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  United Kingdom - Search View - ninemsn Encarta
The United Kingdom is bordered to the south by the English Channel, which separates it from continental Europe, to the east by the North Sea, and to the west by the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean; the only land border is between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
The climate of the United Kingdom is mild relative to its latitude.
The United Kingdom is one of the most urbanized of the world’s larger nations: about 89 per cent of the population lives in cities and towns.
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 The Case Against Henry Kissinger - Global Policy Forum - International Justice
The United States believes that it alone pursues and indicts war criminals and "international terrorists"; nothing in its political or journalistic culture yet allows for the thought that it might be harboring and sheltering such a senior one.
General Douglas MacArthur, under authority of the Far Eastern Commission, established the Tokyo tribunal and confirmed the sentences it imposed, and it was under his authority as the highest American military officer in the Far East that the Yamashita and other such proceedings were held.
An unelected official in the United States is meeting with others, without the knowledge or authorization of Congress, to plan the kidnapping of a constitutionally minded senior officer in a democratic country with which the United States is not at war and with which it maintains cordial diplomatic relations.
www.globalpolicy.org /intljustice/general/2001/02drk.htm   (17487 words)

  
 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)

  
 United Kingdom general election, 1964 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Kingdom general election of 1964 was held on October 15, 1964, more than five years after its predecessor, and thirteen years after the Conservative Party had first taken power.
The election also saw the only time in the UK's recent history where all seats were divided between only the three main parties; that is, no minor parties, independents or splinter groups were able to obtain a seat.
Orpington was won by the Liberals in a by-election in 1962 and held in the general election.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_1964   (576 words)

  
 United Kingdom general election, 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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).
Other elections in the province have shown both a shift in votes towards the DUP but also a collapse of support for the cross-community Alliance Party which is likely to be more marked in a first past the post election and thus which may work in the UUP's favour.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2005   (3595 words)

  
 US Declassifed Documents (1964-1968)
In 1964, U.S. policy towards British Guiana was heavily influenced by the Cold War fear that Cheddi Jagan, the elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom's colony of British Guiana, was an avowed Marxist who would create "another Cuba" in the Western Hemisphere if the colony were granted independence with Jagan in power.
On 21 May 1964 the Consul General in Georgetown [less than 1 line of source text not declassified] reported that [3 lines of source text not declassified] it was now evident that the security situation had reached the point where it would be essential for a state of emergency to be declared.
Generally speaking he was inclined to think there were two reasons for the deterioration: opposition leaders in BG had effectively spread word in U.S. that he was Communist and secondly, there had been U.S. trouble with Cuba.
www.guyana.org /govt/US-declassifed-documents-1964-1968.html   (14845 words)

  
 sociology - 1964
Sanders 376 US 1 1964, the Supreme Court of the United States rules that congressional districts have to be approximately equal in population.
April 5 - Jigme Dorfi, Premier of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is shot dead by an unidentified assassin in Puncholing, near the Indian border.
United States 379 US 241 1964, that, in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, establishments providing public accommodations must refrain from racial discrimination.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/1964   (3850 words)

  
 NOW with Bill Moyers. Politics & Economy. Election 2004 — America Votes | PBS
In the 1964 presidential elections 69.3 percent of the voting age population cast a ballot.
During the midterm election in 1998, only 36.4 percent of the voting age population made it to the polls...
States will receive federal funds for each of these purposes, and will receive general funds "to improve the administration of elections." However, to be eligible for such funds, each state must design a plan, pass enabling legislation, and devote a small amount of state funds to HAVA implementation.
www.pbs.org /now/politics/votestats.html   (885 words)

  
 Commanding Heights : United Kingdom Political | on PBS
A general election ends in a Conservative landslide that transforms the make-up of the coalition.
He attempts to ban strikes and calls a general election over the question, "Who governs Britain?" But Labor wins the election, and Harold Wilson, prime minister for the second time, complies with the unions' demands.
She begins a gradual limitation of the power of the trade unions that ends with a yearlong strike by the National Union of Mineworkers over the closure of 20 coal mines considered unproductive.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/commandingheights/lo/countries/uk/uk_political.html   (1196 words)

  
 General Conference 2004
The United Methodist General Conference proclaimed its unity May 7 in face of a “leaked,” unsigned resolution proposing an “amicable separation” in the church in the face of irreconcilable differences between extremes on the right and left.
She called on United Methodists to be unified in the Spirit and for clergy and laity to be equal partners in fulfilling the church's mission of making disciples.
She called on United Methodists to be willing to change in order to reach people today, giving as an example her own personal experience of being one of seven families who helped plant a new church with untraditional ways of doing things.
www.wcadvocate.org /GeneralConference.htm   (9050 words)

  
 United Kingdom: history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After the crushing of a nationalist rebellion in Ireland in 1798, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was created in 1801 with the dissolution of the Irish Parliament.
The general election of 1964 was won by the Labour Party under the leadership of Harold Wilson.
In February 1990, the United Kingdom and Argentina renewed diplomatic relations and their representatives met in Madrid to negotiate the issue of the return of the Malvinas/Falklands.
gbgm-umc.org /country_profiles/country_history.cfm?Id=178   (4444 words)

  
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General Olusegun Obasanjo was selected and he subsequently ran for president and defeated his kinsman Chief Olu Falae.
If Nigeria is to see the end of oppression, instability and retrogression, the federating units must control their resources and contribute to a common purse for the development of Nigeria.
The principal cause of dissension is centred on the pervasive denial of economic democracy to the overwhelming majority of people at federal, state and local government levels that has consigned them to abject poverty despite their enormous wealth, which is being ostentatiously lavished outside the Niger Delta region.
www.unitedijawstates.com /ipa.htm   (5081 words)

  
 UNODC - Election of one-third of the membership of the functiona
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Election of one-third of the membership of the functional commissions
At its 1349th meeting on 14 August 1964, the Council elected one-third of the membership of the Statistical Commission, the Population Commission, the Social Commission, the Commission on Human Rights, the Commission on the Status of Women and the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.
www.unodc.org /unodc/pt/resolution_1964-08-14_1.html   (99 words)

  
 Departmental History
so useful that his position was retained by Alexander Mackenzie, who defeated Macdonald in the general election of 1873.
In 1964, the lease to the Royal College of Physicians was acquired and the two buildings were incorporated into one.
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)

  
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United Nations 1956 Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
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 CrisisZimbabwe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Elections for transitional legislature were boycotted by ZANU and ZAPU.
In the 1985 elections, during the “Gukurahundi” - the period of fear, the majority Ethnic Group, the Shona gave ZANU-PF increased majority in the elections, gaining 67 of the 100 seats thus signifying to the Ndebeles that the Shonas either condone
United Africa, by its structure, governance and ideology, is capable of ending theses crises in Africa permanently.
www.unitedafricaorganization.org /CrisisZimbabwe.html   (16926 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.
It should be noted that MPs email addresses seem to be in a period of flux - some have their own private addresses, some have constituency-based addresses, and some are linked to the Parliamentary server.
1964 general election, full results by constituency, including a statistical breakdown of the results
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk.htm   (1490 words)

  
 Enciclopedy1964 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
February 7 - A jury trying Bryon De La Beckwith for the murder of Medgar Evers in June 1963 reports in Jackson, Mississippi that it was unable to agree on a verdict, resulting in a mistrial.
July 20 - Vietnam War - Viet Cong forces attack the capital of Dinh Tuong Province, Cai Be, killing 11 South Vietnamese military personnel and 40 civilians (30 of which are children)
November 3 - The Bolivian government of President Victor Paz Estenssoro is overthrown by a military rebellion led by General Alfredo Obando Candia, commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
www.adago.com /1964.html   (3704 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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