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intertotocup news kind 1 newsid 308792.html archivedate 2008-05-14 In July 2008, Yakin signed a contracted with Qatar champions Al-Gharafa (Al-Gharafa Sports Club), Wikipedia:Qatar Dmoz:Regional Middle East Qatar Commons:Category:Qatar


community of Avon, South Dakota. ''Current Year Biography 1967'', p. 265. His father, Reverend Joseph C. McGovern (born 1868), was pastor of the local Wesleyan Methodist Church (Wesleyan Methodist Church (United States)) there.

East Germany

The New Zealand Government (w:New Zealand Government) is to investigate how 20-year-old top secret papers were released. They show that New Zealand (w:New Zealand) was spying on the communications of Argentina (w:Argentina), the Soviet Union (w:Soviet Union), East Germany (w:East Germany), France (w:France), Egypt (w:Egypt), Japan (w:Japan), North Korea (w:North Korea), Vietnam (w:Vietnam), Laos (w:Laos), the Philippines (w:Philippines), Fiji (w:Fiji), Tonga (w:Tonga), the Solomon Islands (w:Solomon Islands), South Africa (w:South Africa) and even the United Nations (w:United Nations) diplomatic cables. The union has also demanded equal pay for drivers in former East Germany (w:East Germany). Georg Milbradt (w:Georg Milbradt), chief negotiator for Germany's state governments, said that giving equal wages to the drivers in former East Germany would be extremely difficult. The accident occurred at Kindel Air Field, which is located south of Berlin (w:Berlin), near Eisenach (w:Eisenach). The aircraft involved was a Zlin Z-37 Cmelak (w:Zlin Z-37 Cmelak), a Czech (Czech Republic) built single-seater plane which had been used by authorities in former East Germany (w:East Germany) as a cropduster (w:cropduster). Host German Chancellor Angela Merkel reminisced that the end of the Cold War came as a total surprise. "The 20th anniversary of the fall of the Wall should remind us all what incredible luck we had with the reunification of Europe and Germany," commented Merkel, who grew up in communist East Germany (w:East Germany), in Monday's edition of the ''Bild (w:Bild)'' newspaper.

North Korea

to consolidate their situation on 'The Hook'. The 5th Inniskillings left Korea the following month, arriving in the Suez Canal Zone just prior to its handover to the Egyptians. It returned home to the UK the following year. Biography Seung Sahn was born Dok-In Lee in Seun Choen, Korea (now North Korea) in 1927 to Presbyterian parents. In 1944 he joined an underground resistance movement in response to the ongoing Japanese occupation of Korea. He was captured by Japanese

Kansas City, Missouri

: sports baseball redsox articles 2006 10 11 one_that_got_away title One that got away: Scout recalls Red Sox passing on Pujols first Gordon last Edes work Boston Globe accessdate September 1, 2008 date October 11, 2006 He batted .461 for the year. Biography Walters grew up in Colorado where his father was a trombone player at the United States Air Force Academy. The family moved to Salem, Oregon in 1981 where he graduated from North Salem High School. He

Saint Petersburg

the Congress of Vienna. As it had been decided that no member of the Romanov family should be forced to marry against their will, William was invited to Russia before the wedding so that Anna could get to know him and consent to marry him, which she did. She kept her own religion after the marriage. The couple remained in Russia for one year. Biography Born ''Shloyme Vovsi'' in Dvinsk (now Daugavpils, Latvia), Mikhoels studied law in Saint Petersburg, but left school in 1918


in Seattle in 1934. He earned his private flying license at Roosevelt Field on Long Island later that year. Biography The Enigma was raised in Seattle and began studying music when he was six years old. In 1991, he was a founding member of the Jim Rose Circus, with which he toured until 1998. The Enigma then toured with Katzen, playing music and doing sideshow performances under the moniker "Human Marvels". He performed at Universal Studios Orlando's


. International Exchange McDonogh School has an international exchange program (Student exchange program) with Seijo Gakuen High School, Tokyo, Japan. Each year two students from Seijo Gakuen High School attend McDonogh School for a year, and McDonogh students attend Seijo Gakuen High School for two weeks every other year. Biography A native of Haining, Zhejiang, he went to Shanghai to work as a proofreader for a newspaper, after failing to pass the Imperial


of Vienna , to which he had accompanied tsar Alexander I (Alexander I of Russia), he was disgraced. He only returned to Russia in 1825 and died in Moscow in February of the next year. Biography Lukanov was born in Moscow, USSR, in the family of Karlo Lukanov, (1897-1982), a Bulgarian communist (communism) emigre. DATE OF BIRTH September 26, 1938 PLACE OF BIRTH Moscow, Russia DATE OF DEATH October 2, 1996 The United States program of lend-lease was extended to the Soviet Union in September 1941, supplying planes, tanks, trucks and other war materials. Eventually the Soviets managed to slow the Wehrmacht's blitzkrieg, halting the Nazi offensive in December 1941 outside the gates of Moscow, in part because mobilized troops with winterized clothing from Siberia were transferred from there after Stalin realized that Japan was not going to attack the USSR (Japan had just attacked Pearl Harbor). The Red Army launched a powerful winter counteroffensive which pushed the Germans back from the outskirts of Moscow. At the start of 1942, the weakened Axis armies abandoned their march on Moscow and advanced south towards the Caucasus and Volga river. This offensive, in turn, ran out of steam in autumn 1942, allowing the Soviet forces to stage a devastating counteroffensive on the overextended enemy. The Red Army encircled and destroyed significant German forces at the Battle of Stalingrad, which ended in February 1943 and reversed the tide of the war in Europe. History It was first mentioned in a chronicle under the year of 1166. After the construction of a fortress in 1211, Velikiye Luki gained strategic importance, defending the approaches to Pskov and Novgorod (Veliky Novgorod). It was incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Moscow by Ivan the Great (Ivan III of Russia) in 1478. It was granted town status in 1777. Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow


assisted it financially in the previous year. Biography Berger was born in Vienna, Austria and later emigrated to the United States shortly after World War II. In 1949 he graduated from Wagner College with a Bachelor of Arts. He continued his studies at The New School in New York (M.A. in 1950, Ph.D. in 1954). In the effect of the 1st Partition of Poland (Partitions of Poland), Wadowice was annexed by Austria (Habsburg Monarchy), incorporated into the newly-established Kingdom of Galicia (Galicia (Central Europe)), under direct Austrian rule, and renamed ''Frauenstadt''. The town's growth started soon afterwards, after a road linking Vienna with Lwów was built. The town became a seat of a communal (commune (subnational entity)) administration and since 1867 - a county site. Small industries were developing slowly during the 19th century. New inhabitants settled in the area, attracted by the industry, new military barracks and various administrative institutions. In addition, a new hospital and a regional court were erected in the town centre. Finally, in the last 25 years of the 19th century partial liberalisation of the Austro-Hungarian (Austria-Hungary) monarchy led to creation of various Polish cultural and scientific societies. '''Nikolaus Lenau''' was the nom de plume of '''Nikolaus Franz Niembsch Edler von Strehlenau''' (25 August 1802, Schadat, near Temesvár (Timişoara), Hungary (Kingdom of Hungary) – 22 August 1850, Oberdöbling, near Vienna), was a German language Austrian poet. From then on he lived partly in Stuttgart and partly in Vienna. In 1836 appeared his ''Faust'', in which he laid bare his own soul to the world Wikipedia:Vienna Commons:Category:Vienna

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