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Iraqi Airways

Iraqi Airways is the flag carrier of the Iraq. It began in 1945. Its first flight was to Syria in January 1946. It bought its first jet aircraft in the 1960s. They allowed the airline to add flights to cities in the Middle East, Asia and Europe. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan

Iraqi Kurdistan or Southern Kurdistan is the part of Kurdistan which is in Iraq. The Kurdistan Region is a fully autonomous region in the north of Iraq. Its capital is Erbil, called Hewlêr in Kurdish. Iraqi Kurdistan is also known as Northern Ira ...

Londonderry

Derry Irish: Doire Cholm Cille or Doire Calgaigh is the second largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth largest city on the island of Ireland which is an Irish word for a group of oak trees. In English, this word became "Derry". After the ...

Feedback (band)

For the aircraft, see Lockheed U-2. U2 are an Irish rock band. The four members of the band are lead singer Bono, lead guitarist The Edge, bassist Adam Clayton, and drummer Larry Mullen Jr. U2 are a very popular band all over the world and have b ...

Gahal

The Gahal Alignment was an Israeli political party from 1965 until the establishment of Likud in 1973. Gahal is an abbreviation for Gush Herut Liberalim, which is Hebrew for "Freedom-Liberal Bloc". It was created by Menachem Begin who was at the ...

Herut

The Herut Party is a right-wing Zionist political party in Israel. Herut was founded by Menachem Begin following Israels independence in 1948. Herut believed that all of British Mandatory Palestine belonged to the Jews. Herut was opposed to Israe ...

The Zionist Union

HaMahaneh HaTziyoni, Hebrew: המחנה הציוני‎‎, meaning The Zionist Camp, is an Israeli political cooperation. Its ideology is left-wing centrist, and Zionist. HaMahaneh HaTziyoni was formed in 2014 as a cooperation of HaAvoda Israeli Labor Party, H ...

San Luigi dei Francesi

San Luigi dei Francesi is a French church in Rome. It was build by Giacomo della Porta who completed it in 1859. The church is found near the Roman Pantheon, Piazza Navona and the French Cultural Center. The main attraction are some Caravaggio pa ...

Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Cosimo III de Medici was the penultimate Grand Duke of Tuscany. He reigned from 1670 to 1723, and was the elder son of Grand Duke Ferdinando II of Tuscany. Cosimos fifty long reign, the longest in Tuscan history, was marked by a series of regulat ...

Ferdinando II de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Ferdinando II de Medici was Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1621 to 1670. He was the eldest child of Cosimo II de Medici and Maria Maddalena of Austria. His 49-year rule saw the Medici Bank fail. He married Vittoria della Rovere, with whom he had two ...

Cosimo II de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Cosimo II de Medici was Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1609 until 1621. He was the elder son of Ferdinando I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and Christine of Lorraine. He married Maria Magdalena of Austria and had eight children. Galileo Galilei was ...

PRIDE Fighting Championships

PRIDE Fighting Championships was a mixed martial arts organization based in Japan. PRIDE held more than sixty mixed martial arts events. As one of the most popular MMA organizations in the world during its ten years of operation, PRIDE broadcast ...

Mexican Grand Prix

The Mexican Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City. It first appeared as a non-championship event in 1962 before being held as a championship event from 1963-1970, 1986-1992 and since 2015.

Royal New Zealand Navy

The Royal New Zealand Navy is the navy of New Zealand. It is the maritime arm of the New Zealand Defence Force. As of 2012 the Navy includes twelve ships. Five Naval helicopters are operated by the Royal New Zealand Air Force. The Navy was formed ...

Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent, non-governmental organisation in Norway which helps refugees and internally displaced persons around the world. The NRC protects the rights of people who have been forced to leave their countries, ...

Capital Development Authority (Islamabad)

Capital Development Authority, is a public benefit corporation responsible for providing basic services in Islamabad Capital Territory, which may include sanitation, water, streets, the public library, schools, food inspection, fire department, p ...

Divisions of Pakistan

Pakistan, including the disputed territory of Kashmir, originally had 37 political divisions during the United Pakistan period, that was inherited by British India, then from 1971-2000 it was reduced to 33 since four were lost to the independence ...

Legia Warsaw

Legia Warszawa, known in English as Legia Warsaw, is a professional football club in Warsaw, Poland. Legia is one of the most successful Polish football clubs in history winning 14 Ekstraklasa titles, a record 19 Polish Cup trophies and four Poli ...

CS Pandurii Targu Jiu

Clubul Sportiv Pandurii Lignitul Targu Jiu is a Romanian association football club from Targu Jiu, Gorj County. They currently play in the Liga II. Pandurii Targu Jiu was founded in August 1963 after two clubs, Flacara-Unirea Targu Jiu and CIL Ta ...

FC Astra Giurgiu

Fotbal Club Astra Giurgiu is a professional association football club from Giurgiu, Romania. They currently play in the Liga I. The club was formed in 1921 in Ploiești a city about 116 km north of Giurgiu, as Clubul Sportiv Astra-Romana. The club ...

FC Rapid București

Fotbal Club Rapid București is a Romanian association football club from Bucharest, Romania. It was founded in 1923 by a group of workers. Rapid won the Romanian championship three times and the Romanian Cup 13 times. In the 2015–16 season, they ...

CS Municipal Studențesc Iași

Clubul Sportiv Municipal Studențesc Iași is a professional association football club from Iasi, Romania. The club was founded in 2010 and currently plays in the Liga I. The teams colours are blue and white.

Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna of Russia was Queen of the Netherlands. She was the mother of William III of the Netherlands. She was the grandmother of Wilhelmina of the Netherlands. Her father was Paul I of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov, because of his ...

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia was the youngest child of Emperor Alexander III of Russia. Her older brother was Tsar Nicholas II. She was not close to her mother, Empress Maria Feodorovna. She was warmer towards her father, and they sh ...

Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia was a daughter of Tsar Alexander III of Russia and the eldest of Czar Nicholas II two sisters. She married her cousin Grand Duke Alexander Mikailovich of Russia and had seven children. During her brother ...

House of Romanov

The House of Romanov was the second and last imperial dynasty to rule over Russia. It ruled from 1613 until the February Revolution took away the crown in 1917. The later history of the Imperial House is sometimes referred to as the House of Hols ...

Ittihad FC

Al-Ittihad Football Club, also known as Al-Ittihad, is a Saudi Premier League football club from Jeddah. Al-Ittihad has won eight League titles and 46 official championships.

Ang Mo Kio MRT station

Ang Mo Kio MRT station is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the North South Line in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore. Ang Mo Kio station is the only above-ground and non-interchange MRT station to have a middle train track. The middle track can ...

Bukit Batok MRT station

Bukit Batok MRT Station is an MRT station located along the North South MRT Line in Singapore. It was located within Bukit Batok Town Centre and is connected to Bukit Batok bus interchange.

Sembawang MRT station

Sembawang MRT station is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the North South Line in Sembawang, Singapore. The station is in the middle of two roads, Sembawang Way and Sembawang Alley. The station is next to a shopping mall Sun Plaza. A ...

SD Compostela

Founded in 1928, Compostela spent the better part of that and the following decades playing professional football. On October 28, 1962, the newly formed SD Compostela merged with the Club Arenal. The decade of the 1970s was irregular. The team pl ...

Celtic Frost

Celtic Frost was a thrash / black metal band from Zurich, Switzerland. The band was formed in 1984 and broke up in 1993. The reunited in 2001 and broke up again in 2008.

New Aspiration Party

The New Aspiration Party is a political party in Thailand. The party was founded in 1990 by General Chavalit Yongchaiyudh after his retirement as Commander-In-Chief of the Royal Thai Army. This party won the elections of 1996 and formed a coaliti ...

Anglo-Saxons

The Anglo-Saxons were the dominant people living in England from the mid-5th century AD until the Norman conquest in 1066. They spoke Germanic languages and are identified by Bede as the descendants of three powerful tribes. These were the Angles ...

Bernicia

Bernicia was a kingdom in Northern England. It was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom established by Anglian settlers in the 6th century. Bernicia occupied about the same area as the modern English counties of Northumberland and Durham, and the former Scotti ...

Benedict Biscop

Benedict Biscop, also called Biscop Baducing, was an Anglo-Saxon nobleman, monk and abbot. He was the founder and benefactor of the Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Abbeys. He had been a thane of King Oswiu of Northumbria and an officer in his court. Benedic ...

Deira

Deira was a kingdom in Northern England. The Anglian people living there were known as the Dere. Deira occupied the area that was later called the East Riding of Yorkshire. Deira was one of two early Anglian kingdoms north of the River Humber, th ...

Ealdorman

An ealdorman is a term used for a high-ranking royal official who was in charge of one or more shires. The title dates from the sixth century and was in use up to the time of King Canute. Their position was a combination of administrator, judge a ...

Ecgfrith of Northumbria

Ecgfrith was the King of Deira from 664 until 670. When his father died he became King of Northumbria from 670 until his death. Ecgfrith ruled Northumbria when it was at the height of its power. His reign ended with his defeat at the Battle of Ne ...

Gewisse

The Gewisse Latin: Gewissæ) were a political group or band of Anglo-Saxons. They originally settled in the upper Thames river valley area. The Gewisse were the most powerful group in what would become the kingdom of Wessex.

Gyrwas

Gyrwas was the name of an early Anglo-Saxon people. They lived mainly on the western edge of the grassy wetlands called the Fens in eastern England. They were divided into two tribal groups, the northern Gyrwas and the southern Gyrwas. This is ho ...

Harold Godwinson

Harold Godwinson was King Harold II of England. He ruled England after king Edward the Confessor died. He ruled from 5 January 1066 until he was killed at the Battle of Hastings. His death marked the Norman conquest of England and the end of Angl ...

Kingdom of Sussex

The Kingdom of Sussex, was one of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, its area was more or less that of the later county of Sussex. A large part of that district, however, was covered in early times by the forest called Andred. It was ruled by the kings of ...

Mercia

Mercia was one of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of the Heptarchy. It was in the region now known as the English Midlands. Mercia was centered on the valley of the River Trent and its tributaries. Settled by Angles, their name is the root of the name E ...

Oswald of Northumbria

Oswald was a King of Northumbria and the first Christian monarch of that kingdom. Oswald brought St. Aidan from Iona to start a monastery on the island of Lindisfarne. Oswald was also venerated as a saint.

Oswiu of Northumbria

Oswiu, also known as Oswy or Old English: Ōswīg, became the King of Bernicia at the death of his brother Oswald. Later he became the King of Northumbria. When Oswiu defeated and killed Penda of Mercia at the Battle of the Winwaed, he became the s ...

Burslem

Burslem is one of the towns that is part of the city of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England. The 2011 census revealed the ward had a population of 11.314 people. Hanley, Tunstall, Fenton, Longton and Stoke-upon-Trent are the other towns that ...

Manchester

Manchester is a city in North West England. In 2013 there were 514.417 people living there, which makes it the fifth largest city in the United Kingdom. It is a city and metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England. Manchester was given ci ...

Aed, king of Scots

Aed or "Ethus", was a king of the Picts from 877 until 878. He was the son of Kenneth MacAlpin, king of Scots and was born around the year 840 somewhere in Scotland. He only reigned for under a year and passed the throne to Giric, possibly grands ...

Donald I of Scotland

Donald I was a king of Scotland from the death of his brother Kenneth MacAlpin to his own death. He was chosen to be the next king as at this time. He was the son of Ailpin II, a king from Ireland.

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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