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The men of the old days -they are now Commissioners - come riding to me through the crops - high upon horses so that all the village sees - and we talk out the old skirmishes, one dead man's name leading to another.
Yet even this, had I stayed there, would have done well enough; but as I rambled from them, and came there no more, the last letters I had from any of them were by my partner's means, who afterwards sent another sloop to the place, and who sent me word, though I had not the letter till I got to London, several years after it was written, that they went on but poorly; were discontented with their long stay there; that Will Atkins was dead; that five of the Spaniards were come away; and though they had not been much molested by the savages, yet they had had some skirmishes with them; and that they begged of him to write to me to think of the promise I had made to fetch them away, that they might see their country again before they died.
Summary: Both regime troops and rebel militias suffered casualties Monday during skirmishes near the besieged National Hospital in Jisr al-Shughur, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi troops were forced to retreat from Jizan province to a nearby stronghold as Yemeni tribal troops inflicted major losses on them during border skirmishes.
It is heart-breaking to watch our World entering a phase full of hatred, skirmishes and disunity.
Summary: Sporadic skirmishes erupt in Egypt as police quash attempts by supporters of ousted Islamist president Morsi to stage rallies.
Since 1994, although there is a cease-fire between the countries, border skirmishes frequently escalate, leaving both troops and civilians living on the border dead or injured.
NEW DELHI -- Outgoing Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh Thursday claimed that India has given a befitting reply to Pakistan after the beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistani troops in 2013 along the Line of Control (LoC) even as he did not rule out the possibility of skirmishes on the western front in future.
The reason for all these petty skirmishes between the adherents of different schools of thought is the poor understanding of Islam and a lack of knowledge.
New Delhi, Oct 31 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Captain Abhimanyu Singh on Thursday criticized the Samajwadi Party Government for failing to tackle communal skirmishes and violence in Uttar Pradesh in the last year or more, and asked Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to take strict action against all those responsible for the fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar.
The fresh cease-fire violation has come at a time when Indian Home Minister was in restive region to review security scenario along the International Border (IB) and LoC in wake of skirmishes between Indian and Pakistani troops.
ANKARA, June 17 (KUNA) -- More than 550 persons have been arrested during various skirmishes between riot police and protestors in several Turkish cities last weekend, Turkish police announced on Monday.