Mother Teresa was born on August 26, 1910 as Agnesë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu.
Perhaps nobody but at stake is the soil and subsoil of almost all of the Arctic Ocean. Russian explorers planted their national flag on the seabed bellow the North Pole. Under international law, the five states with territory inside the Arctic Circle — Canada, Norway, Russia, the United States and Denmark via its control of Greenland — have a 320-kilometer economic zone around the Arctic coastline.
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The modern day states Pakistan and India were established sixty years ago on August 14, 1947, respectively on August 15, 1947.
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It was announced the summit between the South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun an North Korea’s Kim Jong-il will take place in Pyongyang. The new summit comes seven years after the first one, when Kim Jong-il met then-South Korean President Kim Dae-jung.
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