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  • 1 An Apology for Poetry — Philip Sidney. Sir Philip Sidney wrote An Apology for Poetry (or, The Defence of Poesy) in approximately 1579, and it was published in 1595, after his death. It is generally believed that he was at least partly motivated by Stephen Gosson, a… …

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  • 2 Rationale for the Iraq War — The rationale for the Iraq War (i.e., the 2003 invasion of Iraq and subsequent hostilities) has been a contentious issue since the Bush administration began actively pressing for military intervention in Iraq in late 2001. The primary… …

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  • 3 United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East — (UNRWA) is a relief and human development agency, providing education, health care, social services and emergency aid to over four million Palestinian refugees living in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, as well as in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.It …

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  • 4 excuse — I. v. a. 1. Pardon, forgive, acquit, absolve, exculpate, exonerate. 2. Extenuate, justify, form or constitute an apology or excuse for. 3. Exempt, release, free, let off. 4. Overlook, regard indulgently, treat as venial. 5. [With self.] Clear,… …

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  • 5 Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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  • 6 2008 Georgian spy plane shootdowns — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=2008 Georgian spy plane shootdowns partof= Georgian Abkhazian conflict caption= date=March 8, April 20, May 4, 8, 12, 2008 place=Ochamchira and Gali districts, Abkhazia casus= territory= result=Aggravation of… …

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  • 7 Martin Luther — For other people named Martin Luther, see Martin Luther (disambiguation). Martin Luther Luther in 1533 by Lucas Cranach …

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  • 8 John Milton — For other people named John Milton, see John Milton (disambiguation). John Milton Portrait of John Milton in National Portrait Gallery, London c. 1629. Unknown artist (detail) Born 9 December 1608(1608 12 09) Bread Street …

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  • 9 Nuremberg Trials — For the 1947 Soviet film about the trials, see Nuremberg Trials (film). The Holocaust …

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  • 10 Gulag — For other uses, see Gulag (disambiguation). The integrated map of the Gulag camps, which existed from 1923 to 1961, based on data from the Human Rights Society «Memorial» …

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  • 11 Srebrenica massacre — Srebrenica genocide Part of Bosnian War The cemetery at the Srebrenica Potočari Memorial and C …

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  • 12 Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …

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  • 13 Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 14 Martin Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 15 Nora Wall — (formerly Sister Dominic of the Sisters of Mercy) (born 1948) is a former Irish nun of the Sisters of Mercy who was wrongfully convicted of rape in June 1999, and served four days of a life sentence in July 1999, before her conviction was quashed …

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  • 16 October 2010 — was the tenth month of that year. It began on a Friday and concluded after 31 days on a Sunday. Portal:Current events This is an archived version of Wikipedia s Current events Portal from October 2010 …

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  • 17 BBC controversies — Contents 1 Brief history 1.1 1930s to Cold War: MI5 vetting 1.2 1930s: Commercial radio controversy 1.3 1940s: Ameri …

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  • 18 Brendan Nelson — His Excellency The Honourable Dr Brendan Nelson MBBS, MRACGP, FRACP (Hon.), FAMA Au …

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  • 19 John Byng — (October 29, 1704 ndash; March 14, 1757) was a British admiral who was court martialled and executed for failing to do his utmost during the Battle of Minorca, at the beginning of the Seven Years War. Early life and career John Byng was born in… …

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  • 20 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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