Buru


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Buru

An ancient Akkadian unit of area approximately equivalent to 64.8 square kilometers.
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Buru disclosed that, so far, the foundation had taken its advocacy for peaceful elections to Katsina, Kaduna, Zamfara, and Plateau states.
Another site of memory of violence is located in Buru Island.
The Marang Buru Samvata Susar Baisi has been actively fighting for their right to worship their traditional deity in the hills.
In June 2010, MC acquired a 50% interest in 13 conventional oil and gas exploration permits owned by Buru in the Canning Superbasin located in the Kimberley region, including the discovered gas accumulation at Yulleroo.
Swiss Buru Holding controls a stake of 40.06% in Swiss paper maker Cham Paper Group, following the expiration of the acceptance period for its bid on 20 January.
Andre, Betinho and Buru all netted twice, while skipper Benjamin, Sidney, Daniel Souza and finally Bueno's fierce free-strike at the death ensured a fairly comfortable win for rampant Brazil.
They are PT Perusahaan Negara (PTPN) II, VII, IX, XI, XIV, PT Rajawali Nusantara Indonesia (RNI) I and II, and PT Madu Buru (RNI Group).
It is also related to Basque (buru means 'head') and to English (brow and brain).
Qolbi was found guilty of violating the country's anti-terror laws for taking part in the attack on the passenger boat off Buru island in February 2005.
The state-run news agency Antara reported the quake sent residents on the islands of Ambon, Buru and Seram into panic and went out of their houses.
The chapters, which were presumably commissioned later to complement and strengthen the comparative dimensions of the four core papers, comprise Philip Thomas' discussion of "place and ritual imagination" among the Temanambondro of southeast Madagascar; Minako Sakai on "origins, original points and rituals, and ancestral names" among the Gumai of South Sumatra; Roxana Waterson's examination of "contested landscapes" in Tana Toraja; Barbara Dix Grimes' analysis of the "representation of relations of precedence and origin" on Buru; and Nils Bubandt's "spatial poesis and localised identity" in Buli.