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| UNITED NATIONS, Sept 28 (KUNA) -- Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, his Arab League counterpart Nabil El-Arabi, and the Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi warned late Thursday that as the fighting intensifies, Syria is turning to a "regional battleground," and will soon fall prey to foreign actors.
BDI called on Albanians to keep their calm and not let fall prey to provocation and scenarios undermining Macedonia's EU integration and tainting the image of Albanians in all countries where they live.
I HAVE the greatest sympathy with your correspondent and others, who had the misfortune to fall prey to the clampers who operate in Tyndall Street.
WOMEN under 21 who have an abortion or miscarry are three times more likely to fall prey to drink and drugs addiction, new research shows.
The organisation is taking part in a European day of action, warning people at local airports across the country not to fall prey to tricksters.
Their victims, brought up in more honest times, aren't so cautious and easily fall prey to their tricks.
The distance-learning programme is designed to raise awareness and protect workers who could fall prey to scams or attacks.
But how a fake would reduce their impact, when drivers continually fall prey to their fines anyway, is a bit of a conundrum.
Churches and their partners around the world are being warned not to fall prey to emails seeking cash and/or credit card information in exchange for a sizeable donation or in order to claim a prize or an award.
According to Visa's research, 72% of women admit that they are more in control of their spending when shopping on line than in the shops as they are less likely to fall prey to frivolous retail temptation.