proved to be awkward for France: while the local population very largely did not want to be independent from France and join the Comoros, some international criticism from post-colonial leftist regimes was heard about Mayotte's ongoing ties to France. Furthermore, the peculiar local administration of Mayotte, largely ruled by customary Muslim law, would be difficult to integrate into the legal structures of France, not to mention the costs of bringing the standards of living to levels close
. Trotter (2002) (#Trotter2002), p. 150 The burning of tar warehouses and ships in Oulu and Raahe led to international criticism and, in Britain, MP Thomas Gibson (Thomas Milner Gibson) demanded in the House of Commons (British House of Commons) that the First Lord of the Admiralty explain "a system which carried on a great war by plundering and destroying the property of defenceless villagers". *35px link European route E65 (File:Tabliczka E65.svg) - commons:Oulu
assistance from the Western Bloc and China, particularly from the Safari Club. During the 1980s, Zaire remained a one-party state. Although Mobutu successfully maintained control during this period, opposition parties, most notably the Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social (Union for Democracy and Social Progress (Zaire)) (UDPS), were active. Mobutu's attempts to quell these groups drew significant international criticism. As the Cold War came to a close, internal and external pressures on Mobutu increased. In late 1989 and early 1990, Mobutu was weakened by a series of domestic protests, by heightened international criticism of his regime's human rights practices, by a faltering economy, and by government corruption, most notably his massive embezzlement of government funds for personal use. In June 1989, Mobutu visited Washington, D.C., where he was the first African head of state to be invited for a state meeting with newly elected U.S. President George H. W. Bush. "Zaire's Mobutu Visits America", by Michael Johns, Heritage Foundation Executive Memorandum #239, June 29, 1989. In May 1990, Mobutu agreed to the principle of a multi-party system with elections and a constitution. As details of a reform package were delayed, soldiers began looting Kinshasa in September 1991 to protest their unpaid wages. Two thousand French and Belgian troops, some of whom were flown in on U.S. Air Force planes, arrived to evacuate the 20,000 endangered foreign nationals in Kinshasa. In 1992, after previous similar attempts, the long-promised Sovereign National Conference was staged, encompassing over 2,000 representatives from various political parties. The conference gave itself a legislative mandate and elected Archbishop Laurent Monsengwo as its chairman, along with Étienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, leader of the UDPS, as prime minister. By the end of the year Mobutu had created a rival government with its own prime minister. The ensuing stalemate produced a compromise merger of the two governments into the High Council of Republic-Parliament of Transition (HCR-PT) in 1994, with Mobutu as head of state and Kengo Wa Dondo as prime minister. Although presidential and legislative elections were scheduled repeatedly over the next 2 years, they never took place. First Congo War 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
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against ISIL in Iraq. Hollande also called for three days of national mourning, with flags flown at half-mast throughout the country and said that security would be increased throughout Paris. International criticism The group has attracted widespread criticism internationally for its extremism, from governments and international bodies such as the United Nations and Amnesty International. On 24 September 2014, Secretary-General of the United Nations
In October 1976, Syria accepted the proposal of the Arab League summit in Riyadh. This gave Syria a mandate to keep 40,000 troops in Lebanon as the bulk of an Arab Deterrent Force charged with disentangling the combatants and restoring calm. Other Arab nations were also part of the ADF, but they lost interest relatively soon, and Syria was again left in sole control, now with the ADF as a diplomatic shield against international criticism. The Civil War was officially ended
with international criticism, and thus, having become a political and financial burden to Houphouët-Boigny, Bokassa was expelled from Côte d'Ivoire in 1983. He ordered the abduction of children to become child-sex slaves (Child sexuality) and child soldiers. International Criminal Court (14 October 2005). ''
of Accra. Ahafo poured its first gold on July 18, 2006 and commenced commercial production in August 2006. Newmont operates four open pits at Ahafo with reserves contained in 11 pits. Commercial production in the fourth pit, Amoma, began in October 2010. The Foreign Office (Foreign Office (Germany)) drew international criticism for denying the visa (Visa (document)) for the players from Ghana and Nigeria. Those players were argued to lack the "will to return"
'''Beiliss''' ''Blood Accusation: The Strange History of the Beiliss Case'', Samuel, Maurice, Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. ; ) was a Ukrainian Jew (Ukrainian Jews) accused of ritual murder (see Blood libel) in Kiev in the Russian Empire in a notorious 1913 trial, known as the "Beilis trial" or "Beilis affair". The process sparked international criticism
, ) was a Ukrainian Jew (Ukrainian Jews) accused of ritual murder (see Blood libel) in Kiev in the Russian Empire in a notorious 1913 trial, known as the "Beilis trial" or "Beilis affair". The process sparked international criticism of the antisemitic (antisemitism) policies of the Russian Empire. Beilis's story was the basis for Bernard Malamud's novel ''The Fixer'', which won both the Pulitzer Prize
'''Beiliss''' ''Blood Accusation: The Strange History of the Beiliss Case'', Samuel, Maurice, Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. ; Commons:Category:Kiev WikiPedia:Kiev Dmoz:Regional Europe Ukraine Provinces Kyiv Oblast Kyiv