Capital districts and territories
A capital territory or capital district is normally a specially designated administrative division where a country's seat of government is located. As such, in a federal model of government, no state...
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Massive Earthquake Rocks Mexico (VIDEO)
Mexico was struck by another devastating earthquake, this time near the capital. Ana Kasparian and Brett Erlich, the hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment sect...
Kellyanne Conway having trouble finding private school in D.C.
Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway said she’s “amused” by the resistance she’s faced trying to find a private school for her children in Washington, D.C.
Trump: We're Making the Best Hotel in Washington
Bloomberg's Peter Cook sits down with Donald Trump to discuss his plans to turn an old post office into a luxury Washington DC hotel....
13 things you have to do to before you can claim to have visited Washington D.C
#2: Selfies! You must take an Instagram-worthy selfie of you holding up or knocking over the Washington Monument.
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
Beijing Has fallen: China's Capital Sinking By 11cm A year, Satellite Study Warns
Pumping of groundwater blamed for causing soil to collapse as development roars ahead above, with railways among infrastructure at risk, say scientists
Why Beijing (and 45 other cities in China) are sinking
Beijing sinking 11 cm: Major Chinese cities are sinking. What lessons do the world's other sinking cities have for China?
Jakarta attacks: Islamic State says it was responsible
Islamic State militants say they were behind a series of explosions and gun attacks in the Indonesian capital Jakarta that have left at least seven people dead.
China Issues First-Ever Red Alert On Air Pollution
The air pollution in China, especially in big cities such as Beijing, has become dangerously high. Dangerous air pollution levels have led China to issue its first "red alert" for smog in the capital ...
Historic Summit On Gene Editing And ‘Designer Babies’ Convenes In Washington
Hundreds of scientists, policymakers and the president's science adviser have gathered Tuesday in Washington for what will be a three-day summit on genetic engineering, with a focus on a new, relative...
Beijing Air Pollution Reaches Extremely Hazardous Levels
City authorities issued a rare orange alert, the second highest of four danger levels. City authorities issued a rare orange alert, the second highest of four danger levels. Schools suspended outdoor ...
Beijing's Sanyuan Bridge to Be Retrofitted within 43 Hours
The refurbishment of Beijing's Sanyuan Bridge, or Sanyuanqiao started at 11p.m. on Nov. 13, 2015. The whole reconstruction process completed within 43 hours. Over 1300 tons of new surfacing for the b...
A D.C. cop tried to break up a group of teens. It ended in this impressive dance-off.
The cop and D.C. high school student both had a rather impressive array of dance moves. On Monday afternoon, D.C. police officers broke up two groups of fighting teenagers. A few minutes later, a fema...
Man Sues Chinese Actress For Her Intense Stare Through His TV
Rules making it easier to file lawsuits in China have led to a new concern over frivolous claims, such as one in which a man says actress Zhao Wei stared at him too intensely through his TV set. The r...
Bogotá
Bogotá D.C. (/ˌbɒɡəˈtɑː/, /ˌboʊɡəˈtɑː/; [boɣoˈta]) is the Capital of Colombia with 6,778,691 inhabitants as of 2005. According to estimations the population would have risen to 7,363,782 by 2010. Bogo...
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Distrito Nacional
The Distrito Nacional ([disˈtɾito nasjoˈnal]) (D.N.) is a subdivision of the Dominican Republic enclosing the capital Santo Domingo. It is not within any of the provinces, but in practice it acts as p...
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Regions of Mali
Mali is divided into eight regions and one capital district. Each of the regions bears the name of its principal city. The regions are divided into 49 cercles. The cercles and the capital district are...
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Asunción
Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción ([asunˈsjon], Guarani: Paraguay) is the capital and largest city of Paraguay.The Ciudad de Asunción is an autonomous capital district not part of any depa...
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Australian Capital Territory
Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (formerly, "The Territory for the Seat of Government" and, later, the "Federal Capital Territory") is a territory in the south east of Australia, enclaved within New...
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Beijing
Beijing, sometimes romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world. The population as of 2013 was 20,150,000. The city proper is...
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Capital Region of Denmark
The Capital Region of Denmark (Danish: Region Hovedstaden) is the easternmost administrative region of Denmark, established on January 1, 2007 as part of the 2007 Danish Municipal Reform, which re...
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Islamabad Capital Territory
The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) (Urdu:وفاقی دارالحکومت) is one of the two federal territories of Pakistan. It includes Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, and covers an area of 1,165.5 ...
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Metro Manila
Metropolitan Manila (Filipino: Kalakhang Maynila, Kamaynilaan), commonly known as Metro Manila, the National Capital Region (NCR) of the Philippines, is the seat of government and the most populou...
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National Capital Region (Canada)
The National Capital Region (French: Région de la capitale nationale), also referred to as Canada's Capital Region and Ottawa-Gatineau, is an official federal designation for the Canadian capital...
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Port Moresby
Port Moresby (/ˌpɔərt ˈmɔərzbi/; Tok Pisin: Pot Mosbi) is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea (PNG). It is located on the shores of the Gulf of Papua, on the southeastern coast of the Pap...
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Seoul National Capital Area
The Seoul Capital Area (SCA) is the metropolitan area of Seoul located in the north-west of South Korea. It is referred to as Sudogwon (Hangul: 수도권; hanja: 首都圈; RR: Sudogwon; M...
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Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on Jul...
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