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b luhdshed

  • n  the shedding of blood resulting in murder
    he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen
  • n  indiscriminate slaughter
    the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder

  • The bloodshed and the destruction caused by the Israelis went way too far.
  • And it's the swelling of the narco armies with tens of thousands of low-paid recruits that helps explain the scale of the bloodshed here, with more than 5,300 drug-related killings .
  • Established in the wake of the horrific bloodshed in Rwanda, Liberia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone and the Balkans in the last decade of the 20th century, the .
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  • Gulf Shi'ites fear rising sectarian rhetoric over Syria
    By Sami Aboudi DUBAI (Reuters) - Shi'ite Muslims in the Gulf, alarmed by the shrill sectarian rhetoric of some Sunni clerics after Lebanon's Hezbollah militia entered Syria's civil war, fear they will be blamed and may be victimized for the bloodshed. "Hate language is on the rise, in the press, on social media and even at lectures in mosques. Shi'ites in general are being blamed for what's ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • EXCLUSIVE: New bill would stamp out 3-D guns 
    Hoping to stop plastic guns from adding to the city’s bloodshed, one councilman is trying to stop “printable” guns before the technology to make them becomes widely available.
    June 12, 2013 - New York Daily News
  • HBO's 'Thrones' wraps bloody third season
    USA TODAY - The bloodshed continued in Game of Thrones' third-season finale Sunday, but it was nothing as shocking as last week's murders of Stark family members.
    June 11, 2013 - 9 News Denver

  • Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Philadelphia Inquirer
    Khamenei, responding to a week of protests of the disputed election on June 12, said opposition leaders "will be held accountable for all the violence, bloodshed and rioting" if they do not halt the rallies.
  • Pope Benedict XVI in America Magazine (subscription)
    I reiterate my personal appeal for an urgent and concerted international effort to resolve the ongoing tensions in the Middle East, especially in the Holy Land, before such conflicts lead to greater bloodshed,the pope said June 6 at the end...
  • Mahmoud Abbas in Herald Scotland
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded a full inquiry "to determine exactly how this bloodshed took place. I believe Israel must urgently provide a full explanation".

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