white flag


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white flag

a sign of surrender. [Western Folklore: Misc.]
See: Defeat
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GUWAA President Kristijan Curevic said that the organization is awarding its first White Flag to Macedonia, as an international sign of water purity.
One minute Gus is waving the white flag, and the next minute he's the best thing since sliced bread.
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Joey Logano had a big lead and was within a half-lap of taking the white flag at Texas.
The office was opened less than a month ago to facilitate peace talks, and has also come under pressure for using the same white flag flown during the Taliban's five-year rule of Afghanistan that ended with the U.
The unique PowerPlay format features two flags on every green with the white flag considered the easier option while the tougher black flag pin position offers players a chance to gain double stableford points for nett birdies or better.
The two new witnesses in what has become known as "the white flag incident" can testify they independently saw from different vantage points the Tamil Tiger leaders accepted into the custody of the Sri Lankan military and escorted from the front line, alive.
An Israeli soldier faces just a 45-day jail term for the killing of two Gaza women carrying a white flag, under a plea bargain with a military court yesterday, the army and local media said.
Russell's said afterwards that he should have continued, but on later reflection he said: "I hadn't seen a white flag but that's because the white flag wasn't actually raised.
Nevertheless, the Military Advocate General decided to charge the soldier with manslaughter "based on evidence that the soldier, who was serving as a designated marksman, deliberately targeted an individual walking with a group of people waving a white flag without being ordered or authorised to do so".
Giving details, he said, National Flag would be hoisted at divisional, district and city offices of the party besides lighting candle on December 9 while on December 10, peace march under the umbrella of white flag would also be held at district level.
Summary: International mortgage solutions announced today they are finally raising the white flag and surrendering on offering mortgages for people buying in Morocco and Cape Verde.
But they stand out because, in each case, the victims were standing, walking or in slowly moving vehicles with other unarmed civilians, and were trying to convey their non-combatant status by waving a white flag.