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Merca

(ˈmɛəkə)
n
(Placename) a port in S Somalia on the Indian Ocean. Pop: 189 000 (2005 est)
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Esto ocurre unicamente con las casas de tamano considerable, por lo que el empleo de merka con una casa de menor tamano evocaria una interpretacion sarcastica.
Mohammed Merka, a Somali prevented from crossing the Greek-Macedonian border, told Reuters: "We are human beings and we have escaped war.
2: The collection and recycling of municipal waste from Sector II covering the area of the village: Binkowo, Blociszewo, Bodzyniewo, Borgowo, Bystrzek, Dalewo, Dabrowa, Dobczyn, grove, mountain, Grodzewo, Grzymyslaw, Jelenczewo, Kadzewo, Kaleje, Kawcza , Krzyzanowo, Luciny, Leg, Marianowo, Marszewo, Mateuszewo, MErka, Nieslabin, NochEwko, Alder, Orkowo, Ostrowo, Pelczyn, Pucolowo, Pyszaca, Sosnowiec, Tesiny, Wirginowo, renounces.
11 -- (BNA): Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday arrested seven Palestinian citizens from towns of Ya'bud, Jeba and Merka village south of Jenin in the northern West Bank, according to the Palestinian Info and News agency "WAFA".
They were identified as Ali Asfour, 34, from the town of Ya'bad, Saeed Hamamra, 28, from the town of Jaba, Mahmoud Mousa, 27, Morad Mousa, 38, Raed Mousa, 42, and Bashir Mousa, 22, from the village of Merka.
Parmi les chanteurs algeriens qui prendront part a ce spectacle, Abbas Righi de Constantine, Djelloul Merka d'Adrar, Mehdi Tamache d'Alger et Taoues de Tizi-Ouzou.
A lengthy comparison of the Saqqara tombs of Merka (First Dynasty) and Hesire (Third Dynasty) is interesting, but the development of the intervening Second Dynasty private tombs is ignored, as is the continuity between the Second and Third Dynasties.
Shebab gunmen claimed to have ambushed the convoy as it travelled to the port of Merka south of the capital and boasted of destroying vehicles with rocket-propelled grenades.
The ambush took place near the small settlement of Buffow, close to the port of Merka, a former Shebab stronghold captured one year ago around 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of the capital.
Here is a passage from Bill's recent book, House on Fire: 'In early October 1977, a couple with two small children, both with smallpox, approached the hospital in Merka, Somalia.
The general was ambushed near the strategic town of Merka.
In Kismayo, Baidoa, and Merka, al-Shabaab obligated all boys 15 years of age and older to fight or face death; in November, al-Shabaab executed two children in Hurwaa District of Banadir region.