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a diplomatic office or headquarters in a foreign country

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the post or office of legate

a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister

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He discusses it in detail in his legations to Cesare Borgia; the Florentine government was extremely interested in the repeated falling-out and making-up of Borgia and the Orsini, as it was in Borgia's eventual destruction of his disloyal captains.
George Ernest Morrison, was, in Seagrave's retelling of the Siege of the Legations in 1900, a perfect example of culpability.
Anniversaries: 323 BC: Death of Alexander the Great; 1795: Birth of Dr Thomas Arnold, head of Rugby School; 1854: Birth of Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, inventor of the steam turbine; 1865: Birth of Irish poet William Butler Yeats; 1900: Rebels in China besieged foreign legations to start the boxer rebellion; 1917: A total of 162 people were killed and 432 injured in a German daylight raid on London; 1944: The first V-1 flying bomb landed in England killing three people in a Southampton house; 1956: The last British troops left the base of Suez in Egypt; 1986: Death of American bandleader Benny Goodman.
When Farnese became Pope Paul III in 1534, Cervini undertook more important tasks: legations to France and Germany, and administrator of the dioceses of Nicastro 1539-40, Reggio Emilia 1540-44, and Gubbio 1544-55.
He served as a member at the Polish legations in Copenhagen and Brussels, returning afterwards to writing.
1897); although his forces were neither as well-trained nor as well-equipped as Yuan Shih-k'ai's Peiyang army, Nieh undertook active operations against Boxer guerrillas during early 1900; although reprimanded by the pro-Boxer faction at the Imperial court, he continued his efforts, killing and capturing large numbers of rebels; repulsed the first attempt to relieve the besieged legations in Peking (Beijing), halting British Adm.
He also directed that the flag shall be flown at half-staff "for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations." Up to five people were killed and several suffered "serious" injuries after a gunman opened fire inside the office building of the newspaper on Thursday.
In 1900, the young boys at the Home for Destitute Children, an orphanage established by Miss Jean Perry, raised vegetables and sold them to the legations and Westerners residing in the Jeongdong area a as their vegetables (and perhaps feces) could be trusted to be disease-free.
BRITISH "human shields" taken hostage by Saddam Hussein in the first Gulf War yes- terday demanded a public inquiry into al- legations that the Government put their lives at risk to allow a secret operation to go ahead.
Accompanying the latter on diplomatic legations to France and the Empire, Cervini gained the experience that prepared him as papal legate to Trent, diocesan administrator, cardinal and curialist, director of the Roman Inquisition and the Vatican Library, and finally as Pope, albeit for only three weeks.
And I will do everything in my power as President to help." Obama also signed a proclamation ordering that the American flag to be flown at half-staff "at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, December 18, 2012." He also directed that the flag shall be flown at half-staff "for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations." (pickup previous) si.bs
"I also direct that, for the same length of time, the representatives of the United States in foreign countries shall make similar arrangements for the display of the flag at half-staff over their embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations," Trump said in a Proclamation.
If it be a brand new one it is a missionary who is coming; if only respectable, it belongs to one of the foreign Legations. If old and shabby, it must be that of the American Minister."