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FAO
The FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO; French : Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Italian : Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is a specialised agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries , FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information, and helps developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture , forestry and fisheries practices, ensuring good nutrition and food security for all. Its Latin
Latin
motto, fiat panis, translates as "let there be bread"
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Lester Bowles Pearson
LESTER BOWLES "MIKE" PEARSON PC OM CC OBE
OBE
(23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel Peace Prize
in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis . He was the 14th Prime Minister of Canada
Prime Minister of Canada
from 22 April 1963 to 20 April 1968, as the head of two back-to-back Liberal minority governments following elections in 1963 and 1965 . During Pearson's time as Prime Minister, his Liberal minority governments introduced universal health care , student loans , the Canada Pension Plan , the Order of Canada
Order of Canada
, and the Maple Leaf flag . His Liberal government also unified Canada's armed forces
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Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C., formally the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA and commonly referred to as "WASHINGTON", "THE DISTRICT", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast . The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia
Virginia
each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria . Named in honor of President George Washington
George Washington
, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital
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Senegal
Coordinates : 14°N 14°W / 14°N 14°W / 14; -14 Republic of Senegal République du Sénégal (French ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Un Peuple, Un But, Une Foi" (French ) "One People, One Goal, One Faith" ANTHEM: Pincez Tous vos Koras, Frappez les Balafons Everyone strum your koras , strike the balafons Location of Senegal
Senegal
(dark blue) in the
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Lebanon
Coordinates : 33°50′N 35°50′E / 33.833°N 35.833°E / 33.833; 35.833 Lebanese Republic الجمهورية اللبنانية ( Arabic
Arabic
) al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: * كلّنا للوطن * Kulluna lil-watan * All Of Us, For the Country! Capital and largest city Beirut
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Second World War
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations
League of Nations
* Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIED POWERS AXIS POWERS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS * Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
* Franklin D
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The Homestead (Hot Springs, Virginia)
THE OMNI HOMESTEAD RESORT is a luxury resort in Hot Springs, Virginia , in the middle of the Allegheny Mountains
Allegheny Mountains
. The area has the largest hot springs in the state, and the resort is also known for its championship golf courses, which have hosted several national tournaments. The resort also includes an alpine ski resort; founded in 1959, it is the oldest in Virginia
Virginia
. The resort has been designated a National Historic Landmark
National Historic Landmark
; it has a history extending of more than two and a half centuries
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Faroe Islands
Coordinates : 62°00′N 06°47′W / 62.000°N 6.783°W / 62.000; -6.783 Faroe Islands Føroyar (Faroese ) Færøerne (Danish ) Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: Tú alfagra land mítt
Tú alfagra land mítt
Thou, my most beauteous land Location of the FAROE ISLANDS (circled) in Northern Europe Location of the
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Tokelau
TOKELAU (English: /ˈtoʊkəlaʊ/ ) is an island country in the southern Pacific Ocean that consists of three tropical coral atolls (from the northwest, Atafu
Atafu
, Nukunonu
Nukunonu
and Fakaofo ), with a combined land area of 10 km2 (4 sq mi) and a population of approximately 1,500. Its capital rotates yearly between the three atolls. Tokelau
Tokelau
lies north of the Samoan Islands , Swains Island being the nearest, east of Tuvalu
Tuvalu
, south of the Phoenix Islands , southwest of the more distant Line Islands , and northwest of the Cook Islands
Cook Islands
. Until 1976, the official name was Tokelau
Tokelau
Islands
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International
INTERNATIONAL mostly means something (a company , language , or organization ) involving more than a single country . The term international as a word means involvement of, interaction between or encompassing more than one nation, or generally beyond national boundaries. For example, international law , which is applied by more than one country and usually everywhere on Earth
Earth
, and international language which is a language spoken by residents of more than one country. CONTENTS * 1 Origin of the word * 2 Meaning in particular fields * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links * 6 Sources ORIGIN OF THE WORDThe term international was coined by the utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham in his Introduction to Principles of Morals and Legislation , which was printed for publication in 1780 and published in 1789
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Netherlands
The NETHERLANDS (/ˈnɛðərləndz/ ( listen ); Dutch : Nederland ( listen )), also known informally as HOLLAND, is a country in Western Europe
Europe
with a population of seventeen million. Together with three island territories in the Caribbean ( Bonaire
Bonaire
, Sint Eustatius
Sint Eustatius
and Saba ), it forms the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Netherlands
. The European portion of the Netherlands
Netherlands
consists of twelve provinces and borders Germany
Germany
to the east, Belgium
Belgium
to the south, and the North Sea
North Sea
to the northwest, sharing maritime borders in the North Sea
North Sea
with Belgium, the United Kingdom, and Germany
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India
INDIA, officially the REPUBLIC OF INDIA (Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia
South Asia
. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people ), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west; China
China
, Nepal
Nepal
, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
Maldives

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Obelisk Of Axum
The OBELISK OF AXUM (Amharic : የአክሱም ሐውልት? ) is a 4th-century AD, 24-meter-tall (79-feet) granite stele /obelisk , weighing 160 tonnes , in the city of Axum
Axum
in Ethiopia
Ethiopia
. It is ornamented with two false doors at the base and features decorations resembling windows on all sides. The obelisk ends in a semi-circular top part, which used to be enclosed by metal frames. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Overview * 1.2 Repatriation * 2 Gallery * 3 Notes and references * 4 External links HISTORYOVERVIEWThe obelisk—properly termed a "stele " or, in the local Afro-Asiatic languages
Afro-Asiatic languages
, hawelt/hawelti (as it is not topped by a pyramid) — is found along with many other stelae in the city of Axum in modern-day Ethiopia
Ethiopia
. The stelae were probably carved and erected during the 4th century A.D
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Africa
AFRICA is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent (the first being Asia
Asia
). At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth\'s total surface area and 20.4% of its total land area. With 1.2 billion people as of 2016, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population . The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the north, both the Suez Canal
Suez Canal
and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula
Sinai Peninsula
to the northeast, the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
to the southeast and the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
to the west. The continent includes Madagascar
Madagascar
and various archipelagos
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Italian East Africa
ITALIAN EAST AFRICA (Italian : Africa Orientale Italiana) was an Italian colony in the Horn of Africa
Horn of Africa
. It was formed in 1936 through the merger of Italian Somaliland , Italian Eritrea
Italian Eritrea
and the newly conquered Italian Ethiopia
Ethiopia
. During the Second World War , Italian East Africa
Italian East Africa
was occupied by a British-led force including colonial and Ethiopian units. After the war, Italian Somaliland and Eritrea
Eritrea
came under British administration, while Ethiopia
Ethiopia
regained full independence. In 1949, Italian Somaliland was reconstituted as the Trust Territory of Somaliland
Trust Territory of Somaliland
, which was administered by Italy from 1950 until its independence in 1960
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