curfew


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the time that the curfew signal is sounded

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a signal (usually a bell) announcing the start of curfew restrictions

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an order that after a specific time certain activities (as being outside on the streets) are prohibited

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Reiterating the fact that nine locals were killed in the 13-day curfew in Nusaybin, the report stated that a civilian, Abdulkadir Yylmaz, died because he was taken to a hospital three hours after a heart attack.
Summary: Curfew was today lifted from three police station areas in the city while it was .
The puppet authorities said that they had decided against giving any relaxation in curfew in Kishtwar town on Tuesday and would continue the same on 14th August too.
Since the day the curfew was imposed, streets wore a deserted look as shops, banks and other commercial establishments were closed.
The Cabinet's decision yesterday to cut the curfew by two hours to nine hours came as Egypt's interim prime minister vowed that his government's priority is restoring security.
A federal judge ruled on 13 June that Ellison could land his private jet at the airport after curfew hours until his lawsuit challenging the restriction is resolved.
Instead of a curfew, perhaps the police should patrol the streets a bit more and keep an eye on 'no-go' areas or troublesome kids.
Hogeland appears to have launched his curfew campaign in the mid 1890s, when he persuaded city officials in Lincoln to impose a curfew on children under 15.
Besides meaning "the sounding of a bell at evening," the word curfew also denotes "a regulation enjoining the withdrawal of usually specified persons (as juveniles or military personnel) from the streets or the closing of business establishments or places of assembly at a stated hour.
In Monrovia, the police chief asked parents to register exempted children with the police department and have them carry a numbered card when out during curfew hours, a request that reminded some citizens of document checks in totalitarian states.
The Deputy Commissioner briefed the AC, AAC Daggar tehsil and tehsildar Gadezai were assigned the task to prepare report about needs of the under curfew and those may be displaced in case of prolonging the curfew.
The existing provisions for Sydney are out-dated and, by definition, they only allow older, noisier aircraft to operate during the curfew.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- As a curfew enters its seventh day in the Derik district of southeastern Mardin province, several pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) deputies who were affected by tear gas fired by the police there on Tuesday have been hospitalized.
Baghdad curfew suspension is double-edged sword for citizens
It controls those teenagers who have little self-control on top of no parental control," said one officer in Dallas, Texas, where the curfew has been in place for more than 10 years.