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Happy 96th Independence day to Czech Republic – As Czechoslovakia, marking independence from Austria-Hungary on October 28,1918. As the Czech Republic after the split of Czechoslovakia on 1 Jan 1993.

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The Czech Republic (i/ˈtʃɛk/ CHEK;[10] Czech: Česká republika, pronounced [ˈt͡ʃɛskaː ˈrɛpuˌblɪka] ( listen), short form Česko Czech pronunciation: [ˈt͡ʃɛsko]) is a landlocked country in Central Europe. The country is bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the north. Its capital and largest city, with 1.3 million inhabitants, is […]

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Happy 35th Independence day to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Independence from the United Kingdom on 27 Oct 1979.

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines i/seɪnt ˈvɪnsənt ænd ðə ɡrɛnəˈdiːnz/ is an island country in the Lesser Antilles chain, in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lie at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean. Its 389 km2 (150 sq mi) territory consists of the […]

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Happy 23rd Independence day to Turkmenistan – Declaration of independence from the Soviet Union on 27 Oct 1991

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Turkmenistan (i/tɜrkˈmɛnɨstæn/ or i/tɜrkmɛnɨˈstɑːn/; Turkmen: Türkmenistan), formerly also known as Turkmenia, is one of the Turkic states in Central Asia. Turkmenistan is bordered by Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, Uzbekistan to the east and northeast, Kazakhstan to the northwest and the Caspian Sea to the west. Present-day Turkmenistan covers territory […]

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White House Fall Garden Instagram Meetup

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For more than 40 years, the White House has opened its doors and welcomed visitors from across the country to tour the grounds and gardens. This year, we invited photo enthusiasts who follow the White House on Instagram to join us for the first ever White House InstaMeet. During the visit, the Instagramers toured the South Lawn […]

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Ban ‘strongly condemns’ killing of UN peacekeeper in eastern DR Congo

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe (file photo) 27 October 2013 – United Nations Secretary-General has strongly condemned today the killing by M23 rebels of a UN peacekeeper in strife-riven eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and pledged the Organization’s ongoing commitment to take “all necessary actions” to protect civilians in the country. In […]

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Top advisor urges economic focus for developing mainland-Taiwan relations

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Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) ,and Wu Poh-hsiung, honorary chairman of the Kuomintang, attend the ninth Cross-Strait Economic, Trade and Culture Forum in Nanning, capital of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Oct. 26, 2013. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua)    NANNING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) — China’s top […]

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China underscores commitment to upgrading FTA with ASEAN

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 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) shakes hands with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Trade Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 25, 2013. Li met with a delegation of trade ministers from ASEAN countries in Beijing on Oct. 25, 2013. (Xinhua/Ding Lin)   BEIJING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on […]

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