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Shin Ditha Pamauk

The Venerable Shin Ditha Pamauk was the Chief Primate of the Pagan Empire during the reign of King Narathihapate. The monk led the peace negotiations with the Mongols in 1285–87, culminating in the meeting with Emperor Kublai Khan in 1287.

                                               

Hong Kong–Namibia relations

Hong Kong–Namibia relations refers to the international relations between Hong Kong and Namibia. The Consulate of the Republic of Namibia in Hong Kong is the official representation of Namibia in Hong Kong. While Macao locates in the vicinity of ...

                                               

Namibia–North Korea relations

Namibia–North Korea relations refers to the current and historical relationship between Namibia and the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. Neither country maintains an embassy in their respective capitals, although DPRK formerly had one in Win ...

                                               

Namibia–Russia relations

Namibia–Russia relations refers to the bilateral relationship between Namibia and Russia. Namibia has an embassy in Moscow and Russia has an embassy in Windhoek. Samuel Mbambo is the Namibian representative in Moscow, while Russia is represented ...

                                               

Namibia–South Africa relations

Namibia–South Africa relations refers to the current and historical relationship between Namibia and South Africa. South Africa captured the area now known as Namibia from Germany during World War I and occupied it until 1990, when it gained inde ...

                                               

Namibia–Spain relations

Namibia–Spain relations are the bilateral and diplomatic relations between these two countries. The embassy of Namibia in Paris also operates for Spain. Namibia also has a consulate in Vigo. Spain has an embassy in Windhoek, and an Honorary Consu ...

                                               

Namibia–Sweden relations

Namibia–Sweden relations refers to the current and historical relationship of Namibia and Sweden. Namibia maintains an embassy in Stockholm, while Sweden closed its embassy in Windhoek in 2008. Sweden was a strong supporter of the Namibian indepe ...

                                               

Namibia–United States relations

U.S Namibian relations are very good and continue to improve. Characterized by shared democratic values, commitment to rule of law, and respect for human rights, the bilateral relationship has been strengthened through trade ties and U.S. assista ...

                                               

South West Africa campaign

The South West Africa Campaign was the conquest and occupation of German South West Africa by forces from the Union of South Africa acting on behalf of the British Imperial Government at the beginning of the First World War.

                                               

Nauru–Philippines relations

Nauru–Philippines relations are the bilateral relations between Nauru and Philippines. The Philippines maintains relations with Nauru through its embassy in Canberra, Australia Formal diplomatic relations between the two countries were establishe ...

                                               

Nauru–Russia relations

Nauru–Russia relations are the bilateral relations between Nauru and Russia. Russia is represented in Nauru through its embassy in Canberra.

                                               

Nauru–Spain relations

Nauru–Spain relations are the bilateral and diplomatic relations between these two countries. The embassy of Spain in Canberra, Australia is accredited for Nauru as a non-resident embassy. The Spanish consulate general in Sydney is also accredite ...

                                               

Nepal–European Union relations

The European Union to Nepal relations is the relations between Nepal and the European Union. The role of the European Union is to present, explain and implement EU policies, analyze and report on the political, social, and economic situation in N ...

                                               

Nepal–Norway relations

Nepal–Norway relations are bilateral relations between Nepal and Norway. Diplomatic relations were established on 26 January 1973. Norway established an embassy in Kathmandu in 2000.

                                               

Nepal–Pakistan relations

Nepal–Pakistan relations are the bilateral relations between the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Nepal and Pakistan, both Himalayan states, established diplomatic relations on 29 March 1960. These relati ...

                                               

Nepal–Russia relations

Nepal and the Soviet Union had established diplomatic relations on June 5 - July 9, 1956. In April 1959, the countries signed several agreements, including the ones on economic and technical aid, and on free aid to Nepal for the construction of a ...

                                               

Nepal–Spain relations

Nepal–Spain relations are the bilateral and diplomatic relations between these two countries. Nepal has an embassy in Madrid. Spain is accredited to Nepal from its embassy in New Delhi, India.

                                               

Nepal–United Kingdom relations

Nepalese-British relations are the foreign relations between the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Relations between the UK and Nepal have historically been friendly and there have ...

                                               

Nepal–United States relations

Nepal–United States relations are bilateral relations between Nepal and the United States. According to the 2012 U.S. Global Leadership Report, 41% of Nepalese people approve of U.S. leadership, with 12% disapproving and 47% uncertain. As of 2012 ...

                                               

Beldangi refugee camps

The Beldangi refugee camps consist of three settlements in Damak, Jhapa District, Nepal: Beldangi I, Beldangi II, and Beldangi III Extension. They are inhabited by Bhutanese refugees. As of 2011, Beldangi I to the east had 12.793 residents; Belda ...

                                               

Goldhap refugee camp

Goldhap refugee camp is a small refugee camp in Nepal populated by just over 4.600 Bhutanese refugees as of 2011. Because of its dwindling population, the UNHCR merged Goldhap into the nearby Beldangi refugee camps. The camp is located near the s ...

                                               

Timai refugee camp

Timai refugee camp, located in Jhapa District, Nepal, was home to more than 14.000 Bhutanese refugees. Timai camp is one of the seven Bhutanese refugee camp located in the east of Nepal. The camp is located along both the east and west sides of L ...

                                               

Dutch uncle

A Dutch uncle is an informal term for a person who issues frank, harsh or severe comments and criticism to educate, encourage or admonish someone. Thus, a "Dutch uncle" is the reverse of what is normally thought of as avuncular or uncle-like.

                                               

Netherlands–New Zealand relations

Netherlands – New Zealand relations is the official relationship between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and New Zealand. New Zealand has an embassy in The Hague and the Netherlands has an embassy in Wellington. The Ambassador to the Netherlands i ...

                                               

Netherlands–Pakistan relations

The Netherlands–Pakistan relations refers to the bilateral, economic, cultural and historical relations between the Netherlands and Pakistan. The Netherlands maintains a permanent embassy in Islamabad and honorary consulates in Karachi and Lahore ...

                                               

Netherlands–Philippines relations

Early relations between the Netherlands and the Philippines can be traced as early as the 17th century when Dutch warship raided Spanish outpost in the Philippines, until the independence of the Netherlands was acknowledge in the mid-17th century ...

                                               

Netherlands–Poland relations

Netherlands – Poland relations is the official relationship between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Republic of Poland. Poland has an embassy in The Hague and the Netherlands has an embassy in Warsaw.

                                               

Netherlands–Russia relations

Netherlands–Russia relations is the relationships between the two countries, the Kingdom of The Netherlands and The Russian Federation. Russia has an embassy in The Hague, and the Netherlands has an embassy in Moscow, a consulate in Saint Petersb ...

                                               

Netherlands–Singapore relations

Netherlands–Singapore relations refers to the bilateral relations between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Singapore. Upon Singapores declaration of independence in August 1965, the Netherlands recognized Singapore as a sovereig ...

                                               

Netherlands–Turkey relations

Dutch–Turkish relations refer to interstate relations between the Netherlands and Turkey. The diplomatic relations widely encompass and span four centuries, beginning in 1612. The first Turkish representative in the Netherlands started activities ...

                                               

Netherlands–United Kingdom relations

The Netherlands and the United Kingdom have a strong political and economic partnership. Over forty Dutch towns and cities are twinned with British towns and cities. Both English and Dutch are West Germanic languages, with West Frisian, a minorit ...

                                               

New Zealand–North Korea relations

New Zealand–North Korea relations refers to international relations between New Zealand and North Korea. Relations between the two countries have been almost non-existent since the division of Korea. During the Korean War in the 1950s, New Zealan ...

                                               

New Zealand–Pakistan relations

New Zealand–Pakistan relations refer to the international relations between New Zealand and Pakistan. Pakistan has a High Commission located in Wellington while New Zealand has an honorary consulate in Karachi. New Zealand was party to the Common ...

                                               

New Zealand–Russia relations

New Zealand–Russia relations refers to bilateral foreign relations between New Zealand and the Russian Federation. New Zealand has an embassy in Moscow and an honorary consulate in Vladivostok. Russia has an embassy in Wellington. Both countries ...

                                               

New Zealand–Singapore relations

Singapore - New Zealand relations refers to the bilateral relations between the Republic of Singapore and New Zealand. Singapore has a high commission in Wellington. Likewise, New Zealand has a high commission in Singapore. Singapore and New Zeal ...

                                               

New Zealand–South Korea relations

New Zealand–South Korea relations refers to bilateral relations between New Zealand and South Korea. New Zealand established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Korea, also known as South Korea in 1962. South Korea has an embassy in Welling ...

                                               

New Zealand–Norway relations

Norway-New Zealand relations are foreign relations between Norway and New Zealand. The two countries established diplomatic relations in 1905, after Norway gained independence. New Zealands embassy in the Hague, Netherlands represents New Zealand ...

                                               

New Zealand–Peru relations

New Zealand–Peru relations refers to the diplomatic relations between New Zealand and the Republic of Peru. Both nations are members of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and the United Nations.

                                               

New Zealand–Philippines relations

New Zealand–Philippines relations refer to bilateral relations between New Zealand and the Philippines. The Philippines has an embassy in Wellington and 2 other consulates, one in Auckland and in Christchurch and New Zealand has an embassy in Man ...

                                               

New Zealand–Poland relations

New Zealand–Poland relations refers to the diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Poland. Both nations are members of the Australia Group, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

                                               

New Zealand–Samoa relations

New Zealand–Samoa refers to the current and historical relations between New Zealand and Samoa. Both nations are members of the Commonwealth of Nations and the Pacific Islands Forum.

                                               

New Zealand–South Africa relations

New Zealand–South Africa relations refers to the diplomatic relations between New Zealand and South Africa. Both countries are member states of the Commonwealth of Nations and the United Nations.

                                               

New Zealand–Spain relations

New Zealand–Spain relations refers to the diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Spain. Both nations are members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the United Nations. The two countries are antipodes, and thei ...

                                               

New Zealand–Sweden relations

New Zealand opened an embassy in Stockholm during 2008 which was closed on 1 July 2012 following a change of government, however, New Zealand re-opened its embassy in Stockholm in 2018. Sweden had an embassy in Wellington which closed down in 199 ...

                                               

New Zealand–Thailand relations

New Zealand–Thailand relations refers to bilateral relations between New Zealand and Thailand. New Zealand has an embassy in Bangkok whilst Thailand has an embassy in Wellington. Both countries are members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

                                               

New Zealand–United States relations

New Zealand–United States relations refers to international relations between New Zealand and the United States of America. According to the U.S. State Department, relations as of August 2011 are "the best they have been in decades." New Zealand ...

                                               

New Zealand–Vietnam relations

New Zealand–Vietnam relations refers to the relations between New Zealand and Vietnam. New Zealand has an embassy in Hanoi and a consulate-general in Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam has an embassy in Wellington.

                                               

Military history of New Zealand

The military history of New Zealand is an aspect of the history of New Zealand that spans several hundred years. When first settled by Māori almost a millennium ago, there was much land and resources, but war began to break out as the countrys ca ...

                                               

HMNZS Breeze (T02)

HMNZS Breeze was a coastal cargo boat which was requisitioned by the Royal New Zealand Navy and converted into a minesweeper. Breeze was owned by the Canterbury Steam Shipping Company. She was taken up on 3 March 1942, under protest, to replace t ...

                                               

Cruisers of the Royal New Zealand Navy

HMS Neptune was a Leander -class light cruiser which served with the Royal Navy during World War II. Early in 1941 the New Zealand Government responded to an Admiralty request for sailors to man an additional cruiser. Neptune was selected and was ...