Spain

Acali

The Acali was a raft which was used in the Acali Expedition or Acali Experiment. It has also been nicknamed the Sex Raft. The raft had a complement of eleven people: five men and six women. It left Las Palmas, Spain on 12 May 1973 and took 101 days to drift across the Atlantic Ocean …

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Valle de Ayora

La Vall de Cofrents is a comarca in the province of Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain.

Villamediana de Iregua

Villamediana de Iregua is a village in the province and autonomous community of La Rioja, Spain. The municipality covers an area of 20.42 square kilometres (7.88 sq mi) and as of 2017 had a population of 7855 people.

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (born between 25 August and 31 October 1451, died 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer and navigator who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean, opening the way for the widespread European exploration and colonization of the Americas. Summary His expeditions, sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, were the first European …

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Iberian Peninsula

The Iberian Peninsula, often known as Iberia, is a peninsula in southwestern Europe that defines Eurasia’s westernmost boundary. It is mostly shared between Spain and Portugal, encompassing the majority of their land, as well as a minor portion of Southern France, Andorra, and Gibraltar. It is the second biggest European peninsula by size, after the …

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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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List of people named in the Pandora Papers

Heads of state Current heads of state at the time of the release  Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan  Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile  Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of the Republic of the Congo  Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus  Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic  Guillermo Lasso, President of Ecuador  Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon  Abdullah II, King of Jordan  Uhuru Kenyatta, President …

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Arizona

Arizona is a state in the Western United States, grouped in the Southwestern and occasionally Mountain subregions. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah to the north, Colorado to the northeast, and New Mexico to the east; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest. Arizona is the 48th state and last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the Union, achieving …

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