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scourges

instruments of Christ’s flagellation. [Christian Symbolism: N.T.: Matthew 27:26]
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Download Aoun calls to contain younger generation, keep it aloof from social scourges NNA - President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, called upon the Scout movement in Lebanon to contain young Lebanese and to keep them away from the destructive plagues that threaten them, including drugs.
He expressed the stance as he held a phone call with President Hollande, reiterating his country's support to France in confronting the scourges of terrorism, violence and extremism.
They emphasised the importance of publishing a work on scourges, diseases and insects and form a work team tasked with the management of pesticides and follow-up of the processes of their utilisation.
Newer scourges have now sprung, not the least of them HIV/AIDS, a "rough thistle.
The Health for All accord, signed in 1978, set a goal of 2000 for eliminating many international scourges.
We are devoting increasing resources to combating trafficking in humans, and HIV/AIDS, seeking to focus increased resources to efforts to fight both those scourges.