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The thousands of city migrants who desert the farms yearly must readjust with even greater stress and tension: the sacred wilderness is gradually surrendering to suburbs and research parks and industrial areas.
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He assaulted Lahore and, after taking their holy city of Amritsar, massacred thousands of Sikh inhabitants, destroying their revered Golden Temple.
The University of Aveiro was created in 1973 and is considered one of the most dynamic and innovative universities of Portugal, attracting thousands of students to the city.
It was the Bauhaus contemporaries Bruno Taut, Hans Poelzig and particularly Ernst May, as the city architects of Berlin, Dresden and Frankfurt respectively, who are rightfully credited with the thousands of socially progressive housing units built in Weimar Germany.
Food, horses and other goods flooded into the city, and thousands of slaves from West Africa were transported to the island to work on the undermanned sugar plantations.
The coming of the railroad to North Cambridge and Northwest Cambridge then led to three major changes in the city: the development of massive brickyards and brickworks between Massachusetts Ave., Concord Ave. and Alewife Brook ; the ice-cutting industry launched by Frederic Tudor on Fresh Pond ; and the carving up of the last estates into residential subdivisions to provide housing to the thousands of immigrants that arrived to work in the new industries.
While en route to Chongqing, the Nationalist army intentionally started the " fire of Changsha ", which lasted for three days, destroyed two thirds of the city, killed twenty thousand civilians, and left hundreds of thousands of people homeless.
However, in December thousands of people demonstrated in several parts of the city, especially the city center near la fontaine, desiring more significant political reforms.
* 2003 – A magnitude 6. 6 earthquake devastates southeast Iranian city of Bam, killing tens of thousands and destroying the citadel of Arg-é Bam.
Asian-owned export assembly firms ( maquiladoras ), operating mostly in free zones established by the government on the Caribbean coast, attract thousands of job seekers and swell the populations of new city centers such as San Pedro Sula, Tela, and La Ceiba.
* 1996 – First Chechen War: Chechen separatists launch a raid against the helicopter airfield and later a civilian hospital in the city of Kizlyar in the neighboring Dagestan, which turns into a massive hostage crisis involving thousands of civilians.
After the independence of Pakistan, the city population increased dramatically when hundreds of thousands of Muhajirs from India and other parts of South Asia came to settle in Karachi.
After the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, thousands of Biharis and Bengalis from Bangladesh arrived in the city, and today Karachi is home to 1 to 2 million ethnic Bengalis from Bangladesh ( see Bangladeshis in Pakistan ), many of whom migrated in the 1980s and 1990s.
As the Red Army advanced on Kolberg, most of the inhabitants and tens of thousands of refugees from surrounding areas ( about 70, 000 were trapped in the Kolberg Pocket ), as well as 40, 000 German soldiers, were evacuated from the besieged city by German naval forces in Operation Hannibal.
Each year, the CMA Music Festival ( formerly known as Fan Fair ) brings thousands of country fans to the city.
By the end of the third war, after more than a hundred years and the loss of many hundreds of thousands of soldiers from both sides, Rome had conquered Carthage's empire and completely destroyed the city, becoming the most powerful state of the Western Mediterranean.
Punks often form a local scene, which can have as few as half a dozen members in a small town, or as many as thousands of members in a major city.
The region around Pisa did not permit the city to recover from the loss of thousands of sailors from the Meloria, while Liguria guaranteed enough sailors to Genoa.
* 1902: New York City, New York Anti-Semitic riots involving Irish factory workers, city policemen and thousands of Jews attending Jacob Joseph's funeral
Within days, Freetown was overwhelmed by the presence of the RUF combatants who came to the city in their thousands.
Yale has a complicated relationship with its home city ; for example, thousands of students volunteer every year in a myriad of community organizations, but city officials, who decry Yale's exemption from local property taxes, have long pressed the university to do more to help.
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Each year, hundreds of thousands of migrants are moved illegally by highly organized international smuggling and trafficking groups, often in dangerous or inhumane conditions.
The best time to see the multitude of the park's bird migrants is during either early spring or fall and winter when thousands spend the winter there or migrate through.
Tens of thousands of migrants left Louisiana during times of agricultural difficulties and the collapse of agricultural labor after mechanization.
Their migration is assisted by east winds in autumn, resulting in drift migration of Scandinavian migrants, sometimes leading to a spectacular " fall " of thousands of birds.
The explosive era of favela growth dates from the 1940s, when Getúlio Vargas's industrialization drive pulled hundreds of thousands of migrants into the Federal District, until 1970, when shantytowns expanded beyond urban Rio and into the metropolitan periphery.
Tens of thousands of new migrants streamed in from rural areas, straining the city's housing supply and the city's ability to provide local transit and schools.
By 1976, the shah had accumulated upward of one billion dollars from oil revenue ; his family — including sixty-three princes and princesses — had accumulated between five and twenty billion dollars ; and the family foundation controlled approximately three billion dollars By mid-1977 economic austerity measures to fight inflation disproportionately affected the thousands of poor and unskilled male migrants to the cities working construction.
Its population quickly grew, when thousands of migrants came here in search of work at coal mines, power plants and other factories.
Watts did not become predominantly black until the 1940s, as the Second Great Migration brought tens of thousands of migrants, mostly from Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas, who left segregated Southern states in search of better opportunities in California.
With Batam island receiving most of the industrial investments and dramatically developing into a regional industrial center, it attracted hundreds of thousands of non-Malay Indonesian migrants, changing forever the demographic balance in the archipelago.
As war broke out between Biafra and Nigeria ( 1967 — 1970 ), thousands of Igbo migrants in the northern and western parts of Nigeria fled to their native east and Enugu became a destination for these returnees.
After the Second World War, thousands of migrants from both the Caribbean and the Indian subcontinent settled in the mill towns to fill the labour shortage in the industry ; they often moved to the traditional working-class areas whilst the White working-class moved out to the newly built estates after the war.
In September 2005 some thousands of sub-Saharan migrants tried to climb over the fences in several waves moving upon Melilla.
During the summer months, Nador is visited by hundreds of thousands of Moroccan migrants working in Europe, who are originating from the province or from the city of Nador itself.
In the 1780s, thousands of voluntary migrants set sail for Port Louis from Guangzhou on board British, French, and Danish ships ; they found employment as blacksmiths, carpenters, cobblers, and tailors, and quickly formed a small Chinatown, the camp des Chinois, in Port Louis.
The movies made California even better known, attracting hundreds of thousands of migrants, especially from the Midwest, who loved the mild Mediterranean climate, cheap land, and new jobs.
It also occurs in the names of five Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company liners, four of which, the Strathhaird, the Strathnaver, the Stratheden and the Strathmore brought thousands of migrants to Australia between the 1950s and the 1960s.