22 hours ago · The official spelling of the country's English name was changed from "Surinam" to "Suriname" in January 1978, but "Surinam" can still be found in English, such as Suriname's national airline Surinam Airways. The older English name is reflected in the English pronunciation, / ˈ sj ʊər ɪ n æ m,-n ɑː m /.
22 hours ago · Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea and Djibouti to the north, Somaliland to the northeast, Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west and Sudan to the northwest. Ethiopia has a total area of 1,100,000 square ...
22 hours ago · Uzbekistan has an area of 447,400 square kilometres (172,700 sq mi). It is the 56th largest country in the world by area and the 42nd by population. Among the CIS countries, it is the 4th largest by area and the 2nd largest by population. Uzbekistan lies between latitudes 37° and 46° N, and longitudes 56° and 74° E.
22 hours ago · Named after the House of Sasan, it endured for over four centuries, from 224 to 651 AD, making it the longest-lived Persian dynasty. The Sasanian Empire succeeded the Parthian Empire, and re-established the Iranians as a major power in late antiquity alongside its neighbouring arch-rival, the Roman - Byzantine Empire.
Jan 22, 2022 · In the small village of Kotla Afgana, about 30 kilometres short of the city of Ludhiana, on the Lohri festival, as kites were being flown to mark the end of winter, was a young man with the flag of Canada. I asked him why, he was, by turns, angry and sad. Canada, he said, represented a country where a number of his relatives lived and worked.
22 hours ago · Excerpt from the manuscript "Bdinski Zbornik". Written in 1360. The Cyrillic script ( / sɪˈrɪlɪk / sih-RIL-ik) is a writing system used for various languages across Eurasia and is used as the national script in various Slavic, Turkic, Mongolic, Uralic, Caucasian and Iranic languages across Europe and Asia. As of 2019.
Jan 22, 2022 · Security forces have fired tear gas at protesters barricading the streets and throwing rocks in Burkina Faso’s capital, as anger grows at the government’s inability to stop armed attacks spreading across the country.