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ban duh tree

  • n  the practice of plundering in gangs

  • Sheikh Sattar, whose tribe is notorious for highway banditry, is also building a personal militia, loyal not to the Iraqi government but only to him.
  • Ah, banditry today was not what it once was.
  • Horrified as the testimony piled up against Semenchuk, prosecutors quickly changed the charge to "banditry," i.
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  • Libya out $7.5 billion on oil stoppages
    TRIPOLI, Libya, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Libya has lost more than $7 billion this year because of oil stoppages associated with banditry and strikes, the chairman of the national oil company said.
    Sept. 18, 2013 - UPI

  • Marek Edelman in Forbes
    Murdering Jews was pure banditry, and I wouldn't explain it as anti-Semitism,Edelman said in an interview with the Gazeta Wyborcza daily. "It was contempt for man, for human life, plain meanness. A bandit doesn't attack someone who is...
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Fox 59
    Are we going to remain silent over the murder of nine people? We can't turn a blind eye to this banditry in international waters,Erdogan told the forum. "This can't continue as it is."
  • Mamadou Tandja in News24
    These are acts of banditry that comprise other illegal activities, carried out by a group of arms and drug dealers that we are steadfastly fighting,Mamadou Tandja told a conference of Niger's foreign ambassadors.

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