• Spanish
  • Early Modern Spanish and Early Modern Portuguese , including in a mixture of the two was traditionally spoken or used liturgically by the ex-converso Western Sephardim , taken with them during their later migration out of Iberia between the 16th and 18th centuries as conversos , after which they reverted to Judaism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Canarias ), are a Spanish archipelago located just off the southern coast of Morocco , 100 kilometres (62 miles) west of its southern border. (infogalactic.com)
  • state
  • It was unclear whether anyone was rescued in the final assault on the complex, which is run by the Algerian state oil company along with BP and Norway's Statoil. (yahoo.com)
  • The militants had "decided to succeed in the operation as planned, to blow up the gas complex and kill all the hostages," Algerian Communications Minister Mohamed Said told state radio. (yahoo.com)
  • The Lagos State government has announced plans to honour the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, as the weeklong activities marking his 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death draw to a close. (allafrica.com)
  • In a statement issued yesterday by the state's Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the government said the honour is in line with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode's commitment to promote art and tourism and to celebrate iconic figures in politics, economics and culture sectors who have contributed to the image and development of Lagos State. (allafrica.com)
  • The Broadway Musical Concert was staged at Eko Hotels in April 2017 as part of the celebration of Lagos at 50 and Lagos State also supported the London Edition of Felabration during the last Nottinghill Carnival.The state government also pointed out that the unveiling of the Fela statue at Allen Roundabout is in keeping with its commitment to promoting public monuments. (allafrica.com)
  • Echoing the words of Governor Ambode during the commissioning of the Chief Obafemi Awolowo statue in September, Ayorinde said the state government would continue to recognise the legacies of its heroes past and would continue to encourage artists to be involved in changing the state's landscape through public art. (allafrica.com)
  • recent
  • As reported here on InvestorIntel last month, Great Quest Metals (TSX.V:GQ) has welcomed the recent ceasefire agreement between the Malian government and the Tuareg rebels. (investorintel.com)
  • people
  • Now, of course, people will ask questions about the Algerian response to these events, but I would just say that the responsibility for these deaths lies squarely with the terrorists who launched a vicious and cowardly attack," British Prime Minister David Cameron said. (yahoo.com)
  • The company employs 18,000 people and indirectly supports more than 40,000 jobs across Morocco. (investorintel.com)
  • left
  • Algerian de-mining teams were scouring a gas refinery on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 that was the scene of a bloody four-day standoff, searching for explosive traps left by the Islamist militants who took dozens of foreigners hostage. (yahoo.com)
  • The siege left at least 23 captives dead, and the American government warned that there were credible threats of more kidnapping attempts on Westerners. (yahoo.com)
  • A major coalition partner has left the government in protest at proposed subsidy cuts that came into effect during the week. (investorintel.com)
  • reports
  • Indian news reports say the plant will use around 1.4 million tonnes of Tunisian rock phosphate per year, producing 360,000 tonnes of phosphoric acid annually. (investorintel.com)
  • AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals , representing a diversity of positions on every topic. (allafrica.com)
  • plant
  • Algerian special forces stormed the plant on Saturday to end the four-day siege, moving in to thwart what government officials said was a plot by the Islamic extremists to blow up the complex and kill all their captives with mines sown throughout the site. (yahoo.com)
  • Two private Algerian TV stations and an online news site said security forces scouring the plant found five militants hiding out and learned that three others had fled. (yahoo.com)
  • Algerian military forces, backed by attack helicopters, launched two assaults on the plant, the first one on Thursday. (yahoo.com)
  • positions
  • There were several serious confrontations between the U.S. and Denmark on security policy in the so-called "footnote era" (1982-88), when an alternative parliamentary majority forced the government to adopt specific national positions on nuclear and arms control issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • away
  • We stress to our Muslim brothers the necessity to stay away from all the Western companies and complexes for their own safety, and especially the French ones," the statement said. (yahoo.com)