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Ingy Sedky, the ICRC spokeswoman in Syria, said most of the aid from a 46-truck convoy was delivered to the town of Douma but the mission was cut short before the rest of the supplies could be unloaded.
For motor vehicle claims, processing was cut short to 40 days from 45 days previously, Duque added.
Islamabad: Nawaz Sharif, 67, has served as Pakistan's Prime Minister for a record three times - from 1990 to 1993, then from 1997 until the bloodless coup of 1999, with his latest stint in power, which began in 2013, being cut short by Supreme Court after it disqualified him from holding public office for life.
Dame Zaha Hadid | Architect cuts short interview ARCHITECT Dame Zaha Hadid cut short a stormy interview to mark her becoming the first woman to win the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture.
FURIOUS fans of Sir Tom Jones have demanded their money back after a concert costing up to PS95 a ticket was cut short.
Cairo, Jan30 (BNA)Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has decided to cut short his participation at the African Summit, which will open today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the aftermath of the terror attacks in North Sinai, which left a least 30 people dead and dozens injured, mostly soldiers.
OSCAR nominee Eddie Redmayne will enjoy a second honeymoon with his wife after they were forced to cut short their first.
POOR visibility cut short a major part of the second day's action in the Delhi- Odisha Ranji Trophy match on Wednesday.
The garden, within the entrance area at Broad Green Jewish cemetery, on Thomas Drive, features a free-standing granite memorial depicting lives which were cut short in the conflicts.
10 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee has cut short his proposed visit to Bihar by a day as the event that he was to attend in Ara had been cancelled, sources at Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
The decision to cut short London visit was taken following SC orders to hold presidential election on July 30.
In a speech to the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) annual conference in Birmingham, she said she was genuinely concerned that childhood was being cut short, with children forced to grow up too quickly.