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renounce

Rare a failure to follow suit in a card game
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However, lawyer Rossi explained that people who wish to renounce their US citizenship need to settle outstanding taxes for a certain number of previous years first.
Others cited the Israeli passport law, which requires them to enter and depart Israel on their Israeli passports even if carrying a second passport, as another reason for wanting to renounce their citizenship.
Benn was already MP for Bristol South East when he succeeded to the title in 1960 and had to fight for more than two years to renounce his peerage and keep his Commons seat.
Any citizen who refuses to renounce his second nationality will then lose his Bahraini passport by royal decree, pending Cabinet approval - except Bahrainis who hold a second GCC nationality.
The 27-year-old doctor, whose father was Muslim but was raised as a Christian by her mother, was convicted of apostasy and adultery after refusing to renounce her faith during a four-day "grace period" while she was eight months pregnant.
CNN later quoted Netanyahu saying for peace talks to Hamas must recognise Israel or Abbas must renounce the Islamist movement.
The laws in Germany, Denmark and other countries do not allow dual citizenship and therefore Macedonians find it easier to renounce the Macedonian citizenship.
Najaf / NINA / Turkish Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu confirmed, after his meeting in Najaf with Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, that Sistani has told him a message to the region's politicians - in the Middle East - the need to work to renounce violence and extremism and be unity .
The twenty-one Armored Brigade of the Nigerian Army has pledged to provide a safe passage for insurgents intending to renounce their membership of the Yusufiyya sect popularly known as Boko Haram.
But like Hornung-Soukup, Adams doesn't believe the rush to renounce US citizenship is related to the disclosures required by expats per se.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said it is time to "reach out to those parts of the (Afghan) insurgency who are willing to renounce violence.
According to analyst Zdravko Saveski, the choice of the opposition is clear - the worse, the better, and according to analyst Jove Kekenovski, the scenario of the opposition is bound to fail for it was their choice to renounce power.