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I think this era is leading us to an epoch of modern savagery, in which political language has lost its normalcy and nations are addressed with vile and degrading rhetoric instead of respect," Larijani said.
After being in this business for almost 42 years, I can't describe the savagery of this," said Tedesco, according to the New York Daily News.
Their acts of savagery are an affront to mankind and a crime against humanity.
But people looking for insight into the extremist strategy that inflames the fighters of ISIS might begin with a book chillingly titled "The Management of Savagery.
He describes how the cycle of savagery and revenge: Cruel acts become routine as savagery compounds; a group becomes more important than individuals, and insiders demonize individuals.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani in a phone conversation with Palestinian Resistance Movement Hamas Political Bureau Chief Khaled Mashl underlined that the advocacy for the Palestinians or Israel means a a world of difference, from humanity to savagery.
Riyadh, July 25 -- Israel has finally discovered no more it can hide the truth of human cost, devastation and savagery it is solely responsible in world's only open prison, Gaza.
Sheriff Williamson said: "This was a grotesque act of savagery.
AP reported that about half a million people died in the arduous battles in the flat, often muddy killing grounds in and around the small Belgian city of Ypres in western Flanders between 1914-18, one of the sites that reflected the savagery of what became known as "The Great War.
Sentencing Green, Judge Peter Collier QC said: "Your final savagery to each of them is almost beyond belief.
He is fostering the loyalty of his generals, their troops and some minority communities in Syria by seeking to show the regime forces as a bulwark against the savagery of the jihadists.