confrontation


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a bold challenge

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discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions

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a hostile disagreement face-to-face

the act of hostile groups opposing each other

a focussed comparison

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The participants also said that confrontation with the state institutions would be detrimental to the country's future and especially to the rights of Pakhtuns.
It condemned the confrontation between the government and the opposition, saying that such conflicts would further push back the issues of Khyber-Pakthunkhwa and harm the democratic process.
Such a confrontation is absolutely needless and even dangerous.
The Minister said PML-N does not want confrontation with anyone to create anarchy as it will damage the country.
In a statement issued here, he said although it was repeated frequently that 'we are not following policy of confrontation with institutions' but statement being issued by the leader are creating confrontation, adding this situation was not in the national interest.
The resignation of Saad Hariri signals a new period of confrontation in Lebanon, and it is no coincidence that he announced it in Riyadh.
In Pakistan, unfortunately, confrontation has remained the defining element in national politics, and state governance, at all i.
TAXILA: Former interior minister and ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, on Thursday suggested the government to avoid confrontation with institutions and accept verdicts of the courts.
Pichay accused Barbers of hurling invectives and pointing his fingers at him at the height of the heated confrontation.
In a widely fractured decision, the Supreme Court held that a defendant's constitutional right to confrontation was not violated when an expert provided testimony concerning a DNA profile linking the defendant to his accused crime.
Speaking in a TV interview, Machnouk noted that "the Arab confrontation decision is only a few weeks old, whereas Lebanon has been in the confrontation line for years on, sacrificing one martyr after the other, until this very day.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday Russia's military support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could raise the risk of confrontation with coalition forces fighting Islamic State there.
Conflict and confrontation are unavoidable in education, whether they exist between students, students and staff, staff, or administration and staff.
Summary: Army soldiers and armed Hezbollah members engaged in a brief confrontation Friday, the Central News Agency reported.