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Ophelie Bretnacher disappearance

The case of Ophelie Bretnachers disappearance is a complex criminal and diplomatic case between France and Hungary, both members of the European Union.

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Hungary

The first coronavirus-related death was announced on 15 March on the governments official website. On 18 March, the government announced that the virus had spread to every part of the country.

                                               

Coat of arms of Hungary

The coat of arms of Hungary was adopted on 3 July 1990, after the end of the communist rule, although it has been used before, both with and without the Holy Crown of Hungary, sometimes as part of a larger, more complex coat of arms, and many of ...

                                               

Esztergom

Esztergom is a city in Hungary, 45 kilometers north of Budapest. 30 928 people live in Esztergom. It is the center of the Roman Catholic Church in Hungary, and the Constitutional court is in the city. There are a lot of rich museums in the city.

                                               

Miskolc

Miskolc is in the north-eastern part of the country, east from the Bukk mountains, in the valley of the river Sajo and the streams Hejo and Szinva. Its area is 236.68 km².

                                               

Althing

The Althing is the national parliament of Iceland. It is the oldest legislature in the world that still exists. It was founded in 930 at Thingvellir, which is almost 45 kilometres east of Icelands capital, Reykjavik. When the Althing was formed, ...

                                               

Alvotech

Alvotech is a privately-owned, multinational biopharmaceutical company that develops and manufactures biosimilar products for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. The company was founded in 2013 by chief executive and ...

                                               

Icelandic krona

The Icelandic krona is the currency used in Iceland. The name "Icelandic crown" is sometimes used instead. There are currently only 5 banknotes 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 and 10000 krona and 5 coins 1, 5, 10, 50 and 100 krona in circulation.

                                               

Keflavik

Keflavik is a town in the Sudurnes region in southwest Iceland. In 2009 its population was at 8.169 people. In 1995, the town merged with Njardvik and Hafnir to form the Reykjanesbær municipality.

                                               

History of Tamil Nadu

The history of Tamil Nadu goes back to the early stone age. The region of Tamil Nadu has been under continuous human habitation since prehistoric times.

                                               

Our Lady of Good Health

Our Lady of Good Health is the name given to an apparition of the Virgin Mary believed to have appeared in the town of Vailankanni, Tamil Nadu, India. She is also known as Our Lady of Vailankanni and Holy Mother of Good Health. Her name in the Ta ...

                                               

Hindu reform movements

Hindu reform movements in the nineteenth society had many evils prevailing in it like Sati, female infanticide {Killing the girl child at birth},polygamy, child marriage etc.

                                               

Rani Lakshmibai

Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi was an Indian queen and warrior. She was one of the greatest leaders of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and, became for Indian nationalists a symbol of resistance to British rule in India.

                                               

Jinnah-Sikandar Pact

The famous Jinnah-Sikandar Pact was an agreement signed between Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan, at Lucknow, British India, October 1937.

                                               

Quit India Movement

The Quit India Movement was a movement started by Mahatma Gandhi on 8 August 1942 during the World War I asking for an end to British rule in India. The movement was started in a speech in Bombay where Mahatma Gandhi asked Indians to Do or Die. T ...

                                               

2020 China–India skirmishes

The 2020 China–India skirmishes are part of an ongoing military standoffs between China and India. Since 5 May 2020, Chinese and Indian troops have reportedly engaged in aggressive actions, face-offs, and other kinds of intense military action at ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in India

The first case of the COVID-19 pandemic in India was reported on 30 January 2020, originating from China. As of 14 April 2021, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have confirmed a total of 78.003 cases, 26.235 recoveries and 2.549 deaths in ...

                                               

2020 Palghar mob lynching

On 16 April 2020, a vigilante group lynched two Hindu Sadhus and their driver in Gadchinchale, Palghar District, Maharashtra, India. The incident was fuelled by WhatsApp rumours of thieves operating in the area during the countrywide coronavirus ...

                                               

Maratha dynasty

Chhatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj was the greatest ruler of the Maratha Empire. After Shivajis death in 1680,the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb killed Shivajis son Shambhaji and captured Shamabajis infant son Shahu. Aurangazebs successors released Shahu who o ...

                                               

Kubja Vishnuvardhana

Kubja Vishnuvardhana was the brother of Chalukya king Pulikeshin II. Vishnuvardhana ruled the Vengi territories in the eastern Andhra Pradesh as the viceroy under Pulakeshin II. Later he declared it as an independent country. Thus started the Eas ...

                                               

Indian independence movement

Vasco da Gama of Portugal had discovered a sea route to India. He had reached Kozhikode Calicut, Kerala in 1498. After this, many Europeans started coming to India for trading. They made their offices and forts in various parts of India. The Brit ...

                                               

Non-cooperation movement

The Non-Cooperation Movement was a significant phase of the Indian independence movement from Britishers rule. It was led by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi after the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. It aimed to resist British rule in India through non-viol ...

                                               

Ancient Manipur

"Ancient Manipur", also known as "Kangleipak", was a civilization, concentrated along the central plains of the present day Manipur, India. The Kangla served as the capital city of Ancient Manipur since time immemorial till the late 19th century ...

                                               

Medieval Manipur

Medieval Manipur refers to a long period of history of Manipur between the "ancient period" and the "modern period". It encompasses the 15th century AD to the 19th century AD.

                                               

History of modern Manipur

The Burmese invaded Manipur several times but the most notable one was in 1819, during the reign of King Marjit. The Burmese occupied Manipur from 1819 to 1826. During this time, Manipur was devastated and there was chaos and anarchy everywhere. ...

                                               

Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII

His Exalted Highness H.E.H Nawab Mir Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII was the last Nizam of Hyderabad. After formation of India, he was made Rajpramukh of Andhra Pradesh based on Public demand. He was also the richest man on earth with the Golconda m ...

                                               

Tatya Tope

Tatya Tope also spelled Tantia Tope, was an Indian freedom fighter. He was a General in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. His full name is Ramachandra Pandurang Tope. Tope was a close associate of Nana Saheb. Tope and Sahib led the Indian forces in t ...

                                               

Indo-Pakistani War of 1971

The Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 was a military conflict between India and Pakistan. Lasting just 13 days, it is considered one of the shortest wars in history. During the war, Indian and Pakistani forces fought on the eastern and western fronts. T ...

                                               

Kargil War

Kargil War also called as the Kargil conflict, was an armed conflict between Indian and Pakistani forces. It took place between May and July 1999 in the Kargil district of Kashmir and along the Line of Control. The cause of the war was a series o ...

                                               

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 was a flight that was supposed to go from Jakarta to Pontianak, another city in Indonesia. On 9 January 2021, the flight crashed into the sea four minutes after leaving the airport. There were 62 people on the plane. It i ...

                                               

Dutch East India Company

The Dutch East India Company, started in 1602, when the Netherlands gave a group of small trading companies a 21-year monopoly to trade in Asia. It was the first multinational corporation in the world and the first company to issue stock. The VOC ...

                                               

Iranian coup detat (1953)

In 1953, there was an Iranian coup detat to remove the Prime Minister of Iran, Mohammad Mossadeq, from power. The coup detat was nicknamed Operation Ajax. The coup was planned by the CIA and Britains MI6 in August 1953.

                                               

2019–2021 Persian Gulf crisis

The 2019–20 Persian Gulf crisis, also known as the Iranian–American confrontation and the Crisis in the Gulf, is an increase of military tensions between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America in the Persian Gulf region. Th ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Iran

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Iran reported its first confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections on 19 February 2020 in Qom. The virus may have been brought to the country by a merchant from Qom who had travelled to China.

                                               

Iran Air Flight 227

Iran Air Flight 277 was a passenger plane which, on January 9, 2011, crashed while trying to land in bad weather at Urmia Airport, West Azarbaijan province, Iran. The aircraft that crashed was going between Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran, ...

                                               

Khamseh

The Khamseh is a tribal confederation in the province of Fars in southwestern Iran. It consists of five tribes.It was created in 1861 by Naser al-Din Shah Qajar to decrease strength of the Qashqai, who were gaining so much power. The Khamseh trib ...

                                               

Tehran

Tehran, is the capital of Iran and the center of Tehran Province. The origin of the name Tehran is unknown. The word Tehran means warm mountain slope. Tehran is at the foot of the Alborz mountain range. Tehran is the 32nd National Capital of Iran ...

                                               

Iran–Iraq War

The Iran–Iraq War was a war between the armed forces of Iraq and Iran lasting from September 1980 to August 1988. It was commonly called the Persian Gulf War until Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990. The Iraq-Kuwait war, which the United States entered, ...

                                               

2003 invasion of Iraq

The 2003 invasion of Iraq was the war fought by the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Poland and some other countries against Iraq, to end the rule of Saddam Hussein. The main reason that the war started was said to be because the Bri ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Iraq

Cases have been confirmed in all 19 Iraqi Governorates as of the 27 March, with the Iraqi Kurdistan region having 309 26% of those cases as of 8 April. During the pandemic, Iraq reported its first confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections on 22 Fe ...

                                               

Rudaw Media Network

Rudaw Media Network, sometimes called Rudaw is a media group in Kurdistan, got Ricardo Ortega Fernandezs prize in 6/12/2018.

                                               

Sulaymaniyah

Sulaymaniyah, also called Slemani, is a city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Sulaymaniyah is surrounded by the Azmer Range, Goyija Range and the Qaiwan Range in the northeast, Baranan Mountain in the south and the Tasluja Hills in the west. The city has a se ...

                                               

39th G8 summit

The 39th G8 summit took place in Northern Ireland on 17th and 18th June 2013. The meeting was at the Lough Erne Golf Resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland In the Queens speech at the state opening of Parliament in 2012, Elizabeth II said that " ...

                                               

Provisional Irish Republican Army

The Provisional Irish Republican Army was an Irish republican paramilitary organisation that wanted to unite Ireland, by using armed force to remove Northern Ireland from the United Kingdom, mainly during The Troubles era. It split from the Irish ...

                                               

James II of England

James II and VII was king of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1685 to 1688. He was King James II in England and Ireland, and King James VII in Scotland. He was also Duke of Normandy from 31 December 1660. He lost his kingdoms in the Glorious R ...

                                               

Mary of Modena

Mary of Modena was Queen consort of England, Scotland and Ireland. She was the second wife of King James II. Mary was a very firm Catholic. She married James, Duke of York, in 1673. He was the younger brother of Charles II. Mary was not intereste ...

                                               

Air India Flight 182

Air India Flight 182 was a passenger plane which, on June 23, 1985, exploded from a bomb that was placed on the plane. The aircraft was going between Montreal-Mirabel International Airport, Montreal, Quebec, and New Delhi, India. It was an Air In ...

                                               

2020 Irish general election

The 2020 Irish general election took place on Saturday, 8 February 2020. This was the first election since 1918 to be held on a weekend instead of a weekday.

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in the Republic of Ireland

On 12 March 2020, the government shut all schools, colleges, childcare facilities and cultural institutions. St Patricks Day festivals and events were cancelled. Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar addressed the nation that night. On 24 March, almost all bus ...

                                               

Cobh

Cobh, known from 1849 until 1920 as Queenstown, is a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork, Ireland. Cobh the last port visited by the RMS Titanic. After the RMS Lusitania sank in May 1915, its passengers were taken to Cobh.