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1. the point of the compass or direction midway between north and east, 45? clockwise from north
2. any area lying in or towards this direction
3. of or denoting the northeastern part of a specified country, area, etc.
4. (esp of the wind) from the northeast


the northeastern part of England, esp Northumberland, Durham, and the Tyneside area
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CNPC) plans to complete remaining sections of two Russian pipelines in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang by the end of next year: the second East Siberia Pacific Ocean Pipeline (ESPO) for Russian crude oil and a Russia-China natural gas pipeline known as the Power of Siberia.
In the remote northeastern province of Badakhshan, Director of Information and Culture Obaidullah Niazi survived a similar assault.
4 billion cubic meters of natural gas came on stream on Sunday in Iran's northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi.
Summary: Government forces press campaign against rebels in Aleppo as jihadist fighters execute 15 civilians in northeastern province of Hasakeh.
The plane, believed to have had about 20 people on board, left from the capital Vientiane, early Saturday morning headed for an official ceremony in the northeastern province of Xiangkhoung, said Thai Foreign Ministry Spokesman Sek Wannamethee.
ALGIERS, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- The Algerian Ministry of National Defense announced Wednesday that the crash of a C-130 Hercules in the northeastern province of Oum al-Bouaghi, some 500 km east of here, yesterday claimed 77 lives.
An explosion at a coal mine in the northeastern province of Jilin killed 28 people in March.
The blaze broke out at the facility in Hailun, in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang, in the early hours of the morning and firefighters took an hour to put out the fire, said the People's Daily website.
Mam Sonando, 71, was convicted of masterminding a separatist movement in the country's northeastern province Kratie, along with Bun Ratha who remains at large.
4 billion yen) Vietnamese order for a project to build a coal thermal power plant in the northeastern province of Thai Binh.
The Burundi project will focus on the northeastern province of Muyinga, where the WFP and the provincial education director have targeted 20 schools.
Worst affected has been the northeastern province Nakhon Ratchasima where 18 people are known to have been killed.

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