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Chamoun clinged some hopes on cabinet formation, because, according to him, there are still some politicians who are hindering the process for narrow personal reasons.
Many of the children who survived the last raids in Gaza clinged to their mother's body for days while the Israeli army would not allow relief workers to reach the wounded.
Although the guidebooks clearly point out that scooter accidents are the leading cause of death for tourists visiting Vietnam, by the next day I couldn't resist and jumped on the back of Jimmy's bike, locals-style, meaning way overloaded with Jimmy holding my massive camera bag on his front while I clinged to the straps from behind with my long tri-pod bag over my shoulder.
The secularist nature of the Kemalist Revolution while vying to present a modern face of Turkey, had clinged to the strict edicts of the founding father: The military in Turkey remained the safeguard against any deviation in the status quo.