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  • n. Plural form of torching.

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Examples

  • In Berlin, the circumstances behind the rash of car torchings appear largely local, but many residents and crime experts believe growing economic tensions within the city limits play a role.

    Berlin Authorities Struggle to Stop Car Burning Surge

  • BERLIN—German authorities are scrambling to contain and make sense of a surge in car torchings in the nation's capital that have raised fears that the vandalism spree could escalate into the broader, more dangerous forms of street crime that have recently hit other pockets of Europe.

    Berlin Authorities Struggle to Stop Car Burning Surge

  • While the torchings appear to be the work of isolated individuals or groups and have produced nowhere near the mayhem of riots in the U.K., the recent scenes of rioters rampaging across London have heightened anxiety among Berlin residents and municipal leaders.

    Berlin Authorities Struggle to Stop Car Burning Surge

  • German authorities are scrambling to contain and make sense of a surge in car torchings in Berlin.

    What's News: World-Wide

  • ISLAMABAD - An investigation into a NATO airstrike that killed two Pakistani soldiers last week, triggering retaliatory torchings of coalition supply trucks and the closure of a key border crossing, has concluded that the incident was the result of poor cross-border coordination.

    Probe of airstrike concludes poor coordination between Pakistan, U.S.

  • World-Wide *** German authorities are scrambling to contain and make sense of a surge in car torchings in Berlin that have raised fears that the vandalism spree could escalate into the broader, more dangerous forms of street crime that have recently hit other parts of Europe.

    What's News

  • Anyway, vampire torchings are what Anita has to investigate in this book.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Hostility between these two communities is on the rise, with several other clashes, car torchings and beatings reported in recent months.

    U.S. Navy Fleet's Mideast Home Is Facing Rise in Sectarian Strife

  • It's supposed to be one of the more spectacular Buddhist temples in Korea, surrounded by stunning foothills and ancient stone monuments that miraculously survived the endless succession of invasions and torchings that have plagued the rest of the country's historical sites.

    Summer Vacation!

  • Car fires are among the most enduring symbols of urban unrest in France, yet torchings are routine in some parts of the country.

    Adding Fuel to the Fire

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