tearing down

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complete destruction of a building

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However, Fetai said not everything went according to plan and so the tearing down of Canoski's building had to be speeded up with the use of explosives.
The two cousins, aged 12 and 13, were indicted on charges of insulting the president after allegedly tearing down posters of Erdoy-an in the province.
To BDI, the tearing down of the monument is an act that reminds of the politics of former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevik and proves that Serbia does not want to accept the new politics in the region whereas RDK assessed this as a violent act.
So from May 7, you can download double "A" sided single Tearing Down the Walls and The Journey, via The Birdman Records, with all profits to Zoe's Place.
A tweet on Sunderland's official Twitter feed read: "Newcastle fans are tearing down the Sports Direct signs around the ground and throwing them onto the pitch.
For this reason, if the Minister wants his threats to be something more than just an attempt to mobilize citizens and get them to legalize the buildings, he must give a direct example by tearing down everything that has been erected without a license.
Amara (NINA) -- Law maker from Ahrar bloc at the National Alliance, Moshriq Naji, condemned American forces entering Shu'la area and tearing down pictures of religious authorites Mohammed Sadiq al-Sadr and Muqtada Sadr.
It would be no different than tearing down the MOMA or the Guggenheim.
11, stressing that it has no intention of tearing down the monastery in accordance with its belief in the freedom and sanctity of houses of worship.
Second, he said the intersection has always been unsafe and the city's Urban Renewal Plan called for tearing down the building to improve the intersection, which connects Pleasant, Baker and Willow streets.
Obama harked back to a president from the other side of the political divide - Ronald Reagan - as he talked of tearing down more walls.
Profusely illustrated throughout, "Making Room" features more than one hundred creative, do-it-yourself ways to make the living space within a home bigger and better without adding on or tearing down walls.
Vandals wrecked a makeshift memorial to stabbing victim Lee Phipps by tearing down messages left in his memory.
We're going to be tearing down a perfectly good stadium," Zoffinger said.
As Luzhkov enters his last four-year term, his desire to leave an indelible mark on the city may get even more wreckless; tearing down more historic buildings in a strategy alleged to support his wife's government approved construction company, Intekio, which is reported to control 11 per cent of construction in Moscow.