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Comoros

of the wealthiest regions of sub-Saharan Africa. Ethiopia (Economy of Ethiopia) in particular had a long and successful history. The poverty of the region, and the associated famines and wars, have been a problem since the 1800s. There is considerable internal variation within countries. Urban (Urban area) areas, especially capital (Capital (political)) cities, are generally wealthier than rural zones. Inequality (Social equality) is pronounced in most African countries; the upper


Turku

after the world-famous runner Paavo Nurmi, who was born and raised in the city. Finland's most successful tennis player, Jarkko Nieminen, was born and lives in the neighbouring county of Masku Turku Titans is a lacrosse club based in Turku with a relevantly successful history with three silver medals and one gold medal in the national lacrosse league in Finland. The Titans women's team has also had a successful history.


Seychelles

These include the Democratic Republic of the Congo (History of the Democratic Republic of the Congo#The Democratic Republic of the Congo), Sierra Leone (Sierra Leone Civil War), and Burundi (Burundi Civil War). In recent times, the poorest region has been the Horn of Africa, although it had historically been one of the wealthiest regions of sub-Saharan Africa. Ethiopia (Economy of Ethiopia) in particular had a long and successful history. The poverty of the region, and the associated


Cape Verde

of the wealthiest regions of sub-Saharan Africa. Ethiopia (Economy of Ethiopia) in particular had a long and successful history. The poverty of the region, and the associated famines and wars, have been a problem since the 1800s. There is considerable internal variation within countries. Urban (Urban area) areas, especially capital (Capital (political)) cities, are generally wealthier than rural zones. Inequality (Social equality) is pronounced in most African countries; the upper class


Mauritius

of Ethiopia Ethiopia in particular had a long and successful history. The poverty of the region, and the associated famines and wars, have been a problem since the 1800s. There is considerable internal variation within countries. Urban (Urban area) areas, especially capital (Capital (political)) cities, are generally wealthier than rural zones. Inequality (Social equality) is pronounced in most African countries; the upper class has a much higher income than the majority


Damascus

the monastery at Carmel had a less successful history. During the Crusades the monastery often changed hands, frequently finding itself to have become a mosque; under Islamic control, the location came to be known as ''El-Maharrakah'', meaning ''place of burning'', in reference to the account of Elijah's challenge to the priests of Hadad. In 1799 the building was finally converted into a hospital, by Napoleon, but in 1821 the surviving structure was destroyed by the pasha of Damascus. A new monastery was later constructed directly over a nearby cave, after funds were collected by the Carmelite order for restoration of the monastery; the cave, which now forms the crypt of the monastic church, is termed ''Elijah's grotto'' by the monks. * In September 2008, it was reported that Russia and Syria conducted talks about permitting Russia to develop and enlarge its Russian naval base in Syria (Tartus#Russian naval base) in order to establish a stronger naval presence in the Mediterranean, David R. Sands, "Russia Expanding Navy into Mediterranean Sea", ''The Washington Times'', August 7, 2007. and amidst the deteriorating Russia relations with the west in conjunction with the 2008 South Ossetia war‎ and the plans to deploy US missile defense shield in Poland (Poland-Russia relations#Deployment of US missile defense shield in Poland), it has even been asserted that president Assad (Bashar al-Assad) has agreed to Tartus port’s conversion into a permanent Middle East base for Russia’s nuclear-armed warships. WikiPedia:Damascus commons:دمشق


Hollywood

from Barnes & Noble Retrieved January 25, 2006. His handprints have been imbedded onto the Paseo de las Luminarias (Plaza de las Estrellas) for his work in motion pictures. 1990s In the early 1990s, Henry starred in the Hollywood film ''True Identity'', in which his character pretended to be a white person (using make-up, prostheses (Facial prosthetic), and a wig) in order to avoid the mob (organised crime). The film was not commercially successful

. History Prior to the official opening of the Burbank (Burbank, California) lot in 1940, The Walt Disney Studios was located at several different locations in Los Angeles and Hollywood. During Summer 1923, Walt Disney created 'The Disney Bros Cartoon Studio' in his Uncle Robert Disney's garage, located at 4406 Kingswell Avenue, in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. His brother Roy O. Disney was also in Los Angeles at the time. During October 1923, the brothers moved to a bigger lot, located in a former real estate agency at 4651 Kingswell Avenue. On October 16, 1923, Walt Disney accepted Margaret Winkler's, of Universal Studios' offer to distribute the new Alice Comedies starring Virginia Davis. It was also at this site were on January 14, 1924, Walt Disney met his future wife Lillian Bounds, an Ink and Paint girl whom he personally hired. In February 1924, the studio moved next door to 4649 Kingswell Avenue. Sitting Bull was the subject of, or a featured character in, many Hollywood motion pictures. Among them are: *''Sitting Bull: The Hostile Sioux Indian Chief'' (1914), After he retired from filming movies in Argentina, he moved to Miami, where he starred in a risqué late-night variety show named ''A la cama con Porcel'' (''To Bed with Porcel'') on the Telemundo network, and was given a cameo in Hollywood production Carlito's Way. ''A La Pasta con Porcel'' is a restaurant in Miami Beach opened by Porcel and named after his popular television show. Career Gere first worked professionally at the Provincetown Playhouse on Cape Cod in 1971 where he starred in ''Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.'' His first major acting role was in the original London stage version of ''Grease (Grease (musical))'' in 1973. He began appearing in Hollywood films in the mid 1970s, co-starring in the thriller ''Looking for Mr. Goodbar (Looking for Mr. Goodbar (film))'' (1977) and playing the leading role in director Terrence Malick's well-reviewed 1978 film, ''Days of Heaven''. In 1980, Gere appeared in the Broadway production of ''Bent (Bent (play))''. He became a major star that year with the film ''American Gigolo'', followed by the romantic drama ''An Officer and a Gentleman'', which grossed almost $ (United States dollar)130 million in 1982.


Canada

the first Special Service Force, an historic formation of Americans and Canadians which pioneered special forces operations in a brief but immensely successful history during the second world war. The latter-day Special Service Force represented a compromise between the general purpose combat capabilities of a normal brigade and the strategic and tactical flexibility which derived from the lighter and more mobile capabilities of the Canadian Airborne Regiment. Units and soldiers


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