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Rebreuve-sur-Canche

Rebreuve-sur-Canche is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. Coordinates: 50°15′55″N 2°20′30″E Country France Region Hauts-de-France Department Pas-de-Calais Arrondissement Arras Canton Avesnes-le-Comte Intercommunality CC Campagnes de l’Artois Government  • Mayor (2020–2026) Michel Dugarin Area1 8.28 km2 (3.20 sq mi)  • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi) Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)  • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST) INSEE/Postal code 62694 /62270 Elevation 72–149 m (236–489 ft)(avg. 76 m or 249 ft) Rebreuve-sur-Canche lies …

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Indian Space Research Organisation

The Indian Space Research Organisation is the national space agency of India, headquartered in Bengaluru. It operates under the Department of Space (DOS) which is directly overseen by the Prime Minister of India, while Chairman of ISRO acts as executive of DOS as well. ISRO is the primary agency in India to perform tasks related …

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Donji Kukuruzari

Donji Kukuruzari is a settlement and municipality in the Croatian county of Sisak-Moslavina. Donji Kukuruzari is an undeveloped municipality that the Government of Croatia has categorized as a First Category Area of Special State Concern. Coordinates: 45.264602°N 16.483845°E

Widji Thukul

Widji Thukul is a poet and activist from Indonesia. He has been missing since 1998. His work is political, and he frequently criticized the Indonesian government and the country’s social conditions. Born Wiji Widodo26 August 1963Solo, Central Java Disappeared 27 July 1998 (aged 34) Status Missing for 23 years and 6 months Nationality Indonesian (Javanese)

Indian reservation

An Indian reservation is an area of land tenure governed by a federally recognized Native American tribal nation under the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, rather than by the government of the state in which it is located. The 326 Indian reservations in the United States are associated with specific Native American nations, often on …

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Ghasera Fort

Ghasera Fort is a ruined fort in Ghasera village in Nuh district of Haryana state in northern India, which has been notified as a protected monument by the state government. Currently, the majority of the residents of the village are Muslim Meos, though Hindus also live there.

Global surveillance disclosures (2013–present)

Ongoing news reports in the international media have revealed operational details about the Anglophone cryptographic agencies’ global surveillance of both foreign and domestic nationals. The reports mostly emanate from a cache of top secret documents leaked by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, which he obtained whilst working for Booz Allen Hamilton, one of the largest contractors …

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blow the whistle

English Etymology When used idiomatically, probably an allusion to a police officer blowing his or her whistle on observing a violation of the law. Verb blow the whistle (third-person singular simple present blows the whistle, present participle blowing the whistle, simple past blew the whistle, past participle blown the whistle) (idiomatic, usually with “on”) To disclose information to the public or to appropriate authorities concerning the illegal or socially harmful actions of a person or group, especially a corporation or government agency. In some jurisdictions, it is illegal …

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Banana Massacre

The Banana Killing was a massacre of United Fruit Company workers that took place between December 5 and 6, 1928 in Ciénaga, Colombia, near Santa Marta. On November 12, 1928, the workers went on strike, refusing to work until the corporation reached an agreement with them to provide them with respectable working conditions. After several …

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