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Koumbi Saleh

Saleh but at the Battle of Kirina (c. 1240) Sundiata Keita's alliance defeated the Sosso and began the Mali Empire, which spread its influence along the Niger River through numerous vassal kingdoms and provinces. The Gao Empire at the eastern Niger bend was powerful in the ninth century CE but later subordinated to Mali until its decline. In 1340 the Songhai people made Gao the capital of a new Songhai Empire. Haskins, page 46


people made homeless. Roads, which are all non-metalled, and bridges were also affected. Such frequent harsh weather conditions have an effect on the quality of life for local people. Waterborne diseases can become more prevalent, and the transport of goods, such as food, medicine, and trade goods, becomes more difficult. Commerce File:Soeurs Thérésiennes de Basankusu.jpg 260px thumb left The Catholic religious order, the Theresienne Sisters of Basankusu at a mass for the taking

Tyre, Lebanon

to be a corruption of God's intention. "Den of thieves" might be a reference to extortionary pricing for the doves and money. Kilgallen 215 The people are amazed by him and his teaching, which drives the chief priests to plot to kill him. Jesus and his group however leave the city at the end of the day. According to the Midrash, a few people made themselves deities: Pharaoh Kings of Egypt (see Ezekiel 29:3: "The Nile is mine and I have made

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

. and Commanducci, Massimo (April 10, 2009). "Carla Collins: People made fun of her for years, she says. Now, it's her turn", ''The Globe and Mail'', p. R4. until moving to Guelph, Ontario and attending Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute where she was Prom Queen and Valedictorian, Collins pursued her education at the Université de Franche-Comté in France and the University of Western Ontario. '''Hilton Beach''' is a village located in Algoma District, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the northeastern shore of St. Joseph Island in the North Channel (North Channel (Ontario)) of Lake Huron, approximately 60 kilometres from Sault Ste. Marie (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario). The village had a population of 145 and a land area of 2.4 km² per the Canada 2011 Census. thumb 300px right Winter along the North Shore (Image:LakeSuperiorIce.jpg) The '''North Shore''' of Lake Superior runs from Duluth, Minnesota, United States, at the southwestern end of the lake, to Thunder Bay and Nipigon, Ontario, Canada, in the north to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, in the east. The shore is characterized by alternating rocky cliffs and cobblestone beaches, with rolling hills and ridges covered in boreal forest inland from the lake, through which scenic rivers and waterfalls descend as they flow to Lake Superior. Americans often refer only to the Minnesota shoreline from Duluth to the international border at Grand Portage (Grand Portage, Minnesota) as the ''North Shore''. The '''Soo Thunderbirds''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Sault Ste. Marie (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League. With the Soo Greyhounds and Soo Thunderbirds playing out of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Sault business man Domenic Sacco knew that surrounding communities would jump at the chance of seeing high-calibre hockey in their hometowns on a regular basis. Thus the reintroduction of the Thessalon Flyers in the small farming community of Thessalon, Ontario. With a competitive talent pool being sought by teams such as the Thunderbirds and nearby Soo Indians and Blind River Beavers, Sacco knew that drawing a competitive team would be difficult. Offering to cover transportation costs to and from surrounding areas, players from all over the north shore of Lake Huron combined to make the 2003-2004 Thessalon Flyers. Of these players included former Great North Midget League players Lucas Bedell and Thessalon native Jason Bird. Failing to pay for ice fees in Thessalon, coupled with failed sponsorhip deals, left the coffers of the team nearly empty and players left town, leaving the team not nearly as competitive as originally anticipated. Despite this setback, the Flyers went on to the NSHL final, losing four games to one to the Wawa Travellers. Players upset with the lack of team travel for the first two games of the series in Wawa sent management a message by refusing to report to practice the following week and neglected to show up for the next two games of the final series resulting in forfeiture of the title, and a hefty suspension levied on team owner and general manager Sacco by the Northern Ontario Hockey Association. The team has yet to return to Thessalon, as a league to play in no longer exists. A resident of Elliot Lake, Ontario for almost fifty years, in the 1970s, Dixon worked as a reporter for the ''Sault Star'' newspaper in Sault Ste. Marie (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario). The author of several short stories (short story), her 1996 book ''The Power and the Promise'' is a historical reference for the city of Elliot Lake. * Quesnel, British Columbia - Shaw TV Quesnel * Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario - Shaw TV Sault Ste. Marie * Thunder Bay, Ontario - Shaw TV Thunder Bay - colspan "4" '''Sault Ste. Marie (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Sault Ste. Marie municipal election, 2006)'' - The '''Sault Ste. Marie Canal''' is a National Historic Site of Canada in Sault Ste. Marie (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario), Ontario. The canal is part of the shipping route (Great Lakes Waterway) from the Atlantic Ocean to Lake Superior and includes a set of locks (Lock (water transport)) to bypass the rapids on the St. Marys River (St. Marys River (Michigan-Ontario)). '''Philip Anthony "Espo" Esposito (w:Phil Esposito)''' OC (w:Order of Canada) (born February 20, 1942, in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario (w:Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario)) is a retired, professional hockey (ice hockey) centre who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (w:NHL) for the Chicago Black Hawks (w:Chicago Blackhawks), Boston Bruins (w:Boston Bruins) and New York Rangers (w:New York Rangers). The 2009 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials will be December 6-13, 2009 at Rexall Place (w:Rexall Place) in Edmonton (w:Edmonton), Alberta (w:Alberta). Teams are selected from the winners of major curling championship in Canada to create a pool for the 2009 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials, including the 2006–07 to 2008–09 winners of the Strauss Canada Cup tournament (w:Canada Cup (curling)), the Players' Championships (w:Players' Championships), and the Canadian Men's Women's Curling Championships. The 2010 XXI Winter Olympics will be held February 12-28, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The 2010 Canadian Women's Curling Championship will be held in the Essar Centre (w:Essar Centre), Sault Ste. Marie (w:Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario), Ontario (w:Ontario) and the 2010 Men's Brier will be held in the Metro Centre (w:Halifax Metro Centre), downtown (w:Downtown Halifax) Halifax (w:Metropolitan Halifax), Nova Scotia (w:Nova Scotia).


Sudamericana match against Universidad San Martin (Universidad San Martín de Porres) in Lima, an Ecuadorian record of 800 people made the trip and attended the match, most of them traveled by car in 30 hour marathon from Guayaquil to Lima. On September 2010 around 800 people made the trip from Guayaquil to Lima for a Copa Sudamericana match against Universidad San Martin (Universidad San Martín de Porres). In Lima Emelec's fans were once again greeted

by the Comando Svr of Alianza Lima, which helped them arrange the logistics for their stay in the Peruvian capital. Once they were back in Guayaquil, Boca del Pozo issued an official thank you note on their website thanking their Alianza peers for their hospitality, this was covered by the Peruvian media and Alianza's fans were heavily criticized for helping a rival of a Peruvian team. On September 2010 around 800 people made the trip from Guayaquil to Lima for a Copa Sudamericana

Da Nang

of the nation while pulling his troops back to defensive positions in the south. Another notable instance of religious warfare was perpetrated by Nhu's right-hand man in 1963. A hugely oversized carp was found swimming in a small pond near Đà Nẵng (Da Nang). Local Buddhists began to believe that the fish was a reincarnation of one of Gautama Buddha's disciples. As more people made pilgrimages to the pond, Ngô family officials mined (land mine) the pond and raked it with machine gun fire, but the fish survived. Nhu's special forces grenaded (hand grenade) the pond, finally killing the fish. This backfired, however, because it generated more publicity — newspapers across the world ran stories about the miraculous fish. ARVN helicopters began landing at the site, and paratroopers filled their bottles with water they believed to be magical. Prochnau, p. 411. Under the orders of Napoleon III of France, French gunships under Rigault de Genouilly attacked the port of Đà Nẵng (Da Nang) in 1858, causing significant damage, yet failed to gain any foothold, in the process being afflicted by the humidity and tropical diseases. De Genouilly decided to sail south and captured the poorly defended city of Gia Định (present-day Ho Chi Minh City). From 1859 to 1867, French troops expanded their control over all six provinces on the Mekong delta and formed a colony known as Cochinchina. A few years later, French troops landed in northern Vietnam (which they called Tonkin) and captured Hà Nội twice in 1873 and 1882. The French managed to keep their grip on Tonkin although, twice, their top commanders Francis Garnier and Henri Rivière (Henri Rivière (naval officer)), were ambushed and killed fighting pirates of the Black Flag Army hired by the mandarins. France assumed control over the whole of Vietnam after the Tonkin Campaign (1883–1886). Vietnam Vietnam Railways is considering the use of Shinkansen technology for high-speed rail (North–South Express Railway (Vietnam)) between the capital Hanoi and the southern commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City, according to the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, citing an interview with Chief Executive Officer Nguyen Huu Bang. The Vietnamese government had already given basic approval for the Shinkansen system, although it still required financing and formal consent from the prime minister. Funding for the $56 billion-project remained riddled with uncertainties, the report said, with Hanoi seeking Japanese Official Development Assistance and funds from the World Bank and Asian Development Bank. The Commons:Category:Da Nang


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