Anshar

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Noun1.Anshar - the Babylonian father of the gods; identified with Assyrian Ashur; in Sumerian the name signifies `the totality of the upper world'
Babylon - the chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia
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PARIS, May 25 (KUNA) -- The French government on Friday condemned the killing Thursday in Somalia of radio journalist Ahmed Ado Anshur, who was gunned down as he returned to his home in the capital, Mogadishu.
Hungry people are only waiting for death," said Nor Anshur, a father of five who lost one of his children in the Bay region, a former agricultural breadbasket that the UN declared Somalia's sixth famine zone.
My uncle) came to the region to help its people learn something and now he is dead for no reason," said Abdul-qadir Anshur Ali, nephew of the dead British man and a teacher at the school.