Britannica Book Of The Year 2010

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Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. Russia's Yuliya
Pakhalina scooped the gold. Tom Daley, Britain's 15-year-old sensation, pulled
off the biggest upset in the men's competition. Daley jumped from fourth to first on
his two final dives in the 10-m platform, receiving eight perfect 10s from the
judges, to defeat China's Qiu Bo and Zhou Luxin. The remaining four men's
events belonged to China. Qin Kai nipped teammate Zhang Xinhua and
Australia's Matt ...

Britannica Book Of The Year 2011

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Ammann capped off his remarkable 2009–10 season by winning his firstever
World Cup overall title in March 2010 after having notched nine event victories
over the course of the season. (ADAM AUGUSTYN) Aquino, Benigno, III (b. Feb.
8, 1960, Manila, Phil.) On June 30, 2010, Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III (
popularly called “Noynoy”), the scion of a famed Filipino political family, took
office as president of the Philippines. Aquino—the son of former president (1986–
92) ...

Britannica Book Of The Year 2013

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ISBN: 1625131038
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Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. Ennis, Jessica (b. Jan. 28, 1986, Sheffield, South
Yorkshire, Eng.) British multievent athlete Jessica Ennis rose admirably under the
weight of host-country expectations at the 2012 London Olympics to win the
heptathlon. In the first of the seven ... world championships. Although Ennis was
rated the best heptathlete in the world for both 2009 and 2010 by Track & Field
News magazine and won the 2010 European championships with 6,823 points,
she lost ...

Britannica Book Of The Year 2009

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ISBN: 159339232X
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Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc ... The Bird's Nest
was the location of the Games' opening ceremony, a mass spectacle that
involved some 15,000 performers and celebrated 5,000 years of Chinese cultural
achievements and the concept of social harmony (he), the central tenet of the
Communist Party of China's ... The two main political events in 2008 were the
National People's Congress in March and the CPC's Central Committee meeting
in October.

Britannica Book Of The Year 2012

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Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. largest share of seats in the chamber (though not
a majority). Prachanda became prime minister of a coalition government in
August and named Bhattarai as finance minister. The government lasted only
nine months, however; Prachanda resigned in May 2009, and Bhattarai left office
then as well. Among the tasks that Bhattarai's government faced after he became
prime minister in 2011 were finishing the drafting and ratification of a new
constitution, ...

Britannica Book Of The Year 2008

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Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. Gregory Boissy—
AFP/Getty Images Pro-independence leader Oscar Temaru appears with
supporters in Papeete on September 13 after winning election as president of
French Polynesia for the third time. 2009, with full production in 2011. The
Koniambo project in the Northern Province also had a new owner, XStrata PLC of
Switzerland, and construction was scheduled to begin in 2010. In May nearby
Wallis and Futuna's ...

Reference And Information Services

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In its place, Britannica has concentrated on providing electronic and digital
content of the multivolume encyclopedia set, including over 80,000 articles,
17,000 photos, illustrations, tables, and multimedia resources. Readers can also
access the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, research
tools, and Book of the Year articles. Rozett, Robert, and Shmuel Spector, eds.
Encyclopedia of the Holocaust. 2009. Illustrated ed. Brooklyn, NY: Lambda
Publishers.

Youth And Revolution In Tunisia

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His father, a construction worker who was employed mainly in Libya, died of a
heart attack when he was three years old, and his mother later married his uncle.
... 2 The 2008 protests by Tunisian workers in the phosphate mines of Redeyef in
Gafsa, and by unemployed youths in Skhira and Ben Gardane, were precursors
to these 2010 events. ... 9 My book The Time of Youth: Work, social change, and
politics in Africa was published by Kumarian Press in the USA in August 2012.