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VAL

ISO 4217 code for the Vatican lira. It was introduced in 1929 upon the Vatican's independence from Italy. It was pegged to the Italian lira at a one-to-one ratio. Vatican and Italian coins circulated alongside each other in both the Vatican and Italy. The euro replaced both currencies in 1999.
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Vaux, who has been living in Syria and Cairo for eight years having twice reneged on his promises to MI6, finds himself in trouble when his old friend and protector Kadri falls out of favor with the Syrian regime, newly inherited by Hafez's son, Bashar Assad.
Implicit here, though Vaux does not so claim, is the story of Job.
It seemed to de Vaux that the non-biblical scrolls provided the kernel of an answer: they described the rules and beliefs of a religious community, ascetic in its practices, and understood to live outside the mainstream.
In the crash Mr Vaux, 61, was badly injured and has undergone extensive treatment for brain and spinal injuries.
The southern portion of the elevated concrete deck will be completely removed and restored to a state similar to the original Olmsted & Vaux plan, with open lawns and trees.
Maj Gen Vaux, now 70, commanded 42 Commando when he co-ordinated two crucial actions in the Falklands in 1982 - the taking of Mount Kent and attack on Mount Harriet.
Unfortunately, de Vaux died in 1971 without having published the full reports of his excavations.
Among historians of American landscape architecture, a war rages between those who believe Calvert Vaux has the true claim on these parks' authorship, and those who promote Olmsted.
Fouquet's plan had been to sign the castle over to his king along with an allegorical poem, Le Songe de Vaux, written by La Fontaine for the occasion, but he was arrested before he could do so.
We want to highlight the fact that by the time Blaine has finished his stunt more than 1 million people will have died from hunger," said Rebecca Vaux of CAFOD.
Although, in his story, we later learn of his past and eventual decisions to leave the Vaux Middle School in Philly; his love for and loyalty to the children of inner-city Philadelphia brought Thomas-EL to Vaux for a second time and positioned him to make a difference by reviving Vaux's former world champion chess program, The Mighty Bishops.
Although Qumran, the archaeological site near the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, was excavated in the 1950s by a team led by Roland de Vaux, only preliminary findings have been published, and de Vaux himself died in 1971.