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 Las Vegas Free Travel Guide and Information
The shows are choreographed to music ranging from the classic arias of Luciano Pavarotti to the romantic stylings of Frank Sinatra.
Excalibur Dragon Battle features a battle between a fire-breathing dragon and Merlin the Magician takes place every hour, on the hour, from dusk to midnight daily, weather permitting, in the moat at Excalibur.
Fremont Street Experience is a pedestrian promenade in downtown Las Vegas, features a misting system, retail carts, kiosks, free entertainment, and one-of-a-kind light and sound shows, with more than 2 million lights and 540,000 watts of sound.
www.destinationcoupons.com /Nevada/Las_Vegas/Reference/sights.asp   (2852 words)

  
 French Empire Timeline 1940-1945
Gabon - Battle of Libreville - Koenig encounters heavy resistance from Vichyites during march on the city.
As spring fades towards summer German victory in the Battle of France becomes a certainty and the thoughts of those committed to continuing French resistance turn to the other France, her vast colonial empire, the France beyond the seas, La France d’outre mer.
Algeria - Force H consisting of the battle cruiser HMS Hood, battleships HMS Valiant and Resolution, aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal and several smaller ships makes contact with the French Atlantic fleet under the command of Admiral Marcel-Bruno Gensoul at Mers-el-Kebir.
worldatwar.net /nations/france/empire40-45.html   (8158 words)

  
 West African campaign - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name West African campaign refers to two battles during World War II, the Battle of Dakar (also known as Operation Menace) and the Battle of Gabon, both of which were in late 1940.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_African_campaign   (8158 words)

  
 Period5
Spanish forces attack Savoians in Italy (French retreat after the battle), blockade Edinburg, attack blockading French fleet in Barcelona (another draw), move to Hainaut, but French forces intercept and after the bloody battle (73 Spanish/Dutch and 50 French casualties) Spanish/Dutch army is forced to retreat.
Spanish/Dutch forces invade French Trading Post in Gabon.
Habsburgs make counterattack and manages to throw Turks away from Vienna.
www.saunalahti.fi /~virranko/Period5.html   (8158 words)

  
 Brazzaville Overrun By Sassou Loyalists
"We have total control of the city of Brazzaville," Sassou spokesman Isidore Mvouba said by telephone from Gabon, proclaiming victory in the battle for the capital.
A diplomat in Pointe-Noire said pro-Sassou Angolan troops with tanks had entered the oil-producing former French colony's Atlantic port city after dawn, and foreign residents there reported looting.
dev.themoscowtimes.com /stories/1997/10/16/017.html   (8158 words)

  
 Congo, Republic of
It borders Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Angola exclave of Cabinda, with a short stretch of coast on the South Atlantic.
The so-called Ninja rebels continued to battle government forces, each attempting to gain or maintain control of the country's rich oil reserves and each seemingly unconcerned about the toll this new outbreak of violence is taking on civilians.
Seven African heads of state address Security Council in meeting on Democratic Republic of Congo.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107427.html   (8158 words)

  
 Sports : 14 DAYS TO BATTLE OF LIBREVILLE:GABON WILL BURN !
The Panthers of Gabon must have started panicking at the list of the Super Eagles players landing in Libreville upper week for the very important World Cup/Nations Cup 2006 qualifying game taking place at the Stade Omnisport Omar Bongo on Saturday, October 9.
The setting was the Stade El Menzah in the centre of Tunis, and it was the first game for both teams.
That match, which took place on July 25, 1989 at the same Stade Omnisports Omar Bongo, remains the last World Cup clash between both countries, and the Eagles’ defeat in that game was largely held responsible for their eventual failure to qualify for Italia ’90.
www.vanguardngr.com /articles/2002/sports/sp125092004.html   (8158 words)

  
 BBC SPORT Football African Morocco prepare for battle
Morocco have won both of their opening Nations Cup qualifiers against Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, as is the case with Sierra Leone.
There is a return to the squad for Moncef Zerka of Nancy, who earned a single cap in 2001 but injury keeps out Adil Ramzi, the playmaker from PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands.
Coach Badou Ezaki said he will fortify the squad with locally-based players when he selects his final squad next Wednesday.
newsimg.bbc.co.uk /sport2/low/football/africa/2853123.stm   (8158 words)

  
 Panapress Official Website
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - South African president Thabo Mbeki left the Gabonese capital of Libreville Wednesday afternoon, ending a two-day visit that saw the signing of several cooperation agreements between the two countries.
Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday called for calm in Sudan, where at least 42 people have been killed in Khartoum since Monday when the death of the first vice-president John Garang in was officially confirmed.
Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Nearly half a century after most African countries gained independence, the fight against language dominance in the continent is at its peak with daggers drawn in the battle to reshape Africa.
www.panapress.com /newsindexlat.asp?code=eng&dte=03/08/2005   (1496 words)

  
 The new Gulf oil states
Later in the year Colin Powell visited Gabon, the first visit for a US secretary of state.
The United States used to attach little importance to Africa, but now it is reviewing its oil sources strategy and sub-Saharan Africa, with its good quality reserves, could account for 25% of all US crude oil imports by 2015.
A member of the US military command in Europe, General Carlton Fulford, visited Sao Tome and Principe in July to review the security of oil operators in the Gulf of Guinea and the possibility of setting up a regional military command centre there, similar to the one in South Korea.
mondediplo.com /2003/01/08oil   (1496 words)

  
 Port Vila Presse Online Vanuatu News :: Pacific candidate gets ACP top job
The announcement of Sir John Kaputin, a former Foreign Affairs Minister and a long-time diplomat of PNG came about after intensive lobbying and negotiations between the ACP group over the nominations of both Sir Kaputin and the incumbent outgoing Secretary General and former Gabon diplomat, Mr Jean Robert Goulangana.
The battle for the ACP Secretarial General position was finally concluded last Thursday night in Brussels when ACP Foreign Ministers announced the candidature of Sir John Kaputin of Papua New Guinea by acclamation.
Agreement unequivocally supported the PNG candidature and was very instrumental both at the level of the Ministers and senior officials in ensuring Sir Kaputin’s nomination went through.
www.news.vu /en/news/national/041209-pacific-candidate-gets-acp-position.shtml   (1496 words)

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