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also Nish  (nĭsh)
A city of southeast Serbia near the Morava River. It was the birthplace of Constantine the Great.
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(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)
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a city in SE Serbia, in SE Yugoslavia. 230,711.
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Recently, several members of the ruling military council repeated they would reform the infamous NISS and limit its activities to the intelligence and counterintelligence activities only.
Director of NISS' Media Directorate said those released admitted during the investigation that the media bubble made outside was bigger than the real size of demonstrations and some political parties exploited professionals and students to serve their own agenda.
"After I handed over my boarding card, a NISS officer came and said I was banned from travelling and took my passport and told me to collect it from the NISS offices" on Monday, he said in a statement.
"There continues to be a pattern of arrests of activists, journalists and human rights defenders by the NISS, who are often held in incommunicado detention without access to a lawyer or their family," said Khairunissa Dhala, Amnesty International's Sudan campaigner.
NISS agents benefit from total impunity for the human rights violations they continue to commit, andrdquo; said Erwin van ber Borght, the organisation's Africa programme director.
The report accuses the NISS of carrying out arbitrary arrests, incommunicado detentions, ill-treatment, unlawful killings and enforced disappearances.
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.
Mr Al Niss, 49, said hundreds had died as a result of a shortage of medical supplies, adding it was vital for Palestine's borders to be opened.
If you had contacted me for some background, I would have told you that for NISS, this is our 41st year, we have more than 130 insurers that report data to us and that includes the third-largest auto and homeowners writer--Farmers Insurance Group.
Job runs average little more than a day, and Niss had to work hard to develop efficient procedures, recipes, and product sequences to accomplish nearly scrapless changeovers.
Abu Bakr Mustafa (aka Damblab) the new director of the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS).
The Head of Gezira NISS, Brigadier, Emadedden Abdul Rahim told SUNA that General, Al-Sheikh will start his visit with meeting with the Wali (governor) of the State, Dr.