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Originally posted by Digenis

Afghanistan: Rambo (III?)

Poland: Kasia (a friend of mineSmile)

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Latin America: with the Conquistas and the Guerillas;
USA: with 11 September 2001 and the great millitary actions of the USA-army;
South African Republic: with the Boer Wars and the Apartheid;
Libia: with the AIDS-process;
Egypt: with the pharaons era;
Israel: with the conflict with the arabian settlers in Palestine and with the arabian neighbours as a whole;
Iraq: with the Saddam Hussein`s rule, the disgusting beheadings;
Iran: with the Atomic-crisis and the ancient & medieval wars;
Saudi Arbia: with the prophet More-harm-mad (just joking);
Kuwait: with the Persian Gulf war(1990-1991);
Turkey: with the turkish rule in the Balkans and with the kurdish problem;
Armenia: with the Armenian genocides - in 1895-6, in 1909, and between 1915 - 1922;
Cyprus: with the turkish invasion in 1974;
China: with the Communistic rule and with the Great Chinese Wall;
India: maybe with Bollywood, maybe with Kama Sutra;
Korea: with the Korean war(1950-1951) and the Imjin war(1592-1598);
Vietnam: with the Vietnam war(1962-1975);
Japan: with the wars of the great general Toyotomi Hideyoshi in XVIcentury and the Second World War in the Pacific ocean;
Mongolia: with Genghis khan`s terrible invasions;
Russia: with the battles of the great russian army!;
Ukraine: with the great Cossack warriors;
Poland: with king Wladiszlaw Warnenczyk(1424-1444), king Jan Sobieski(1629-1696) and the great hussar-army!;
Czech republic: with the Hussite wars(1420-1434);
Hungary: with the hungarian resistance against the turkish agression in XIV-XVII century and the revolution in 1848-1849;
Romania: with the annexatiion of Southern Dobrudja in 1913 and with Mihai Viteazul(1559-1601) & Vlad Dracul(1390-1447);
Moldavia: with the heroical resistance of Stefan cel Mare(1433-1504) against the turkish invasion in Moldavia;
Bulgaria: as a whole - with the military history;
Greece: with the ancient battles, with the great battles of the Greek war for Independence(1821-1832) and with the wars between 1912-1922;
Albania: with the heroical resistance of Georg(Gjergi) Kastrioti(Skanderbeg)(1405-1468) against the turkish invasion;
Serbia: with the assimilation of the bulgarians in today`s western Serbia & Macedonia and with the battle of Kossovo in 1389;
FYROMacedonia: with the bulgarian history;
Bosnia: with the bloodly war between 1991-1995;
Croatia: as a part of the hungarian/habsburg resistance against the turkish invasion in the Balkans between XIV-XVII century;
Austria: with the history of the Austian & Austro-Hungarian empire;
Italy: with the great military history of the Roman empire;
Spain & Portugal: with the Reconquista of the Iberian peninsula from the moslem african invaders and with the invasion in Latin America;
France: with the wars of Julius Caesar in Galia and with the wars of Napoleon Bonaparte;
Germany: with the disciplined army and with the Second World War & the Holocaust;
Danemark: with the wars of Knut/Canute the Great(995-1035);
Sweden: with the battles of the swedish army in the 30-years war(1618-1648);
Norway: with the voyages of Leif Ericson and Amundsen;
Finland: with the resistance against the red army in the Soviet-Finland war in 1940;
Great Britain: with the great military history as a whole;


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Afghanistan: Rambo (III?)
Albania
: immigrants,ismael kadare
Argentina: Maradona
Armenia:Genocide
Australia: Kangaroo,Sydney Opera
Brazil:Football,carnival,beaces with girls(!!)Smile
Bahrain: oil-emires
Belgium: tini tin,Brussels/EU
Cambodia: Hmer
China: Chinese architecture/food
Cuba
:Fidel,salsa
Denmark: Rolligans
Egypt
: Pyramids

Ethiopia:Axum,Abebe Bikila
Finland: Lakes,nokia
France: style,language,Eifel tower
Georgia:Caucasus
Germany: the third reich,sunburnt tourists,beer
Greece:
India: kama sutra
Iran: Achaemenids,persian wars
Iraq: sadam,Babylon
Ireland: irish music
Israel
: Bible
Italy: 15 th cent Renaissance,Firenze,music
Japan: technology,samurai,people doing crazy thingsSmile
Korea: korean war
Kuwait: Oil
Lebanon: christian arabs
Mexico: sobreros!
Netherlands: coffee shops,Van Ghong
Norway: Snow,Fiords
Pakistan: immigrants
Poland: Kasia (a friend of mineSmile)
Portugal: European champion 2004:Greece,Sea travellers of 16th cent
Russia: CCCP,Vodka,Ivan the Terrible
Saudi Arabia: Mohammed,Islam

Spain: Flamengo,Explorers
Sweden: blondes
Syria: Seleucids,Antiocheia
Tanzania: Tarzan (maybe cause of the nameSmile)
Turkey: Micra Asia,turbans,Hagia Sophia,Nazim Hikmet
United Kingdom: British accent,tea time,London
United States: cowboy hat,scyscraper,mac donalds

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I think that Mosquito affraids that people also think that Auschwitz or other concentration camps were Polish camps.
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     Hey, people recognize what happened to your country. You should be happy. But I know, it gets old when all they remember is that one event (hey, I said pianists first Wink).
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For us Poles it is really irritating and annoying:
 
Originally posted by vulkan02

Poland: WW2, auschvitz
 
Originally posted by Komnenos

 
Poland: Warsaw Ghetto uprising
 
Originally posted by ArmenianSurvival

 
Poland: Pianists, Jews, wars
Germany: World Wars, Berlin wall

 
Originally posted by sedamoun

 
Germany: heheheeee.... don't want to say something wrong... I'll just say hard working and industry
Poland: Concentration camps
 
Originally posted by Maharbbal

 
Germany: Luther
Poland: gaz chambers

 
 
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Afghanistan: Osama
Albania: Eagle
Algeria: Zinedine Zidane
Argentina: Che Guevara
Armenia: St. Gregory the armenian
Azerbaijan: Batu Khan
Bahrain: US Dollars
Belgium: Gothic cathedrals in Brussels
Cambodia: Indonesia
China: Mongol invasions

Cuba: The missile conflict
Denmark: those comics
Egypt: Mehmet Ali Pasha
Ethiopia: Victor Emanuel the third, Emperor of ethiopia, King of Italy and Albania
Finland: The Helsinki Chart
France: Robespierre, Bonaparte, Charlemagne
Georgia: Stalin
Germany: the third reich
Greece: Zeus
India: Taj Mahal
Iran: Darius, Ayatollah
Iraq: Iran, Kuwait
Ireland: Celts
Israel
: Ismael and Abraham
Italy: Latium
Japan: emperor Hiro Hito
Jordan: River
Korea: Aerobics
Kuwait: Oil resources(going to finish soon)
Lebanon: Solomon's temple
Mexico: Maya, Chiczen-Itza, Merida
Netherlands: The flemish masters, Van Gog, Rubens, Rembrandt etc
Norway: Kuisling
Pakistan: India and GBritain
Poland: Lukas Podolski, John Paul the Second
Portugal: Orange fruit
Russia: Dostoyevski
Saudi Arabia: Mohammad

Spain: La Reconquista
Sweden: beautiful girls
Syria: berbers
Tanzania: Tanganique & Zanzibar
Turkey: Ataturk
Tunisia: France
United Kingdom: Oppressed celtic cultures
United States: Coca Cola, obesity
Yemen: poor
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Afghanistan: The recent death of afghan immigrants in Turkey.
Algeria: Reminds me of the Foreign Legion.
Argentina: Tango Dance, "Grande Pá", "Caiga quién caiga"
Australia: Lleyton Hewitt, the qualifiers to Fifa World Cup 2006 and its leaving OFC for AFC.
Austria: Military band.
Bangladesh: Overcrowded.
Belgium: Van Damme. Oh, and their flag looks like a Cassatta dessert.
Bermuda: The triangle.
Bhutan: China wants it for dinner.
Bolivia: Sorry, no sea for you, Evo.
Brazil: Corinthians, Cruzeiro, Ronaldinho, Verde Amarella, and Lula.
Cameroon: Didn't qualify for the Fifa World Cup.
Canada: Inuktitut.
Chile: Michelle Bachelet.
China PRC: Hu Jintao, Baidu/Baike/100 something.
China ROC: I had a classmate from Taiwan... She spoke Mandarin, Spanish, English, and Taiwanese. She was really cool.
Christmas Island: Not to be confused with Easter Island!!! Traductores: No me hablen de Pascua durante la Navidad, ¿ok?
Colombia: Álvaro Uribe against the Bad Boys.
Costa Rica: Wanchope.
Côte d'Ivoire: Fifa World Cup 2006 w00t!
Croatia: Mirko Jozić.
Cuba: Silvio Rodríguez.
Cyprus: Disputed between Greeks and Turks.
Czech Republic: Lost against Germany today in Tennis.
Egypt: Wants to be permanent in the UNSC.
Equatorial Guinea: Whoever is tyranizing that poor country should be shot.
Eritrea, Ethiopia: Uh... for the love of Jah, WHY!?!?!?!?
Fiji: VJ Singh. He's purple. :P
France: Jacques Chirac is here!?!? *hides below a bunker*
Germany: Two world team cups in a year!?!?!? Wow, they're lucky...
Ghana: Fifa World Cup 2006 w00t!
Haiti: Margot Kahl is visiting there. No, I don't know her either. Not anymore...
Iceland: Björk. Guð. Munds. Dót. Tir.
India: Bhopal. :(
Indonesia: Suharto is really ill...
Iran: Dare you call yourself Muslim? Then please be true to yourself.
Iraq: The band who has the most efficient communication infrastructure will win.
Republic of Ireland: Defeated by Chile yesterday in Dublin. 0-1.
Israel: No comment.
Jamaica: 25 years since Bob Marley died.
Japan: Sayako.
Jordan: Long live the Queen!!!
Libya: The longest man-made river in the world.
Madagascar: Teh movie.
Mali: There's Timbuktu, if you're still searching for it.
Mexico: Vicente Fox.
Republic of Moldova: What about Transnistria?
Monaco: Caroline.
Palestine: No comment, either...
Peru: Ollanta Humala. Alan García. Choose your poison.
Philippines: I still remember Corazón Aquino and Ferdinand Marcos.
Poland: I will always remember Pope John Paul II and Lech Wałęsa.
Portugal: Luis Figo...
Puerto Rico: AAARGH REGGAETON DIEDIEDIEDIEDIEDIEDIE!!!
Romania: Ceaucescu. Oh, and Vlad Ţepeş.
Senegal: Y al que se quiera, que se vuelva... que se vuelva...
Serbia and Montenegro: No longer together.
South Africa: four years later...
Spain: ¡¡¡Barça campeón!!! :D
Togo: Fifa World Cup 2006 w00t!
Tunisia: ... well, no surprise here. :P
Turkey: Small earthquake, huge tragedy... :(
Tuvalu: IT'S GOING THE WAY OF ATLANTIS!!! 8O
Uganda: VIM VIM VIM VIM VIM
Ukraine: Viva la Orange Revolution!!!
Venezuela: That guy Chávez is crazy, but HE HAS A POINT.


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Afghanistan: not like Pakistan

 
Albania: very smug people
Algeria: im running a blank..
 
Argentina: latin america
Armenia: waiting for turkey to apologize and getting a genocide noticed, they make turks and greeks seem like best friends compared to turks and armenians.
Azerbaijan: im running a blank!
Bahrain: im running a blank..
Belgium: belgium chocolate. yum
China: noodles , inventers of the pasta, great food.
 
Egypt: one of the greatest known civilizations of the world, greek namesake, and pyrimids and the sphinx, pharaohs, Herodotus, tan, king tut, nefertiti, greeks and romans cleopatra, camels, desert, alexandria, mediterranean
Ethiopia: greek namesake, african
 
France: mediterranean, chocolate mousse, weird french hats, stuffy european villages
 
Georgia: im drawing a blank!
 
Germany: nazis, hitler, ugly language tough
Greece: one of the greatest known civilizations of the world, socrates, aristotle, plato, Herodotus, alexander, olympics, troy, arcitecture, gay people (nothing wrong with that!) traveling and mixing with other people , parthenon, hercules , zeus, mediterranean
India: beautiful culture! colorful, bollywood movies, aishwarya rai, indian women and men, taj mahal, and great ancient history
Iran: persia, and its beauty
Iraq: mesopotamia, first ever pyrimid built, lotta firsts truely........, dont get credit like greece egypt, messed up.
 
Israel: holy place, jesus, history, palestians
Italy: pasta, garfettii, roman history, greek copycats, mediterranean
 
Japan: hong kong where japenese girls dress weird, good cultural clothing though, hate raw fish food.
Jordan: michael jordan. yes thats what i thought.
 
Korea: not japan or china but ohwell.
 
Kuwait: earth quacks, yes thats what i thought.
 
Lebanon: mediterranean, good food, good looking people. smug people too.
 
Mexico: mexican food, hot and spicy, tan, riviera, speedy gonzolez, mole, pozole, how they short. and they are not all short they have black and euro blood, you confuse with asian.
 
Netherlands: i see white people with albino-ness, blond blond and natural!
Norway: white people with albino-ness, blond blond and natural!
Pakistan: used to be india but now all muslim and paki and love bollywood movies anyway
 
Poland: polish sause, sour croak, bad food, no taste for food, no taste buds, im kidding
Portugal: wants to be mediterranean, but you wish.
 
Russia: weird hats and weird dancing
Saudi Arabia: exotic and deserty
Sweden: blond blond and natural!
 
Syria: im drawing a blank!
 
Tanzania: is that where taz manian devil is from?
Turkey: took land from other people and claim everything as their own and its a name of a bird, good looking people too, constantinople but its Istanbul now, ohwell. im kidding.
Tunisia: under italy? italy like? no , i dont know.
 
United Kingdom: a whiter united states, tea and dont brush teeth.
 
United States: white people from europe taking over and calling other races minorites and claim its a land for all races. killing indians insulting mexicans and telling them to go back to mexico when they were there first. fake artificle food in america, plastic surgery, but i live here ohwell.
Yemen: yams taste good. =)
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Afghanistan: Rambo III
Albania: Skenderbeg SS
Algeria: GIA
Argentina: Maradona
Armenia: Forgotten 1915
Azerbaijan: Azerbaycan Televizyasi
Bahrain: Usa Army Bases.
Belgium: Raymond Ceulemans.
China: The great wall.
Egypt: Ancient Egypt.
Ethiopia: Ethiopian Girls.
Frence: Young Turks.
Georgia: ?
Germany: Adolf Hitler, The superior German technologies.
Greece: Ethniki organosis kyprion agoniston.
India: Taj Mahal.
Iran: Persian Literature
Iraq: Tower of Babel.
Israel: King Solomon.
Italy: Roman Empire.
Japan: TEKKEN 5.
Jordan: ?
Korea: Adnan Menderes.
Kuwait: Oil.
Lebanon: Beirut.
Mexico: Aztecs.
Netherlands: ?
Norway: Vikings
Pakistan: ?
Poland: Polenezkoy.
Portugal: ?
Russia: Lenin
Saudi Arabia: Islam
Sweden: Ericsson
Syria: Aramaic language.
Tanzania: Tazmanya Canavari.
Turkey: Atatürk.
Tunisia: ?
United Kingdom: Dorian Gray.
United States: Freemasons.
Yemen: WW1 
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Originally posted by Anujkhamar

Pakistan's our child, get your own partition!
 
Ok dear Anujkhamar I guess we may have a 50/50 share, half yours and rest ours.Wink


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Afghanistan: Amanullah Han
Albania: Iskender Bey
Algeria: Ottoman Pirates, "Dayi"s
Argentina: Che
Austria: Wars with Ottomans, Prince Eugene
China: The Great Wall
Cuba: Castro, Missile Crisis
Egypt: Ancient Egyptian civilization
Germany: Hitler and Nazis, Neuschwanstein Castle
Greece: Hellenic Civilization, Greek Mythology
Hungary: Jan Hunyadi, Huns
India: Rajahs, War Elephants, Caste System
Iran: Great Seljuk Empire
Iraq: Anglo- Ottoman battles of WWI, Saddam Hussein
Israel: Wars with Arabs, Sionism, local Imperialism
Italy: Rome
Japan: Samurais, Kamikazes
Korea: Korean War
Lebanon: Spies of Cold War, Terrorists
Mexico: Aztecs and the damned conquistadors
Mongolia: Mongol warriors, Genghis Khaghan.
Netherlands: Tulips?
Korea(both): Korean War, the 38th Parallel
Poland: Teutonic Order, Jan Sobieski
Portugal: Discoveries
Romania: Vlad Tepes III, voivodes
Russia: Wars with Ottomans, Communist Revolution
Saudi Arabia: The Rise of Islam, Hejaz railwayü
Spain: Conquests in New World
Sweden: Carl XII, Poltava
Syria: Crusades
Tunisia: Carthage
United Kingdom: Red Coats, Gallipoli and Turkish War of Independence
United States: Cold War, CIA, Global Imperialism
Yemen: Coffee
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Afghanistan: Taliban
Albania: Enver Hoxha
Algeria: Independence War
Argentina: Maradona

Armenia: AE
Azerbaijan: Oil
Bahrain: Oil
Belgium: Samson & Gert
Cambodia: Killing Fields
China: Clothes

Cuba: Avana Cigarret

Denmark: Girls
Egypt: Pyramids
Ethiopia: famine
Finland: High tech stuff
France: Paris
Georgia: Caucasus
Germany: Mercedes und  Bayern
Greece: Aleaxander
 
India: architecture
Iran: Antiquity
Iraq: Saddam,
Ireland: green
Israel
: Palestinians
Italy: Venice, Rome
Japan: Sony and Toyota
 
Jordan: desert
Korea: nukes
Kuwait: Oil
Lebanon: Civil war
 
Mexico: Huts
Netherlands: Toulipe
 
Norway: fjords
Pakistan: sand
Poland: You forgot Poland
Portugal: Figo
 
Russia: large
Saudi Arabia: Oil, desert

Spain: Barcelona, sorry for the Catalonians

Sweden: Knδckebrφd, Ikea
Syria: desert
Tanzania: savanna's
Turkey: Cyprus
Tunisia: sand
United Kingdom: Liverpool
 
United States:New York and Bergers King
Yemen: desert


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Greece: Gay men
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  Germany: Luther
 
Iceland: ice and strange racist laws
 
 
please explain : what do you mean with racist laws and what`s wrong with Martin Luther ?

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Originally posted by Kamran the Great

No doubt the Greek are - and have been - a democratic people. But the birth of democracy, IMHO, goes back to Cyrus the Great and the famous "Cylinder of Cyrus" which is the earliest version of a human rights declaration.

In all respect to Cyrus, but "human rights" declaration, does not mean formalized participative governance, which is the essence of Democracy.

The basis of a democratic state is liberty. Aristotle, Politics

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Originally posted by Ahmed The Fighter

... Iraq: Cradle Of Civilization ...

Of course you mean that the ancient Persia was the "Cradle of Civilization", and the current Iraq now happens to be located thereabouts !!

not really

sumerians and akkadians were not related to Persians and they were in Iraq 2000 years before persians has any power over mesopotamia.

 

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Originally posted by SonofAdam

Greece: Birth of Democracy

No doubt the Greek are - and have been - a democratic people. But the birth of democracy, IMHO, goes back to Cyrus the Great and the famous "Cylinder of Cyrus" which is the earliest version of a human rights declaration. If interested, have a look at http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/History/hakhamaneshian/Cyrus-t he-great/cyrus_cylinder.htm

 

 

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Originally posted by Ahmed The Fighter

... Iraq: Cradle Of Civilization ...

Of course you mean that the ancient Persia was the "Cradle of Civilization", and the current Iraq now happens to be located thereabouts !!

 

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