SomaliaUnder Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator John Holmes today expressed alarm at the growing number of civilian casualties in Somalia and the increasing targeting of humanitarian workers. “All parties to this conflict have an obligation under international law to protect civilians and to refrain from indiscriminate attacks,” Holmes said.He noted that far too many of those killed are women, children and aid workers, who have no part in the conflict. Bomb and mortar attacks in Mogadishu have claimed the lives of dozens of civilians in just the past week, including 20 women who were participating in a food for work supported street cleaning programme.At least 70,000 civilians have been displaced by fighting in Belet Weyne.
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With that in mind, the question is how long you want money handling to be a major game mechanic. I think not wanting to deal with it is a completely valid decision. Some players aren interested in the constant menuing required for spellcasting, some players never get into melee combat because it makes the game feel even more floaty, some players find enchanting piles of crap they don care about just to get a good enchantment on a good weapon tedious and boring, and some players don want to have to care about pocket money..
No, it should not because it won do a darned thing for gas prices. It true that 69% of people think drilling is a good idea but, if you remember, a higher number supported the invasion of Iraq. That hasn turned out so well, has it? If Pelosi wants off shore drilling to be a part of a compromise energy policy, then that good.