refusal to sanction

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Alexander said this refusal to sanction TEC was consistent with the tone of the meeting, which emphasized work being done across the Anglican Communion, particularly initiatives around evangelism and discipleship, climate justice and the Bible in the Life of the Church Project.
A bold declaration followed with refusal to sanction this year's Bridgestone Open as a WGC event because a date shift to accommodate the Olympics clashed with one of their oldest and most prestigious events, the French Open.
So the Government's refusal to sanction the wider use of cheap medicines out of patent is dangerous as well as inexplicable.
Meantime, in another twist, Patsalis has filed a complaint to police over a spoof blog post claiming the minister stepped down because of the President's refusal to sanction the use of medical marijuana.
His reliance upon the elite, refusal to sanction any opposition to the Federal Party (that supported close ties to the United States), the policy of granting suffrage to a select minority entrenched the existing feudal oligarchy thereby expanding the gap between rich and poor.
On Thursday, the CBI had approached a special court to seek approval for dropping the name of former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan from the list of accused in Adarsh housing society scam following the state governor"s refusal to sanction his prosecution.
Meanwhile, International Rugby Board (IRB) chairman Bernard Lapasset reiterated the world governing body's refusal to sanction any cross-border competition not backed by each union involved.
And despite Parliament's refusal to sanction military strikes against Syria, the RAF's swift response is a warning to dictator Assad's forces not to mess with Britain.
But Real's refusal to sanction the deal at its final stages left the 25-year-old extremely disappointed.
When predicting possible further development of events after Russia's and China's refusal to sanction in UN Security Council
UK Coal is asking the High Court in London to overturn a public inquiry inspector's refusal to sanction the project.
KAZAN (CyHAN)- Russian opposition activists are planning to gather Saturday despite Moscow authorities' refusal to sanction an anti-Kremlin rally.