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complete destruction of a building

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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.
We recorded it again and, to be honest, it wasn't quite what we thought it was going to be so we decided to also record another song by Ed, Tearing Down The Walls.
At dawn Tuesday, American forces entered Shu'la area tearing down pictures of the Sadrist religious authorities.
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.
Crews began tearing down a building vacant since the House2Home chain shut down in 2002.
Officials at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport are considering tearing down the terminal which collapsed on Sunday (23 May).
Tearing Down the Walls offers a panorama of the way that business and financial transactions are done at the highest levels, of caprice and ambition and of the motivations and personalities of the powerful--the people Tom Wolfe called the "Masters of the Universe" in his novel The Bonfire of Vanities.