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A deal for Shikabala would generate quite some money that the Whites direly need, however; they refuse to let him go any time soon.
Generous support and contribution from well wishers and volunteers is direly needed for the affected people who, no doubt, are going through tremendous hardships," he added.
Everything from why Dorothy wants so direly to escape a cheerful fantasy world to the role of Toto is discussed in a fascinating way.
A championship is coming, and Marguerite direly wants to compete--but life seems to object to her getting to do so.
But the glorious orchestral sonorities surging from the pit were a little clearer and warmer because of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre's recent, direly needed acoustical refit.
REFEREE Roger Furnandiz injected bizarre but direly needed life into this tawdry affair - by literally using his head
In his thoughtful, carefully researched, and highly informative introductory essay to this direly needed reprint of Iron City by Northeastern University Press, Alan Wald ascribes the novel's lack of success to the hostility of an American public discourse that had succumbed to the ideological doctrines of McCarthyism and the Cold War, and ascribes its rapid disappearance from the book market to "the change of political climate and in the culture of the U.
It's direly beautiful, sometimes spine-tingling and, yes, gloomy as purgatory.
A Clean Street's a Happy Street: A Bronx Memoir" is James McSherry's tale of growing up in one of the roughest places in America, and his challenge to keep his faith in life through all the hardships of a sick mother, am abusive, abandoning father, and having to grow up direly poor with little relief.
His death is a ''loss to the Philippines at a time when principled men are direly needed,'' House of Representative member Rufino Biazon said.
The summit has stated that Amman seeks to restore equilibrium to the Middle East region that international policy and the world capitals direly need and that military intervention will not bring international peace at all levels," added the statement.
He said establishment of Common Facility Centre (CFC) was direly needed to facilitate small/medium surgical instruments manufacturers as it would enable them bring innovation in their products.
The civilian population is suffering from armed violence, human rights violations and lack of access to food, water, shelter and direly needed medical assistance.
by Ali Mohammad Nazari on 5 September, 2014 - 12:48 SHARAN (Pajhwok): A number of refugees' families who fled North Waziristan Agency (NWA) following Pakistani military anti-militants offensive demanded the government and aid agencies to provide them with direly needed food stuff and shelter.
The early release of the funds from EDF was direly needed to continue the monitoring of Child Labor Elimination Program (CLEP) from soccer ball industry of Sialkot.