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Principality of Montenegro

reference to the Russian attack on Sweden in 1809 (Finnish War) without declaration of war, and the requirement to declare war before commencing hostilities was not made international law until after the war had ended, in October 1907, effective from 26 January 1910. Yale University: Laws of War: Opening of Hostilities (Hague III); October 18, 1907, Avalon Project at Yale Law School. Principality of Montenegro


Barrie

-development along the waterfront Lakeshore Drive, the city is considering moving the Spirit Catcher to the gravel outcropping at the foot of Bayfield Street. In January 2004, Barrie made international news when its city police raided the former Molson brewery, and found Canada's largest illegal cannabis (cannabis (drug)) grow operation. Barrie's Park Place (Park Place (Ontario)) (formerly Molson Park) was chosen to host Live 8 (live8) Canada on 2 July 2005. http


Archduchy of Austria

) mistress , Baroness Mary Vetsera, at his Mayerling (The Mayerling Incident) hunting lodge in 1889 made international headlines, fueled international conspiracy (Conspiracy theory) rumours and ultimately may have sealed the long-term fate of the Habsburg monarchy. * '''Austria''' ** Archduchy of Austria: Francis II (Francis I of Austria) (1792–1835) ** Austrian Empire: Francis I (Francis I of Austria) (1804–1835) At Napoléon's


Puerto Vallarta

Factor heir and a convicted rapist, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. * The Angolan government announces a Boeing 727 has been stolen from Luanda's International Airport. The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) asks all control towers in the United States to watch for any unscheduled aircraft as a consequence. WikiPedia:Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Dmoz:Regional North America Mexico States Jalisco Localities Puerto Vallarta commons:Puerto Vallarta


Worthing

by which clocks were set throughout Britain. Steam ships such as the SS Great Britain and SS Great Western made international travel more common but also advanced trade, so that in Britain it was not just the luxury goods of earlier times that were imported into the country but essentials such as corn from the America (United States) and meat from Australia. One more important innovation in communications was the Penny Black, the first postage stamp, which standardised


Swaziland

of schools, homes, libraries, and community centers full of books, computers and other literacy materials, where a general awareness is fostered, among all age groups, of the power of literacy as a tool for life-long learning, personal upliftment, and self-reliance. *Carl Bowman '79, Sociologist Author Educator, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA *Phesheya Dube (Swaziland Broadcasting and Information Service#Phesheya Dube) '00, a journalist from Swaziland who made

international news by posing as a war correspondent in Iraq on state-run radio while actually broadcasting from a broom closet in the Swazi capital. *Bill Foster (Bill Foster (college basketball coach)) '54, former head coach, Duke (Duke University) men's basketball and 1978 Coach of the Year Duke Blue Devils#Coaches * '''Sudan''' - Mustafa Osman Ismail (1998-2005) * '''Swaziland''' - Albert Nhlanhla Shabangu (1998-2001) * '''Tanzania''' - Jakaya Kikwete (1995-2006) * '''Sudan''' - Ali Osman Taha (1995-1998) * '''Swaziland''' - Arthur Khoza (1995-1998) * '''Tanzania''' - Jakaya Kikwete (1995-2006) * '''Sudan''' - Ali Osman Taha (1995-1998) * '''Swaziland''' - Arthur Khoza (1995-1998) * '''Tanzania''' - Jakaya Kikwete (1995-2006) * '''Sudan''' - Hussein Suleiman Abu Saleh (1993-1995) * '''Swaziland''' - Solomon Dlamini (1993-1995) * '''Tanzania''' - Joseph Rwegasira (1993-1995) - Commons:Category:Swaziland WikiPedia:Swaziland Dmoz:Regional Africa Swaziland


Austrian Empire

(lover) mistress , Baroness Mary Vetsera, at his Mayerling (The Mayerling Incident) hunting lodge in 1889 made international headlines, fueled international conspiracy (Conspiracy theory) rumours and ultimately may have sealed the long-term fate of the Habsburg monarchy. - Großer Refraktor Vienna Observatory Vienna (History of Vienna), Austrian Empire Vienna, Austria 69 cm (27" ) 10.5 m 1880


Sarajevo

accessdate 2010-04-26 birth_date Austro-Hungarian Era In 1878, Bosnia and Herzegovina became a protectorate of Austria-Hungary, which the Serbs strongly opposed. On June 28, 1914, Bosnian Serb Gavrilo Princip made international headlines after assassinating Arch Duke Francis Ferdinand in Sarajevo. This sparked World War I leading


Czechoslovakia

. William N. Oatis, "Why I Confessed," ''Life'', September 21, 1953, p. 131; p. 141. The case made international headlines, as well as leading to trade and travel embargos against Czechoslovakia. A petition for a "United Nations Writ of Habeas Corpus" was even filed with the United Nations Commission on Human Rights on behalf of Oatis by attorney Luis Kutner. Luis Kutner, ''World Habeas Corpus'', Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana, 1962, p. 244. On July 4, 1951, a Czech court sentenced Oatis to ten years in prison. "Czechs Give Oatis 10 Years, Half Off for Good Behavior," ''New York Times'', July 5, 1951, page 1. He was released May 16, 1953, shortly after the death of Joseph Stalin and after an angry letter from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to the Czech government. "The Press: A Letter from Ike," ''Time'', June 1, 1953. The Czech government said it had been moved to pardon Oatis by a poignant plea from Oatis' wife, Laurabelle. A Czech court cleared him of all charges in 1959, but the decision was reversed in 1968 after the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. In 1990, after Czechoslovakia's "Velvet Revolution" the previous year, he was cleared again. Eric Pace, "William N. Oatis, 83, of A.P.; Jailed by Prague in Cold War" (obituary), ''The New York Times'', September 17, 1997. '''Martin Cibák''' (born May 17, 1980 in Liptovský Mikuláš, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak ice hockey centre currently playing for HC Spartak Moscow of the KHL (Kontinental Hockey League). Slavia Prague Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Černý turned professional in 1993 as a 17-year-old with Slavia Prague, his home team. His father was a goalkeeper, who started out as a youth at Slavia before playing in the Czech third and fourth divisions, while Cerny's older brother Petr was another goalkeeper playing for the club.


Seoul

— a faction that is no longer in existence." In Congress, Foglietta concentrated his energies on foreign affairs and the preservation of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, which was slated for closure by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. Foglietta made international headlines in 1985 when he was assaulted by Korean police officers in Seoul while accompanying then-South Korean dissident Kim Dae Jung on his flight home. The two formed a lifelong friendship and in 1999, Foglietta received a South Korean human rights award for supporting democracy there, while Kim received Philadelphia's Liberty Medal. Foglietta later served on the House Appropriations Committee where he worked to secure federal funding for the restoration of various Philadelphia historic Sites including Independence Hall (Independence Hall (United States)) and Washington Square (Washington Square (Philadelphia)). Foglietta was also well known for founding the Congressional Urban Caucus, a legislative service organization dedicated to promoting urban policy issues in the House. Commons:Category:Seoul Wikipedia:Seoul


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