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also Nish  (nĭsh)
A city of southeast Serbia near the Morava River. It was the birthplace of Constantine the Great.


(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth a friendly spirit or goblin thought to take care of a farmer's home, barn, stables, etc


(niːʃ) or


(Placename) an industrial town in Serbia, in the SE: situated on routes between central Europe and the Aegean. Pop: 203 670 (2002)



a city in SE Serbia, in SE Yugoslavia. 230,711.
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It said the move comes a week after the NISS agents at Khartoum airport seized passport of Medani upon return from Paris where he participated in the meeting of the opposition alliance "Sudan Call" forces.
NISS has reaffirmed its backing and support and keenness for a sound journalistic practice, characterized by transparency and away from any weakness towards any form of harmful publication that undermines the values and traditions of the society.
NISS did not say why they had prevented him from leaving, Sheikh said.
Each truck carried several armed and uniformed members of the NISS, Jaafar says.
Researchers found that NISS agents perpetrated a range of human rights violations, including torture, arbitary arrests and violent assault on opponants of the government of Omar al-Bashir, whose ruling National Congress Party won an election marred by claims of fraud in April.
During the first half of 2010 Amnesty International documented the arrests of at least 34 individuals by the NISS, including journalists, human rights activists and students.
In his new position, Cox will serve as convener of the survey cluster for the NISS affiliates program, expanding the NISS presence in data confidentiality research and furthering plans to develop a microsimulation model for surveys.
For more information on the NISS program, please call (888) 741-4270 or visit http://www.
I would like to congratulate the highly trained surgeons in NISS for collaborating in this new innovative care model," said Richard Afable, M.
Youssef noted that NISS had previously seized passports of five opposition leaders including the secretary general of the Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) Mohamed Mukhtar al-Khatib, SCP leading figures Siddiq Youssef and Tarig Abdel-Mageed, chairman of the Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) Ibrahim al-Shiekh and chairman of the Unified National Unionist Party (UNUP) Galaa al-Azhari, saying the passports are still in NISS position.
Atta refuted allegations circulated by some quarters that NISS has arrested some activists during the elections, asserting that NISS did not arrest any body.
He said that NISS will likely ban the rest of the leaders from leaving the country, saying the deputy chairman of the opposition National Umma Party (NUP) Mariam al-Mahadi had earlier left for Cairo and will travel to Paris from there.