Pope Francis calls on every European parish to host a refugee family
Pope Francis has called on every European parish to host one refugee family each in a goodwill gesture that will begin in the Vatican state. It comes as Europe faces the worst refugee crisis since Wor...
Hunting For Heartbeats: NASA Technology Rescues 4 Quake Survivors In Nepal
Four men were rescued from damaged buildings in Nepal with help from NASA technology that detects people’s heartbeats, officials said Friday. A radar detector known as Finder, or Finding Individuals f...
Pope Francis calls on every European parish to host a refugee family
Pope Francis has called on every European parish to host one refugee family each in a goodwill gesture that will begin in the Vatican state. It comes as Europe faces the worst refugee crisis since Wor...
Hunting For Heartbeats: NASA Technology Rescues 4 Quake Survivors In Nepal
Four men were rescued from damaged buildings in Nepal with help from NASA technology that detects people’s heartbeats, officials said Friday. A radar detector known as Finder, or Finding Individuals f...
Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident
The Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident is a 1986 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) treaty whereby states have agreed to provide notification of any nuclear accident that oc...
Treaty of Bern
The Treaty of Bern (formally the Treaty concerning the formation of a General Postal Union), signed in 1874, established the General Postal Union, which is today known as the Universal Postal Union.Na...
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) - was promoted by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) as a centre of excellence for research and t...
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology - Wikipedia
Human Resources Development Convention, 1975
Human Resources Development Convention, 1975 is an International Labour Organization Convention.It was established in 1975:
As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 68 states.
Algiers Accords
The Algiers Accords were a set of agreements between the United States and Iran to resolve the Iran hostage crisis, brokered by the Algerian government and signed in Algiers on January 19, 1981. The c...
Covenant of the League of Nations
The Covenant of the League of Nations was the charter of the League of Nations.
Early drafts for a possible League of Nations began even before the end of the First World War. A London-based stud...
Treaty of Gulistan
The Treaty of Gulistan (Russian: Гюлистанский договор; Persian: عهدنامه گلستان‎) was a peace treaty concluded between Imperial Russia and Persian Empire (Qajar dynasty) on 24 October 1813 in...
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Indian Ocean Tuna Commission
The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) (French: Commission des Thons de l'Océan Indien (CTOI)) is an intergovernmental organization that co-ordinates the regulation and management of tuna in the ...
Persian embassy to Louis XIV
The Persian embassy to Louis XIV caused a dramatic flurry at the court of Louis XIV in 1715, the year of the Sun King's death. Mohammed Reza Beg, or in French sources Méhémet Riza Beg, was a high-rank...
Persian embassy to Louis XIV - Wikipedia
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an international human rights treaty of the United Nations intended to protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities. Parties...
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Wikipedia
First Geneva Convention
The First Geneva Convention, for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field, is one of four treaties of the Geneva Conventions. It defines "the basis on which rest the rul...
First Geneva Convention - Wikipedia
Global warming
Global warming and climate change can both refer to the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects, although climate change can also r...
Global warming - Wikipedia
AH2
Asian Highway 2 (AH2) is a road in the Asian Highway Network running 13,177 kilometres (8,188 mi) from Denpasar, Indonesia to Merak and Singapore to Khosravi, Iran. The route is as follows:
D...
AH2 - Wikipedia
North Coast Road (Java)
The North Coast Road (Indonesian: Jalur Pantai Utara (Jalur Pantura)), is the name for the road, 1,430 km in length, that connects Merak and Banyuwangi on the northern beach of Java, particul...
North Coast Road (Java) - Wikipedia