strike back

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make a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil


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In the sixth series of Strike Back, based on the novel of the same name by Chris Ryan, Katherine plays Jane Lowry, wife to the man behind some of the worst terrorist attacks on the West.
Warren learned shooting, close-quarter battle techniques and Brazilian jiu-jitsu for Strike Back.
Maira beat Manahil in straight sets, the score was 11-8, 11-5 and 11-6 as Maira played very attacking game by giving no chance to Manahil to strike back.
Filming of Strike Back had to be halted for six months while Sullivan Stapleton recovered from a nasty head injury.
He joins series four of Strike Back as Lt Col Philip Locke, the boss of Section 20 (the secretive branch of MI6) and it didn't take long for him to realise that playing such a respected role has its advantages.
If war is inevitable, Syria will strike back, says the temporary acting Ambassador of Syria in Sofia, Bashar Safehey.
We will strike back with an iron fist at anyone tempted to tamper with the security of the country or its citizens,"he said.
Summary: A British prop maker has won his latest legal battle against George Lucas' Star Wars empire attempt to strike back.
STRIKE Back is the newest Sky1 show to blow me away.
The plan gave Israel a buffer zone for military maneuvers and increased our ability to strike back on rocket-launches from Hamas," she said, adding that freezing settlements in the Gaza Strip was a correct decision to make for security reasons.
Pakistan should strike back at "terrorism" or it will see more attacks like the one that killed ex-premier Benazir Bhutto, US Homeland Security head Michael Chertoff has said.
Department of Education documents revealed that the program, called "Project Strike Back," was a joint project between the department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Whether it's waking up in Florida to find an alligator doing strokes in the backyard pool, or living in Southern California and having your pet dog taken away by a coyote or a mountain lion, nature will surprise you from time to time and strike back.
STRIKE BACK looks the star bet to land his first win over fences in the Irish Stallion Farms Novices Chase at Cork today.