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Status Quo

 

a term in international law denoting a situation, actual or legal, that exists or once existed and whose reinstatement or preservation is in question. In international jurisprudence the term “status quo ante bellum” is used to denote a situation that existed prior to the beginning of a war.

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"Pursuant to the order dated May 10, 2019, propriety demanded that status quo ante as it existed prior to the impugned judgment dated April 30 having been passed, be maintained.
Zubiri also confirmed that the incoming senators, during the dinner, agreed to keep the status quo in the Senate.
Status quo ante "is the state of affairs that preceded the onset of a controversy or the condition which immediately obtained before the existing condition, or the last actual peaceable uncontested status that preceded the pending controversy."
The post (http://www.palestinechronicle.com/abbas-commitment-to-the-status-quo-and-international-legitimacy-has-failed-palestinians/) Abbas' Commitment to the Status Quo and International Legitimacy Has Failed Palestinians appeared first on (http://www.palestinechronicle.com) Palestine Chronicle.
Know Your Craft: To the status quo, most innovators or innovative ideas are a joke.
The situation has been tense at the Muslim holy site following intrusions by Jewish fanatic groups who try to alter the long-standing status quo at the Mosque and turn part of it, mainly Bab al-Rahma prayer area, into a Jewish temple, something strongly opposed by Muslims and the Palestinians in general.
The two contracts will subsequently be called "status quo contract" and "development agreement".
Meanwhile, some industrialists including Qasim Butt approached the civil court for grant of a status quo and on their petition judge Humaira Muzafar issued the status quo order.
He told us all about his career and who Status Quo were.
'If you increase the population of Karachi, the status quo could be affected,' he said.
If the name of the band reminds you of rock legends Status Quo, that's because band member John Coghlan was once the original drummer of Status Quo.
ONE of the biggest rock groups in the world, Status Quo, will play Parc y Scarlets tomorrow.