Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny is an anime television series, a direct sequel to Mobile Suit Gundam SEED by Sunrise and the overall tenth installment in the Gundam franchise. It retains most including Director Mitsuo Fukuda. Set two years after the original Mobile Suit Gundam SEED, the plot follows the new character Shinn Asuka, a soldier from ZAFT, composed of humans born genetically enhanced labelled as Coordinators; as ZAFT is about to enter into another war against the regular human race, the Naturals, the series focuses on Shinn's as well as various returning characters' involvement in the war. The series spanned 50 episodes, aired in Japan from October 9, 2004, to October 1, 2005, on the Japan News Network television stations Tokyo Broadcasting System and Mainichi Broadcasting System. In December 2005, Sunrise aired a special episode that remade the events from the series' last episode. A series of four films compiling the series has been released in Japan. Gundam SEED was adapted into various manga adaptations and light novels published by Kodansha and Kadokawa Shoten.
Bandai Entertainment licensed the series for North America release, has published it in DVD volumes. The series aired on television in Canada, while the compilation films were released in DVDs; the first manga was published by Del Rey Manga. Various types of merchandising have been released, including CD soundtracks and video games. Gundam SEED Destiny became popular in Japan, having sold over one million DVD volumes and soundtracks topping charts; the series was the winner of the Anime Grand Prix in both 2004 and 2005 polls. Critical reception has been positive with focus on the themes and events occurring throughout the series. However, Gundam SEED Destiny has been compared with its prequel for sharing similar situations with the director's cut OVA having helped to improve an ending, felt weak. Gundam SEED Destiny sets the story two years after the original series and it starts when the leader from Orb, Cagalli Yula Athha, reunites with PLANT's chairman Gilbert Durandal to discuss the construction of new mobile suits made for the military organization ZAFT.
Three of them are stolen by a group called Phantom Pain, controlled by the Blue Cosmos terrorist organization. Cagalli's bodyguard. During the fight, ZAFT's battleship Minerva is ordered to destroy the ruins of a space colony to prevent it from crashing into Earth, they find out. After failing to destroy the colony, a second war starts between the factions, the Earth Alliance and ZAFT, once news has spread that ZAFT soldiers caused the colony to collide on Earth; the neutral country of Orb allies with the Earth Alliance, with the former having joined Blue Cosmos. This leads these three faction to confront the ZAFT soldiers several times, with Athrun having returned there. In the war, the Archangel battleship interferes in the fights between ZAFT and the Earth Alliance's faction. Allied with the Archangel, Cagalli fails to stop her country from fighting and the Archangel intervenes. Athrun becomes disaffected after Gilbert Durandal orders the destruction of his friend Kira Yamato and the Archangel, deeming them as enemies.
He defects with Meyrin Hawke. Cagalli is able to regain leadership from Orb; the leader of Blue Cosmos, Lord Djibril, orders the weapon Requiem to be fired which destroys several space colonies of PLANT, resulting in many deaths. The crew of the Minerva kills Lord Djibril and capture the Requiem. Gilbert Durandal announces the "Destiny Plan", a plan where a person's job or task will be based on their genetics, uses the Requiem to destroy anyone who opposes him; this brings the crew of the Minerva into direct conflict with the Archangel faction. Kira and Athrun with their new mobile suits and their allies, defeat the ZAFT forces and destroy the Requiem. Durandal is killed by one of Rey Za Burrel; the series' ending was expanded in both the last compilation film. Soon after Durandal's death, the Earth Alliance, ZAFT, the Orb Union meet to end the war, with Lacus Clyne acting as the negotiator. After fighting between each other various time in their mobile suits and Shinn meet in person for the second time and promise to join forces for a better future.
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny was first announced in July 2004 in Japanese magazines. Earlier, voice actor Seki Tomokazu had stated he was working on a popular show with fans hinting it was related to Mobile Suit Gundam SEED. Next month, the first trailer from the series was hosted online in its official website. Before the series' premiere, staff member Kabashima Yousuke gave hints about Shinn's character, telling that the Gundam SEED Destiny's protagonist would be a character not seen in the prequel, he would have a thin appearance; the main staff from Mobile Suit Gundam SEED remained in Gundam SEED Destiny including director Mitsuo Fukuda. When the series was premiering in Japan, Fukuda stated that unlike Gundam SEED, the sequel would not focus on Kira's and Athrun's relationship, but on Shinn's involvement in the war, he refrained from giving its reasons. In order to add more entertainment to the series, the staff worked on the fight scenes between mobile suits. Shinn's character was meant to contrast Kira's in regards to their involvement across the series, but as Kira did, he would go through a m
Queen Elizabeth College had its origins in the Ladies' Department of King's College, England, opened in 1885. The first King's'extension' lectures for ladies were held at Richmond in 1871, from 1878 in Kensington, with chaperones in attendance. In 1881, the Council resolved'to establish a department of King's College, for the higher education of women, to be conducted on the same principles as the existing departments of education at this college'. By 1886, the King's College, London Ladies' Department had 500 students. In 1902 it became the King's College, London Women's Department and in 1908 King's College for Women. In 1907 lectures were given in subjects thought to be specially relevant to women, such as'the economics of health' and'women and the land', in 1908 systematic instruction in household and social sciences began. In 1915, the Household and Social Science Department of King's College for Women opened at Campden Hill Road, while other departments were transferred to the Strand site.
In 1928 the Department became independent as King's College of Household and Social Science, in 1953 it received a royal charter, its name was changed to Queen Elizabeth College and men were admitted for the first time. The College became distinguished for its teaching and research in nutrition, physiology and microbiology, it was recognised as a School of the University of London in 1956. The original Campden Hill Road buildings combined both the lecture theatres and library but included the only Hall of residence – Queen Mary Hall. By the late 1960s the expansion of student numbers and the need for additional laboratory capacity necessitated the construction of a new Building – the Atkins building located on Campden Hill, behind the main college. QEC reunited with King's College London in 1985, the Kensington campus became associated with biomedical sciences. However, the campus was closed and sold in 2000 with the contents being decanted to the Franklin-Wilkins Building. Part of the campus has subsequently been converted into Academy Gardens, apartments which retain some QEC branding.
Envoy is the annual newsletter of Queen Elizabeth College. The Queen Elizabeth College alumni/old. Alan Ebringer, immunologist John Yudkin and nutritionist Garth Chapman, academic and zoologist William B. Bonnor and gravitation physicist Alice Copping, nutritionist Christopher Dainty, physicist K. Kunaratnam and academician Radclyffe Hall and author Nancy Rothwell and academician Devendra Prasad Gupta and academician Sheila Rodwell, nutritional epidemiologist Joel Mandelstam, microbiologist Qui-Lim Choo, co-discoverer of Hepatitis C and of the Hepatitis D genome Pegaret Anthony, artist Keith Campbell, biologist QEC Alumni Association
William Stewart Eadie was an English cricketer who played for Derbyshire between 1885 and 1899. Eadie was born in the son of James Eadie and his wife Jean, his father, from Scotland, had established the James Eadie brewery company at Burton in 1854. Eadie made his debut for Derbyshire in the 1885 season. For the years 1887 to 1893 Eadie played over 30 matches for the club while it was without first-class status, he played first-class again intermittently until the 1899 season. He was a right arm batsman who played 41 innings in 23 first-class matches for Derbyshire, with a top score of 62 and an average of 10.5. Eadie died at Barrow upon Trent at the age of 49, his brother, John Eadie and nephew Kenneth Dobson both played first-class cricket for Derbyshire. Brewers of Burton
Strikeforce/M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Werdum was a mixed martial arts event held by Strikeforce in association with M-1 Global on June 26, 2010 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Josh Thomson was set to face Lyle Beerbohm at this event. On May 21, Thomson announced that Beerbohm was injured in his previous fight with Vitor Ribeiro, will be replaced. Pat Healy ended up facing Thomson. M-1 Global fighter Magomed Shikhshabekov was scheduled to face American Kickboxing Academy fighter Ron Keslar. However, Shikhshabekov was forced off the card due to visa issues, was replaced by Chris Cope; the event drew an estimated 492,000 viewers on Showtime. The following is a list of fighter salaries; the figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, which can be a substantial portion of a fighter's income. Fabrício Werdum: $100,000 def. Fedor Emelianenko: $400,000 Cung Le: $100,000 def. Scott Smith: $55,000 Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos: $35,000 def.
Jan Finney: $6,000 Josh Thomson: $60,000 def. Pat Healy: $8,000 Chris Cope: $3,000 def. Ron Keslar: $1,500 Bret Bergmark: $3,000 def. Vagner Rocha: $2,500 Yancy Medeiros: $8,000 def. Gareth Joseph: $2,000 Bobby Stack: $2,800 def. Derrick Burnsed: $2,000 Strikeforce commentator, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, former King of Pancrase, Frank Shamrock announced his retirement from Mixed Martial Arts at this event. Strikeforce List of Strikeforce champions List of Strikeforce events 2010 in Strikeforce
Kuno von Stoffeln was from 1379 until his death Prince abbot of Saint Gall. He descended from the family von Stoffeln with property on Castle Hohenstoffeln on the Hohenstoffeln at Hegau, he was involved in the Appenzell Wars as the city refused to pay homage to him, the Appenzellers, his subjects refused to pay taxes. Due to the price decline of grain after a disastrous plague epidemic, Kuno had been obliged to drastically increase taxes in order to balance the loss of revenue, he first aligned with cities at Lake Constance that were devoted to him and with Duke Frederick IV of Austria in order to put an end to the population's attempts at freedom. He was not granted any luck in battle, however: the abbot's army lost one battle after another. Kuno was forced to sell or lease estates in order to fill the abbey till, he left behind a run down monastery which had become meaningless in comparison to the aspiring city. In chronicles of the 15th century, Kuno is described as a true spectre. Gössi, Anton: St. Gallen - Äbte: Kuno von Stoffeln, 1379-1411.
In: Helvetia Sacra. III: Die Orden mit Benediktinerregel. 2/1: Frühe Klöster, die Benediktiner und Benediktinerinnen in der Schweiz. Francke Verlag, Bern 1986, p. 1313-14. Dierauer, Johannes: Kuno von Stoffeln. in: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, Vol 17. Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1883, p. 384-86. Abt Kuno von Stoffeln in the Stadtlexikon Wil Feller-Vest, Veronika. 2013: "Kuno von Stoffeln". Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz
Yury Titovich Shutov was a Russian politician, known for collecting incriminating evidence against Saint Petersburg administration, including former Mayor Anatoly Sobchak and his aide at this time Vladimir Putin. Shutov was convicted to life in prison on criminal charges that have been fabricated to punish him for making public accusations of Putin. In November 1990 he was an aide to Anatoly Sobchak, Mayor of Leningrad. After being fired, he began collection of evidence about the financial misdeeds by the city administration, he got a tape with a casual conversation of Sobchak with a French intelligence officer. Putin, an aide to Sobchak at this time, decided to intervene. An anti-organized crime unit illegally took the tape; when Shutov discovered the "robbers" in his apartment, they broke his skull with a hammer. On March 31, 1992, Shutov was arrested on fabricated charges of preparing an assassination of Azerbaijan's president Abulfaz Elchibey, he was released only in 1993 and found not guilty by a court in 1996.
On December 20, 1998 Shutov was elected deputy of the Saint Petersburg Legislative Assembly. He alleged in an article that Putin get a file with compromising KGB materials on Sobchak, at the time when Putin worked as the KGB's overseer of Leningrad State University. Putin used this materials to blackmail Sobchak and secure his own appointment in the city administration, according to Shutov. On February 16, 1999, Shutov was stripped of parliamentary immunity and arrested on charges of murdering prominent Russian politicians Mikhail Manevich and Galina Starovoitova. Court found these charges to be unproven and politically motivated, he was freed directly in the courtroom on November 16. Several minutes masked OMON soldiers who arrived from Moscow, burst to the court room, took Shutov to an office in the same building, beat him, he lost an half of his hearing as a result. Although the Russian Supreme Court ruled that detention of Shutov was illegal and he was reelected to the Saint Petersburg Legislative Assembly in 2002, this "personal enemy of Putin" was shuttled during 7 years between different prisons, sentenced to life imprisonment on February 16, 2006 for organizing murders of businessmen.
On September 14, 2010, an application No. 20922/08 has been communicated to the European Court of Human Rights. Mr. Shutov alleges that sentencing him to lifetime imprisonment while he was not present in the courtroom amounts to inhuman treatment, he complains of "unlawful composition of the court in view of the lack of the lay judges' credentials and lack of grounds for their participation in the proceedings after abolition of the institution of lay judges in Russia. Mr. Shutov draws attention upon "unfair trial on account of their removal from the courtroom for the entire duration or part of the proceedings", he alleges that his absence from the courtroom was not remedied by the presence of his legal counsel as the court ignored or dismissed his requests, "pressured the counsel by applying for withdrawal of their license, stripped them of all electronic devices crucial for their work and eliminated the possibility to consult with their clients by holding daily hearings". He complains under the same provision that the "trial court was biased, ignored his requests, that the appeal court failed to duly consider his appeals".
Mr. Shutov complaints that "following his removal from the courtroom he was not aware of the charges against him, could not prepare his defence and could not examine the witnesses", he complains under Article 18 of ECHR that the real reason for his arrest was political persecution. On January 19, 2007, a medical commission ordered by the prison authorities concluded that the applicant's condition was of medium gravity and did not warrant his release from prison. However, on March 15, 2007 an independent medical commission studied the applicant's medical file and concluded that the State experts had not conducted an adequate medical examinationShutov complained to the European Court of Human Rights of lack of adequate medical care throughout his detention and lack of a wheelchair in prison, he alleged that sentencing him to lifetime imprisonment while he was not present in the courtroom amounts to inhuman treatment. Shutov served his sentence in White Swan maximal security prison in the Perm Region where he was not provided with a wheelchair and had to move around by crawling.
He died in prison on December 12, 2014. A personal website of Yuri Shutov Biography of Yuri Shutov by Vladimir Pribylovsky List of Compliances to the European Court of Human Rights Communicated by Russia in September, 2010