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In some parts of the country, Religious Right activists continue to apply pressure.
Athens News Agency, which reported the tweet, said Kotzias "photographed, indirectly but clearly, all those who seek to apply pressure on the Cyprus issue," while "he has a dig at all those in Cyprus that reproduce their positions without putting up resistance, directing accusations at those who offer resistance.
As I did she applied pressure and then I continued to apply pressure.
Although the United States has relocated its personnel outside Yemen, US officials still have the ability - via ongoing communications with government personnel, as well as assets and resources that the United States maintains in the region - to continue to apply pressure on the extremists seeking to capitalize on the chaos in Yemen to establish a safe haven to plan and potentially execute attacks against the West, Earnest said.
Sunderland began to find their footing but Sefton were too dominant and continued to apply pressure, only increasing their advantage.
Scotland continued to apply pressure on the Welsh line and were given a man advantage after Nathan Hawkins was sin-binned for a reoffending high tackle.
Town continued to apply pressure until that fateful 14-point turnaround.
The Chief Constable Association should apply pressure to the MPs and force them to do their duty properly and pass a zero law, instead of passing the buck to police because MPs refuse to risk the voters' backlash.
That way I will apply pressure to everyone, and someone will have to play really well to catch me.
Treasury Department's latest efforts to apply pressure on the finances of Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.
Webster, who pleaded not guilty to the Grade B offence, was also fined pounds 300 after the RFL Disciplinary Committee ruled he had used his body to twist and apply pressure to Riley's leg.