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… legal defence by a group of Slovenian attorneys of a striking miners in Kosovo, in a wider case known as the Vllasi case, a politically-driven procedure launched against Azem Vllasi and others prosecuted for their alleged spearheading of a…

Zerynthia polyxena, the southern festoon, is a striking butterfly belonging to the family Papilionidae of butterflies.

… wakes up before she could finish what she was going to say. Throughout the series it is revealed through the other characters that Yuuji bears a striking resemblance to his father, something he dreads.

Yuruzh’s back-story bears a striking resemblance to the basic plot of Daniel Keyes’s novel Flowers for Algernon, though Yuruzh, unlike Keyes’s protagonist Charlie Gordon, merely feigns losing his newly gained intelligence. The Virgin of Zesh predates Keyes’s story.

Yunganastes mercedesae is a beautiful frog with a striking colour pattern: the dorsum is medium brown with irregular, light green splotches and some black marks, and black eyestripe and lip marks. It is still known from relatively few…

Yukari’s younger half brother and Ririko’s son. His father is Aoi, who married Ririko before he died. He bears a striking resemblance to Yukari due to their strong DNA. Ageha Shiroi mistakes him for a younger Yukari. He has also shown…

Young missed the majority of AC/DC’s Blow Up Your Video World Tour to address his drinking problem. He eventually became sober and returned to the band. During his absence he was replaced by his nephew, Stevie Young with some fans not realising that he had been replaced as Stevie Young bears a striking resemblance to his uncle.

You’ve Got a Friend is an album by American pop singer Andy Williams that was released in August 1971 by Columbia Records and bears a striking resemblance to the Johnny Mathis album You’ve Got a Friend released that same month. Besides…

First League in Sofia. During the prelims, Yordanova spanned a striking leap of 6.45 on her first attempt, thirty-three hundredths of a metre shorter than her personal best. With two more attempts receiving lower marks, Yordanova’s best…

Yet Brooks did not always ennoble her subjects. Inherited wealth freed her from the need to sell her paintings; she did not care whether she pleased her sitters or not, and her wit, when unleashed, could be devastating. A striking example…

Years later, Fernanda (now played by Bárbara Mori) is all grown up, bearing a striking resemblance to Rubí. She visits her aunt, who is living in a one-room flat. After hearing that Alejandro has returned to Mexico after years of living…

… attracted the interest of 19th-century European travelers and esoteric writers. The Yazidi narrative of Melek Taus bears a striking resemblance to the Islamic account of the Devil (especially the one held by some Sufis as mentioned before). Also, some Muslim scholars named the Devil the Peacock of Angels, a term almost equivalent to Melek Taus, King Peacock.

Xylocopa caerulea is a relatively large species, reaching an average size of 23 mm. The thorax region of these insects are covered with light blue hairs, giving it a striking blue colour. The sides of the abdomen and first abdominal segments are also covered by similar, albeit a finer and thinner coat of blue hairs.

… in the Air Pump (1768), in the National Gallery are excellent examples. His Old Man and Death (1774) is also a striking and individual production.

Worden’s best performances were given for demanding directors. He had a striking appearance: tall, thin, bald, his voice and mannerisms unforgettable to anyone who saw him. He worked steadily in television as well as films, long outliving Hawks, Ford and Wayne, and achieving some late notice as a senile hotel waiter in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks TV series.

Wood quail are 22-30 cm long, dumpy, short-tailed, stout-billed partridge-like birds with a bushy crest. The upper parts are dark brown, and the under parts are black, grey, brown, or rufous. Some species have a striking black and white…

… clinic stands today: the Irish mining pioneer and Ruhr legend Thomas Mulvany. This film accompanies the archivist in a documentary style through his research into the astounding parallels between the lives of the two Thomas’, which leads Wolfgang Weber to a striking conclusion: Thomas Vallomtharayil is the reincarnation of Thomas Mulvany.

… he spots her star-shaped birthmark, and he finally introduces himself. As they drive off in the rain, Irene pushes Anakis to pick up another hitchhiker who bears a striking resemblance to Weather Report.

… shamsheer was ideal for a cutting motion delivered from horseback. There were three early iron sword types being the leaf shaped, spoon shaped and the parallel sword each ideal for thrusting and jabbing as opposed to a striking or cutting…

With the increasing aestheticization of everyday life, the architecture of museums has taken on special significance since the 1980s. A striking number of exhibition structures have incorporated a vocabulary of postmodern and…

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