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Mothers of Diyarbakır

The Mothers of Diyarbakır is a group who gathers daily for a sit-in protest against the Peoples Democratic Party, demanding the return of their children who allegedly were deceived or kidnapped by the Kurdistan Workers Party. The sit-in takes pla ...

                                               

Street children in Ukraine

Street children in Ukraine are underage individuals who live and survive in Ukrainian streets without attendance and care of adults. As a rule they are dwelling in landfills, public transit stations, junkyards, or under the bridges of major citie ...

                                               

Vitalina Koval

Vitalina Koval organised social events for LGBTI people but these were largely secret. She then set up a community centre for LGBTI people in Uzhgorod. The centre offered peer to peer support to LGBTI people. Koval campaigns for the protection of ...

                                               

Johannes Vermeer in popular culture

Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch Baroque Period painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle class life. His works have been a common theme in literature and films in popular culture since the rediscovery of his works by 20th century ...

                                               

Joanna Korner

Her Honour Judge Joanna Korner, is a British Judge of the Crown Court of England and Wales, and the United Kingdoms nominated candidate for the 2020 judicial elections of the International Criminal Court based in The Hague, Netherlands.

                                               

Mustafa Al-Kadhimi

Mustafa Al-Kadhimi is an Iraqi civil servant currently serving as the Prime Minister of Iraq, in office since May 2020. He is also a former director of the Iraqi National Intelligence Service, originally appointed in June 2016.

                                               

Fugitive of the Judoon

Fugitive of the Judoon is the fifth episode of the twelfth series of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, first broadcast on BBC One on the 26th of January 2020. It was written by Vinay Patel and current showrunner Chris C ...

                                               

Premiere (disambiguation)

Premiere TV program, the first commercially sponsored television program to be broadcast in color Premiere TV series, a 1960s anthology TV series "Premiere" Farscape episode "Premiere" The O.C., the pilot episode of The O.C.

                                               

Gibraltar (disambiguation)

Gibraltar is a self-governing British Overseas Territory, located to the north of the Strait of Gibraltar on the Iberian Peninsula. Gibraltar may also refer to:

                                               

Capital punishment in Uruguay

Capital punishment in Uruguay was abolished from its legal system in 1907 by Law N° 3238 passed during the government of president Claudio Williman and later removed from the constitutional system in 1918. It was established by Uruguayan Constitu ...

                                               

Reus (disambiguation)

Reus is a city and municipality in Catalonia, Spain. Reus may also refer to: Actus reus "guilty act", a criminal law term Reus surname, a Dutch, German and Catalan surname Reus al Norte, a historic barrio in Montevideo, Uruguay Reus video game, a ...

                                               

Porque te quiero asi

Porque te quiero asi is an Uruguayan telenovela produced and broadcast on Channel 10. It stars Coco Echague and Florencia Peña, while the second season airs Catherine Fulop. It was released on July 20, 2010.

                                               

Colombia–Paraguay relations

Colombia–Paraguay relations refers to the diplomatic relations between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Paraguay. Both nations are members of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, Latin American Integration Association ...

                                               

Raul Sapena Pastor

Raul Sapena Pastor Guerin Asuncion, 9 as October as 1908 - Assumption, 15 as June as 1989 Lawyer, Diplomat, Professor and Judge Paraguayo. He was Chancellor of the Republic of Paraguay.

                                               

Sergey Maduev

Sergey Alexandrovich Maduev was one of the famous Soviet brigands, as well as a serial killer. He had the nickname "Chernovets", but he called himself "Thief-outside-the-law". Despite beginning his criminal activity in the 1970s, his most high-pr ...

                                               

Frederic F. Clairmont

Frederic F. Clairmont is a Canadian economist and essayist specializes in economic history and geopolitics. He educated in Montreal at Mcgill University and worked for the United Nations. He is the author of the books The Rise & Fall of Economic ...

                                               

Venezuelan patrol boat Naiguata

Naiguata was a 79.9-metre littoral patrol boat of the Venezuelan Coast Guard. The vessel was constructed by Navantia in Cadiz, Spain beginning in 2008. On 30 March 2020, the vessel rammed the cruise ship RCGS Resolute in international waters and ...

                                               

Venezuela involvement in regime change

Venezuela involvement in regime change has entailed both overt and covert actions aimed at altering, replacing, or preserving foreign governments. During the Spanish American wars of independence, Venezuelan leader Simon Bolivar led expeditions t ...

                                               

Erika Farias

Erika del Valle Farias Peña is a Venezuelan politician. She served as Minister for the Office of the Presidency three times as Minister for Urban Agriculture, Minister for the Communes and deputy to the 2017 National Constituent Assembly. She is ...

                                               

Darvinson Rojas

Darvinson Rojas is a Venezuelan journalist. Rojas has worked for the Monitor de Victimas project collecting data about violent attacks, and covered information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic in Venezuela.

                                               

United Republic (disambiguation)

The term United Republic may refer to: United Republic, a centre-right political party in France The United Republic of Tanzania, a country in central East Africa The United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, the old name for the United Republi ...

                                               

Presidential Guard (Zimbabwe)

The Presidential Guard of the Zimbabwe National Army is an elite unit responsible for protecting the President of Zimbabwe. It is one of eight brigade-sized formations and two district commands in the ZNA. The members of the unit, some of which a ...

                                               

Limpopo railway

Limpopo Railway, also called Gweru-Maputo railway, is a railway that connects the city of Maputo, Mozambique, to the city from Somabhula, in Zimbabwe. It is 900 km long, in a 1067 mm gauge. On the Mozambican stretch, between Maputo and Chicualacu ...

                                               

Brian Clark

Brian Clark may refer to: Brian Clark Scottish footballer born 1988, Scottish footballer Brian D. Clark born 1956, Pennsylvania politician Brian Clark writer born 1932, English playwright and screenwriter Brian Clark cricketer born 1964, Zimbabwe ...

                                               

Peter Salama

Peter Salama was an Australian epidemiologist who worked for UNICEF and the World Health Organization. He was particularly known for his work at both organisations managing their responses to Ebola epidemics in Africa. Richard Horton, editor of T ...

                                               

List of The Young Offenders episodes

The Young Offenders is a coming-of-age sitcom, developed by Peter Foott. Adapted from the 2016 film of the same title, the programme began broadcasting through RTE2 in Ireland and BBC Three in the United Kingdom. The series follows the troubled l ...

                                               

Steven Gordon and Frank Cano

Steven Dean Gordan and Franc Cano are two American serial killers who killed up to 5 women between 2013–2014 in Anaheim, California and Orange County, California.

                                               

Registry

National Internet registry Local Internet registry Regional Internet registry, a database of allocated Internet number resources in a particular region of the world Domain name registry, a database of top-level internet domain names Metadata regi ...

                                               

COSA

COSA is an acronym and may refer to: Colliery Officials and Staffs Area of the National Union of Mineworkers, a British trade union COSA, a 12-step family program of Sex Addicts Anonymous Committee on Sustainability Assessment, a non-profit globa ...

                                               

Jean Diot and Bruno Lenoir

Jean Diot and Bruno Lenoir, French men arrested and charged with the crime of homosexuality in Paris in 1750, were the last persons executed in France as punishment for homosexuality. In 2014, Paris officials installed a memorial plaque at the si ...

                                               

List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (2020–present)

This is a list of notable accidents and incidents involving military aircraft grouped by the year in which the accident or incident occurred. Not all of the aircraft were in operation at the time. For more exhaustive lists, see the Aircraft Crash ...

                                               

Sky Pirate

The Sky Pirate, a novel by Garrett P. Serviss published in 1909 in the periodical Scrapbook Sky Pirates of Callisto, a 1973 novel written by Lin Carter, the third in his Callisto series Sky Pirates!, a 1995 novel written by Dave Stone and based o ...

                                               

Mogadishu (disambiguation)

Mogadishu is the largest city in Somalia and the nations capital. Mogadishu may also refer to: Mogadischu film 2008, directed by Roland Suso Richter and about the hijacking Port of Mogadishu, the largest harbour in Somalia Mogadishu Mile, a mile- ...

                                               

Daniel Cooper

Daniel Cooper or Dan Cooper may refer to Dan Cooper born 1946, executive producer, author, and Fox News journalist Dan Cooper CSI: Miami, a fictional character who works in the lab in CSI: Miami, played by Brendan Fehr Dan Cooper, alias used by t ...

                                               

Flight 705

Flight 705 may refer to: Aircraft and flights Northwest Airlines Flight 705, a Boeing 720B that broke up in midair in a severe thunderstorm and crashed into the Florida Everglades shortly after take-off from Miami International Airport on Februar ...

                                               

Michael Grant

Michael Grant, American actor in The Secret Life of the American Teenager Michael Grant crime writer born 1940, New York policeman and author of police procedurals Michael Grant classicist 1914–2004, English author of books on ancient history Mic ...

                                               

Lab rat (disambiguation)

A laboratory rat is a rat of the species Rattus norvegicus which is bred and kept for scientific research. Labrat, lab rat, or lab rats may also refer to: In media: Lab Rats: Elite Force, a 2016 Disney XD sitcom spinoff of the American TV series ...

                                               

Calumniated Wife

The Calumniated Wife is a motif in traditional narratives, numbered K2110.1 in Stith Thompsons Motif-Index of Folk-Literature. It entails a wife being falsely accused of, and often punished for, some crime or sin. This motif is at the centre of a ...

                                               

Intelligence (disambiguation)

Strategic intelligence STRATINT, the collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of intelligence that is required for forming policy and military plans at the national and international level Intelligence assessment, the evaluation of sen ...

                                               

Factory (disambiguation)

The Factory, Andy Warhols New York City studio 1963–1968 The Factory Theatre Company, an English theatre company The Factory Manchester, a future arts venue The Factory music venue, a music venue in Manchester, England

                                               

The Reckoning

The Reckoning Grisham novel, a novel by John Grisham The Reckoning Armstrong novel, a novel by Kelley Armstrong The Reckoning Penman novel, a 1991 novel by Sharon Kay Penman The Reckoning, a novel by High Atkinson The Reckoning Long novel, a nove ...

                                               

Dance of Death (disambiguation)

Dance of Death, also called Danse Macabre, is a late-medieval allegory of the universality of death. Dance of Death or The Dance of Death may also refer to:

                                               

The Casket of Maria Medici

Antiquary Savigny suddenly disappears without a trace. Investigators conclude that he was killed. The captain of the militia sets off on a journey through time to solve the crime and open the secret of the medieval.

                                               

Cross (disambiguation)

A cross is a geometrical figure consisting of two lines or bars, intersecting each other at a 90° angle and dividing one or both of the lines in half. Cross or to cross may also refer to:

                                               

Grubori massacre

The Grubori massacre was the mass murder of six elderly Serb civilians from the village of Grubori, near Knin on 25 August 1995 by members of the Croatian Army in the aftermath of Operation Storm. The massacre was listed in the ICTYs indictment o ...

                                               

Pakracka Poljana camp

The Pakracka Poljana camp was a makeshift prison camp where Croatian Serb civilians along with some Croats were held, tortured and executed by members of the Croatian Special Police commanded by Tomislav Mercep during the Croatian War of Independ ...

                                               

Wednesday Strangler

The Wednesday Strangler is an unidentified Japanese serial killer, responsible for the murders of seven women in Saga Prefecture from 1975 and 1989. The nickname comes from the fact that six of the victims disappeared on a Wednesday, and the kill ...

                                               

Chicago Strangler

The Chicago Strangler is the nickname given to an American serial killer who is suspected of raping and murdering at least 55 women and girls in Southwestern Chicago between 2001 and 2018. The killings were combined only in 2018, and until then t ...

                                               

The Innocents

The Innocents novel, a 1917 novel by Sinclair Lewis The Innocents play, a 1950 play by William Archibald based on Henry Jamess The Turn of the Screw The Innocents, a 2012 novel by Francesca Segal The Innocents, a 2019 novel by Michael Crummey

                                               

Frank Tallis

Frank Tallis is an author and clinical psychologist, whose area of expertise is obsessive-compulsive disorder. He has authored crime novels, including the collection of novels known as the Liebermann Papers, for which he has received several awar ...