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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe History: A landlocked country in SC Africa, Zimbabwe (formerly southern Rhodesia) has Zambia, Botswana, S. Africa and Mozambique as neighbours. Achieved independence on April 18, 1980, after a bitter

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Yemen

Yemen History: North and South Yemen merged in May 1990 into a United Republic of Yemen in the south west of the Arabian peninsula. North Yemen was established in 1962

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Venezuela

Venezuela History: Venezuela (little Venice) on the Caribbean coast is the northernmost state of south America. Sighted by Columbus in 1498, it was formerly a Spanish colony. Venezuela became independent

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United States of America

United States of America History: The United States of America is a federal republic composed of a federal district (Washington, D.C) and 50 states, of which all except one –

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom History: the United Kingdom (UK) constitutes the greater part of the British Isles. Great Britain is the largest of the islands forming the United Kingdom. It comprises England,

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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates History: The United Arab Emirates consist of seven autonomous emirates in the Persian Gulf-Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umm-al-Qaiwin, Ajman, Fujairah and Ras-ai-Khaimah. These were formerly referred to

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Turkmenistan Tuvalu The Ukraine

Turkmenistan History: The region became part of Russian Turkestan in 1881 and a republic of the USSR in 1925. In Oct. 1991, Turkmenistan adopted a declaration of independence, and became

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Turkey

Turkey History : Asiatic Turkey, that is, Anatolia, was the seat of one of the earliest civilizations known. Istanbul, the largest city, was first known as Byzantium and then as

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Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Uganda

Tonga History: Tonga (also called Friendly is lands) consists of 169 islands and islets in the south western Pacific Ocean. The Tropic of Capricorn and the International Dateline cross each

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Thailand

Thailand History: An ancient autocracy, it became a constitutional monarchy in 1932. In 1948, the country assumed its present name Thailand. It is the only southeast Asian country never taken

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