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Ministry of Defence (Artsakh)

The Ministry of Defence of Artsakh is a government agency of the partially recognized Republic of Artsakh. It is the executive body in implementing defense policies of the Artsakh Defense Army. The current Minister of Defense is Major General Kar ...

                                               

Chief of the General Staff (Armenia)

The Chief of the General Staff of Armenian Armed Forces is the highest-ranking military officer of in the Armenian Armed Forces, who is responsible for maintaining the operational command of the military and its three major branches.

                                               

Argishtikhinili (ancient city)

Argishtikhinili was a town in the ancient kingdom of Urartu, established during the expansion of the Urartians in the Transcaucasus under their king Argishti I, and named in his honour. It lasted between the 8th and 6th centuries BC. The ruins of ...

                                               

Baghaberd

Baghaberd is a 4th to 12th century Armenian fortress located along a ridge overlooking the Voghji River, 14 kilometres northwest of the village of Kapan in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Baghaberd is at an elevation of 1.438 metres.

                                               

Berdavan Fortress

Berdavan Castle is on a hilltop near the border with Azerbaijan, near the village of Berdavan in the Tavush Province of Armenia. Berdavan Castle is 664 metres above sea level.

                                               

Bjni Fortress

Bjni Fortress, is a medieval Armenian fortress located in the village of Bjni in the Kotayk Province of Armenia. It sits upon the top and along the sides of a mesa that divides the village nearly in half. The larger portion of which is located we ...

                                               

Dashtadem Fortress

Dashtadem Fortress is a substantial fortress of the 10th to 19th centuries located at the southern outskirts of Dashtadem village in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. In a cemetery 1.7 km south of Dashtadem, lies the restored 7th-century Krista ...

                                               

Ertij Fort

Ertij is a fort built during the 13th century. It is situated upon a hill adjacent to the village of Arpi in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Nearby in the gorge carved by the Arpa River is the cave shrine of Jrovank.

                                               

Halidzor Fortress

The fortress of Halidzor is along a hill overlooking the Voghji River to the north, near the village of Kapan, which is 1 kilometre southwest in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Halidzor Fortress is 1.051 metres above sea level.

                                               

Horom Citadel

Horom Citadel is an ancient Bronze Age through Urartian fortification atop two large hills south of the main road and opposite of the dam and Kamut Reservoir. It is about 1 kilometre east of the village of Horrom in the Shirak Province of northwe ...

                                               

Kakavaberd

Kakavaberd or Kaqavaberd is a fortress on a ridge overlooking the Azat River gorge at the Khosrov State Reserve in the Ararat Province of Armenia. Kakavaberd is 1.516 metres above sea level.

                                               

Khrber

Khrber is situated in the mountains 8 kilometers south-east from the ruins of the fortified Urartian city of Teyseba, also known as Odzaberd and Ishkanaberd. Geographically it is located at the south-east corner of Lake Sevan, which can be seen i ...

                                               

Meghri Fortress

Meghri Fortress, is an 11th-century Armenian fortress located in the town of Meghri, located on a hill overlooking the old section of the town from the north. Built in 1083, the fortress was founded during the 11th century and entirely rebuilt du ...

                                               

Odzaberd

Odzaberd is located upon a hill east of the town of Tsovinar and at the south-east corner of Lake Sevan in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. Odzaberd is situated at a height of 1.921 metres.

                                               

Proshaberd

Proshaberd is a fortress built in the 13th century by Prince Prosh Khaghbakian. It is about 7 kilometres south of the town of Vernashen in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Almost one kilometer east is the 14th century Spitakavor Church dedica ...

                                               

Sardars Fortress

Sardari Berd sits on the right before the cemetery in the village of Sardarapat in the Armavir Province of Armenia.

                                               

Sev Berd

Sev Berd or Black Fortress is an abandoned Russian imperial fortress in Gyumri, Shirak Province, Armenia. The fortress, which lies 8 kilometres from the Turkish border, was built in response to the Russo-Turkish War of 1828–1829. It is a national ...

                                               

Smbataberd

Smbataberd is a fortress located upon the crest of a hill between the villages of Artabuynk and Yeghegis in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia.

                                               

Tevrakar castle

Tevrakar Castle is located in Armenias Tavush region, in the village of Tevrakar Getahovit. The castle was discovered by Hakob Simonyan and Simon Hmayakyan in September 2006. An examination of material collected at Tevrakar dates to between the 5 ...

                                               

Ushiberd

Ushiberd is an Iron Age fortress located upon a hill just outside the village of Ushi in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. It has almost completely collapsed except for portions of the walls that once surrounded the fortress, located around the ...

                                               

Vorotnaberd

Vorotnaberd is an important fortress along a ridge overlooking the Vorotan gorge, between the villages of Vaghatin and Vorotan in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Vorotnaberd is 1.365 metres above sea level.

                                               

Military ranks of Armenia

The Military ranks of Armenia are the military insignia used by the Armed Forces of Armenia. Being a former Soviet Republic, Armenia shares a rank structure similar to that of Russia. Armenia is a landlocked country, and does therefore not posses ...

                                               

N-2

The N-2 is an Armenian multiple rocket launcher designed and produced by the Garni-ler company starting no later than 2011. Armenia has not released much information regarding the rocket system, however it is apparent that the N-2 is being mass-p ...

                                               

Aruba Police Force

The Aruba Police Force is the law enforcement agency of the island of Aruba. The force operates under the authority of the Minister of Justice, Immigration and Integrity.

                                               

LGBT rights in Aruba

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Aruba, which is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity are legal i ...

                                               

Same-sex marriage in Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten

Same-sex marriages are not performed in Aruba, Curaçao, or Sint Maarten, which are constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The islands were, however, obliged after several court rulings to register any marriage registered in the ...

                                               

Blood lime

Blood limes are a hybrid citrus fruit developed by the CSIRO project to investigate salt-resistant crops. While the limes proved unsuitable for high-salt conditions, they have seen some commercial development; the first commercial crop appeared i ...

                                               

The Hermitage, Denistone

The Hermitage is a heritage-listed residence and former research institute and government office located at 1-13 Pennant Avenue, Denistone in the City of Ryde local government area of New South Wales, Australia. It was possibly designed by archit ...

                                               

Vayu (computer cluster)

The Vayu computer cluster, was the predecessor of Raijin, the Current Peak System of the Australian National Computational Infrastructure, located at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. It was based on a ...

                                               

Albury-Wodonga Development Corporation

The Albury-Wodonga Development Corporation was an agency of the Australian Government operating from 1972 until its abolition in 2014. It was created as part of the Whitlam Governments National Growth Centre project in an effort to decentralise t ...

                                               

Australian Government Information Management Office

The Australian Government Information Management Office was a branch of the Australian Government. It was established on 8 April 2004, taking over some of the functions of the former National Office for the Information Economy. Functions of the f ...

                                               

Australian Institute of Anatomy

The Australian Institute of Anatomy was established in October 1931. Its functions included a natural history museum and research in human nutrition. The Institute was abolished in December 1985.

                                               

Australian National Railways Commission

The Australian National Railways Commission was an agency of the Government of Australia that was a railway operator between 1975 and 1998. It was known as Australian National Railways in its early years, before being rebranded as Australian Nati ...

                                               

Australian Trade Union Training Authority

The Australian Trade Union Training Authority was an Australian Government funded statutory authority providing education and training programs for union officials. Michael Beahan was seconded from the Trades and Labor Council in 1974 with two ot ...

                                               

Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

The Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons was initiated by the Prime Minister of Australia the Honourable Paul Keating in November 1995 to deliberate on issues of nuclear proliferation and how to eliminate the world of nuclear ...

                                               

Commonwealth Marine Salvage Board

The Commonwealth Marine Salvage Board, also known as the Australian Salvage Board, was an Australian government authority over maritime salvage during the Second World War. The board was established on 14 March 1942, based in Sydney and during th ...

                                               

Commonwealth Police

The Commonwealth Police was the federal law enforcement agency in Australia between 1917 and 1979. A federal police force was first established in 1917, and operated under different names and in some periods as multiple organisations. In late 197 ...

                                               

Fair Work Building and Construction

Fair Work Building & Construction, or more formally the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate was an Australian Government agency established by the Fair Work Act 2012. FWBC commenced operations on 1 June 2012, replacing its pred ...

                                               

National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council

The National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council was an Australian independent body that provided policy advice about alternative dispute resolution to the Attorney-General of Australia. NADRAC was established in October 1995 and conc ...

                                               

National Crime Authority

The NCA was set up in 1984 in the wake of the Costigan Commission, which investigated tax evasion and organised crime. It was intended to lead a national law enforcement response to organised crime which could overcome the jurisdictional barriers ...

                                               

State Emergency Service

The State Emergency Service is the name used by a number of organisations in Australia that provide assistance during and after major incidents. Specifically, the service deals with floods, storms and tsunamis, but can also assist in other emerge ...

                                               

VKS737

The VKS-737 Radio Network is a division of the Australian National 4WD Radio Network Inc. a national Public Benevolent Institution established "for the relief of sickness, suffering, helplessness, destitution and misfortune to a disadvantaged sec ...

                                               

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal is statutory organisation responsible for reviewing administrative law decisions of some Government of Queensland departments and agencies, and also adjudicating some civil law disputes. The tribun ...

                                               

List of Commonwealth courts and tribunals

Migration Review Tribunal Social Security Appeals Tribunal Refugee Review Tribunal Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission 1973-1988 Australian Coal Industry Tribunal 1940-1995 Australian Industrial Relations Commission 1988-2009 Fair ...

                                               

Federal Circuit Court of Australia

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia, formerly known as the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia or the Federal Magistrates Service, is an Australian court with jurisdiction over matters broadly relating to family law and child support, admin ...

                                               

Environmental Defenders Office (Qld) Inc.

The Environmental Defenders Office Inc. is a non-profit, non-government Community Legal Centre which helps people to understand and access their legal rights to protect the environment in the public interest. It was established in 1989 and is one ...

                                               

Family dispute resolution

Family dispute resolution is a process of the Australian family law system introduced on 1 July 2008. Families in dispute who want to apply to a court for a parenting order must first attend family dispute resolution. There are some exceptions to ...

                                               

History of same-sex marriage in Australia

The history of same-sex marriage in Australia includes its express prohibition by the Howard Government in 2004 and its eventual legalisation by the Parliament in December 2017. Although a same-sex marriage law was passed by the Australian Capita ...

                                               

Same-sex marriage in Australia

Same-sex marriage in Australia has been legal since 9 December 2017. Legislation to allow same-sex marriage, the Marriage Amendment Act 2017, passed the Australian Parliament on 7 December 2017 and received royal assent from the Governor-General ...

                                               

Recognition of same-sex unions in Tasmania

Tasmanias Relationships Act 2003 provided for registration and recognition of a type of registered partnership in two distinct categories: Significant Relationships and Caring Relationships. The same Act also amended 73 pieces of legislation to p ...