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  2. Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance - Wikipedia

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    The Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance was the first of many so-called "mutual security agreements", [8] and the formalization of the Act of Chapultepec. The treaty was adopted by the original signatories on 2 September 1947 in Rio de Janeiro (hence the colloquial name "Rio Treaty"). It came into force on 3 December 1948 and was ...

  3. Human rights in Venezuela - Wikipedia

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    The Massacre of El Amparo was a massacre of 14 fishermen that took place near the village of El Amparo, in Venezuela's western state of Apure, on 29 October 1988. A joint military-police unit claimed the fishermen (who had no police records and were not known to either Venezuelan or Colombian military intelligence) were a group of guerillas who attacked them with guns and grenades, with an ...

  4. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Wikipedia

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    The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons ( TPNW ), or the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, is the first legally binding international agreement to comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons with the ultimate goal being their total elimination. It was adopted on 7 July 2017, opened for signature on 20 September 2017, and entered into force on 22 ...

  5. Cuban thaw - Wikipedia

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    t. e. The Cuban thaw [1] [2] ( Spanish: Deshielo cubano) [3] [4] was the normalization of Cuba–United States relations that began in December 2014 ending a 54-year stretch of hostility between the nations. In March 2016, Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge, in 1928. [5]

  6. Northern Seven Years' War - Wikipedia

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    War of 1808-9. The Northern Seven Years' War (also known as the Nordic Seven Years' War, the First Northern War or the Seven Years War in Scandinavia) was fought between the Kingdom of Sweden and a coalition of Denmark–Norway, Lübeck, and Poland–Lithuania between 1563 and 1570. The war was motivated by the dissatisfaction of King Frederick ...

  7. Treaty of Lahore - Wikipedia

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    The Treaty of Lahore of 9 March 1846, was a peace-treaty marking the end of the First Anglo-Sikh War.The Treaty was concluded, for the British, by the Governor-General Sir Henry Hardinge and two officers of the East India Company and, for the Sikhs, by the seven-year-old Maharaja Duleep Singh Bahadur and seven members of Hazara, the territory to the south of the river Sutlej and the forts and ...

  8. Mutual Defense Treaty (United States–Philippines) - Wikipedia

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    English. The Mutual Defense Treaty between the Republic of the Philippines and the United States of America (MDT) is a treaty that was signed on August 30, 1951, in Washington, DC, between representatives of the Philippines and the United States. The overall accord contains eight articles and dictates for both nations to support each other if ...

  9. Cindy Sheehan - Wikipedia

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    Activist. Political party. Democratic (before 2007) Independent (2007–2010) Peace and Freedom (2010–present) Children. 4. Cindy Lee Miller Sheehan (born July 10, 1957) is an American anti-war activist, [1] [2] whose son, U.S. Army Specialist Casey Sheehan, was killed by enemy action during the Iraq War.