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Waal

(väl), main arm of the RhineRhine
, Du. Rijn, Fr. Rhin, Ger. Rhein, Lat. Rhenus, principal river of Europe, c.820 mi (1,320 km) long. It rises in the Swiss Alps and flows generally north, passing through or bordering on Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France, and
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 River, 52 mi (84 km) long, branching off the Rhine near the German border and flowing W through central Netherlands, past Nijmegen to join the Maas (MeuseMeuse
, Du. Maas, river, c.560 mi (900 km) long, rising in the Langres Plateau, NE France and flowing N past Sedan (the head of navigation) and Charleville-Mézières into S Belgium. It is joined by the Sambre River at Namur.
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) near Gorinchem. The joined rivers form the upper Merwede.

Waal

a river in the central Netherlands: the S branch of the Lower Rhine. Length: 84 km (52 miles)
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It's clear that capuchins don't regard their mirror image as that of a stranger," de Waal says.
The AU provided diplomatic auspices for negotiation of the ill-fated Abuja (Nigeria) peace agreement for Darfur, an agreement that de Waal continued to defend long after it had become clear that the regime in Khartoum had no intention of fulfilling its obligations under the agreement.
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Although he doesn't deny that kinship and reciprocation play major roles in the prosocial tendencies of primates, de Waal proposes a more philosophically nuanced analysis that distinguishes a behavior's ultimate from its proximate cause.
De Waal added: "If their employment or housing situation means they are not in a good position to get married, people are likely to postpone it or take it off the cards altogether.
Frans de Waal has demonstrated that primates assist one another, cooperate, and may have a sense of fairness.
Local property barrister John de Waal, of St Philip's Chambers, was also in evidence along with friends from law school and university.
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Left, Rob Evans after achieving 1,000 referrals for Business Network International; top, Rob Evans is congratulated by (left to right) Eddie Smith, Sarah Homer and Dr Louise de Waal