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Cannabis in Tajikistan

Cannabis in Tajikistan is illegal with severe penalties for the production, sale, and possession of marijuana for medicinal or recreational purposes. Punishments include up to five years in prison for possession and capital punishment or 25-year ...

                                               

Intoxication

Intoxication - or poisoning, especially by an alcoholic or narcotic substance - may refer to: Cannabis intoxication Water intoxication Substance intoxication Toxidrome Caffeine#Caffeine intoxication Inhalant abuse#Administration and effects Drug ...

                                               

Smoke and Mirrors: The War on Drugs and the Politics of Failure

Smoke and Mirrors: The War on Drugs and the Politics of Failure is a 1996 book by journalist Dan Baum, who has been a Wall Street Journal reporter. Among the topics considered are the perception of a national "drug problem" involving cannabis, le ...

                                               

Dol

Dol pri Vogljah, a village in Sezana municipality, Slovenia Mali Dol, a village near Kraljevica, Croatia Dol, Stari Grad, a village on the Croatian island of Hvar Mont-Dol, a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine departement, France Dol, Krasic, a villa ...

                                               

Gerard Faure

Gerard Faure, born in 1946 in Fez, Morocco, whose father was a French officer and personal physician to King Mohammed V of Morocco and whose mother was Berber, is a French-speaking essayist, former drug dealer, bank robber," occasional” hitman an ...

                                               

Substances poisonous to dogs

There are a wide variety of substances poisonous to dogs. Many pet owners have a general knowledge of dog health, but not of the larger scope of common substances poisonous to dogs. Recognizing the signs of poisoning will enable dog owners to get ...

                                               

Norah Gibbons

Norah Gibbons, was the Director of Advocacy at Barnardos, Director and chair of Alcohol Action Ireland and was selected to be on the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse. Gibbons was the first chair of the Department of Children and Youth Affai ...

                                               

Lucy Kocharyan

Lucy Kocharyan is an Armenian journalist who has taken a stand in her country against gender based violence. She was chosen as a International Women of Courage in March 2020 by the US Secretary of State.

                                               

Milorad Zivkovic

Milorad Zivkovic is a Bosnian Serb Politician and doctor who served as Chairman of the House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

                                               

Tiny Owl Publishing

Tiny Owl Publishing is an independent childrens picture book publisher based in London. Founded in 2015 with the aim of creating picture books for everyone, Tiny Owl have published over 30 titles. Tiny Owl are the current joint regional winners o ...

                                               

United

United Kingdom United State disambiguation, several states United, Pennsylvania, an unincorporated community United Province, former province United States of America United, West Virginia, an unincorporated community

                                               

Death of Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia

Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia was 57-year-old man from El Salvador who had immigrated to the United States in 1980 and lived in Los Angeles for over 20 years. He had left the country after the Salvadoran Civil War, a US-backed military conflict, b ...

                                               

Drowning of Afghan refugees in the Hari River

On Friday May 1, 2020, a number of Afghan migrants seeking work tried to enter Iranian territory and drowned in the Hari River on the border between Iran and Afghanistan Reuters and other new agencies reported, quoting Afghan lawmakers, that Iran ...

                                               

Joachim John Monteiro

Joachim John Monteiro, also known as Jose Maria Correa Monteiro, was a British mining engineer, colonial administrator, naturalist and explorer. Monteiro was born in London. He was trained at the Royal College of Mines in that city. Monteiro went ...

                                               

DTA

DTA may refer to: Divisão de Transportes Aereos, the former name of TAAG Angola Airlines Death to America Deferred tax assets, an accounting concept Domestic Tariff Area Dental Technologists Association Digital Transgender Archive Australian Digi ...

                                               

Hells Gate

Tikitere, area of geothermal activity in Rotorua, New Zealand Section of Davey River in the South West of Tasmania, known as Hells Gates Hells Gates Tasmania, channel at the mouth of Macquarie Harbour, Western Tasmania

                                               

Till Death Do Us Part

Till Death Do Us Part, Til Death Do Us Part or Till Death Us Do Part is a well-known phrase from the marriage liturgy in the Book of Common Prayer. The phrase may also refer to:

                                               

Winifred Crossley Fair

Winifred "Winnie" Crossley was a pilot before the start of the second world war. She had worked by towing banners for aerial advertising for five years. She had also been a stunt pilot in an air circus. She was one of the first women to join the ...

                                               

1772–1773 Persian Plague

The Persian plague epidemic of 1772–1773, also simply known as the Persian Plague, was a massive outbreak of plague, more specifically Bubonic plague, in the Persian Empire, which claimed around 2 million lives in total. It was one of the most de ...

                                               

Rosamond (1776 ship)

Rosamond was launched at New York in 1771, probably as Rose. She was renamed Rosamond in 1776. Between 1795 and 1800 she made four voyages as a Liverpool-base slave ship, carrying slaves from West Africa to the West Indies. She then became a west ...

                                               

Herbert Alleyne

Born in Clifton, Bristol, he was the youngest of eight children born to Charles Thomas Alleyne and Margaret Frances Alleyne nee Bruce. His father had been born in and retained strong connections with Barbados. His mothers family owned the Duffryn ...

                                               

Death march (disambiguation)

A death march is a forced march of prisoners. Death marches Holocaust, death marches of concentration camp prisoners in 1944 and 1945 Death march may also refer to: Death march project management, a project that involves grueling overwork and oft ...

                                               

Mayan

Mayan most commonly refers to: Maya civilization, pre-Columbian culture of Mesoamerica and northern Central America Yucatec Maya language, language spoken in the Yucatan Peninsula and northern Belize Maya peoples, various indigenous peoples of Me ...

                                               

Iyoba of Benin

The Iyoba of Benin is an important female titleholder in the chieftaincy system of the Kingdom of Benin, a Nigerian traditional state. She is otherwise known in English as the Queen Mother.

                                               

FOD

Flag of Democracy, an American hardcore punk band "F.O.D. Fuck of Death", a song by Canadian extreme metal band Slaughter F.O.D. band, a Belgian punk rock band "F.O.D.", a song on Green Days album Dookie

                                               

List of Africa Cup of Nations penalty shoot-outs

Key grey background = the first penalty in the shoot-out = missed penalty golden background = scored penalty which ended the shoot-out red background = missed penalty which ended the shoot-out = scored penalty horizontal line within a list of tak ...

                                               

Eddy DeMello

Eddy DeMello was a popular Bermudian entrepreneur, businessman, music promoter, record label owner and record producer. He has also made a notable contribution to the garage rock genre.

                                               

Kira

Kira, the main character of the book Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry Yoshikage Kira, the main antagonist of Diamond is Unbreakable Kira Aso, the female protagonist in the Japanese manga Mars Kira Mortal Kombat in the Mortal Kombat universe Kira Gelf ...

                                               

Algarah

Algarah is a village in Kalimpong II CD block in the Kalimpong subdivision of the Kalimpong district of West Bengal, India.

                                               

BMD

Botswana Movement for Democracy, the largest opposition party in Botswana BMD Group, an Australian civil engineering company Bangladesh Meteorological Department FreeBMD, a website for searching births, deaths and marriages records Civil registra ...

                                               

The Dog

"The Dog" Seinfeld, an episode of Seinfeld The Dog in the Pond, a fictional public house in Hollyoaks The Dogs film, a 1979 French film The Dog 1992 film, a short experimental film The Dog 2013 film, a documentary about Dog Day Afternoon The Dog, ...

                                               

Sir Anthony Lechmere, 1st Baronet

Sir Anthony Lechmere, 1st Baronet was a British baronet. Lechmere was the son of Edmund Lechmere and his second wife Elizabeth, daughter of Rev. John Whitmore. He matriculated at Merton College, Oxford in 1785 aged 18. He was Receiver general for ...

                                               

Pengiran Anak Hajah Besar

Al-Marhumah Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Babu Raja Pengiran Anak Hajah Besar was the wife of Pengiran Anak Mohammad Alam and the mother of Pengiran Anak Saleha, the Queen Consort of Hassanal Bolkiah, the 29th Sultan of Brunei.

                                               

2019 attacks on Burkina Faso

On 12 May 2019, at least 20 attackers shot dead six people in a church in Dablo Department, Sanmatenga Province, Centre-Nord Region. They then set fire to the church, a shop and two vehicles.

                                               

Pansi church shooting

On 16 February 2020 a large group of gunmen attacked a Protestant service being hosted in the village of Pansi, Burkina Faso. Pansi, a rural village in Yagha Province in the Sahel Region of Burkina Faso, was targeted by terrorists who wanted to l ...

                                               

Imilo Lechanceux

Emile Ilboudo, better known by his stage name Imilo Lechanceux, is an Ivorian-Burkinabe singer, dancer and DJ. He sings in French, Moore and Dyula. Lechanceuxs music generally falls under the coupe-decale and afrobeat genres, and he also occasion ...

                                               

Jeanne Gapiya-Niyonzima

Jeanne Gapiya-Niyonzima is a human rights activist from Burundi. She is the chair and founder of the National Association for Support for HIV-Positive People with AIDS and was the first person from the country to publicly admit they had HIV.

                                               

2020 East Africa floods

The 2020 East Africa Floods were a natural disaster Rwanda, Kenya, Somalia, Burundi, Ethiopia, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti and Tanzania affecting at least 700.000 people. They began when excessive rains began falling in March, ...

                                               

Vito Roberti

Vito Roberti was an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church who was Bishop of Caserta from 1965 to 1987. He was given the personal title of archbishop in 1962 and worked from 1962 to 1965 in the diplomatic service of the Holy See as Apostolic Nunc ...

                                               

Operation Free Bafut

Operation Free Bafut was a week-long Cameroonian military operation against the Seven Karta militia in and around Bafut that resulted in the deaths of two separatist generals.

                                               

ADD (disambiguation)

"A.D.D. American Dream Denial", a song on the 2002 album Steal This Album! by System of a Down A.D.D. Audio Day Dream, a 2007 album by Blake Lewis ADD”, a song on the 2017 album Mix & Match by Loona sub-unit Odd Eye Circle "A.D.D", a song on the ...

                                               

NDE (disambiguation)

An NDE is a near-death experience, the perception reported by a person who nearly died or who was clinically dead and revived. NDE or Nde may also refer to: Nevada Desert Experience, a movement and an organization dedicated to deep ecology, appre ...

                                               

Colonel Dinar

The second-born child in his family, Dinar left school after he discovered his talent in comedy. He began practicing theater and participated in his first production in 2008. His first major on-stage performance took place at the Institut françai ...

                                               

Gisele Bedan

Gisele Bedan is a politician from the Central African Republic. She was Minister of National Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research from 2014-15, serving in two governments.

                                               

List of ambassadors and high commissioners of South Africa to the United Kingdom

The High Commissioner of South Africa to the United Kingdom is an officer of the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation and the head of the High Commission of the Republic of South Africa to the United Kingdom in Lond ...

                                               

List of CONCACAF Gold Cup penalty shoot-outs

Key grey background = the first penalty in the shoot-out = scored penalty = missed penalty horizontal line within a list of takers = beginning of the sudden death stage golden background = scored penalty which ended the shoot-out red background = ...

                                               

Joseph Mbuyi

Joseph Mbuyi was a Congolese politician. He served as the Minister of Middle Classes of the Republic of the Congo in 1960.

                                               

Pierre Mambele

Pierre Mambele was a Congolese taxi driver working in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He became well known amongst Western journalists as a companion and guide who could take them towards the action and provide contacts ...

                                               

Jacques Kazadi

Kazadi finished his secondary studies at College Saint-Joseph in Luluabourg, then attended Lovanium University. From 1967 to 1971, he lived in Belgium with his wife to study at the Universite catholique de Louvain, where he obtained a doctorate i ...

                                               

Ngatupuna Matepi

Ngatupuna Matepi was a Cook Islands politician. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly from 1958 until his death, had two spells in the cabinet between 1962 and 1965, and became the first official Leader of the Opposition in 1968.