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Surgut

of kilometers to the north of the city, near the towns of Surgut and Nizhnevartovsk, Tyumen was the nearest railway junction as well as the oblast administrative center, which made it the natural site for numerous oil related enterprises which contributed to the city's development between 1963 and 1985. These years saw the arrival in Tyumen of tens of thousands of skilled workers from across the Soviet Union. thumb left Old Tyumen in summer 2008 (File:Tyumen Title Monastery.jpg) Khanty-Mansi


Tyumen

as well as the oblast administrative center. These advantages made Tyumen the natural site for numerous oil related enterprises which contributed to the city's development between 1963 and 1985. These years saw the arrival in Tyumen of tens of thousands of skilled workers from across the Soviet Union. thumb Old Tyumen in summer 2008 (File:Tyumen Title Monastery.jpg) The rapid growth of the city also brought a host of problems, as the growing population quickly outstripped Tyumen's limited


History of Libya under Muammar Gaddafi

connections with the outer world, reduced diplomatic representation and prohibited the sale of military equipment. Oil-related sanctions were assessed by some as equally significant for their exceptions: thus sanctions froze Libya's foreign assets (but excluded revenue from oil and natural gas and agricultural commodities) and banned the sale to Libya of refinery or pipeline equipment (but excluded oil ''production'' equipment). Under the sanctions Libya's refining capacity eroded. Libya's role


Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo , Darfur in Sudan, Ethiopia, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Western Sahara and Zimbabwe. * The Nigerian civil war (also known as the Biafran war) during the 1960s among Igbos, Hausa-Fulani and Yoruba (Yoruba people); today’s ethnic and oil-related conflict in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. ''Voted yes:'' (72) The 25 sponsoring nations above, and additionally 47 nations: Albania, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, Cambodia (formally known as Democratic Kampuchea), Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, People's Republic of China, Congo (Republic of the Congo), Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia (The Gambia), German Democratic Republic (East Germany), Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Laos, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Soviet Union). *'''Head of state''': Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (France), Jacques Chirac (France), Nicéphore Soglo (Benin). *'''Head of government''': Laurent Fabius (France), Michel Rocard (France), Édouard Balladur (France), Alain Juppé (France), Lionel Jospin (France), Dominique de Villepin (France), Edem Kodjo (Togo), Alfred Sant (Malta), André Milongo (Republic of the Congo), Patrick Leclercq (Monaco), Jean-Paul Proust (Monaco), Brigi Rafini (Niger). *'''Current French ministers''': Laurent Wauquiez, Martin Hirsch, Jean-Pierre Jouyet, Valérie Pécresse and Anne-Marie Idrac (typically one-third of every French cabinet since the 1960s and one-half of the Cabinet for recent administrations until Sarkozy's are ENA's alumni).


Liberia

; declared independence in 1847 *Ethiopian Empire (Abyssinia (Ethiopian Empire)) had its borders re-drawn with Italian Eritrea briefly occupied by Italy from 1936–1941 during the Abyssinia Crisis; * The Nigerian civil war (also known as the Biafran war) during the 1960s among Igbos, Hausa-Fulani and Yoruba (Yoruba people); today’s ethnic and oil-related conflict in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. * Conflicts in Liberia between African-Liberians and Americo-Liberians, Africans who immigrated from the Americas after being freed from slavery. * Conflicts between Zulu (Zulu people)s and Xhosa (Xhosa people) in South Africa during and after apartheid (separate development). Emmy Godwin Irobi, Ethnic Conflict Management in Africa: A Comparative Case Study of Nigeria and South Africa, May, 2005, Conflict Research Consortium, University of Colorado, Boulder. "'''All Hail, Liberia, Hail!'''" is the national anthem of Liberia, lyrics written by President Daniel Bashiel Warner (1815-1880, 3rd president of Liberia) in English (English language), and music by Olmstead Luca (1826-1869). It became the official national anthem in 1847. Commons:Category:Liberia WikiPedia:Liberia Dmoz:Regional Africa Liberia


Dallas

anime and manga conventions in Anaheim, California and Dallas, Texas. *''~Risoukyou ryokou Zepp~'' (9 March 2005) - Live footage from their January 2003 performance at Zepp Tokyo. At the height of its commercial success in the late 1970s and early 1980s, British Caledonian managed to turn the dilemma the structure of its route network presented to its advantage by focusing on those routes that carried a very high proportion of potentially very profitable, oil-related, premium


Angola

library. including in Angola, Algeria, Burundi, Congo (Republic of the Congo) and The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Darfur in Sudan, Ethiopia, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Western Sahara and Zimbabwe. * The Nigerian civil war (also known as the Biafran war) during the 1960s among Igbos, Hausa-Fulani and Yoruba (Yoruba people); today’s ethnic and oil-related conflict in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. '''ISO 3166-2:AO''' is the entry for Angola in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard (standardization) published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivision (country subdivision)s (e.g., provinces or state (state (administrative division))s) of all countries (country) coded in ISO 3166-1. Sub-Saharan Africa Maasai (Maasai people) are semi-nomadic people located primarily in Kenya and northern Tanzania who have pastoral transhumance cultures that revolve around their cattle. That dependence was historically very strong, with even huts of the Maasai built from dried cattle dung. They are related to the Zulu (Zulu people) Commons:Category:Angola Wikipedia:Angola Dmoz:Regional Africa Angola


Somalia

, Algeria, Burundi, Congo (Republic of the Congo) and The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Darfur in Sudan, Ethiopia, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Western Sahara and Zimbabwe. * The Nigerian civil war (also known as the Biafran war) during the 1960s among Igbos, Hausa-Fulani and Yoruba (Yoruba people); today’s ethnic and oil-related conflict in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Operations Since the early 1990s the ''Bundeswehr'' has become more and more engaged in international operations in and around the former Yugoslavia, and also in other parts of the world like Cambodia or Somalia. After the September 11, 2001 attacks, German forces were employed in most related theaters except Iraq. Commons:Category:Somalia WikiPedia:Somalia Dmoz:Regional Africa Somalia


Nigeria

; (2002), the 21st episode of ''Birds of Prey (Birds of Prey (TV series))'' * ''Sins of My Mother'' (2005), a Nigerian video directed by Ifeayi Ekowen starring Eucharia-Anunobi Ekwu, Godwin Ezenwa and Nkiru Sylvanus * ''Sins of My Mother 2'' (2005), a Nigerian video directed by Ifeayi Ekowen starring Eucharia-Anunobi Ekwu, Godwin Ezenwa and Nkiru Sylvanus '''Ogoni people''' are one of the many indigenous peoples in the region of southeast Nigeria. They share common oil

related environmental problem with the Ijaw people of Niger Delta, but Ogonis are not listed in the list of people historically belonging to Niger Delta. They number about one point five million people and live in a homeland which they also refer to as Ogoni, or Ogoniland. Tessenei, is divided into several "Hillas" or districts quarters, inhabited by different ethnic groups. There is in fact the Hillat Takarin which accommodates the ethnic group


South Africa

in Sudan, Ethiopia, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Western Sahara and Zimbabwe. * The Nigerian civil war (also known as the Biafran war) during the 1960s among Igbos, Hausa-Fulani and Yoruba (Yoruba people); today’s ethnic and oil-related conflict in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. * Conflicts in Liberia between African-Liberians and Americo-Liberians, Africans who immigrated from the Americas after being freed from slavery. * Conflicts between Zulu (Zulu people)s and Xhosa (Xhosa people) in South Africa during and after apartheid (separate development). Emmy Godwin Irobi, Ethnic Conflict Management in Africa: A Comparative Case Study of Nigeria and South Africa, May, 2005, Conflict Research Consortium, University of Colorado, Boulder. * Boere-Afrikaner separatists. ''Graceland'' features an eclectic mixture of musical styles including pop (pop music), a cappella, isicathamiya, rock (rock music), and mbaqanga. Much of the album was recorded in South Africa, and it features many South African musicians and groups. Simon faced accusations that he had broken the cultural boycott imposed by the rest of the world against the apartheid regime in South Africa, which was in its final years at the time. This view was not supported by the United Nations Anti-Apartheid Committee, as the album showcased the talents of the black South African musicians while offering no support to the South African government. The worldwide success of the album introduced some of the musicians, especially the vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, to global audiences of their own. Simon included American 'roots' influences with tracks featuring Zydeco and Tex-Mex (Tejano music) musicians. The Everly Brothers sing harmony on the title track. Linda Ronstadt appears on the track "Under African Skies", the second verse of which Simon wrote based on her childhood experiences. Early life and career Bowlly was born in Lourenço Marques in the then Portuguese (Portugal) colony of Mozambique, to Greek (Greek people) and Lebanese (Lebanon) WikiPedia:South Africa Dmoz:Regional Africa South Africa Commons:Category:South Africa


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