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uhn rest

  • n  a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    social unrest
  • n  a feeling of restless agitation

  • The details of recent violence in Urumqi are surprising, but the news of further unrest in the capital of China's northwestern Xinjiang region isn't.
  • Hopes for a surge of growth after its 1980 independence from Britain soon faded with an outburst of bloody unrest in Matabeleland, homeland of the Ndebele tribe in Zimbabwe's .
  • The unrest in Eastern China, stirred up by the Shanghai riots (PTI, June 15 et seq.
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  • Political unrest forces UI group to alter travel plans
    The unrest that’s lingered in Egypt after its regime change in early 2011 prompted University of Iowa law professor Adrien Wing to cancel a planned trip there this month with a group of law students.
    June 19, 2013 - The Iowa City Press-Citizen
  • Leadership Lessons From Turkey's Unrest: The Rise Of Moral Authority
    In the 21st century, being in power doesn't mean having power. Dov Seidman, author and CEO of the corporate good governance company LRN, expands on ideas he discusses in today's Thomas Friedman column about the critical mistakes of Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Once again a Mideast nation, this time Turkey , has been rocked by civil unrest. At first, this might seem surprising ...
    June 19, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
  • Israeli general warns of unrest if no peace talks
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Failure to restart Israeli-Palestinian negotiations could stir unrest in the West Bank, Israel's top army commander in the territory warned Tuesday.
    June 18, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Ban Ki-moon in Haber 27
    Without full funding of these emergency requirements, we risk again the specter of widespread hunger, malnutrition, and social unrest on an unprecedented scale,Ban warned.
  • John Terry in The Associated Press
    I have seen a few reports this morning and, on behalf of the players, I can say there's no unrest in the camp at all,Terry said. "We're obviously still disappointed from the game the other night but we have to pick ourselves up and go into...
  • Fukushiro Nukaga in 940 News
    The US economy has to get over the economic unrest,Japanese Finance Minister Fukushiro Nukaga told reporters.

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