5 days ago · Geneva is a global city, a financial centre, and a worldwide centre for diplomacy due to the presence of numerous international organizations, including the headquarters of many agencies of the United Nations and the Red Cross. Geneva hosts the highest number of international organizations in the world.
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Nov 13, 2020 · The "Village of Geneva" was incorporated in 1806, 1812, and 1871, formally separating it from the surrounding area of Geneva Town. Later the village became a city. Geneva, Nebraska , founded in 1871, is considered to have been named after the one in New York, rather than directly for the Swiss city.
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Geneva are a Scottish rock band formed in Aberdeen in 1992. The group enjoyed moderate chart success but split after the release of their second album. They reformed in 2018, minus guitarist Stuart Evans, in preparation for a live tour in 2019.
The band were formed in 1992 by vocalist Andrew Montgomery and guitarist Steven Dora. They recruited second guitarist Stuart Evans, bass player Keith Graham and finally drummer Craig Brown. Craig was later replaced by Douglas Caskie. Originally the band were called Sunfish. One of their demos found their way to Suede’s record label, Nude, who signed the band in 1996. The band changed their name, originally to Garland, then later to Geneva, and released their debut single "No One Speaks ...
The band fitted well with the current musical scene and were well promoted by the UK music press of the time. As a reaction to the fading Britpop scene many bands rejected the laddish ideals of bands like Oasis and wrote darker, more intelligent songs, in the vein of contemporaries such as Gene and Strangelove. Montgomery's relatively high-pitched vocals were often compared to Suede's Brett Anderson.
Geneva released their debut album, Further, early in June 1997. The album mixed power pop with darker brooding songs. It reached No. 20 in the UK Albums Chart, and included amongst others the NME voted "Single of the Year", "Tranquilizer", plus "Best Regrets", "No One Speaks" and "Into the Blue". All four singles from the album reached the UK Top 40. The second album, Weather Underground, was released in March 2000, after more than a year of wrangling with the band's record label. It was precede
Following the breakup of Geneva, Evans and Graham formed 69CORP and released an album, Our Present to the Future in 2005, although 69CORP now consists of just Graham. Andrew Montgomery embarked on a number of musical collaborations, most notably with American composer Ben Neill and Leeds electronica guru Overseer. Montgomery formed a band called Amityville with guitarist Stuart Peck and drummer David Bevis; they released the Pacific Radio Fire EP in 2004 to critical acclaim - a limited release,
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Nov 08, 2020 · The Geneva Bible is one of the most historically significant translations of the Bible into English, preceding the King James Version by 51 years. It was the primary Bible of 16th-century English Protestantism and was used by William Shakespeare, Oliver Cromwell, John Knox, John Donne, and John Bunyan, author of The Pilgrim's Progress (1678).
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Nov 11, 2020 · The Geneva Conventions comprise four treaties, and three additional protocols, that establish the standards of international law for humanitarian treatment in war. The singular term Geneva Convention usually denotes the agreements of 1949, negotiated in the aftermath of the Second World War (1939–1945), which updated the terms of the two 1929 treaties, and added two new conventions.
Nov 18, 2020 · The Geneva International Motor Show is an annual auto show held in March in the Swiss city of Geneva.The show is hosted at the Palexpo, a convention centre located next to the Geneva Cointrin International Airport.
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Toponimia. El nombre de Ginebra es de origen celta: Genava.Aunque Ginebra esté mencionada en escritos de Julio César en latín como Genava (Génava), durante la Guerra de las Galias, el nombre en sí mismo es de origen céltico.
2 days ago · ジュネーヴ・インターナショナル・スクール (International School of Geneva : L'Ecole Internationale de Genève: Ecolint)：1924年に創設された世界初のインターナショナル・スクール。 カレッジ・ドゥ・レマン (Collège du Léman)：ヴェルソワにあるインターナショナル・スクール。
2 days ago · Jenever (Dutch: [jəˈneːʋər] (), English: / dʒ ə ˈ n iː v ər /), also known as Hollands, genever, genièvre, peket, or sometimes as Dutch gin (archaic: Holland gin or Geneva gin), is the juniper-flavored traditional liquor in the Netherlands, Belgium and adjoining areas in northern France and northwestern Germany.