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Palanga

was the notary, Jonas Kentra. Following the Lithuanian press ban of 1864, Palanga became an important location for the smuggling of Lithuanian publications (Knygnešiai) from the west. The Rev. Marcijonas Jurgaitis, physician Liudas Vaineikis, and notary Jonas Kentra, played significant roles in this activity. After Kentra obtained official permission, a public performance featuring the comedy, ''Amerika pirtyje'' (America in the Bath), was performed in the Lithuanian language. This had previously not been permitted. However, later the Tsarist authorities deported Vaineikis and twenty-five other people to Siberia in 1901. WikiPedia:Palanga Commons:Category:Palanga


Orenburg

, which he considered the cause of his whole life. Wikipedia:Orenburg


Dera Ghazi Khan

accessdate 24 March 2012 The majority of the population is poor but they have been ruled by the rich landlords and chiefs of Baloch tribes which played significant role in the national and provincial politics. Some of these feudals (Feudalism in Pakistan), who use the title Sardar for themselves, include former President of Pakistan Farooq Leghari, Governors of Punjab Zulfiqar Ali Khosa and Latif Khosa, Chief Minister of Punjab Dost Muhammad Khosa, present Chief Secretary of Punjab, Nasir Mehmood Khosa, Former Inspector General Police of Punjab, Tariq Khosa, and present Supreme Court Judge Asif Khosa. The city is one of the old districts in South Asia and most of its politicians have been in power but Dera Ghazi Khan could not develop as other cities in Punjab. Based on the surveys of 2004–2005, Dera Ghazi Khan district is considered one of the twenty most poorest districts of Pakistan with about 51% of its population living under the poverty line.


Bath and North East Somerset

is long but expanded massively during Roman times (Roman Britain), and played significant roles in the Saxon (Anglo-Saxons) era and English civil war. Industry developed from a largely agricultural basis to include coal mining with the coming of canals and railways. Bath developed as a spa resort in Georgian (Georgian era) times and remains a major cultural tourism centre having gained World Heritage City status. History Although BANES was only created in 1996 the area it covers has been occupied for thousands of years. The age of the henge monument at Stanton Drew stone circles is unknown, but is believed to be from the Neolithic period, away. The parish has a population of 1,286 and includes the village of Temple Cloud. Cameley is part of the Mendip Ward which is represented by one councillor on the unitary authority of Bath and North East Somerset which was created in 1996, as established by the Local Government Act 1992. It provides a single tier of local government (local government in the United Kingdom) with responsibility for almost all local government functions within its area including local planning (planning permission) and building control (Building regulations in the United Kingdom), local roads, council housing, environmental health, markets and fairs, refuse collection, recycling, cemeteries, crematoria, leisure services, parks, and tourism. It is also responsible for education (Local Education Authority), social services, libraries (library), main roads, public transport, trading standards (Trading Standards), waste disposal and strategic planning, although fire, police and ambulance services are provided jointly with other authorities through the Avon Fire and Rescue Service, Avon and Somerset Constabulary and the Great Western Ambulance Service.


Chechnya

, part 4 Russian-made anti-tank weapons played significant role in Hezbollah operations against Israel Defense Forces during 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict. It was claimed that "Russian Fajr-1 and Fajr-3 rockets, Russian AT-5 Spandrel antitank missiles and Kornet antitank rockets (9M133 Kornet)" Russian Footprints - by Ion Mihai Pacepa, National Review Online, August 24, 2006 have been supplied to Hezbollah through Syria and Iran commons:Category:Chechnya wikipedia:Chechnya


Gdańsk

) SKM stop in Gdańsk, Poland. It is the fifth stop of this urban train line. This stop is not connected with any railway station. History The stop played significant role during the Pope John Paul II pilgrimage to Gdańsk in 1987. The pope celebrated mass in Zaspa quarter, nearby the stop, so most of almost a million of citizens reached the spot via SKM service. '''Gdańsk Przymorze-Uniwersytet''' is an SKM (Szybka Kolej Miejska (Tricity)) stop in Gdańsk


Sarajevo

Democracies (SEED) has played a large role in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina, including programs in economic development and reform, democratic reform (media (Mass media), elections), infrastructure development, and training programs for Bosnian professionals, among others. Additionally, there are many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that have likewise played significant roles in the reconstruction. http: www.state.gov r pa ei bgn 2868.htm#relations ref>


Bosnia and Herzegovina

Croatia Červar-Porat is a resort town in western Croatia, located on the east coast of the Adriatic Sea on the Červar lagoon. It was built as planned town in the 1970s, although the area was inhabited in Roman times. During the War of Independence it was used as a camp for refugees (refugee camp) from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Vukovar. It was planned to house 6500 people


Panama

tour of England in 1933, Headley signed as a professional at Haslingden (Haslingden Cricket Club) in the Lancashire League (Lancashire League (cricket)), where he played until the outbreak of war in 1939. Barksdale played significant roles in Operation Just Cause to restore democracy to Panama in December 1989, Operation Desert Shield (Gulf War#Operation Desert Shield) in August 1990 and Operation Desert Storm in January 1991. The first combat sortie of Desert Storm was launched from Barksdale, when seven B-52Gs flew a 35-hour mission - the longest combat sortie in history at that time - to fire a barrage of conventional air-launched cruise missiles (AGM-86 ALCM) against Iraq. The B-52s from Barksdale that were deployed to Zaragoza Air Base, Spain (a former SAC "Reflex" base) dropped 10 percent of all U.S. Air Force bombs during the Persian Gulf War (Gulf War). Distribution and habitat Scarlet Macaws originate in the humid lowland subtropical rain forests, open woodlands, river edges, and savannas of Central (Central America) and South America. The habitat of the Central American Scarlet Macaw runs through the extreme eastern and southern regions of Mexico and Panama, but also through Guatemala and Belize, while the South American population has an extensive range (range (biology)) that covers the Amazon basin; extending to Peru east of the Andes, to Bolivia, and Paraguay. Juniper, T. and M. Parr. 1998. ''Parrots: A Guide to Parrots of the World''. Yale University Press. '''Panama''' competed at the '''2004 Summer Olympics''' in Athens, Greece. *Baseball **American League Championship Series (2004 American League Championship Series) Game 1: Mike Mussina of the New York Yankees has his perfect game broken up in the 7th inning, and the Boston Red Sox rally to within 8–7, but the Yankees win 10–7 to take a 1–0 series lead. Mariano Rivera, who attended the funeral of two members of his wife's family in Panama earlier in the day, returns in time to record the save (save (sport)). Red Sox key starting pitcher Curt Schilling is markedly off his game, due to an ankle injury which was aggravated during the ALDS (American League Division Series). (ESPN) 1938 – 1941 ''Sturgeon'' completed builder's trials in Monterey Bay and began her shakedown cruise on October 15, visiting ports in Mexico, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Ecuador, and Costa Rica before returning to San Diego, California, on December 12, 1938. She was assigned to Submarine Squadron (SubRon) 6 and operated along the West Coast as far north as Washington (Washington (U.S. state)). She made two squadron cruises to Hawaii with the Pacific Fleet: from July 1 to August 16, 1939 and from April 1 to July 12, 1940. The submarine departed San Diego on November 5, 1940 for Pearl Harbor and operated from there until November 1941. According to a company press release dated June 29, 2007, Popeyes is the second-largest "quick-service chicken restaurant group, measured by number of units", "Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits Offers 'A Side of Hope,' to America's Hungry Families", press release, popeyes.com with more than 1,800 restaurants in more than 40 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and over 21 countries worldwide including Turkey, Bahrain, China, Hong Kong, Iraq, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, "Popeyes Kuwait" United Arab Emirates, Japan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Singapore, Canada, Jamaica, Guyana, Suriname, Mexico, Trinidad, Honduras, Vietnam, Panama, and Costa Rica. About thirty locations are company-owned, the rest franchised (franchising). Hoovers Dun & Bradstreet: Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits TROPICOS lists 1901 types, although some of these are duplicates. It is one of the largest and probably the most complex genus of this family; certainly it is one of the most variable. Many species are undoubtedly not yet described and new ones are being found every year. The species has neotropical distribution; mostly in wet tropical mountain forest of Central America and South America, but some in semi-arid environments. Most species occur in Panama, Colombia, Brazil, the Guiana Shield and Ecuador. According to the work of noted aroid botanist Dr. Tom Croat of the Missouri Botanical Garden, no members of this genus are indigenous to Asia. Abstract Deliberately or accidentally, however, some species have been introduced into Asian rain forests, and have become established there as aliens (Introduced species). In 1992, ''Whale'' participated in UNITAS XXXIII, an expedition around South America while under the command of Commander Andrew V. Harris, Jr., During UNITAS XXXIII she made port calls in Puerto Rico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, and Colombia. The port visit in Panama was a somber one due to the sudden loss of the ship's chief yeoman (Yeoman (US Navy)) due to a heart attack. Participating nations Major international pavilions at the fair included Canada, Mexico, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, Belgium, Bolivia, Republic of China, Colombia, West Germany, Korea (South Korea), Panama, Portugal, Switzerland, Thailand and Venezuela. There were also shared pavilions such as a five-nation Central American pavilion, representing Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Costa Rica and the special pavilions of the Organization of American States, which represented eleven more Latin-American countries, including Brazil, Argentina, and Peru. Mary Monnett Bain's grandson, Monnett Bain Davis (1893-1953) served as the United States Ambassador to Panama 1948-51 and to Israel 1951-1953. '''Samuel Lewis Navarro''' (born on July 15, 1957 in Panama City) was the First Vice President (First Vice President of Panama) and Foreign Minister of Panama. He served in these posts from 1 September 2004 to 1 July 2009 during the administration of President (President of Panama) Martín Torrijos. On the fifth voyage, in 1500, de la Cosa, Rodrigo de Bastidas and Vasco Núñez de Balboa explored the lands of present-day Colombia and Panama. He explored further along the South American coast to the isthmus of Panama, and returned to Haiti in 1502. When the Spanish court found soon afterwards that the Portuguese had made several incursions into the newly discovered country, Queen Isabella (Isabella I of Spain) sent Juan de la Cosa at the head of a delegation to Portugal to protest this incursion. De la Cosa was arrested and incarcerated, liberated only with the help of Queen Isabella. ''Luce'' recommissioned 19 March 1930 and sailed to Panama 18 April where she operated with submarines of the Canal Zone Control Force until May. She returned to the east coast 4 June and trained with Mine Squadron 1 until steaming to Boston where she decommissioned 31 January 1931. ''Luce'' was sold to Schiavone-Bonomo Corporation, New York, 29 September 1936 and scrapped 13 November 1936. After shakedown (Shakedown (testing)) and further installations, ''Ling'' headed out to sea to test her equipment 15 September 1945. The submarine based at Naval Submarine Base New London in Connecticut until she sailed 11 February 1946 for the Panama Canal Zone, arriving eight days later. She operated out of Panama until 9 March when she sailed north. She completed inactivation 23 October at New London, decommissioned 26 October 1946, and entered the Atlantic Reserve Fleet. His sudden death under mysterious circumstances in Moscow in August 1997 set off a struggle for control of his assets, hidden in tax havens from the Isle of Man to Panama. It led his son Vadim Schmidt, nineteen when his father died, to accuse ''Lukoil'' executives, including Alekperov, of raiding his father's estate, allegations they deny, according to front page article in the Wall Street Journal on December 6, 2006. Like the other Latin American tapirs (the Mountain Tapir and the South American Tapir), Baird’s Tapir is commonly called ''danta'' by people in all areas. In the regions around Oaxaca and Veracruz, it is referred to as the ''anteburro''. Panamanians, and Colombians call it ''macho de monte'', and in Belize, where Baird’s Tapir is the national animal (List of national animals), it is known as the mountain cow. World War II ''Barry'' joined Destroyer Division 67 in the Canal Zone 18 October 1940. Still on duty there when the United States entered World War II, she was assigned escort and anti-submarine warfare missions against the German submarines in the Atlantic. Early in 1942, ''Barry'' operated in the Caribbean escorting convoys between Guantanamo Bay (Guantánamo Bay, Cuba), Cuba, and Panama; and Curaçao and Trinidad. Later in the year and throughout the first half of 1943 she performed escort duties in the South Atlantic, operating from Trinidad. In 1909, sports magnate and former player Alfred J. Reach (Al Reach) patented the cork-center based ''"ivory nut"'' in Panama and suggested it might be even better in a baseball than cork. However, Philadelphia Athletics president Benjamin F. Shibe (Ben Shibe), who had invented the ball Reach patented, commented, ''"I look for the leagues to adopt an 'ivory nut' baseball just as soon as they adopt a ferro-concrete (reinforced concrete) bat (Baseball bat) and a base (Base (baseball)) studded with steel spikes (Nail (fastener))."'' Following shakedown (Shakedown (testing)) and a voyage to Norfolk (Norfolk, Virginia) for supplies, ''Hazelwood'' departed New York for the Mediterranean 15 April 1919. Reaching Gibraltar 9 May, she participated in training and served as escort to ''Arizona'' (BB-39) (USS Arizona (BB-39)). After patrolling the Mediterranean, she departed Malta 28 July and arrived New York 13 August. Next day she got underway for her new home waters, the Pacific (Pacific Ocean). Sailing via Cuba and Panama, she arrived at San Francisco 5 September. After operations along the West Coast, she decommissioned at San Diego 7 July 1922. After completing initial training at Portsmouth, and torpedo trials at Newport, Rhode Island, ''Scabbardfish'' reported to the Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic, New London, Connecticut, for advance training and final outfitting. Upon completion thereof, she sailed to Key West, Florida, for ASW duties which began on 21 June 1944. On 1 July, she departed for Panama. Four days later, she transited the Panama Canal en route to the West Coast and Pearl Harbor. On 13 February 1995, ''Drum'' departed San Diego for her thirteenth and last deployment to the Western Pacific, which included a visit to Guam. While leaving port in Hong Kong during the deployment, she collided with the Panamanian-registered cargo ship ''Sei Bright''. ''Sei Bright'' suffered slight damaged to her bow (Bow (ship)). No one was injured on either ship nor did ''Drum'' suffer notable damaged.


Lebanon

;ref name "axis4" Dangerous liaisons: covert "love affair" between Russia and Hezbollah, part 4 Russian-made anti-tank weapons played significant role in Hezbollah operations against Israel Defense Forces during 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict. It was claimed that "Russian Fajr-1 and Fajr-3 rockets, Russian AT-5 Spandrel antitank missiles and Kornet antitank rockets (9M133 Kornet)" Russian Footprints - by Ion Mihai Pacepa, National Review Online, August 24, 2006 have been supplied to Hezbollah through Syria and Iran


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