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  • The cabinet shake-up and Saturday's unexpected announcement of long-postponed elections came quickly after the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak , Mr. Abbas's strongest regional supporter, left his West Bank-based governme nt appearing more vulnerable.

    Abbas Shakes Up Cabinet in Election Push

  • The cabinet shake-up and Saturday's unexpected announcement of long-postponed elections came quickly after the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, the Palestinian Authority's strongest regional supporter, left its leaders appearing more vulnerable.

    Palestinian Authority Dismisses Cabinet

  • When I was nine my mother lured me to a long-postponed dental appointment with the promise that if I were "good" she would buy me a new book.

    Roger Fransecky: Time for a Good Book

  • Abdullah dismissed his government and ordered a newly-appointed prime minister to undertake political reforms; Abbas's Palestinian Authority suddenly announced that long-postponed local elections would be held "as soon as possible."

    Why Abbas and Abdullah are scrambling

  • Some long-postponed or long-incomplete reforms are still necessary: we still need to put a doctor at every birth, provide child care to poor mothers, pay for disadvantaged girls to finish high school, teach youngsters about reproductive health, make family planning free to all and see affirmative action through in politics, courts and unions.

    Marcelo Giugale: Women, Growth and Generational Change

  • So News Corp is very far from being the only media organisation to face some tough long-postponed choices.

    Colin Morrison: Stand by for the (Gulp) Post-Murdoch Media Market

  • The second, 1994, was in many ways a reaction to congressional corruption, combined with a long-postponed rejection of Southern Democrats, but Gingrich and his allies took it very seriously -- perhaps too seriously -- as an ideological mandate.

    What do Republicans want to accomplish?

  • When I was nine my mother lured me to a long-postponed dental appointment with the promise that if I were "good" she would buy me a new book.

    Roger Fransecky: Time for a Good Book

  • Some long-postponed or long-incomplete reforms are still necessary: we still need to put a doctor at every birth, provide child care to poor mothers, pay for disadvantaged girls to finish high school, teach youngsters about reproductive health, make family planning free to all and see affirmative action through in politics, courts and unions.

    Marcelo Giugale: Women, Growth and Generational Change

  • On the other hand, his encounter with the taxidermist, in providing him with the material for his long-postponed next book, concludes his own story on a note of redemption that seems intended to be taken entirely seriously: "Whatever it was, it was the first piece of fiction Henry had written in years ..."

    Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel

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