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Pete Wishart

18-Aug-2022 02:20:11

Peter Wishart is a Scottish National Party politician and rock / folk musician who has served as the Member of Parliament for Perth and North Perthshire since 2005. Wishart previously served as the MP for North Tayside from 2001 until the seat was abolished for the 2005 general election. Wishart i ...


Kafala system

18-Aug-2022 02:20:11

The kafala system is an exploitative system used to monitor migrant laborers, working primarily in the construction and domestic sectors in Gulf Cooperation Council member states and a few neighbouring countries, namely Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emira ...


Sauber Petronas Engineering

18-Aug-2022 02:20:11

Sauber Petronas Engineering AG was a company owned jointly by the Swiss racing car manufacturer Sauber and the Malaysian oil company Petronas. It was founded in 1996 for the purpose of supplying engines to the Sauber Formula One team but at the same time the company began work on the design of pro ...


National Army of Democratic Kampuchea

18-Aug-2022 02:20:11

The National Army of Democratic Kampuchea was a Cambodian guerrilla force. NADK were the armed forces of the Party of Democratic Kampuchea, operating between 1979 and the late 1990s. History. NADK was formed in December 1979 in order to replace the Revolutionary Army of Kampuchea. NADK forces con ...


Historic Scotland

18-Aug-2022 02:20:12

Historic Scotland was an executive agency of the Scottish Office and later the Scottish Government from 1991 to 2015, responsible for safeguarding Scotland's built heritage, and promoting its understanding and enjoyment. Under the terms of a Bill of the Scottish Parliament published on 3 March 201 ...


Stitch!

18-Aug-2022 02:20:13

Stitch! is a Japanese anime spin-off of Disney's Lilo & Stitch franchise. It is the franchise's second television series, after . The anime series aired in Japan from October 2008 to March 2011, later receiving additional television specials in 2012 and 2015. It features a Japanese girl named ...


Jack Youngerman

18-Aug-2022 02:20:13

Jack Albert Youngerman was an American artist known for his constructions and paintings. Biography. Jack Youngerman was born in 1926 in Webster Groves, Missouri, moving to Louisville, Kentucky in 1929 with his family. He studied art at the University of North Carolina from 1944 to 1946 under a wa ...


Dick Arentz

18-Aug-2022 02:20:13

Dick Arentz is an American fine art photographer and author, known for his textbook on platinum-palladium printing. Arentz's text book, Platinum & Palladium Printing , Focal Press. 1st edition, 2nd edition “is known in online forums and industry magazines as the most comprehensive book on the s ...


İsa Bey Mosque

18-Aug-2022 02:20:13

The İsa Bey Mosque , constructed in 1374–75, is one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art remaining from the Anatolian beyliks. The mosque is situated on the outskirts of the Ayasluğ Hills at Selçuk, İzmir. History. It was built by the architect, 'Ali b. Mushaimish Dı ...


Nabatieh Governorate

18-Aug-2022 02:20:14

Nabatieh Governorate is one of the eight governorates of Lebanon. The area of this governorate is 1,058 km². The capital is Nabatieh. Districts. The governorate is divided into four districts containing 116 municipalities. The capitals are in brackets: * Bint Jbeil – 36 municipalities * Hasbay ...


Jai Hind College

18-Aug-2022 02:20:14

Jai Hind College is an autonomous college in Mumbai, India, affiliated to the University of Mumbai. It is amongst the most highly reputed colleges in the country. It was established in 1948. In 2000, India Today named Jai Hind College as one of the best and most sought-after colleges in Mumbai c ...


Richard Baerwald

18-Aug-2022 02:20:15

Richard Baerwald was a German academic psychologist, in Berlin. Towards the end of his life he became interested in parapsychology and occultism. He edited the Zeitschrift für Kritischen Okkultismus from 1926 to 1928. Works. * Theorie der Begabung * Der Mensch ist grösser als das Schicksal ...


Leader of the New Zealand National Party

18-Aug-2022 02:20:15

The Leader of the National Party is the highest ranked politician within the New Zealand National Party. Under the constitution of the party, they are required to be a member of the House of Representatives. The current leader of the National Party is Judith Collins. The previous leader was Todd M ...


Soldotna, Alaska

18-Aug-2022 02:20:16

Soldotna is a home rule city in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, in the U.S. state of Alaska. At the 2010 census the population was 4,163, up from 3,759 in 2000. It is the seat of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Soldotna is located in the Southcentral portion of Alaska on the central-western portion of t ...


Violin sonata

18-Aug-2022 02:20:17

A violin sonata is a musical composition for violin, often accompanied by a keyboard instrument and in earlier periods with a bass instrument doubling the keyboard bass line. The violin sonata developed from a simple baroque form with no fixed format to a standardised and complex classical form. S ...


Historic center of Mexico City

18-Aug-2022 02:20:17

The historic center of Mexico City , also known as the Centro or Centro Histórico , is the central neighborhood in Mexico City, Mexico, focused on Zócalo or main plaza and extending in all directions for a number of blocks, with its farthest extent being west to the Alameda Central. The Zocalo ...


Tyre Necropolis

18-Aug-2022 02:20:17

The Al-Bass Tyre necropolis is a Lebanese UNESCO World Heritage site in the city of Tyre situated next to the el-Buss refugee camp. The necropolis, constituting the principal entrance of the town in antique times, is to be found on either side of a wide Roman and Byzantine avenue dominated by a tr ...


Arbitration award

18-Aug-2022 02:20:18

An arbitration award is a determination on the merits by an arbitration tribunal in an arbitration, and is analogous to a judgment in a court of law. It is referred to as an 'award' even where all of the claimant's claims fail, or the award is of a non-monetary nature. Damages and other remedies. ...


Battle of Landen

18-Aug-2022 02:20:18

The Battle of Landen or Neerwinden took place on 29 July 1693, during the Nine Years' War. It was fought around the village of Neerwinden in the Spanish Netherlands, now part of the municipality of Landen, Belgium. After four years, all combatants were struggling to cope with the financial and m ...


Bat

18-Aug-2022 02:20:19

Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera ; with their forelimbs adapted as wings, they are the only mammals capable of true and sustained flight. Bats are more manoeuvrable than birds, flying with their very long spread-out digits covered with a thin membrane or patagium. The smallest bat, and ar ...


Melhem Barakat

18-Aug-2022 02:20:21

Melhem Barakat , also known as Melhim Barakat, or Abou Majd was a Lebanese singer, songwriter, and melodist. He has toured Australia, South America, Canada, and the United States. Career. Barakat started his career in the 1960s. He participated as an actor and singer in many of the Rahbani Bro ...


1997–98 NFL playoffs

18-Aug-2022 02:20:21

The National Football League playoffs for the 1997 season began on December 27, 1997. The postseason tournament concluded with the Denver Broncos defeating the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXII, 31-24, on January 25, 1998, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. Participants. Bracket ...


Golding Bird

18-Aug-2022 02:20:22

Golding Bird was a British medical doctor and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He became a great authority on kidney diseases and published a comprehensive paper on urinary deposits in 1844. He was also notable for his work in related sciences, especially the medical uses of electricit ...


International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies

18-Aug-2022 02:20:22

The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education is an International Quality Assurance body that works closely with National Accreditation bodies and academicians to control educational quality in around 140 countries. Established in 1991. ...


We've Got a Fuzzbox and We're Gonna Use It

18-Aug-2022 02:20:24

We've Got a Fuzzbox and We're Gonna Use It!! , often abbreviated to Fuzzbox , are an English alternative rock group. Formed in Birmingham in 1985, the all-female then quartet originally consisted of Vix, Magz, Jo Dunne and Tina O'Neill. The band's name was shortened to Fuzzbox for the U.S. release ...