, a Sikh-majority area in the province of Punjab (Punjab (British India)) (since 1947, his native region has been a part of Pakistan). In 1927, at the age of 13, he moved with his family to Nairobi, a municipality which, since 1905, had functioned as the administrative capital of the British East African protectorate. In 1935, he formed the Labour Trade Union of Kenya and, in 1949, he and Fred Kubai formed the East African Trade Union Congress, the first central organization of trade unions in Kenya. '''Kulvinder Ghir''', born in Nairobi, Kenya, is a British actor, comedian and writer of South Asian ancestry, best known for his roles in ''Rita, Sue & Bob Too'', ''Blood & Peaches'', ''Bend It Like Beckham'' and the sketch show ''Goodness Gracious Me (Goodness Gracious Me (BBC))''. He was the father of Luna in the Ice Cream Dream. The most recent World Scout Moot was due to be held in Mozambique in 2008, but was held at the Rowallan Scout Camp near Nairobi, Kenya in 2010. http: scout.org en information_events news 2010 the_13th_world_scout_moot_opens_officially_in_kenya The next one will be in Montreal, Canada in 2013. http: scout.org information_events news 2008 association_des_scouts_du_canada_to_host_14th_world_scout_moot_in_2013 - 2010 13th World Scout Moot Nairobi, Kenya 1,924 Participant list for the 13th Moot 66 - Death Shortly after his surrender, the Duke of Aosta was interned in a prisoner-of-war camp in Nairobi, Kenya. He was placed in command of his fellow prisoners, but never saw the end of World War II. On 3 March 1942, shortly after his internment, he died at the prison camp, reportedly as a result of complications from both tuberculosis and malaria. Time Magazine, Died. Prince Amedeo di Savoia, Duke of Aosta Amedeo was succeeded by his brother, Aimone, 4th Duke of Aosta. From 18 May 1941, the same day Amedeo surrendered Amba Alagi, Aimone was also known as King Tomislav II of Croatia. regional_tournament_division n a first_match 13 September 1958 v South African Non-Europeans at Nairobi, Kenya world_ranking n a ''Daktari'' was based upon the 1965 film ''Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion'', which also stars Thompson as Dr. Tracy and Miller as his daughter. The concept was developed by producer Ivan Tors, inspired by the work of Dr. A.M. "Toni" Harthoorn (Antonie Marinus Harthoorn) and his wife Sue (Susanne Hart) at their animal orphanage in Nairobi. Wikipedia:Nairobi Dmoz:Regional Africa Kenya Localities Nairobi Commons:Category:Nairobi


Somalia

when he smuggled stories out of the country. He went on to become the bureau chief in Madrid and London and also served as the deputy foreign editor, the metropolitan editor and the cultural news editor at the ''Times''. He retired from the ''Times'' in 2005. *Senegal: Les Verts (Rally of the Ecologists of Senegal) *Somalia: Somalia Green Party *South Africa: Green Party of South Africa “The vice president and I have a disagreement about the use of troops,” Bush announced. “He believes in nation building. I would be very careful about using troops as nation builders,” he clarified, expressing particular concerns about the Clinton Administration’s (Clinton Administration) recent involvement in Somalia and Haiti, by telling Gore: '''Ali Mohamed Ghedi''' ( Commons:Category:Somalia WikiPedia:Somalia Dmoz:Regional Africa Somalia


Afghanistan

?option com_content&view article&id 559:2011-03-22-05-56-04&catid 1:cultural-news RTA Website and high-ranking officials (including Vice President, Ministers, and Provincial Governors) participate in its celebration. The first two days of the Persian New Year (Iranian_calendars#Modern_calendar_.28Solar_Hejri.29) are official holidays in Afghanistan. It is traditionally celebrated for 2 weeks among the people. Preparations for Nowroz start several days beforehand

to Bethlehem for Christ’s birth indicate that the city has been one of the largest religious and scientific centers of the ancient times. Urmia (Urumiyeh), the Cradle of Civilization - CAIS ARCHAEOLOGICAL & CULTURAL NEWS© The fossil record indicates that black bears once ranged as far west as Germany and France, though the species now occurs very patchily throughout its former range, which is now limited to the Asian continent. Black bears occupy a narrow band


Bosnia and Herzegovina

in 2006 as a part of the European Union (EU) mission EUFOR RD Congo (EUFOR). - 1. 30 March 2005 Asim Ferhatović Hase Stadium, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 1–1 1–1 2006 WCQ (2006 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA)) - '''''Ljiljan''''' was a weekly news-political and culturalNews magazine“ based in Sarajevo Udovičic 1996 , !--


Saint Petersburg

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Nigeria

the bureau chief in Madrid and London and also served as the deputy foreign editor, the metropolitan editor and the cultural news editor at the ''Times''. He retired from the ''Times'' in 2005. *Niger: Rassemblement pour un Sahel Vert *Nigeria: Green Party of Nigeria *Senegal: Les Verts (Rally of the Ecologists of Senegal) * Free energy markets, especially regarding Russia and former Soviet (USSR) republics, as well as petroleum from the Middle East ** Nigeria, Venezuela, and the Persian Gulf regions have all had reduced energy exports in the past weeks due to various political and technical issues ** Rights for exploration and exploitation of natural gas (LNG) in Russia and the North Atlantic Ocean Baltic Sea Background The Songhai had been the dominant force in West Africa for more than a century, controlling the Western Sudan (Sudan (region)) from the headwaters of the Senegal River to what is now Niger and Nigeria; however, a rivalry for succession after the 1583 death of Askia Daoud left the Empire in a weakened state. The '''mantled guereza''' (''Colobus guereza''), also known simply as the '''guereza''', the '''eastern black-and-white colobus''', or the '''Abyssinian black-and-white colobus''', Wolfheim, J.H. (1983) ''Primates Of The World: Distribution, Abundance And Conservation'' Routledge ISBN 3718601907 is a black and white colobus monkey, a kind of Old World monkey. It is native to much of west central and east Africa, including Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Chad. Geography Gumel is located 120 km northeast of Kano, and lies about 20 km south of Nigeria's northern border with Niger. As of 2007 the estimated population of Gumel was 44,158. Commons:Category:Nigeria Dmoz:Regional Africa Nigeria


Kenya

and the cultural news editor at the ''Times''. He retired from the ''Times'' in 2005. *Guinea-Bissau: Liga Guineense de Protecçao Ecologica *Kenya: Mazingira Green Party *Mali: Parti Ecologiste du Mali After a failed assassination attempt, Ghedi fled to Nairobi, Kenya. On July 2005, he moved to Jowhar, one of two towns (the other being Baidoa) being used as a temporary joint Somali capital. The '''mantled guereza''' (''Colobus guereza''), also known simply


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