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  2. Prostitution in Nevada - Wikipedia

    Again, support was stronger in the rural areas (where most people were born in Nevada) and weaker in Clark County and Washoe County; women were more opposed to the idea than men. [86] In 2004, after the closure of the last brothel in Churchill County, a county ballot initiative to permanently ban prostitution in that county was defeated by a 2 ...

  3. Lori Province - Wikipedia

    Lori (Armenian: Լոռի, Armenian pronunciation: ()), is a province of Armenia.It is located in the north of the country, bordering Georgia. Vanadzor is the capital and largest city of the province.

  4. Agriculture in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

    When King Henry VIII named himself Supreme Head of the Church of England in 1531, he set about the dissolution of the monasteries, which was largely complete by 1540. The monasteries had been among the principal landowners in the Kingdom and the Crown took over their land, amounting to about 2,000,000 acres (810,000 ha).

  5. Education in Haiti - Wikipedia

    Anthropologist Paul Farmer states that an underlying problem, negatively affecting Haiti's education system, is structural violence. He says that Haiti illustrates how prevailing societal factors, such as racism, pollution, poor housing, poverty, and varying forms of social disparity, structural violence limits the children of Haiti, particularly those living in rural areas or coming from ...

  6. Khalid of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

    King Khalid also appointed Prince Saud as the foreign affairs minister in March 1975. In addition to the existing ministerial bodies six new ones were established by King Khalid. One of them was the ministry of municipal and rural affairs established in October 1975, and Prince Majid was appointed minister.

  7. Deseret News - Wikipedia

    The weekly edition would continue and contained much of the same content as the semi-weekly, but editorials were different. [6] : 141 In November 1867, George Q. Cannon became the editor, and on the 21st of that month, the News published its first daily edition, which was published in the evening, and as such was named The Deseret Evening News .

  8. Shia Islam in the Indian subcontinent - Wikipedia

    Mir Shams-ud Din arrived in Kashmir in 1481 AD and then returned to Iran. Twenty years later in 1501 AD, he came to Kashmir again, along with 700 Shia Sufis, scholars and missionaries. In 1505 AD, the King of the Shah Mir Dynasty converted to Shi'ism and so did the Chak clan of Kashmir.

  9. Chris Bohjalian - Wikipedia

    Chris A. Bohjalian (Armenian: Քրիս Պոհճալեան) is an Armenian-American novelist and the author of 20 novels, including Midwives (1997), The Sandcastle Girls (2012), The Guest Room (2016), and The Flight Attendant (2018).