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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 24, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007.
By United Press International

Atlantic Eye: A deceptively quiet Golan

GOLAN HEIGHTS, Israel, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- A tour bus perched atop the Golan Heights waits for tourists taking pictures of UN Peace-Keeping forces below. A young man hugs and kisses his girlfriend as someone takes their photo. All seem oblivious to the Israeli troops massed one kilometer to the South facing a Syrian army just over the hill and out of site to the North. Welcome to the Golan Heights where all is not as it seems.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Friday, Nov. 24, 2006.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2005 with 37 to follow.
By United Press International

Apology for Czechoslovakian invasion

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Former Polish President Wojciech Jaruzelski apologized Sunday for his country's role in the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.

Czech to compensate 1968 Soviet victims

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The Czech Republic will pay compensation to Czech victims of violent Soviet suppression between 1968 and 1991, The Independent reported Thursday. The government said the highest amount of $6,500 would go to the survivors of those killed, most of them in

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 24, the 329th day of 2004 with 37 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2003 with 37 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2002 with 37 to follow.
By United Press International

Of Human Interest: News-lite

NO SENSE OF HUMOR
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2001 with 37 to follow.
By United Press International
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Dubček in 1989

Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (1948-1970) Social Democratic Party of Slovakia (1992)

Alexander Dubček (November 27, 1921 – November 7, 1992) was a Slovak politician and briefly leader of Czechoslovakia (1968-1969), famous for his attempt to reform the Communist regime (Prague Spring). Later, after the overthrow of the Communist government in 1989, he was Speaker of the federal Czechoslovak parliament.

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