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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Achille Lauro Incident

Achille Lauro Incident  

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In October 1985, the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro was seized by four members of the Palestinian Liberation Front, who killed an American citizen, Leon Klinghoffer, and held the passengers ...
Borchgrave Case

Borchgrave Case  

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(Belgium v. Spain) (1937) P.C.I.J., Ser. A/B, Nos. 72. By a special agreement of 20 February 1937, the Governments of Belgium and Spain submitted to the P.C.I.J. the question of ...
Barcelona Statute

Barcelona Statute  

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Convention and Statute on Freedom of Transit and the Régime of Navigable Waterways of International Concern of 20 April 1921: L.N.T.S. 12, 36. The Statute provided that merchant vessels of ...
arms and flags, national

arms and flags, national  

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Art. 20 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 18 April 1961 (500 U.N.T.S. 95) stipulates that a diplomatic mission and its head ‘shall have the right to use ...
Central American Court of Justice

Central American Court of Justice  

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The Court established by the additional Convention to the General Convention of the Central American Peace Conference, Washington, 20 December 1907 (206 C.T.S. 79) between the five Central American ...
Cultural Diversity Convention

Cultural Diversity Convention  

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Properly styled the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, this instrument was adopted in Paris at a UNESCO General Conference on 20 October 2005 ...
Flag, U.N.

Flag, U.N.  

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The U.N. Flag was authorized by General Assembly Res. 167(II) of 20 October 1947, which empowered the Secretary-General to draw up regulations for ‘the regulated use of the flag and ...
Serbian Loans Case

Serbian Loans Case  

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(France v. Serb-Croat-Slovene State) ( 1929 ) P.C.I.J., Ser. A, No. 20. Between 1895 and 1913, certain Serbian loans were issued in France. French holders of the bonds of these ...
UNAVEM I, II, and III

UNAVEM I, II, and III  

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Established by Security Council Res. 626 (1988) of 20 December 1988, the first United Nations Angola Verification Mission was mandated to ensure the redeployment and eventual phase-out of Cuban ...
Taba Boundary Markers Arbitration

Taba Boundary Markers Arbitration  

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(Egypt v. Israel) ( 1988 ) 20 R.I.A.A. 1. A dispute between Egypt and Israel over the location of 14 boundary markers along the common border on the Sinai Peninsula ...
UNITAF

UNITAF  

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A multilateral task force in Somalia, led by the United States and comprising troops from over 20 States, was authorized by the Security Council in Res. 794 (1992) of 3 ...
UNSCOL

UNSCOL  

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The Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon was established by the U.N. Secretary-General by his report of 20 July 2007: U.N. Doc. S/2007/718. The mandate of UNSCOL ...
World Court

World Court  

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A name commonly used to identify the Permanent Court of International Justice and the International Court of Justice.
mentally retarded persons

mentally retarded persons  

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Without defining this (now unacceptable) term, General Assembly Res. 2856 (XXVI) of 20 December 1971, titled ‘Declaration on the Rights of Mentally Retarded Persons’, called for such persons to be ...
ONUSAL

ONUSAL  

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An acronym for the U.N. Observer Mission in El Salvador. ONUSAL was established by Security Council Res. 693 (1991) of 20 May 1991. ONUSAL was authorized to ensure implementation of ...
Congress of Verona

Congress of Verona  

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This was the last of the series of four congresses based on principles enumerated in art. 6 of the Treaty of Paris of 20 November 1815 (65 C.T.S. 296), inaugurating ...
ISAF

ISAF  

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The International Security Assistance Force was established by Security Council Res. 1386 (2001) of 20 December 2001 to work with the United Nations and the Afghan government in developing national ...
International Fund for Agricultural Development

International Fund for Agricultural Development  

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(IFAD)A fund, proposed by the 1974 World Food Conference, that began operations in 1977 with the purpose of providing additional funds for agricultural and rural development in developing countries. ...
Bush doctrine

Bush doctrine  

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In his National Security Strategy of 20 September 2002, President George W. Bush, citing the ineffectiveness of traditional deterrence against ‘rogue’ States and terrorists and the use of weapons of ...
Control Council Law No. 10

Control Council Law No. 10  

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On 20 December 1945, the military commanders of France, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the U.S.S.R. enacted this law ‘to give effect to the terms of the Moscow ...

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