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  United Kingdom - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
The United Kingdom is bordered on the south by the English Channel, which separates it from the continent of Europe.
The United Kingdom is generally a prosperous, well-educated, and tolerant society, and ethnic differences have sparked relatively little violence and hostility.
The population density of the United Kingdom is one of the highest in Europe, exceeded by Netherlands and Belgium.
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 United Kingdom general election, 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005.
The general election took place in 646 constituencies across the United Kingdom, for seats in the House of Commons.
In Northern Ireland, the election was dominated in the unionist community by a battle between the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
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 United Kingdom Election Results
Results of elections to the 54th Parliament of the United Kingdom in 2005 are being added.
Election results from the general election of 1983 onwards are in these files in the same order.
European Parliamentary Election in Yorkshire and the Humber region by constituency, 1999.
www.election.demon.co.uk   (1198 words)

  
 worldcourts.com: research |  i.c.j. > 1950-1959
United Nations, Reservations to multilateral conventions: documents transmitted to the International Court of Justice by the Secretary-General of the United Nations in accordance with the resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 16 November 1950.
United States, Written statement of the United States of America on the questions submitted to the International Court of Justice by the United Nations General Assembly by resolution dated December 9, 1953 relating to the power of the General Assembly regarding awards of compensation made by the United Nations administrative tribunal.
United Nations, Secretary General, Declarations made to the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning the optional clause of the Statute of the International Court of Justice.
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 Nepal Home Page
Multiparty legislative elections held in May 1991 were won by the centrist Nepali Congress party; the Communists became the leading opposition party.
Mid-term elections in November 1994, which were called after the government lost a parliamentary vote, resulted in a hung parliament and the communists, who emerged as the single largest party, formed a minority government.
Elections to Parliament held; Nepali Congress wins a narrow majority; G.P. Koirala becomes prime minister.President of Nepali Congress and interim prime minister, K.P. Bhattarai, defeated in the polls by the leader of CPN-UML, Madan Bhandari.
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 CrisisCongo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
kingdom, the clan was the governing unit that controls the land.
The kingdom of the Kuba was reorganized in the mid seventeenth century and exercised
The height of the Kingdom was during the mid-19th century.
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 United Kingdom
During the early part of 1997 the focus of these groups was the general election, at which they failed to make any real impact with voters except in the East End of London and West Yorkshire, their traditional heartlands.
During the May 1997 general election it averaged 1.12 per cent of the vote and one candidate saved his deposit with a vote of 11.39 per cent, although this was the seat of the speaker of the House of Commons which is traditionally unopposed by the major parties.
In the Uxbridge by-election in July 1997 McAuley received 110 votes, 0.35 per cent, and in the Beckenham parliamentary by-election in November 1997 267 votes (0.84 per cent).
www.axt.org.uk /antisem/archive/archive2/uk/uk.htm   (9023 words)

  
 Qwika - similar:Politics_of_Singapore
Politics - Politics portal United Kingdom This article is part of the series: Politics and government ofthe United Kingdom Parliament The Crown: Queen Elizabeth II House of Lords Lord Chancellor: Lord Falconer House of Commons Speaker: Michael Martin Prime Minister: Tony Blair Prime Minister's Questions Cabinet Government departments Scottish Parliament Scottish Executive...
A general election is an election in which all members of a given political body are up for election.
The term is usually used to refer to elections held for a nation's primary legislative body, as distinguished from by-elections and local elections.
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 Diaspora   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Kingdom led a precarious existence at best, and was notable inasmuch as it's rulers converted to Judaism; several are buried in Jerusalem.
Far more likely scenarios that have been proposed are that they are remnants of Jewish military colonists at Elephantine, in Egypt, who moved south and intermarried with Ethiopian tribes; or, alternatively, that they are descendents of exiled tribes who left Judea during the Babylonian or even Assyrian conquests.
Ultimately the Muslims were successful however, but their punitively harsh attitudes toward the Berbers in general resulted in North Africa being a hotbed of religious heterodoxy and outright schism for centuries - the Fatamid Caliphs are probably the best-known example.
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 Unit Did You Mean unit?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Unit of measurement or physical unit, a fundamental quantity of measurement in science or engineering.
Unit of action, a discrete piece of action (or beat) in a theatrical presentation.
Unit (ring theory), an element that is invertible with respect to ring multiplication.
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Such elections shall be held, and the qualifications of voters thereat shall be, as prescribed by the constitution of the proposed State of Hawaii for the election of members of the proposed State legislature.
In the event the foregoing propositions are not adopted at said election by a majority of the legal votes cast on said submission, the provisions of this Act shall cease to be effective.
Provisions of law which formerly gave to supreme court jurisdiction in election cases were not made applicable to the first county election by the provision of the County Act that "all of the provisions of law" should be so applicable.
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 Larsen Hawaiian Kingdom Arbitration Joint Resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Whereas the United States Minister thereupon extended diplomatic recognition to the Provisional Government that was formed by the conspirators without the consent of the Native Hawaiian people or the lawful Government of Hawaii and in violation of treaties between the two nations and of international law;
That I yield to the superior force of the United States whose Minister Plenipotentiary, His Excellency John L. Stevens, has caused United States troops to be landed at Honolulu and declared that he would support the Provisional Government.
Whereas, although the Provisional Government was able to obscure the role of the United States in the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, it was unable to rally the support from two-thirds of the Senate needed to ratify a treaty of annexation;
www.pca-cpa.org /ENGLISH/RPC/LAHK/annexure2.htm   (1458 words)

  
 General Documents Not Relating To Specific States - Meetings of State Parties or of the UN Economic and Social Council ...
General Documents Not Relating To Specific States - Meetings of State Parties or of the UN Economic and Social Council - CESCR - Election of Members of the Committee - 1994 - E/1994/20
Since 1989, member of the advisory board on the United Nations of the Foreign Ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany.
General Director of the Archives, Library and Publications, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1979-1981.
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 June 1959 Herald of Christ's Kingdom
One is, "This Gospel of the Kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a wit­ness unto all nations; and then shall the end come." (Matt.
However, Election as taught in the Bible, is not the arbitrary coercion, or fatalism, usually believed and taught by its advocates, but a selection according to fitness and adaptability to the end God has in view, during the period ap­pointed for that purpose.
For those who will be of the Church, the Bride of Christ, and share the Kingdom honors, the present is the "due time" to hear; and whosoever now has an ear to hear, let him hear and heed, and he will be blessed accordingly.
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 General
During the twenty-two months that the transitional government was to prepare for elections, a United Nations peacekeeping force, called UNAMIR, was to contribute to the security of the capital, protect opposition leaders as well as RPF troops stationed in Kigali, and facilitate the integration of the two armies.
In the 1989 national election, the BJP, with its explicit Hindutva agenda,12 won 15 percent of the popular vote and eighty-eight seats in Parliament.
In general, Palestinians view settlers as usurping Palestinian land and resources, and as a threat to the safety and well-being, if not the very survival, of the Palestinian community on what it considers as its land.
www.hrw.org /reports/1995/General.htm   (18713 words)

  
 Cold War
United Nations authorizes intervention in Korea to repulse aggression.
Both Khrushchev's and Nixon's statements fueled the anti-Communist sentiment prevalent in the United States.
Nikita Khrushchev arrives in US on September 19, 1960 to attend the 20th United Nations General Assembly meeting, which opens on September 20, 1960.
faculty.ucc.edu /egh-damerow/cold_war.htm   (1195 words)

  
 Public Law 103-150
Whereas, from 1826 until 1893, the United States recognized the recognized the independence of the Kingdom of Hawaii, extended full and complete diplomatic recognition to the Hawaiian Government, and entered into treaties and conventions with the Hawaiian monarchs to govern commerce and navigation in 1826, 1842, 1849, 1875, and 1887;
Whereas, although the Provisional Government was able to obscure the role of the United States in the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, it was unable to rally the support front two-thirds of the Senate needed to ratify a treaty of annexation;
SECTION I. The Congress— (1) on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the illegal overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii on January 17, 1893, acknowledges the historical significance of this event which resulted in the suppression of the inherent sovereignty of the Native Hawaiian people;
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 Articles index started with un   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
United Nations 1956 Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
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 US Apology
Joint Resolution to acknowledge the 100th anniversary of the January 17, 1893 overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii, and to offer an apology to Native Hawaiians on behalf of the United States for the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
the United States Minister thereupon extended diplomatic recognition to the Provisional Government that was formed by the conspirators without the consent of the Native Hawaiian people or the lawful Government of Hawaii and in violation of treaties between the two nations and of international law;
although the Provisional Government was able to obscure the role of the United States in the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, it was unable to rally the support from two-thirds of the Senate needed to ratify a treaty of annexation;
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 Departmental History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
so useful that his position was retained by Alexander Mackenzie, who defeated Macdonald in the general election of 1873.
By the end of the 1950s the mission's staff were scattered in seventeen different locations.
In 1959 the government bought the United States embassy building, which no longer suited the needs of the Americans.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /department/history/United_Kingdom-en.asp   (868 words)

  
 Area Studies, UK: politics, elections and government in Britain
This gives access to the election result for each constituency, and where known, the email address and website address for each MP.
Members of the Scottish Parliament, and the Welsh National Assembly, listed by constituency/region, including election results and, where known, the email address and website address for each MP revolts.co.uk a source for academic analysis of backbench behaviour in Britain
1959 general election, full results by constituency, including a statistical breakdown of the results
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk.htm   (1490 words)

  
 The Nashua Advocate
It's outrageously shabby and false for John Roberts to speak eloquently of the franchise, on the one hand, and to speak glowingly of Brown, on the other hand, and then refuse to conjoin the two in a vision of voting rights which is anything at all like color-blind.
As we sign off for now, we at The Advocate would like to believe that we provided, for a time, an invaluable service in the fight for election reform and, more broadly, in the fight to keep honest an Administration which undoubtedly is the most deceptive and destructive in the nation's long and storied history.
Had the United States been arrested in its spiritual, moral, technological, geopolitical, ethical, and scientific development around, say, the end of the Eisenhower Administration, Bill O'Reilly would have been as at home on this planet today as a jar of marmalade would have been on the window-sill of a British hamlet in 1923.
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General Election Data for the United States, 1950-1990
Historical, Demographic, Economic, and Social Data: The United States, 1790-1970: Survey of Churches and Church Membership by County, 1952
Demographic Characteristics of the Population of the United States, 1930-1950: County-Level
www.uky.edu /ComputingCenter/SSTARS/databases/tab1-999.htm   (428 words)

  
 United Kingdom general election, 1959 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This United Kingdom general election was held on October 8, 1959.
It marked a third successive victory for the ruling Conservative Party, led by Harold MacMillan.
MPs elected in the UK general election, 1959
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 Faculty Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Election Administration in the United States, The Indian Journal of Public Administration, January - March, 1957
The Indian General Election of 1957, The Social Studies for Teachers and Administrators, March 1958
The Kingdom of Sikkim, The Social Studies for Teachers and Administrators.
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 UNITED STATES APOLOGY; OVERTHROW OF HAWAIIAN KINGDOM
Began and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday, the fifth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-three.
To acknowledge the 100th anniversary of the January 17, 1893 overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii, and to offer an apology to Native Hawaiians on behalf of the United States for the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
Whereas the Newlands Resolution also specified that treaties existing between Hawaii and- foreign nations were to immediately cease and be replaced by United States treaties with such nations;
www.mauimapp.com /moolelo/apology.htm   (1474 words)

  
 THE APOLOGY - United States Public Law 103-150
Whereas, on the afternoon of January 17,1893, a Committee of Safety that represented the American and European sugar planters, descendants of missionaries, and financiers deposed the Hawaiian monarchy and proclaimed the establishment of a Provisional Government;
Whereas, the Committee and its chairman, Senator John Morgan, conducted hearings in Washington, D.C., from December 27,1893, through February 26, 1894, in which members of the Provisional Government justified and condoned the actions of the United States Minister and recommended annexation of Hawaii;
Whereas, on August 21,1959, Hawaii became the 50th State of the United States;
www.hawaii-nation.org /publawall.html   (1499 words)

  
 United Kingdom General Election results since 1832
UK General Elections since 1832 UK General Elections since 1832
Complete results are available here for those years highlighted in red
Otherwise, links are to summary results on the Spartacus site and Adam Carr's Election Archive
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk/edates.htm   (100 words)

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