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OPPOSITION, practice. The act of a creditor who, declares his dissent to a debtor's being discharged under the insolvent laws.

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Are the slaughtering of military elements in Sinai and on the Tunisian-Algerian border, the assassination of oppositionists in Tunisia, and the liquidation of officers in Libya and Yemen not episodes of the same series as the detonation of Sunni and Shiite mosques in Iraq?
ASHARQ AL AWSAT cited unnamed Iranian oppositionist sources as saying that bloody clashes broke out in Tehran on Sunday between Ahmadinejad's supporters and others loyal to the supreme leader and a number of them were severely wounded.
Armenia's statistical framework is absolutely distrustful, Hrant Bagratyan, former prime minister, oppositionist MP,
Clashes also broke out between supporters of Gaddafi and oppositionist protesters in the city of Beyida as well as in several other locations throughout the country.
Kauzlarich said that some officials in Azerbaijan told him that Baku should be cautious as the current oppositionist candidate is backed
-For every armed oppositionist that the governmental forces killed, dozens of civilians were also killed in addition to the demolition of streets and buildings
head of the Supervisory Chamber were an oppositionist, he would expose more embezzlements.
When he says "we are now facing real external war and dealing with war is different than dealing with a domestic dispute, this must be clear," the only explanation drawn by the groups of thugs and security elements from this is that each oppositionist should be killed and that "war" must reach the level of collective sectarian liquidations.
Recently, deadly clashes erupted in the national capital of Juba between loyalist and oppositionist factions.
The oppositionist said that he is not going to dispute the ruling party's statement that total fraud in the country started yet in
MANILA -- The oppositionist United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) is raising a ruckus over some P1.9 billion in the 2014 budget of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) that has been allocated for housing, climate change and potable water projects.
"One feels ashamed to call himself an oppositionist when Leader of Prosperous Armenia Party, oligarch Gagik Tsarukyan