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Lassa,

town in Yedseram River valley in Nigeria.
Lassa virus - viral hemorrhagic illness, often fatal, caused by an arenavirus.
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London and New York are only the beginning: Tibetans and people of conscience around the world will continue to escalate pressure on Intercontinental until it cancels its plan for the Lhasa hotel," Yoko said.
But what is happening in the Old City of Lhasa appears first and foremost to have been undertaken with commercial rather than cultural goals in mind," it said.
The regional government is expecting 10 million visitors in Lhasa this year.
Robbie Barnett, a Tibet expert at Columbia University in New York, said he had heard reports of the self-immolations from people in Lhasa, with a person describing the city as "boiling".
She said: "I've always loved dogs - I fancied having a Lhasa Apso and adored them.
Regional structure analysis and muscovite 40Ar-39Ar dating of muscovite-quartz schist, eclogite and retrograde eclogite indicates that the closure of the Paleo-Tethyan ocean basin and the following collision of northern and southern parts of the Lhasa terrane occurred at 220-240 Ma.
The Kashag at once sent the Lhasa mayor Rimshi Jang Ngopa to the British Mission at Dekyilingka with the request to arrange an English teacher for the proposed school.
In 2008, Naverus assisted China Southern in implementing RNP solutions at Lhasa airport, validating the Airbus A319 and A330 aircraft.
Lhasa Beer, an all-malt European style lager imported from Tibet, was launched in Texas in August, and is now entering other U.
LHASA Lhasa ( Warner) SHE'S already been compared with Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday and Bjork - so you know that Mexican chanteuse Lhasa de Sela is going to win critical acclaim by the lorryload.
Tourist destinations in Nyingchi Prefecture, which borders India and Myanmar, have cut prices by half, while those in the regional capital Lhasa and in Xigaze Prefecture began to lower prices by 20 to 50 percent in late October, Wang said.
So wrote a relieved Colonel Leslie Weir (1883-1950) in his report to the Government of India at the conclusion to the British Mission to Lhasa in 1932, yet only three years earlier Weir remarked on the situation with Tibet that 'our prestige has gone back woefully since I was last here'.