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politics,

n 1. the art and science of governance, particularly in a democracy or collegial body.
2. the interpersonal relationships noted within group interactions such as can occur in a dental office or clinic.
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The protestors termed Switzerland's decision of denying a political asylum to Baloch leader Bugti and entry ban on Mehran Marri as unfair.
21, 2006, an Eritrean military helicopter carrying two officers landed north of Jazan and the officers sought political asylum in the Kingdom.
He called the offers from the three Latin American nations "collective humanitarian political asylum.
With the help of antisecrecy website WikiLeaks, he has applied to 15 countries for political asylum after his intended move to Ecuador faltered.
The 30-year-old fugitive, who leaked highly classified details of secret US spy software, handed Kremlin officials an appeal to 15 countries for political asylum.
Ecuador in August granted political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is sought by Sweden on alleged rape charges and who made an enemy of the US government in 2010, when his whistleblowing site leaked hundreds of thousands of American diplomatic cables.
Most often they seek political asylum because in that way they can stay abroad longer.
The Foreign Office has said the decision on Mr Assange's application for political asylum would not affect the UK's legal obligation to extradite him to Sweden.
His family might not be alive today if they were not granted political asylum here.
News reports said five of the 10 had previously been granted political asylum.
The 40-year-old has been inside the Embassy in London since last week seeking political asylum as part of his bid to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning about alleged sex offences.

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