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  Aga Khan University
Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) in Karachi and French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) in Kabul, Afghanistan, were linked through an innovative Telemedicine link on June 20, 2007.
As part of its mission, Aga Khan University, with its high calibre academic and non academic professionals and its partnerships with international associations, regularly holds seminars, conferences and symposia to address health and education related issues which are of national and international importance.
AKU Convocation, December 02, 2006 His Highness the Aga Khan, Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Chancellor of AKU, presided over AKU's 19th Convocation ceremony, marking the graduation of 273 students in the fields of medicine, nursing and education.
www.aku.edu   (302 words)

  Genghis Khan - MSN Encarta
Genghis Khan’s father, Yesugei, was a local chieftain and nephew of the former khan (ruler) of the Mongol tribe.
In the autumn of 1220, Genghis Khan captured Termiz on the Oxus River (present-day Amu Darya) and in the early part of the winter was active in the upper reaches of that river in what is today Tajikistan.
Genghis Khan, rejoined by his sons, advanced south in the autumn of 1221 and defeated this new adversary on the banks of the Indus River.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761567712/Genghis_Khan.html   (1752 words)

 Genghis Khan
Khan required each of his federation's subtribes to maintain a standing force prepared to defend their territory or to assume the offensive.
As caring in peace as he was vicious in war, Khan left many of the Mongol-occupied areas and defeated local inhabitants to experience an improvement in their quality of life.
By 1226, Khan ruled an empire that stretched from Poland in the west to Korea in the east and from Vietnam in the south to Russia's Arctic Ocean shores in the north.
www.carpenoctem.tv /military/khan.html   (1152 words)

 Khan Noonien Singh - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Khan Noonien Singh (or simply, Khan), was the most prominent of the genetically-engineered Human augments of the late-20th century Eugenics Wars period on Earth, considered even over three centuries later to have been "the best" of them.
Khan's background was suspected to be Sikh, from the northern region of India.
Khan's theft and premature detonation of the Genesis Device alarmed the Klingon Empire to the Federation's development of an "ultimate weapon", increasing tensions between the two powers until the détente of 2293.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Khan_Noonien_Singh   (2409 words)

 History of Iran: Sattar Khan
Sattar Khan, who was heading the rebels from Ayirsiz district of Tabriz, capital of East Azarbaijan province, in 1907, had become favourite general of all his fighters because of his heroism and courage.
Sattar Khan was appointed the Commander in chief of High Council, Bagher Khan as his deputy, Ali Musyo, Haji Ali and Seyed Hashem Khan as members.
It issued order for making a plaque of honour on which Sattar Khan and Bagher Khan's photos would be carved with golden colours as a token of appreciation of their services and to hang them on the tribune during the next session of the Assembly.
www.iranchamber.com /history/sattarkhan/sattar_khan.php   (551 words)

 Khan Noonien Singh - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
I dined with Khan once, we discussed poetry, politics,and philosophy, as well as the finer things in life, such as massacres and genocide, and that damn bastard, James T. Kirk.
Khan was believed to be destroyed after failing to disarm a terraforming device.
Khan is often confused with Kane of Command and Conquer.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Khan_Noonien_Singh   (540 words)

 Genghis Khan at AllExperts
Genghis' father, Yesugei, khan of the Borjigin and nephew to Ambaghai and Qutula Khan, emerged as the head of the ruling clan of the Mongols, but this position was contested by the rival Tayichi'ud clan, who descended directly from Ambaghai.
Genghis Khan and others are widely cited as producing a highly efficient army with remarkable discipline, organization, toughness, dedication, loyalty and military intelligence, in comparison to their enemies and by defeating one of the most powerful and largest armies, empires, tribes and dynasties besides being militarily outnumbered in almost all of them.
In 1256, during the rule of ×gedei, Hulagu Khan, son of Tolui, was charged with the conquest of the Muslim nations to the southwest of the empire.
en.allexperts.com /e/g/ge/genghis_khan.htm   (9979 words)

 Did al-Qaida trainee warn FBI before 9/11? - Nightly News with Brian Williams - MSNBC.com
In March, 2000, Niaz Khan said he was down and out, waiting tables in a curry house north of London, overwhelmed by gambling debts and increasingly drawn to the message of a radical local imam.  The imam extolled Osama bin Laden and the rewards of dying for jihad.
Khan said that at the Lahore training compound he and up to 30 other men were taught hijacking basics, including how to smuggle guns and other weapons through airport security, techniques to overpower passengers and crew and how to get into a cockpit.
Khan remains surprised that, to this day, the FBI, CIA and Scotland Yard have never asked for his help in identifying the street address of the Lahore safe house where he and dozens of other men were trained.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/5131524   (1017 words)

 Genghis Khan and the Mongols
Returning with Genghis Khan and his Mongols were engineers who had become a permanent part of their army, and there were captive musicians, translators, doctors and scribes, camels and wagonloads of goods.
The husband of Genghis Khan's daughter was killed, and, it is said, she asked that everyone in the city be put to death, and, according to the story, they were.
While Genghis Khan was consolidating his conquests in Persia and Afghanistan, a force of 40,000 Mongol horsemen pushed through Azerbaijan and Armenia.
www.fsmitha.com /h3/h11mon.htm   (4171 words)

 Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan was born in 1162 on the banks of the Onon River, near the present-day border between Mongolia and Southeast Russia.
Genghis Khan’s tribe continued to grow for the next four years, but Jamuka continued to resent him and managed to rally several followers of his own by convincing them that Genghis Khan was destroying their way of life.
Genghis Khan also created official seals and appointed a supreme officer to record all of the judicial decisions and to enforce the law and oversee the appropriate punishments for crimes that were committed (Worldhistory).
www.louisville.edu /~dnmahl01/genghiskhan.html   (7837 words)

 Ustad Faiyaz Khan
Ustad Faiyaz Khan popularly called "Aftab-e-Mousiqui", was "the ultimate flowering of the genius of the Agra or Rangila Gharana." He summed up in himself the finest traditions of his gharana and was its greatest exponent in recent times.
Kallan Khan was the younger brother of Ghulam Abbas Khan and, therefore, the grand-uncle of Faiyaz Khan Sahib.
Ghulam Abbas Khan, who is said to have lived to the incredible old age of 120, saw his favourite grandson mature into a maestro with a grand future ahead of him.
music.calarts.edu /~bansuri/pages/Faiyaz.html   (2169 words)

 Rufus/Chaka Khan
Khan's devastating vocal talent is quite apparent on the half-dozen songs she gets to her own, but Stockert hogs most of the original material (his painful ballad "Haulin' Coal"), leaving her to cover tunes by veterans like Steve Stills (a really miserable "Love The One You're With/Sit Yourself Down" medley), and
Khan's solo debut was produced by Arif Mardin, and he went with a lush, fully orchestrated sound that's sometimes slow but never dull.
Khan and Mardin were ready to experiment, coming up with energetic raveups ("Tearin' It Up" with a zillion Chaka backing vocal tracks), a terrific slow electronic funk number ("Slow Dancing" with guest vocals from Rick James), and a medley that reinterprets a bunch of bebop tunes as synth funk.
www.warr.org /rufus.html   (3053 words)

 CNN.com - U.S. supports nuclear pardon - Feb. 5, 2004
Khan's confession and subsequent pardon by Musharraf "may be necessary, but it's still a charade," he told CNN.
Khan took all the blame, saying Musharraf's government was unaware of what he was doing.
The IAEA said Khan's statements mean the "cat is out of the bag" and the world now knows there is a fl market for nuclear technology, the IAEA official said.
www.cnn.com /2004/WORLD/asiapcf/02/05/pakistan.nuclear   (1050 words)

 DNA/The Private Life of Genghis Khan
Khan folded his arms and leant on his horse, looking over it across the dreadful mess they'd made of the valley beneath them.
"Khan!" interrupted Ogdai urgently, "we are on the point of conquering the world!" He stabbed at the map with a knife, catching the servant beneath a nasty nick on his left lung.
Khan pulled a scroll from out of his tunic and looked through it, shaking his head slowly.
www.douglasadams.com /dna/980707-07-s.html   (2873 words)

 BBC SPORT | Boxing | Khan tested on way to first title
Khan, who turned 20 on Friday, was fighting a 10-round bout for the first time, and he got his toughest test.
Khan used his lightning-fast hands to direct the fight in the opening couple of rounds, as he rocked Drilzane with some excellent shots.
Khan said his seventh-round knockdown was "not a knockdown" and added that his foot got stuck in the ropes.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/boxing/6165959.stm   (405 words)

 Genghis Khan
Although Genghis Khan (more properly known as Chinggis Khan), is mainly thought of in negative terms in the West, he is one of history's more charismatic and dynamic leaders.
The fact that Genghis Khan was able to command a place in history is perhaps more amazing than the deeds that earned him fame as much of his life prior to 1200 was fraught with hardship.
Genghis Khan's greatest accomplishments, however, cannot be counted in terms of territory or victories, but in the presence of a Mongol nation and culture.
www.accd.edu /sac/history/keller/Mongols/empsub1.html   (1048 words)

 Ontario MP Khan leaves Liberals to join Tories
Liberal Leader Stéphane Dion had reportedly told Khan to choose his political loyalties, saying it was "bizarre" that a Liberal MP could serve as a consultant to the Conservative prime minister.
Khan serving as an adviser to a Conservative Prime Minister, as Mr.
Khan, 60, immigrated to Canada in 1974, emerging in Toronto as a successful businessman and a prominent voice for the Pakistani and Muslim communities.
www.cbc.ca /canada/story/2007/01/05/khan-defect-070105.html   (1754 words)

 It's time for wrath over Khan
According to the Pakistani government, Khan (under house arrest since 2004) and 12 of his cronies (recently acquitted by Pakistani courts) are "off-limits" - and the case of the most egregious example of nuclear proliferation ever is closed.
While lining his pockets with over $100 million, Khan (the father of the Pakistani bomb), passed critical nuclear know-how to Tehran, helping it develop the uranium-enrichment capability needed both to produce nuclear-reactor fuel and to make nuclear weapons.
With Khan now 71 and rumored to be in poor health, the world may be running out of time to get him to shed some critical light on all these matters.
www.heritage.org /Press/Commentary/ed061906a.cfm   (725 words)

 Genghis Khan a Prolific Lover, DNA Data Implies
Genghis Khan, the fearsome Mongolian warrior of the 13th century, may have done more than rule the largest empire in the world; according to a recently published genetic study, he may have helped populate it too.
Khan's empire at the time of his death extended across Asia, from the Pacific Ocean to the Caspian Sea.
Documents written during or just after Khan's reign say that after a conquest, looting, pillaging, and rape were the spoils of war for all soldiers, but that Khan got first pick of the beautiful women.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2003/02/0214_030214_genghis.html   (693 words)

 Modern Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Genghis Khan's son Ogodei succeeded him in 1229, and he and other descendants extended the empire until it stretched from the Black Sea to the Korean Peninsula, from the rest of the Russian princedoms to the Bulgar principalities, Central Asian territories, and all of East Asia.
His grandson Kubilai Khan established the Yuan Dynasty in China, moving the Mongolian capital from Harhorin (Karakorum) in Mongolia to Dadu (later called Beijing), where he ruled over Mongolia and China.
Batu Khan, another grandson and warlord, led the Golden Horde (13-15th centuries) in the conquest of Hungary, Bulgaria, and Russia in the west and Central Asia.
www.museum.upenn.edu /Mongolia/section2a.shtml   (565 words)

 Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Khan states that he remembers Chekov from the Enterprise, but the character of Chekov was added to the series after the episode "Space Seed", which was Khan's appearance.
Revealing mistakes: When Khan leans forward, the wound on his chest "crinkles" visibly, as only a glued-on rubber prosthetic would do.
In this age of CGI it is refreshing to see the ingenuity and creativity of old-style model effects being used so effectively.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0084726   (528 words)

Amongst these bodies is Khan Noonien Singh, a genetically engineered strongman and one of the great leaders of Earth's Eugenics War of the 1990s.
Although he disappeared without a trace then, once Khan is aroused from his long sleep he soon reveals the ambition, strength and intelligence that helped him conquer a quarter of the Earth.
Khan and his crew, including Marla McGivers, are exiled to a planet where they must start life anew.
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/series/TOS/episode/68708.html   (263 words)

 Asia Times Online :: South Asia news, business and economy from India and Pakistan
If Khan's interaction with the scientists of Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Libya were similar to those during his reported visits to North Korea, norms of the non-proliferation regimes can be expected to have been more brazenly violated.
While the aspirations of a few Islamic countries to acquire nuclear weapons are wedded to the idea of the "Islamic bomb", al-Qaeda's quest for components and know-how relating to weapons of mass destruction reflect on the potential rise of nuclear terror throughout the world.
For two decades, the Western media and their intelligence agencies have linked Khan and the Pakistani Inter Services Intelligence to nuclear-technology transfers, and it was hard to credit the idea that the successive governments Khan served had been oblivious of these activities.
www.atimes.com /atimes/South_Asia/GG07Df05.html   (2124 words)

 Electronic Passport to Genghis and Kublai Khan
Genghis Khan was one of the world’s greatest conquerors.
Ganghis Khan never learned how to read, but his success as a ruler resulted from his superior military organization, strategy and mobility.
The Land of Genghis Khan -- National Geographic profiled the Universal Leader of the Mongols in December, 1996 and February, 1997.
www.mrdowling.com /613-khans.html   (336 words)

 STARTREK.COM : Biography
With his fellow survivors, Khan attempted to seize that starship but failed, and he and his people were sentenced by Captain James T. Kirk to tame the wild M-Class world of Ceti Alpha V. Among those exiled was Lt.
In 2285, the embittered Khan commandeered the U.S.S. Reliant and hijacked the top-secret Genesis Device in a plan to exact vengeance against James T. Kirk.
Khan failed to defeat his old foe, and died when he detonated the matter-reorganizing, terraforming device, thus annihilating the Reliant and Khan along with it.
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/series/TOS/character/1071396.html   (310 words)

 Khan Artist
On Friday, May 6 Khan catapulted the 300-word Newsweek story about a Koran being flushed down the toilet into headline news across the Muslim world by brandishing the article at a press conference and demanding that Pakistani president Gen. Pervez Musharraf secure an apology from George W. Bush for the incident.
Clearly in search of grist for the anti-American mill, Khan's demagoguery speaks to his own two-facedness and to a downside of military rule in Pakistan.
After his playing career ended in 1992, Khan entered politics under the tutelage of Lt.-Gen. Hamid Gul, the former Pakistani intelligence chief famous for fueling the Taliban's rise in Afghanistan.
www.weeklystandard.com /Content/Public/Articles/000/000/005/658vhcpk.asp   (579 words)

 Introduction: The Aga Khan Academies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
To be located in countries in Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East, the Aga Khan Academies will be an integrated network of 18 residential schools offering girls and boys an international standard of education from pre-primary to secondary levels with a rigorous academic and leadership experience.
The Aga Khan Academies’ education is built on the framework of the internationally recognised International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) programmes.
They benefit from the intellectual and programmatic resources at agencies such as the Aga Khan Foundation, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, the Aga Khan University and the University of Central Asia, including their Institutes of Educational Development.
www.agakhanschools.org /aka.asp   (688 words)

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