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September 2007 is the ninth month of that year. It began on a Saturday and 30 days later, ended on a Sunday. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


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is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Labour Day (or Labor Day) is an annual holiday that resulted from efforts of the labour union movement, to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers. ... is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Krishna Janmaashtami, also known as Krishnaashtami, Gokulaashtami, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanthi or sometimes merely as Janmaashtami, is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Krishna, the eighth avatar (incarnation) of Vishnu. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Floral offerings to the monuments of Rafael Casanova in Barcelona Fossar de les Moreres, general view A giant seafood Paella being cooked on the National Day of Catalonia 2003 in the village square of Cornudella de Montsant. ... is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Look up Rosh Hashanah in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about Islamic religious observances in the month of Ramadan. ... Islam (Arabic: ; ( â–¶ (help· info)), the submission to God) is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions and the worlds second-largest religion. ... is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yom Kippur (Hebrew:יוֹם כִּפּוּר ) is a Jewish holiday, known in English as the Day of Atonement. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Illumination of Earth by Sun on the day of equinox The autumnal equinox (or fall equinox) marks the beginning of astronomical autumn. ... is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... In Canada, there are two definitions to the term Civic Holiday. ... is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sukkot (Hebrew:  ; booths. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... For other uses, see Independence Day (disambiguation). ... is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the region during the Second World War, see Transnistria (World War II). ... is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For an explanation of terms related to Macedonia, see Macedonia (terminology). ... is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Chile Spain Commanders José Miguel Carrera Bernardo OHiggins Antonio Pareja Gabino Gaínza Mariano Osorio Casualties Unknown 1,000 Killed or Wounded, 2,000 Prisoners The independence of Chile from Spain was officially achieved on February 12, 1818. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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  • Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan condemns US support of the PKK terrorist group, which is behind attacks on Turkish forces.(PressTV) (TurkishWeekly)
  • 35 leaders of Pakistan's All Parties Democratic Movement (APDM) arrested on charges of disrupting public order to prevent agitation against Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad, Pakistan (AndhraNews.net)
  • Several hundred Buddhist monks marched through Burma's second largest city Mandalay as activists urged people to join the protests against the ruling military junta. (AP via The Washington Post)
  • Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori arrives in Lima a day after Chile's Supreme Court ruled his extradition back to his home country due to charges of human rights abuses and corruption. (BBC)
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Official language(s) English [1] Capital Boise Largest city Boise Largest metro area Boise metropolitan area Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq mi (216,632 km²)  - Width 305 miles (491 km)  - Length 479 miles (771 km)  - % water 0. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... This article is about the Idaho senator. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, by far the largest and busiest airport in the state of Minnesota, straddles the southern border of the cities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. ... Combatants Military of Ethiopia Ogaden National Liberation Front Casualties Undisclosed 502 killed (Ethiopian claim[1][2]) Civilian casualties: At least 38 Ogadeni killed[3] 65 Ethiopian killed 9 Chinese killed The 2007 Ogaden conflict is a campaign involving the Ethiopian Army on the offensive against the rebel Ogaden National Liberation... Médecins Sans Frontières ( (help· info)) (English: Doctors Without Borders) is a secular humanitarian-aid non-governmental organisation best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic disease. ... This article is about the geographical area. ... Combatants Military of Niger Military of Mali Niger Movement for Justice Casualties 45 killed (Niger) 1 killed (Mali) Unknown Civilian casualties: 10 Malians killed [1] The Second Tuareg Rebellion began in February 2007. ... Malis armed forces number some 7,000 and are under the control of the Minister of Armed Forces and Veterans. ... For other senses of this name, see Tuareg (disambiguation). ... Caravaggio, The Cardsharps, c. ... “Advert” redirects here. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... The 2007 Atlantic hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... The Windward Islands are the southern islands of the Lesser Antilles. ... “West Indian” redirects here. ... For other storms of the same name, see Hurricane Felix (disambiguation) Lowest pressure 929 mbar (hPa; 27. ... Anthem: Tera di Solo y suave biento Capital (and largest city) Kralendijk Official languages Dutch Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  - Bonaire Administrator  - Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles  Area  - Total 288 km² 111 sq mi  Population  - 2001 census 10,791  - Density... Curaçao and Bonaire are two Caribbean islands Curaçao [pronounced koo-rah-sow] (population 150,000) is an island in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea, one of the Windward Islands of the Netherlands Antilles, a self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. ... The 2007 Pacific hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... Acapulco (Officially: Acapulco de Juárez) is a city and major sea port in the state of Guerrero on the Pacific coast of Mexico, 300 km (190 miles) southwest from Mexico City. ... Landslide of soil and regolith in Pakistan A landslide is a geological phenomenon which includes a wide range of ground movement, such as rock falls, deep failure of slopes and shallow debris flows. ... India is a federal republic comprising twenty-eight states and seven union territories. ... Assam   (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a north eastern state of India with its capital at Dispur, a part of Guwahati. ... The United Liberation Front of Asom is a separatist armed opposition group from Assam, among many other such groups in North-East India. ... The Brisbane River is situated in southeast Queensland, Australia, and flows through the city of Brisbane, before emptying into Moreton Bay. ... Kurds are one of the Iranian peoples and speak Kurdish, a north-Western Iranian language related to Persian. ... The Partiya Jiyana Azad a Kurdistanê (Party of Free Life of Kurdistan, PJAK) is a militant Kurdish nationalist group based in northern Iraq[1] that is trying to force the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps out of the Kurdistan Province of Iran and other Kurdish-inhabited areas. ... Takehiko Endo , born October 5, 1938) is a Japanese politician who is a member of Liberal Democratic Party, serving in the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. ... Geneva (pronunciation //; French: Genève //, German:   //, Italian: Ginevra //, Romansh: Genevra) is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich), and is the most populous city of Romandy (the French-speaking part of Switzerland). ... This article is about the construction material. ... For other uses, see Steel (disambiguation). ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... “APEC” redirects here. ... “Dengue Fever” redirects here. ... In mid-2007, a series of forest fires burnt in Greece, especially in the Peloponnese, with 68 confirmed casualties since August 24. ... Note on Greek names: There is no firm convention for the rendering of Greek personal names into English. ... Costas Caramanlis Costas Caramanlis (in Greek Kostas or Konstantinos Karamanlis, Κωστας or Κωνσταντινος Καραμανλης) (born September 14, 1956) became Prime Minister of Greece on March... “GBP” redirects here. ... The 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso (1876-1933). ... 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A trade union or labor union is an organization of workers. ... The 2007 Pacific hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... Baja California (literally lower California in Spanish) is the northernmost state of Mexico. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... The FARC-EPs flag The Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia – Ejército del Pueblo (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – Peoples Army, or FARC-EP) is a militant and revolutionary guerrilla group established in 1964-1966 as the military wing of the Colombian Communist Party, and is Colombias... Motto: Joven Rico y Poderoso Capital Armenia Governor Area 1,845 km² Population  - Total (2003)  - Density   613,375 332 people/km² Adjective quindiano Quindío is a department of Colombia. ... Tolima is a department of Colombia. ... For the retail store chain, see Kathmandu (company). ... 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The Taliban (Pashto: , also anglicized as Taleban) are a Sunni Muslim Pashtun movement that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1995 until 2001, when their leaders were removed from power by a cooperative military effort between the United States, United Kingdom and the Northern Alliance. ... This article is about the city in Afghanistan. ... Arghandab may refer to: Arghandab District of Afghanistan. ... A tonne or metric ton (symbol t), sometimes referred to as a metric tonne, is a measurement of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms. ... Sinai Peninsula, Gulf of Suez (west), Gulf of Aqaba (east) from Space Shuttle STS-40 The Sinai Peninsula (in Arabic, Shibh Jazirat Sina) is a triangle-shaped peninsula lying between the Mediterranean Sea (to the north) and Red Sea (to the south). ... 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Combatants Hezbollah Lebanon Amal[2] LCP[3] PFLP-GC[4]  Israel Commanders Hassan Nasrallah Dan Halutz Moshe Kaplinsky[11] Udi Adam Strength 600-1,000 active fighters 3,000-10,000 reservists[5] Up to 10,000 ground troops. ... There have been three conflicts in the late 20th century and early 21st century called Gulf War, all of which refer to conflicts in the Persian Gulf region: Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) (aka First Gulf War). ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... The Military of the United States, also known as the United States Armed Forces, is structured into five branches consisting of the: United States Army United States Marine Corps United States Navy United States Air Force United States Coast Guard Reserves United States National Guard United States Army Reserve United... The withdrawal of American military forces from Iraq has been a contentious issue within the United States since the beginning of the Iraq War. ... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... Basra International Airport (Basra Airport) is an international airport located in the Southern-Iraqi city of Basra. ... The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) is a trade union in the United Kingdom which unionises transport workers. ... 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Methanol, also known as methyl alcohol, carbinol, wood alcohol, wood naptha or wood spirits, is a chemical compound with chemical formula CH3OH. It is the simplest alcohol, and is a light, volatile, colourless, flammable, poisonous liquid with a distinctive odor that is somewhat milder and sweeter than ethanol (ethyl alcohol). ... The Han River (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) in China was often referred to as Hanshui (漢水) in antiquity. ... For the brand of cymbal, see Wuhan cymbals. ... Water quality is the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water, characterized through the methods of hydrometry. ... A chemical substance is any material substance used in or obtained by a process in chemistry: A chemical compound is a substance consisting of two or more chemical elements that are chemically combined in fixed proportions. ... The Prime Minister of Bangladesh is, in practice, the most powerful political position in Bangladesh. ... Khaleda Zia (Bangla: খালেদা জিয়া) (born 15 August 1945, Controversy she has another 2 birth dates) was the Prime Minister of Bangladesh from 1991 to 1996, the first woman in the countrys history to hold that position, and then again from 2001 to 2006. ... APEC may refer to: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour Advanced Placement European Civilization Atlantic Provinces Economic Council This article consisting of a 4-letter acronym or initialism is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Judicial High Court Lower Courts Constitution State and territory governments Executive Governors and Administrators Premiers and Chief Ministers Legislative Parliaments and Assemblies State electoral systems ACT - NSW - NT - Qld. ... John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939) is an Australian politician and the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. ... 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Takehiko Endo , born October 5, 1938) is a Japanese politician who is a member of Liberal Democratic Party, serving in the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. ... For other storms of the same name, see Hurricane Felix (disambiguation) Lowest pressure 929 mbar (hPa; 27. ... The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale is a scale classifying most Western Hemisphere tropical cyclones that exceed the intensities of tropical depressions and tropical storms, and thereby become hurricanes. ... For other uses, see Central America (disambiguation). ... El Limón is both a municipality and a town in the Honduran department of Colón. ... Islas de la Bahía (Bay Islands) is one of the 18 departments (departamentos) into which the Central American nation of Honduras is divided. ... Gracias a Dios (Spanish: Thanks to God) is one of the 18 departments (departamentos) into which the Central American nation of Honduras is divided. ... 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Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... This article is about the Idaho senator. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Mattel Inc. ... The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government created in 1972 through the Consumer Safety Act to protect “against unreasonable risks of injuries associated with consumer products”. As of 2006 its acting chairman is Nancy Nord, a Republican. ... Lead paint is paint containing lead, a heavy metal, that is used as pigment, with Lead(II) chromate (PbCrO4, chrome yellow) and lead(II) carbonate(PbCO3, white lead) being the most common. ... Klaxons are a new rave band from New Cross, London in England. ... The Mercury Prize, formerly the Mercury Music Prize and currently known as the Nationwide Mercury Prize for sponsorship reasons, is an annual music prize awarded for the best British or Irish album of the previous 12 months. ... Myths of the Near Future, a short-story collection by J. G. Ballard, contains the following stories: Myths of the Near Future Having a Wonderful Time A Host of Furious Fancies Zodiac 2000 News from the Sun Theatre of War The Dead Time The Smile Motel Architecture The Intensive Care... Amy Winehouse (born Amy Jade Winehouse on 14 September 1983) is an English soul, jazz, and rhythm and blues singer and songwriter. ... Arctic Monkeys are a Mercury Prize winning, English indie rock band from High Green, a suburb of Sheffield. ... Heatwave may refer to: Heat_wave - an unseasonal and potentially destructive period of hot weather Heatwave (magazine), a short-lived 1960s anarchist magazine produced in London by Charles Radcliffe. ... This article is about the region of Southern California. ... For other storms of the same name, see Hurricane Felix (disambiguation) Lowest pressure 929 mbar (hPa; 27. ... The Miskito Coast is an archaic spelling formerly used for the Mosquito Coast, a stretch of land along the eastern shore of Central America that was a colony of Britain and now is part of Nicaragua. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... Mudslide in La Conchita, California A mudslide is a landslide of mud. ... Flooding in Amphoe Sena, Ayutthaya Province, Thailand. ... James Stephen Fossett (born April 22, 1944) is an American aviator, sailor and adventurer. ... For the indigenous American tribe, see Mohave. ... Bangladesh Nationalist Party (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ জাতীয়তাবাদী দল Bangladesh Jatiotabadi Dôl, BNP) is the immediate past ruling political party of Bangladesh, as part of an alliance with Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh (as of October 2006). ... Khaleda Zia (Bangla: খালেদা জিয়া) (born 15 August 1945, Controversy she has another 2 birth dates) was the Prime Minister of Bangladesh from 1991 to 1996, the first woman in the countrys history to hold that position, and then again from 2001 to 2006. ... The President of Iran is the head of government. ... President Rafsanjani Akbar Hashemi Bahramani kharkosteh (Persian: اکبر هاشمی بهرمانی), famously known as Hashemi Rafsanjani (هاشمی رفسنجانی) (born August 25, 1934) is one of the most... The Assembly of Experts (also Assembly of Experts for the Leadership) of Iran (Persian: مجلس خبرگان رهبری, Majles-e-Khobregan), is a congressional body for selecting the Supreme Leader and supervising his activities. ... Ali Hassan al-Majid (Arabic: علي حسن المجيد) (born 1941) is a former Iraqi Defense Minister and commander. ... Combatants Lebanese Armed Forces Fatah [1] Fatah al-Islam Jund al-Sham Commanders Michel Sulaiman Shaker al-Abssi Abu Youssef Sharqieh Abu Hureira † Strength 72,100 troops 450 Fatah militants, 50 Jund militants, unknown number of al-Qaeda bombers Casualties Northern casualties: 167 killed, 400-500 wounded Southern casualties: 2... 2007 photo Elias Murr (Arabic: إلياس المرّ) (born 1962 in Bteghrine) is the current Lebanese Defense Minister. ... Fatah al-Islam, (Arabic: فتح الإسلام, English: Conquest of Islam) is a Sunni Arab Islamist group that first formed in November 2006. ... The 2007 Pacific hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... Baja California (literally lower California in Spanish) is the northernmost state of Mexico. ... USN redirects here. ... The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force. ... The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the armed forces of India. ... The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ), or JMSDF, is the maritime branch of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces, tasked with the naval defense of Japan and formed following the dissolution of the Imperial Japanese Navy after World War II.[1] The force is based strictly on defensive armament, largely lacking... The Republic of Singapore Navy (Abbreviation: RSN; Chinese: 新加坡共和国海军部队; Malay: Angkatan Laut Republik Singapura) is the navy of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), responsible for the defence of Singapore against sea-borne threats and protection of its sea lines of communications. ... Look up Bay of Bengal in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Electric redirects here. ... Impact from a water drop causes an upward rebound jet surrounded by circular capillary waves. ... Hamas (Arabic: ; acronym: Arabic: , or Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya or Islamic Resistance Movement,[1]) is a Palestinian Sunni Muslim militant organization. ... 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Smelting rhymes with melting Electric phosphate smelting furnace in a TVA chemical plant (1942) Chemical reduction, or smelting, is a form of extractive metallurgy. ... General Name, symbol, number zinc, Zn, 30 Chemical series transition metals Group, period, block 12, 4, d Appearance bluish pale gray Standard atomic weight 65. ... On September 4, 2007 eight people suspected of planning a terror attack were arrested by Danish police and Security Intelligence Service in several coordinated actions throughout the greater Copenhagen area. ... For other uses, see Bomb (disambiguation). ... Anthem Ey Reqîb (English: Hey Guardian) Location of Iraqi Kurdistan (dark green) with respect to Iraq (light green) on a map of the Middle East. ... The Partiya Jiyana Azad a Kurdistanê (Party of Free Life of Kurdistan, PJAK) is a militant Kurdish nationalist group based in northern Iraq[1] that is trying to force the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps out of the Kurdistan Province of Iran and other Kurdish-inhabited areas. ... Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) (Urdu: ادارہ جوہری توانائی پاکستان ) is responsible for nuclear applications development in Pakistan. ... Rawalpindi (Urdu: راولپنڈی) is a city in the Potwar Plateau near Pakistans capital city of Islamabad, in the province of Punjab. ... The Grand Timcheh of Qoms Bazaar. ... APEC may refer to: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour Advanced Placement European Civilization Atlantic Provinces Economic Council This article consisting of a 4-letter acronym or initialism is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... The New South Wales Police Force (NSWPOL)(NSW Police Force; previously New South Wales Police Service & New South Wales Police) is the primary law enforcement agency in the State of New South Wales, Australia. ... Variations in CO2, temperature and dust from the Vostok ice core over the last 450,000 years For current global climate change, see Global warming. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... This is about the city of Sydney in Australia. ... APEC may refer to: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour Advanced Placement European Civilization Atlantic Provinces Economic Council This article consisting of a 4-letter acronym or initialism is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... The New South Wales Police Force (NSWPOL)(NSW Police Force; previously New South Wales Police Service & New South Wales Police) is the primary law enforcement agency in the State of New South Wales, Australia. ... The Sydney Opera House is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... This article is about the political process. ... The Jamaica Labour Party is a conservative political party in Jamaica. ... The Peoples National Party (PNP) is a democratic socialist Jamaican political party, founded by Norman Manley in 1938. ... Portia Lucretia Simpson-Miller, ON, MP (born 12 December 1945 in Wood Hall, St. ... 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Mogadishu (Somali: Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: ; Italian: ), is the largest city in Somalia, and its capital. ... Brazils bicameral National Congress (Portuguese: Congresso Nacional) consists of the Federal Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. ... In its present configuration, the Brazilian Senate (Portuguese: Senado Federal) is a federal legislative body and the upper house of the National Congress of Brazil. ... Renan Calheiros (born in Murici, Alagoas, on September 16, 1955) is the current President of the Senate of Brazil. ... Rigoberta Menchú Tum (b. ... A general election will be held in Guatemala on 9 September 2007. ... The 2007 Pacific hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... Guaymas is a port city in Sonora, Mexico. ... The United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or Mexico) comprises 31 states (estados) and one federal district (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. ... 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This article is about the Idaho senator. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Official language(s) English [1] Capital Boise Largest city Boise Largest metro area Boise metropolitan area Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq mi (216,632 km²)  - Width 305 miles (491 km)  - Length 479 miles (771 km)  - % water 0. ... The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics is a select committee of the United States Senate charged with dealing with matters related to senatorial ethics. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte, sometimes shortened to RAAN, is one of two autonomous regions in Nicaragua. ... For other storms of the same name, see Hurricane Felix (disambiguation) Lowest pressure 929 mbar (hPa; 27. ... The World Bank (the Bank), a part of the World Bank Group (WBG), was formally established on December 27, 1945, following the ratification of the Bretton Woods agreement. ... A political map showing national divisions in relation to the ecological break (Sub-Saharan Africa in green) A geographical map of Africa, showing the ecological break that defines the sub-Saharan area Sub-Saharan Africa is the term used to describe the area of the African continent which lies south... Electric redirects here. ... The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) is a statutory body in the United Kingdom that regulates and inspects all UK clinics providing in vitro fertilisation, artificial insemination or the storage of human ova, sperm or embryos. ... This article is about modern humans. ... For other uses, see Animal (disambiguation). ... // This article is about a biological term. ... For other uses, see Embryo (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Norman Hsu (disambiguation). ... The following is a list of political parties whose names (in English) include the word Democrat(s) or Democratic. For the phrase, see: Democrat Party Category: ... Paul Eugene Gillmor (born February 1, 1939) is an American politician of the Republican party who serves as a U.S. representative from the fifth congressional district of Ohio. ... Type Bicameral Speaker of the House of Representatives House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Steny Hoyer, (D) since January 4, 2007 House Minority Leader John Boehner, (R) since January 4, 2007 Members 435 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Greater Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Ohios 5th district The 5th congressional district of Ohio is currently represented by Representative Paul E. Gillmor. ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... Mohamed Haneef See Wikinews article: Australian police charge Indian doctor over failed UK bombings Mohamed Haneef (born 29 September 1979) is a 27-year old Indian physician who was accused of aiding terrorists, and left Australia upon cancellation of his visa amid great political controversy. ... Visa or VISA has several meanings: Look up visa in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Visa (document) — a document required to enter a specific country. ... Arvfurstens palats, the seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at Gustav Adolfs torg in Stockholm. ... Sten Tolgfors Sten Tolgfors (born July 17, 1966 in Forshaga) is a Swedish Moderate Party politician, Member of the Riksdag and Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade in the Cabinet of Fredrik Reinfeldt since October 24, 2006. ... Mikael Odenberg (1953-) Mikael Odenberg, born December 14, 1953, in Stockholm, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. ... Anders Erik Borg, born 11 January 1968. ... Terrorist redirects here. ... The Bundesgerichtshof or BGH (German for federal court) is the highest appeals court in Germany for cases of civil and criminal law. ... Karlsruhe (population 285,812 in 2006) is a city in the south west of Germany, in the Bundesland Baden-Württemberg, located near the French-German border. ... Wars during the History of Afghanistan include: The First Anglo-Afghan War The Second Anglo-Afghan War The Third Anglo-Afghan War The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Party logo The Singapore Democratic Party (abbrev: SDP; Chinese: 新加坡民主党) is a liberal party in Singapore. ... Dr. Chee Soon Juan, Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr. Chee Soon Juan (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: , born 1962) is the Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP). ... ISO 4217 Code SGD User(s) Singapore, Brunei Inflation 1% Source The World Factbook, 2006 est. ... Power lines leading to a trash dump hover just overhead in El Carpio, a Nicaraguan refugee camp in Costa Rica Under international law, a refugee is a person who is outside his/her country of nationality or habitual residence; has a well-founded fear of persecution because of his/her... A hunger strike is a method of non-violent resistance in which participants fast as an act of political protest, or to provoke feelings of guilt or to achieve a goal such as a policy change. ... North Korea, officially the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk; Hangul: 조선민주주의인민공화국; Hanja: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國), is a country in eastern Asia... Coordinates: , Established as Örgöö 1639 current location 1778 Ulaanbaatar 1924 Area  - City 4,704. ... Mother Teresa (born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu IPA: ) (August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997) was a Roman Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her humanitarian work. ... This article is on Calcutta/Kolkata, the city. ... Julian Moti QC (Solomon Islands), CSI, BA (Hons) (Sydney), LLB (Australian National University), GDLP (University of Technology, Sydney) is the recently appointed Attorney-General of the Solomon Islands and was at the centre of an international row over attempts by Australia to have Moti extradited from Papua New Guinea to... Sexual slavery is a special case of slavery which includes various different practices: forced prostitution (which can include religious prostitution) single-owner sexual slavery slavery for primarily non-sexual purposes where sex is common or permissible In general, the nature of slavery means that the slave is de facto available... The Prime Minister of Pakistan (Urdu: وزیر اعظم Wazir-e- Azam) is the Head of Government of Pakistan. ... Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif (Urdu: میاں محمد نواز شریف ) (born December 25, 1949 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan) is a Pakistani politician. ... 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The New South Wales Police Force (NSWPOL)(NSW Police Force; previously New South Wales Police Service & New South Wales Police) is the primary law enforcement agency in the State of New South Wales, Australia. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... Army Times Publishing Company is a United States company which published publications regarding the US military. ... “The U.S. Air Force” redirects here. ... B-52 can refer to the following: The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress strategic bomber aircraft A hairstyle popular in the 1950s and 1960s, named after the aircraft A rock band, The B-52s, named after the hairstyle A cocktail This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which... The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945 lifted nuclear fallout some 18 km (60,000 feet) above the epicenter. ... Minot Air Force Base (Minot AFB) (IATA: MIB, ICAO: KMIB) is a base of the United States Air Force in Ward County, North Dakota, 15 km (8 mi) north of the city of Minot, headquarters of the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Space Wing. ... Barksdale Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base across the Red River from Shreveport. ... A Squadron is a small unit or formation of cavalry, aircraft (including balloons), or naval vessels. ... Type Bicameral Speaker of the House of Representatives House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Steny Hoyer, (D) since January 4, 2007 House Minority Leader John Boehner, (R) since January 4, 2007 Members 435 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party... Isaac Newton Ike Skelton IV (born December 20, 1931) has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 1977. ... 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The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... Anbar is a town in Iraq, at lat. ... The United States Army is the largest and oldest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... Ninawa (in Arabic: نینوا ,in kurdish: Neynewa, in Assyrian: Nineveh) is a governorate (province) in Iraq, and the Arabic name for the biblical city of Nineveh in Assyria. ... Map of the boundaries of the United States Courts of Appeals and United States District Courts The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ... Victor Marrero is a federal judge appointed to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York by President Bill Clinton in 1999. ... This article needs cleanup. ... National Security Letters (NSL) are a form of administrative subpoena used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI.) The oldest NSL provisions were created in 1978 as a little-used method of circumventing the Right to Financial Privacy Act. ... Airspace means the portion of the atmosphere controlled by a particular country on top of its territory and territorial waters or, more generally, any specific three-dimensional portion of the atmosphere. ... Israeli F-15I from the 69th Squadron Operation Orchard[1][2] was an Israeli airstrike on a target in the Deir ez-Zor[3] region of Syria carried out just after midnight on September 6, 2007. ... The word nuclear means of or belonging to the nucleus of something. ... North Korea, officially the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk; Hangul: 조선민주주의인민공화국; Hanja: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國), is a country in eastern Asia... Hezbollah militant Guerrilla carrying Hezbollah Flag Hezbollah (Arabic ‮حزب الله‬, meaning Party of God) is a political and military organization in Lebanon founded in 1982 to fight Israel in southern Lebanon. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... For other uses, see Norman Hsu (disambiguation). ... Mt. ... For other storms of the same name, see Hurricane Felix (disambiguation) Lowest pressure 929 mbar (hPa; 27. ... For other uses, see Mosquito (disambiguation). ... Islamism is a political ideology derived from the conservative religious views of Muslim fundamentalism. ... Map of major attacks attributed to al-Qaeda Al-Qaeda (also al-Qaida or al-Qaida or al-Qaidah) (Arabic: ‎ , translation: The Base) is an international alliance of terrorist organizations. ... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957[1]), most often mentioned as Osama bin Laden or Usama bin Laden, is a Saudi Arabian militant Islamist and is widely believed to be one of the founders of the organization called al-Qaeda. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... “NJ” redirects here. ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... Samuel Rivera (born 1947 or 1948) is the Democratic mayor of Passaic, New Jersey since 2001. ... “Passaic” redirects here. ... Assemblyman Mims Hackett Mims Hackett (born September 28, 1941) has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2002 and represents the 27th legislative district. ... Map of City of Orange in Essex County The City of Orange Township is a City in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ... An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... Not to be confused with capitol. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Region City seat Xinyi District (信義區) Government  - Mayor Hau Lung-bin (KMT)1 E9 Area  - City 271. ... Crown Prince Paras of Nepal meeting President Hu Jintao of China, August 16 2004. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... RAF is an three letter acronym for: Royal Air Force -- the Air Force of the United Kingdom (see also Air Ministry) Red Army Faction (Rote Armee Fraktion) -- a German terror organisation Rigas Autobusu Fabrika -- a factory making buses in Riga, Latvia Rapid Action Force in India Računarski Fakultet RAF... The Panavia Tornado is a family of twin-engine fighters, which was jointly developed by the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy. ... The Tupolev Tu-95 (Туполев Ту–95) (NATO reporting name Bear) is the most successful and longest-serving Tupolev strategic bomber and missile carrier built by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. ... The Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti (born October 12, 1935), is one of the most famous living opera singers. ... Radar topography reveals the 180 kilometer (112 mile) wide ring of the crater (image courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech) Chicxulub Crater (IPA: ) (cheek-shoo-LOOB) is an ancient impact crater buried underneath the Yucatán Peninsula, with its center located approximately underneath the town of Chicxulub, Yucatán, Mexico. ... The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico. ... Orders & Suborders Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Theropoda Ornithischia Thyreophora Ornithopoda Marginocephalia Dinosaurs were vertebrate animals that dominated the terrestrial ecosystem for over 160 million years, first appearing approximately 230 million years ago. ... The Baptistina family is an asteroid family that was likely produced by the breakup of an asteroid 170 km (110 miles) across that was destroyed 160 million years ago in an impact with a smaller body. ... 253 Mathilde, a C-type asteroid. ... APEC may refer to: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour Advanced Placement European Civilization Atlantic Provinces Economic Council This article consisting of a 4-letter acronym or initialism is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... President of China can refer to: President of the Peoples Republic of China (head of state of the Peoples Republic of China under the 1982 constitution) President of the Republic of China (head of state of the Republic of China which currently controls Taiwan but administered Mainland China... This is a Chinese name; the family name is Hu Hu Jintao (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; born December 21, 1942) is currently the Paramount Leader of the Peoples Republic of China, holding the titles of General Secretary of the Communist Party of China since 2002, President of the... Judicial High Court Lower Courts Constitution State and territory governments Executive Governors and Administrators Premiers and Chief Ministers Legislative Parliaments and Assemblies State electoral systems ACT - NSW - NT - Qld. ... John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939) is an Australian politician and the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. ... ISO 4217 Code AUD User(s) Australia, Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island Inflation 2. ... Liquefied natural gas or LNG is natural gas that has been processed to remove either valuable components e. ... Woodside Petroleum Limited is an Australian petroleum mining company. ... The Australian Broadcasting Corporation or ABC is Australias national non-profit public broadcaster. ... The Chasers War on Everything, often shortened to The War, is a satirical television comedy series broadcast on ABC TV in Australia. ... Chas Licciardello on The Chasers War on Everything Chas John Licciardello (born in 1977) is a comedian and satirist from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957[1]), most often mentioned as Osama bin Laden or Usama bin Laden, is a Saudi Arabian militant Islamist and is widely believed to be one of the founders of the organization called al-Qaeda. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... President of China can refer to: President of the Peoples Republic of China (head of state of the Peoples Republic of China under the 1982 constitution) President of the Republic of China (head of state of the Republic of China which currently controls Taiwan but administered Mainland China... This is a Chinese name; the family name is Hu Hu Jintao (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; born December 21, 1942) is currently the Paramount Leader of the Peoples Republic of China, holding the titles of General Secretary of the Communist Party of China since 2002, President of the... The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, were awarded to Beijing, China after an exhaustive ballot of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on July 13, 2001. ... “Peking” redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The website del. ... Madeleine LEngle (November 29, 1918 – September 6, 2007)[1] was an American writer best known for her childrens books, particularly the Newbery Medal-winning A Wrinkle in Time and its sequels A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet and Many Waters. ... For the movie adaptation, see A Wrinkle in Time (film) . A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy[1] novel by Madeleine LEngle, written between 1959 and 1960[2] and published in 1962 after at least 26 rejections by publishers[3] because it was, in LEngles words... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Largest metro area Hartford Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[2] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... “Erie” redirects here. ... For the geological process, see Weathering or Erosion. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... Combatants Lebanese Armed Forces Fatah [1] Fatah al-Islam Jund al-Sham Commanders Michel Sulaiman Shaker al-Abssi Abu Youssef Sharqieh Abu Hureira † Strength 72,100 troops 450 Fatah militants, 50 Jund militants, unknown number of al-Qaeda bombers Casualties Northern casualties: 167 killed, 400-500 wounded Southern casualties: 2... The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) consists of three branches: Lebanese Army Lebanese Air Force Lebanese Navy // General overview The Lebanese Armed Forces primary missions include maintaining security and stability in the country, guarding the countrys borders, port security, relief operations, rescue operations, fire fighting, and fighting drug smuggling. ... Fatah al-Islam, (Arabic: فتح الإسلام, English: Conquest of Islam) is a Sunni Arab Islamist group that first formed in November 2006. ... Nahr al-Bared, Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon. ... The 2007 Atlantic hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... The Carolinas is a collective term used in the United States to refer to the states of North and South Carolina together. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... Rest home for seniors in ÄŒeský Těšín, Czech Republic SNF redirects here. ... Negligent homicide is a charge brought against persons, who by inaction, allow others under their care to die. ... This article is about the Atlantic hurricane of 2005. ... Rajshahi University or University of Rajshahi (Bengali: রাজশাহী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, Rajshahi Bishshobiddalôe) is a public university located in Rajshahi, a city in northern Bangladesh. ... Monument to pilgrims in Burgos, Spain This article is on religious pilgrims. ... A gorge is a narrow passage between steep mountains or hills. ... , Rājasthān (DevanāgarÄ«: राजस्थान, IPA: )   is the largest state of the Republic of India in terms of area. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Frecce Tricolori aerobatic team of the Italian Air Force, flying at the Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford, England, in 2005 The UK Utterly Butterly display team perform an aerobatic maneuvre with their Boeing Stearmans Red Arrows Hawks in Concorde formation Indian Air Forces Surya Kiran during an aerobatic... Naval Air Station Oceana IATA: NTU, ICAO: KNTU), also known as NAS Oceana, is a military airport located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and is a United States Navy Master Jet Base (a base that offers 24 hour service and fuel). ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Mugabe redirects here. ... This page contains a list of presidents of Zimbabwe. ... Levy Patrick Mwanawasa (born September 3, 1948) is the third President of Zambia. ... This page contains a list of presidents of Zambia. ... SADC-only (yellow) and SADC+SACU members Headquarters Gaborone, Botswana Working languages Membership 15 African states Leaders  -  Secretary General Establishment  -  as the SADCC April 1, 1980   -  as the SADC August 17, 1992  Website http://www. ... The United States District Court for the District of Columbia is the United States District Court that hears cases originating in the District of Columbia under Federal law. ... Judge Royce C. Lamberth Royce C. Lamberth (born 1943) is a judge in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. ... “USD” redirects here. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Hezbollah (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Bomb (disambiguation). ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego is a particular church of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the western region of the United States. ... “USD” redirects here. ... “Bad Touch” redirects here. ... For other storms of the same name, see Hurricane Felix (disambiguation) Lowest pressure 929 mbar (hPa; 27. ... The Sejm building in Warsaw. ... Early parliamentary elections will be held in Poland in autumn 2007 after the Sejm voted to dissolve itself on 7 September 2007; all parties were in favour, except the two parties now constituting League and Self-Defense. ... A stock market is a market for the trading of company stock, and derivatives of same; both of these are securities listed on a stock exchange as well as those only traded privately. ... In macroeconomics, the definition of recession is a decline in any countrys Gross Domestic Product (GDP), or negative real economic growth, for two or more successive quarters of a year. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The workforce is the labour pool in employment. ... The 2002 Bali bombing occurred on October 12, 2002 in the tourist district of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali. ... Ali Amrozi bin Haji Nurhasyim (a. ... Map of the boundaries of the United States Courts of Appeals and United States District Courts The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ... Extradition is the official process by which one nation or state requests and obtains from another nation or state the surrender of a suspected or convicted criminal. ... For other persons named Noriega, see Noriega (disambiguation). ... Madeleine McCann The disappearance of Madeleine McCann occurred on the evening of Thursday, 3 May 2007 when a British girl, Madeleine McCann, went missing from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Algarve in Portugal, which she was staying in with her parents. ... Madeleine McCann Madeleine McCann disappeared on the evening of Thursday, 3 May 2007 in the resort of Praia da Luz in the Algarve, Portugal, just days short of her fourth birthday. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957[1]), most often mentioned as Osama bin Laden or Usama bin Laden, is a Saudi Arabian militant Islamist and is widely believed to be one of the founders of the organization called al-Qaeda. ... For other uses, see October (disambiguation). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ... Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), sometimes called hoof-and-mouth disease, is a highly contagious but non-fatal viral disease of cattle and pigs. ... A biosecurity guarantee attempts to ensure that ecologies sustaining either people or animals are maintained. ... Pirbright is a village in Surrey, England. ... The Institute for Animal Health is a research institute in the United Kingdom dedicated to the study of infectious diseases of farm animals. ... Parliamentary elections will be held in Morocco in September 2007. ... APEC may refer to: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour Advanced Placement European Civilization Atlantic Provinces Economic Council This article consisting of a 4-letter acronym or initialism is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... The President of Russia (Russian: ) is the Head of State and highest office within the Government of Russia. ... Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (Russian: ) (born October 7, 1952) is the current President of the Russian Federation. ... General Name, symbol, number uranium, U, 92 Chemical series actinides Group, period, block n/a, 7, f Appearance silvery gray metallic; corrodes to a spalling black oxide coat in air Standard atomic weight 238. ... Judicial High Court Lower Courts Constitution State and territory governments Executive Governors and Administrators Premiers and Chief Ministers Legislative Parliaments and Assemblies State electoral systems ACT - NSW - NT - Qld. ... John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939) is an Australian politician and the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... A peace treaty is an agreement (a peace treaty) between two hostile parties, usually countries or governments, that formally ends a war or armed conflict. ... The President is head of state of South Korea. ... This is a Korean name; the family name is Roh Roh Moo-hyun (IPA: ) (born September 1, 1946 in Gimhae, South Gyeongsang, South Korea) is the President of South Korea. ... Assistant Secretary Christopher R. Hill Christopher R. Hill is an American diplomat who currently serves as the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. ... The Assistant Secretary of State, from 1853 until 1913, was the second-ranking official within the American Department of State. ... Skip to #Current storm information Wikinews has related news: Hurricane season, 2007 The 2007 Pacific typhoon season has no official bounds; it runs year-round in 2007, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between May and November. ... For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation). ... Nagano Prefecture (長野県; Nagano-ken) is located on Honshu island, Japan. ... A campaign poster for Stephenson King from the 2006 Saint Lucia general election Stephenson King is a Saint Lucian politician who represents the constituency of Castries North for the United Workers Party. ... This page lists Prime Ministers of Saint Lucia. ... Sir John George Melvin Compton, KBE (1926-2007) is the current Prime Minister of Saint Lucia. ... is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... Ang Lee (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) (born October 23, 1954) is an Academy-Award winning film director from the Republic of China (Taiwan). ... For the novella by Eileen Chang, see Lust, Caution. ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ... The Venice Film Festival ( ) is the oldest film festival in the world. ... The Anarchist Black Cross was originally called the Anarchist Red Cross. The band Redd Kross was originally called Red Cross. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia–Peoples Army, in Spanish Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia–Ejército del Pueblo, also known by the acronym of FARC or FARC-EP is a communist revolutionary and armed guerrilla organization in Colombia. ... Current President Néstor Kirchner The President of Argentina (full title: President of the Argentine Nation, Spanish: Presidente de la Nación Argentina) is the head of state of Argentina. ... Carlos Saúl Menem (born July 2, 1930) was President of Argentina from July 8, 1989 to December 10, 1999 for the Justicialist Party (Peronist) very infamous and criticized due corruption and his dubious handling of the investigations of the 1992 Israeli Embassy bombing and the 1994 bombing of the... Justine Henin; ( ) (born June 1, 1982 in Liège) is a Belgian professional tennis player from the Walloon (French-speaking) region of Belgium. ... For other uses, see U.S. Open. ... Svetlana Aleksandrovna Kuznetsova (Cyrillic:  ; born June 27, 1985) is a Russian professional tennis player. ... Istiqlal offices in Casablanca The Istiqlal or Independence Party (Arabic: حزب الإستقلال hizb al-istiqlāl, French: Parti de lIstiqlal) is a political party in Morocco. ... Parliamentary elections will be held in Morocco in September 2007. ...   (Urdu: پشاور; Pashto: پښور) literally means City on the Frontier in Persian and is known as Pekhawar in Pashto. ... Combatants Algeria  Chad  Niger  France  United States Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb (previously GSPC) The Islamic insurgency in Algeria (2002-present) is an insurgency waged by the Salafist muslim terrorist Group for Preaching and Combat (which is known today as the Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb... Dellys is a small coastal town in northern Algeria, almost due north of Tizi-Ouzou and just east of the river Sebaou. ... “Alger” redirects here. ... Map of major attacks attributed to al-Qaeda Al-Qaeda (also al-Qaida or al-Qaida or al-Qaidah) (Arabic: ‎ , translation: The Base) is an international alliance of terrorist organizations. ...  Northern Africa (UN subregion)  geographic, including above North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of the African continent, separated by the Sahara from Sub-Saharan Africa. ... The al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb[1], previously known as the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (Arabic: الجماعة السلفية للدعوة والقتال; French: Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat, GSPC; also known as Group for Call and Combat) is a militant Sunni Islamist group which aims to overthrow the... The 2007 Batna bombing took place on September 6, 2007 in Batna, a town in Batna Province, eastern Algeria. ... Batna (also Bâtnah) is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. ... This article discusses the adherents of Hinduism. ... This article is about a particular group of seventeenth-century European colonists of North America. ... Current storm status Tropical depression (1-min mean) As of: 5 a. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... The President of Uganda is the head of state in Uganda. ... Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (born c. ... i frted #REDIRECT [[ The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (French: , Swahili: , Lingala: ) , is Congos elected Head of State, and the ex officio Supreme Commander (Commander-in-Chief) of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC). ... Joseph Kabila Kabange (born June 4, 1971), known commonly as Joseph Kabila, became president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the murder of his father in January 2001. ... For other uses, see Lake Albert (disambiguation). ... Laurent Nkunda (IRIN) Laurent Nkunda (b. ... A ceasefire is a temporary stoppage of a war or any armed conflict, where each side of the conflict agrees with the other to suspend aggressive actions. ... APEC may refer to: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour Advanced Placement European Civilization Atlantic Provinces Economic Council This article consisting of a 4-letter acronym or initialism is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... “APEC” redirects here. ... This is about the city of Sydney in Australia. ... Variations in CO2, temperature and dust from the Vostok ice core over the last 450,000 years For current global climate change, see Global warming. ... Top: Increasing atmospheric CO2 levels as measured in the atmosphere and ice cores. ... 2030 (MMXXX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... The New South Wales Police Force (NSWPOL)(NSW Police Force; previously New South Wales Police Service & New South Wales Police) is the primary law enforcement agency in the State of New South Wales, Australia. ... is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... The Lancet is one of the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed medical journals in the world, published weekly by Elsevier, part of Reed Elsevier. ... For other uses, see Placebo (disambiguation). ... The Double blind method is an important part of the scientific method, used to prevent research outcomes from being influenced by the placebo effect or observer bias. ... Food additives are substances added to food to preserve it, or to improve its flavour and appearance. ... Hyperactivity can be described as a state in which a person is abnormally easily excitable and exuberant. ... Kevin Everett (born February 5, 1982 in Port Arthur, Texas) is a tight end for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. ... NFL redirects here. ... City Orchard Park, New York Team colors Navy blue, light blue, Red, light Red, White, Royal, and Nickel Head Coach Dick Jauron Owner Ralph Wilson General manager Marv Levy Mascot Billy Buffalo League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... The Spinal cord nested in the vertebral column. ... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush (1977-1979 defense) Team colors Orange, Broncos Navy Blue, and White[1] Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... Dynamite is an explosive based on the explosive potential of nitroglycerin, initially using diatomaceous earth (kieselguhr) as an adsorbent. ... Sacramento is a town in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. ... The United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or Mexico) comprises 31 states (estados) and one federal district (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. ... Coahuila (formal name: Coahuila de Zaragoza) is one of Mexicos 31 component states. ... Helen Zille (b. ... The Democratic Alliance (DA) is a liberal South African political party, and the official opposition to the ruling African National Congress. ... Note: This list is incomplete This is a list of Mayors of Cape Town in South Africa: Helen Zille (2006 - present) Nomaindia Mfeketo (2002 - 2006) Gerald Morkel (2001 - 2002) Peter Marais (2001) Patrick Hill (2000)[1] William Bantom (1995 - 2000)[1] Theresa Solomons (1994 - 1995) Frank van der Velde (1991... Landsat image of Cape Town and environs, looking roughly east. ... Slums in Delhi, India. ... An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... The terms Neo-Nazism and Neo-Fascism refer to any social or political movement to revive Nazism or Fascism, respectively, and postdates the Second World War. ... 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List of Presidents of Indonesia Categories: Indonesia | Lists of office-holders ... Suharto GCB (born June 8, 1921) is a former Indonesian military and political leader. ... The Popular Revolutionary Army or Ejército Popular Revolucionario is a leftist guerrilla movement in Mexico. ... A Pemex gas station in Puerto Vallarta Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) is Mexicos state-owned, nationalized petroleum company. ... The United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or Mexico) comprises 31 states (estados) and one federal district (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. ... The state of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave is one of the 31 states that comprise Mexico. ... For other uses, see Tlaxcala (disambiguation). ... This article is about the city named Brazzaville. ... 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David Howell Petraeus (born November 7, 1952) is a general in the United States Army and commander of Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I), the four-star post that oversees all U.S. forces in the country. ... Type Bicameral Houses Senate House of Representatives President of the Senate President pro tempore Dick Cheney, (R) since January 20, 2001 Robert C. Byrd, (D) since January 4, 2007 Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Members 535 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political... “The New Way Forward” redirects here. ... Diego León Montoya Sánchez also known as Don Diego among other aliases (born 11 January 1958 or 1961 in Trujillo, Valle del Cauca) is a former Colombian crime boss leader of the Norte del Valle drug cartel. ... The Norte del Valle Cartel, or North Valley Cartel, is a drug cartel which operates principally in the north of the Valle del Cauca department of Colombia. ... The FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list arose from a conversation held in late 1949, during a game of Hearts between J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, and William Kinsey Hutchinson,[1] International News Service (the predecessor of the United Press International) Editor-in... Country-wide local elections for seats in municipality and county councils were held throughout Norway on September 10, 2007, with some areas polling on September 9 as well. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... Bruce Golding (born on December 5, 1947 in Jamaica) is a Jamaican politician, and currently the head of the Jamaica Labour Party, the ruling party in the Jamaican parliament. ... The Jamaica Labour Party is a conservative political party in Jamaica. ... 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For other meanings of the acronym WHO, see WHO (disambiguation) WHO flag Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Health Organization (WHO) is an agency of the United Nations, acting as a coordinating authority on international public health. ... Species Ivory Coast ebolavirus Reston ebolavirus Sudan ebolavirus Zaire virus Ebola hæmorrhagic fever (EHF — alternatively Ebola hemorrhagic fever; commonly referred to as simply Ebola) is a recently identified, severe, often fatal infectious disease occurring in humans and some primates caused by the Ebola virus. ... Vlaams Belang (English: Flemish Interest) is a political party in Belgium that supports Flemish independence and strict limits on non-European and non-Christian immigration, whereby immigrants need to adopt to the Western culture. ... 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Russian thermobaric weapon dubbed the Father of All Bombs Fireball blast from the Russian Father of All Bombs, similar to a nuclear mushroom cloud Father of all bombs is the nickname of a Russian-made air-delivered thermobaric weapon that is claimed to be four times more powerful than the... Moab (Hebrew: מוֹאָב, Standard Tiberian  ; Greek Μωάβ ; Arabic مؤاب, Assyrian Muaba, Maba, Maab ; Egyptian Muab) is the historical name for a mountainous strip of land in modern-day Jordan running along the eastern shore of the Dead Sea. ... The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, 1945, rose some 18 kilometers (11 mi) above the hypocenter A nuclear weapon derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions of fusion or fission. ... The Prime Minister of Pakistan (Urdu: وزیر اعظم Wazir-e- Azam) is the Head of Government of Pakistan. ... Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif (Urdu: میاں محمد نواز شریف ) (born December 25, 1949 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan) is a Pakistani politician. ... The Supreme Court (Urdu: عدالت اعظمیٰ ) is the apex court in Pakistans judicial hierarchy, the final arbiter of legal and constitutional disputes. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop. ... Mugabe redirects here. ... Pius Ncube Pius Alick Mvundla Ncube (born 1946) is the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, widely known as a human rights advocate and an outspoken critic of President Robert Mugabe. ... A sex scandal is a scandal involving allegations or information about embarrassing sexual activities, such as adultery, being made public. ... A suicide bombing is a bomb attack on people or property, committed by a person who knows the explosion will cause his or her own death in addition to the attacks primary purpose (see suicide, suicide weapons). ... Dera Ismail Khan (Urdu: ڈیرہ اسما عیل خان) is a city in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. ... The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), commonly known as the Tamil Tigers, is a militant Tamil nationalist organization that has wage a violent secessionist campaign against the Sri Lankan government since the 1970s in order to create a separate Tamil state in the north and east of Sri Lanka... Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the countrys second largest city after Ä°stanbul. ... Not to be confused with APEC. OPEC Logo The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is an international cartel[1][2] made up of Iraq, Indonesia, Iran, Kuwait, Libya, Angola, Algeria, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela. ... The Imperial units are an irregularly standardized system of units that have been used in the United Kingdom and its former colonies, including the Commonwealth countries. ... The remnants of an exploded Qassam rocket that was fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel. ... The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Hebrew: צבא ההגנה לישראל Tsva Ha-Haganah Le-Yisrael ([Army] Force [for] the Defense of Israel), often abbreviated צהל Tsahal, alternative English spelling Tzahal, is the name of Israels armed forces... The South District of Israel, highlighted. ... Regions Political culture Foreign relations Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), is the Minister of the Crown who is head of the Government of Canada. ... Stephen Joseph Harper (born April 30, 1959) is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Shanksville is a borough located in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. ... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957[1]), most often mentioned as Osama bin Laden or Usama bin Laden, is a Saudi Arabian militant Islamist and is widely believed to be one of the founders of the organization called al-Qaeda. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... The Burj Dubai (Arabic: Dubai Tower) is a supertall skyscraper currently under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... This article is about the CN Tower in Toronto. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... The under construction Burj Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is the worlds current tallest freestanding structure on land, rising 564. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (Russian: ) (born October 7, 1952) is the current President of the Russian Federation. ... The Russian Navy or VMF (Russian: Военно-Морской Флот (ВМФ) - Voyenno- Morskoy Flot (VMF) or Military Maritime Fleet) is the naval arm of the Russian armed forces. ... Vladimir V. Masorin Vladimir Vasilievich Masorin (Russian: Владимир Васильевич Масорин) (born August 24, 1947) is a Russian admiral who commanded the Caspian Flotilla in 1996-2002 and the Black Sea Fleet in 2002-2005. ... Northern Fleet patch featuring the Andreyevsky ensign It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Soviet Red Banner Northern Fleet. ... For other uses, see Vysotsky. ... The Taliban (Pashto: , also anglicized as Taleban) are a Sunni Muslim Pashtun movement that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1995 until 2001, when their leaders were removed from power by a cooperative military effort between the United States, United Kingdom and the Northern Alliance. ... 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An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... The September 2007 Sumatra earthquakes were a series of earthquakes that struck the Java Trench off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, three greater than magnitude 7. ... Sumatra (also spelled Sumatera) is the sixth largest island in the world (approximately 470,000 km²) and is the largest island entirely in Indonesia (two larger islands, Borneo and New Guinea, are partially in Indonesia). ... For other uses, see Tsunami (disambiguation). ... Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (Russian: ) (born October 7, 1952) is the current President of the Russian Federation. ... Mikhail Fradkovs Second Cabinet (since May 2004) is the twelfth cabinet of the government of the Russian Federation, preceded by Mikhail Fradkovs First Cabinet, which followed the cabinet led by Mikhail Kasyanov, who had been dismissed by President Vladimir Putin on February 24, 2004 shortly before the presidential... Viktor Alekseyevich Zubkov (Russian: ; b. ... Cholera (or Asiatic cholera or epidemic cholera) is a severe diarrheal disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. ... In epidemiology, an epidemic (from [[Latin language] epi- upon + demos people) is a disease that appears as new cases in a given human population, during a given period, at a rate that substantially exceeds what is expected, based on recent experience (the number of new cases in the population during... Anna Maria Bligh (born 14 July 1960) is an Australian politician and the current Premier of Queensland. ... List of Premiers of Queensland Before the 1890s there was no formal party system in Queensland. ... Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Motto(s): Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Anna Bligh (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... A caucus is most generally defined as being a meeting of supporters or members of a political party or movement. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Joseph Ejercito Estrada, more popularly known as Erap (born Jose Marcelo Ejercito on April 19, 1937), is a popular former film actor in the Philippines and was the 13th President of the Philippines from June 30, 1998 to January 20, 2001. ... Joseph Estrada in 1998 The trial of former Philippine president Joseph Estrada (People of the Philippines vs. ... Shinzo Abe , ; born 21 September 1954) is the current Prime Minister of Japan, elected by a special session of the National Diet on 26 September 2006. ... Emblem of the Office of Prime Minister of Japan Kantei, Official residence of PM The Prime Minister of Japan ) is the usual English-language term used for the head of government of Japan, although the literal translation of the Japanese name for the office is Prime Minister of the Cabinet. ... A leadership election will be held in the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan on 23 September 2007[1] after the incumbent party leader and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe announced that he would resign on 12 September 2007. ... is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... The 2007 Atlantic hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... The 2007 Atlantic hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... The 2007 Atlantic hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... 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This article is about the corporation. ... “USD” redirects here. ... ISS in earth orbit. ... This article is about Earths moon. ... This article is about the unit of measurement. ... This article is about Earth as a planet. ... The 2007 Atlantic hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... “West Indian” redirects here. ... The foundation of the U.N. The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues. ... Anthem Let Us All Unite and Celebrate Together [1] Administrative Centre Largest city Cairo, Egypt Working languages Arabic English French Portuguese Swahili Membership 53 African states Leaders  -  Chairman John Kufuor  -  Alpha Oumar Konaré Establishment  -  as the OAU May 25, 1963   -  as the African Union July 9, 2002  Area  -  Total 29... For other uses, see Darfur (disambiguation). ... The United Nations General Assembly (GA) is one of the five principal organs of the United Nations. ... The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly during its 61st session at UN Headquarters in New York City on 13 September 2007. ... Pakistan Army Coat of Arms Pakistan Army is the branch of the Pakistan Military responsible for land based military operations. ...   (Urdu: اسلام آباد) is the capital city of Pakistan, and is located in the Potohar Plateau in the northwest of the country. ... A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... General Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: پرويز مشرف) (born August 11, 1943) is the President of Pakistan, the Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army and had become the leader of the country in wake of a coup. ... 2007 Formula One season - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Fédération Internationale de lAutomobile, commonly referred to as the FIA, is a non-profit association established on June 20, 1904 to represent the interest of motoring organisations and motor car users. ... This article is about the racing team, for other McLaren businesses see McLaren Group and McLaren Automotive. ... “F1” redirects here. ... “USD” redirects here. ... The Formula One World Constructors Championship (WCC) is awarded by the FIA to the most successful Formula One constructor over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results. ... Alexis Debat is an alleged expert on terrorism and national security issues, based in Washington D.C.. He worked as a reporter, consultant, and source for ABC News for six years, as a senior fellow at the Nixon Center, and was a contributing editor to The National Interest [1]. According... ABC News Special Report ident, circa 2006 ABC News is a division of American television and radio network ABC, owned by The Walt Disney Company. ... The National Interest is a prominent quarterly international affairs journal, founded in 1985 by Irving Kristol and currently published by the Nixon Center. ... Terrorist redirects here. ... Rue 89 is a French website created by former journalists from Libération. ... “Barack” redirects here. ... Alan Greenspan (born March 6, 1926 in New York City) is an American economist and was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006. ... Drs. ... The Peoples Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) (Dutch: Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie) is a Dutch liberal political party. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... Abdul Sattar Abu Risha - Sheikh Sittar (1970? – September 13, 2007) was the leader of an alliance of Iraqi Sunni Arab tribes that opposed al-Qaeda in Iraq, and brother of the chief of the 30,000 strong al-Bu Risha tribe, a subset of the Dulaimi tribe who live in... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... The 2007 Atlantic hurricane season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. ... Lowest pressure 986 mbar (hPa; 29. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... List of Governors of Louisiana First French Era Sieur Sauvole de la Villantry 1699-1701 Jean Baptiste de la Moyne, Sieur de Bienville 1701-1713 Antonine de la Mothe Cadillac 1713-1716 Jean Baptiste de la Moyne 1716-1717 De lEpinay 1717-1718 Jean Baptiste de la Moyne 1718... Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (born December 15, 1942) is a Democratic politician from and the current governor of Louisiana. ... A state of emergency is a governmental declaration that may suspend certain normal functions of government, may work to alert citizens to alter their normal behaviors, or may order government agencies to implement emergency preparedness plans. ... 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Headquarters Coordinates , , Governor Mervyn King Central Bank of United Kingdom Currency Pound sterling ISO 4217 Code GBP Base borrowing rate 5. ... There have been three conflicts in the late 20th century and early 21st century called Gulf War, all of which refer to conflicts in the Persian Gulf region: Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) (aka First Gulf War). ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... General Peter Pace (b. ... Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States of America symbol The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) is a group comprising the Chiefs of service of each major branch of the armed services in the United States armed forces. ... Sunni Islam (Arabic سنّة) is the largest denomination of Islam. ... Languages Arabic and other minority languages Religions Islam, Christianity, Druzism and Judaism Arab woman from Ramallah wearing traditional dress in 1915. ... 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Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: ; born April 16, 1927 as Joseph Alois Ratzinger in Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany) is the 265th reigning pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City. ... A motu proprio is a papal rescript in which the clause motu proprio (Latin, of his own motion) is used, signifying that the provisions of the rescript were decided by the Pope personally and not by a cardinal or other advisors. ... Papal Arms of Pope Benedict XVI. Summorum Pontificum (Literally: Of the Supreme Pontiffs) is the Apostolic Letter motu proprio data of Pope Benedict XVI, which formulates the canonical rules to be respected in the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church for the celebration of Mass according to the Missal promulgated... The Tridentine Mass (Pontifical High Mass) being celebrated at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Wyandotte, Michigan - 1949. ... “Catholic Church” redirects here. ... For other uses, see State Duma (disambiguation). ... Viktor Alekseyevich Zubkov (Russian: ; b. ... The Prime Minister of Russia is the current Head of Government of the Russian Federation. ... The September 2007 Sumatra earthquakes were a series of earthquakes that struck the Java Trench off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, three greater than magnitude 7. ... An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... Sumatra (also spelled Sumatera) is the sixth largest island in the world (approximately 470,000 km²) and is the largest island entirely in Indonesia (two larger islands, Borneo and New Guinea, are partially in Indonesia). ... The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency ), or JAXA, is Japans national aerospace agency. ... This article is about the lunar spacecraft. ... This article is about the series of human spaceflight missions. ... This article is about Earths moon. ... Michael J. Sulick was named head of the U.S. National Clandestine Service on September 14, 2007. ... The Director of the National Clandestine Service (D/NCS) (formerly the Deputy Director for Operations, DDO) is a senior United States government official in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency who serves as head of the National Clandestine Service (formerly the Directorate of Operations). ... It has been suggested that Clandestine service be merged into this article or section. ... is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... For other uses, see Wildfire (disambiguation). ... San Bernardino County is the largest county in the contiguous United States by area, containing more land than each of nine states. ... San Diego County is a county located on the Pacific Ocean in the far southwest of the U.S. state of California, along its border with Mexico. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... ... This article is about the military alliance. ... The Taliban (Pashto: , also anglicized as Taleban) are a Sunni Muslim Pashtun movement that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1995 until 2001, when their leaders were removed from power by a cooperative military effort between the United States, United Kingdom and the Northern Alliance. ... The United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or Mexico) comprises 31 states (estados) and one federal district (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. ... Location within Mexico Country Capital Municipalities 20 Government  - Governor Ney González Sánchez (PRI)  - Federal Deputies PRI: 2 PRD: 1  - Federal Senators PRI: 2 PRD: 1 Area Ranked 23rd  - State 26,979 km²  (10,416. ... Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: , Country State Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ... Coordinates: , Country State Foundation 1542 Government  - Mayor Alfonso Petersen Farah ( PAN) Area  - City 187. ... Puerto Vallarta is a Mexican resort city situated on the Pacific Oceans Bahía de Banderas. ... There have been considerable protests against the Iraq War in the buildup to and following the 2003 invasion of Iraq. ... The United States Capitol is the capitol building that serves as the location for the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. ... For other uses, see Helicopter (disambiguation). ... The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a rallying series organised by the FIA, culminating with a champion driver and manufacturer. ... Colin Steele McRae, MBE (5 August 1968 – 15 September 2007) was a Scottish World Rally Championship (WRC) driver. ... This article is about the country. ... SLPP symbol, the palm-tree The Sierra Leone Peoples Party is the ruling political party in Sierra Leone. ... Look up Injunction in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held in Sierra Leone on 28 July 2007. ... Ernest Bai Koroma (born 2 October 1953 in Makeni, Bombali District, Northern Sierra Leone) is a politician in Sierra Leone. ... 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North America North America is a continent[1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... General Motors Corporation, also known as GM or The General, an American multinational conglomerate corporation, is the worlds largest auto company by annual production volume for 2006, and the second largest by sales volume as of the first half of 2007, behind Toyota Motor Corporation. ... The United Auto Workers (UAW), officially the United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America International Union, is one of the largest labor unions in North America, with more than 700,000 members in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico organized into approximately 950 union locals. ... “Detroit” redirects here. ... The September 2007 Sumatra earthquakes were a series of earthquakes that struck the Java Trench off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, three greater than magnitude 7. ... Sri Lankan Army Flag The Sri Lankan Army is a branch of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces with the responsbility of overseeing land-based operations. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Zhao Yan (pinyin: Zhào Yán; Simplified Chinese: 赵岩, born March 14, 1962) is a Chinese researcher working at the Beijing bureau of the New York Times. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... The crash site. ... is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... This article is about the television series. ... The Primetime Emmy Award for best drama has changed names many times in its history. ... The Primetime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. ... Orenthal James Simpson (born July 9, 1947), commonly known as O. J. Simpson and also just by his initials O.J. and his nickname The Juice, is a retired American football player who achieved stardom at the collegiate and professional levels. ... For the record label, see Felony Records The term felony is a term used in common law systems for very serious crimes, whereas misdemeanors are considered to be less serious offenses. ... Robbery is the crime of seizing property through violence or intimidation. ... link titleThe term sports memorabilia usually refers to anything that can be directly connected to a sports event or personality. ... Vegas redirects here. ... Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), sometimes called hoof-and-mouth disease, is a highly contagious but non-fatal viral disease of cattle and pigs. ... , The Old Town Hall Level crossing at Chertsey, as the barriers rise Chertsey is a town in Surrey, England, on the River Thames, and its tributary rivers such as the River Bourne. ... This article is about the English county. ... Afak (Arabic: عفك ) is a town in Al Qadisyah Governorate of Iraq Categories: | ... Michael Bernard Mukasey[2] [Mew-KAY-Zee] (born July 28, 1941)[1] is an American lawyer who, for 18 years, served as a judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, six of those years as Chief Judge. ... This article is about the state. ... Alberto Gonzales (born August 4, 1955), is the 80th and current Attorney General of the United States. ... Seal of the United States Department of Justice The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice (see 28 U.S.C. Â§ 503) concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Andrei Lugovoi (Lugovoy) (Russian: ) (Born 1966 in Azerbaijan SSR ) is a former KGB operative [1] and millionaire who met with Alexander Litvinenko on the day Litvinenko fell ill (1 November 2006). ... This article is about the KGB of the Soviet Union. ... Alexander Valterovich Litvinenko (Russian: ) (30 August 1962[1][2] – 23 November 2006) was a lieutenant-colonel in the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation and later a Russian dissident and writer. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see State Duma (disambiguation). ... Leader of the party The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (Либерально-Демократическая Партия России, Liberalno-Demokratičeskaja Partija Rossii) is a far right political party in Russia. ... Location of Phuket One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 is a scheduled flight from Bangkok Don Mueang International Airport to Phuket International Airport in the Thai resort island of Phuket. ... Phuket International Airport (IATA: HKT, ICAO: VTSP) is an airport in Phuket, Thailand. ... Colin Steele McRae, MBE (5 August 1968 – 15 September 2007) was a Scottish World Rally Championship (WRC) driver. ... President is a title held by many leaders of nothing, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... Muqtada al-Sadr Muqtada al-Sadr (Arabic: مقتدى الصدر, also transliterated as Moqtada Alsadr) (b. ... Nouri Kamel Mohammed Hassan al-Maliki (Arabic: نوري كامل المالكي, transliterated NÅ«rÄ« Kāmil al-MālikÄ«; born c. ... Leukemia or leukaemia (see spelling differences) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow and is characterized by an abnormal proliferation (production by multiplication) of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). ... Parliamentary elections were held in Greece on Sunday, September 16, 2007, to elect the 300 members of the Greek Parliament. ... is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... On September 17, 2007, at 12:00 p. ... On September 17, 2007, at 12:00 p. ... TASER and Taser redirect here. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in his fourth term of office. ... -1... The honour entrance to the Ministry building on the Quai dOrsay The Minister of Foreign Affairs, in the Government of France, is the cabinet member responsible for the Republics network of relationships with foreign nations. ... This article is about Irans nuclear power program. ... Blackwater USA is a private military contractor and security firm based in North Carolina. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Ernest Bai Koroma (born 2 October 1953 in Makeni, Bombali District, Northern Sierra Leone) is a politician in Sierra Leone. ... This page contains a list of presidents and other heads of state of Sierra Leone since 1971. ... Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held in Sierra Leone on 28 July 2007. ... Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is the junior United States Senator from New York, and is a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 presidential election. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... A map of the United States showing the number of electoral votes allocated to each state. ... Publicly funded medicine is a level of medical service that is paid wholly or in majority part by public funds (taxes or quasi-taxes). ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Michael B. Mukasey (born 1941) is a Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. ... Alberto Gonzales (born August 4, 1955), is the 80th and current Attorney General of the United States. ... The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... This article is about anti-competitive business behavior. ... For other uses, see Euro (disambiguation). ... The Supreme Court (Urdu: عدالت اعظمیٰ ) is the apex court in Pakistans judicial hierarchy, the final arbiter of legal and constitutional disputes. ... General Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: پرويز مشرف) (born August 11, 1943) is the President of Pakistan, the Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army and had become the leader of the country in wake of a coup. ... Pakistan Army Coat of Arms Pakistan Army is the branch of the Pakistan Military responsible for land based military operations. ... The President of Pakistan (UrdÅ«: صدر مملکت Sadr-e-Mamlikat) is Head of State of Pakistan. ... Skip to #Current storm information Wikinews has related news: Hurricane season, 2007 The 2007 Pacific typhoon season has no official bounds; it runs year-round in 2007, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between May and November. ... “Chiroptera” redirects here. ... Binomial name Esselstyn, 2007 Styloctenium range map. ... Mindoro is the fourth-largest island in the Philippines. ... Location of Phuket One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 is a scheduled flight from Bangkok Don Mueang International Airport to Phuket International Airport in the Thai resort island of Phuket. ... Phuket (Thai ภูเก็ต) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. ... An example of a FDR (Flight Data Recorder). ... Cockpit Voice Recorder (Exhibit in Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany). ... One-Two-GO Airlines (Thai: วัน-ทู-โก แอร์ไลน์) is a low-cost airline based in Bangkok, Thailand. ... For the Marvel Comics character, see Windshear (comics). ... Costas Caramanlis Costas Caramanlis (in Greek Kostas or Konstantinos Karamanlis, Κωστας or Κωνσταντινος Καραμανλης) (born September 14, 1956) became Prime Minister of Greece on March... Parliamentary elections were held in Greece on Sunday, September 16, 2007, to elect the 300 members of the Greek Parliament. ... Party logo New Democracy (ND, Greek: Νέα Δημοκρατία, Nea Dhimokratia), founded in 1974, is the main center-right liberal-conservative political party in Greece. ... The Panhellenic Socialist Movement, better known as PASOK (Greek: Πανελλήνιο Σοσιαλιστικό Κίνημα, Panellinio Sosialistiko Kinima, ΠΑΣΟΚ), is a Greek social democratic political party. ... A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... , Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Official languages French Government - Lieutenant-Governor Pierre Duchesne - Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 75 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area  Ranked 2nd - Total 1,542,056 km² (595... Thomas J. Mulcair (born on October 24, 1954 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Quebec politician, lawyer and the current MNA for the riding of Chomedey in Laval. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party. ... Outremont is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1949, and since 1968. ... This article is about the Canadian political party. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a conservative political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... Denis Lebel (born: 1954) is a Canadian federal politician and former mayor of Roberval, Quebec. ... The Bloc Qu cois is a federal political party in Canada that is primarily devoted to promoting sovereignty for the province of Quebec. ... Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean in relation to the other Quebec ridings Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean (formerly known as Roberval) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1949. ... Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac (born in 1972 in Vietnam) is a Canadian politician. ... Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot is the name of a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada. ... The Bloc Québécois (BQ) is a centre-left federal political party in Canada that defines itself as devoted to the promotion of sovereignty for Quebec. ... is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... The crash site. ... This article is about Irans nuclear power program. ... “Security Council” redirects here. ... Sanctions is the plural of sanction (see also penalty). ... The Federal Reserve System is headquartered in the Eccles Building on Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC. The Federal Reserve System (also the Federal Reserve; informally The Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. ... An interest rate is the rental price of money. ... A stock market is a market for the trading of company stock, and derivatives of same; both of these are securities listed on a stock exchange as well as those only traded privately. ... Cartoonist Jack Elrod at work. ... Depictions of Muhammad, founder of the Islamic faith, are often contentious. ... Muhammad in a new genre of Islamic calligraphy started in the 17th century by Hafiz Osman. ... Prothom Alo (Bangla: প্রথম আলো) is a major daily newspaper in Bangladesh, published from Dhaka in the Bengali language. ... For the book of comics by Daniel Clowes see Caricature (Daniel Clowes collection) A caricature of film comedian Charlie Chaplin. ... Avian influenza (also known as bird flu) is a type of influenza virulent in birds. ... Guangzhou is the capital and the sub-provincial city of Guangdong Province in the southern part of the Peoples Republic of China. ... A silhouette of a Buddha statue at Ayutthaya, Thailand. ... St. ... A riot control agent is a type of lachrymatory agent (or lacrimatory agent). ... Headquarters Coordinates , , Governor Mervyn King Central Bank of United Kingdom Currency Pound sterling ISO 4217 Code GBP Base borrowing rate 5. ... The subprime mortgage financial crisis was the sharp rise in foreclosures in the subprime mortgage market that began in the United States in 2006 and became a global financial crisis in July 2007. ... Northern Rock (LSE: NRK) is a British bank based at Regent Centre near Newcastle Upon Tyne in northern England. ... The Republic of Dagestan IPA: (Russian: ; Avar: , ), older spelling Daghestan, is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... Rappani Khalilov is the militant leader of the Shariat Jamaat Islamist group in the volatile Russian republic of Dagestan who are thought to be responsible for the death of over 200 policemen and high profile politicians over the past five years. ... The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, 1945, rose some 18 kilometers (11 mi) above the hypocenter A nuclear weapon derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions of fusion or fission. ... Species T. aestivum T. boeoticum T. dicoccoides T. dicoccon T. durum T. monococcum T. spelta T. sphaerococcum T. timopheevii References:   ITIS 42236 2002-09-22 Wheat Wheat For the indie rock group, see Wheat (band). ... Skip to #Current storm information Wikinews has related news: Hurricane season, 2007 The 2007 Pacific typhoon season has no official bounds; it runs year-round in 2007, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between May and November. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... José Clavería de Venecia, Jr. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... 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  • A bomb explodes in Malé, the capital of the Maldives, injuring 12 tourists. (BBC News)
  • President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) says former Pakistan President Nawaz Sharif will make a comeback to Pakistan after Ramadan. (AndhraNews.net)
  • 2007 Burmese anti-government protests:
    • Shortly after his scheduled arrival at Yangon, it was reported that Ibrahim Gambari, the UN Secretary-General's special adviser on Burma, had arrived in Naypyidaw to talk with the junta leaders. (Mizzina News)
    • There are reports that Htoo trading company, owned by junta loyalist business tycoon Tay Za, has shut-down its operations after giving two months salaries to its staff. (Mizzima News)
  • Iran declares the US Army and CIA, "terrorist organisations", countering claims by America about their own armed forces. (BreakingNews.ie)
  • Robert Levy, mayor of the U.S. city of Atlantic City, New Jersey, disappears on after being found to have embellished his Vietnam War record. (Reuters)
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