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1 censors work diligently; the news-stands are bereft of a single genuinely reformist newspaper, though anyone with anti-filter software can surf the anti-government sites.
2 The latest coup talk may have galvanised Mr Erdogan into a fresh burst of reformist zeal.
3 No country between the Baltic, Black and Adriatic seas can boast a strong reformist government, and with a few exceptions the farther east you go, the worse it gets.
4 Though Mr Abe is a protégé of Mr Koizumi's, and is generally numbered in the reformist camp, he has not been one of its truly courageous battlers.
5 But some members will argue that this back-room dealing is just what voters loathe about the LDP and will favour a Koizumi-style reformist.
6 Junichiro Koizumi, the reformist prime minister between 2001 and 2006, slashed public spending on infrastructure, which at its peak was three or four times higher than in other rich countries.
7 But a senior reformist ally of defeated candidates Mirhossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karoubi said they wanted a rerun rather than a recount of "a few ballot boxes".
8 Mr Medvedev has consistently disappointed those who had hoped he would be the standard-bearer of an independent, reformist tendency in Russia.
9 May 4, 1919, reformist zeal found focus in a protest by Beijings students against the Versailles Peace Conferences decision to transfer former German concessions in China to Japan.
10 But by then, less appealing traits had trumped his reformist leanings.
11 As Saeed Leylaz told me before he was thrown in jail along with most of Iran’s reformist brain trust, “Our feet are in traditionalism and our heads in modernism.”
12 Renewed fears have been voiced over the health of another jailed reformist, Saeed Hajarian, a former Khatami adviser who is severely disabled from a failed assassination attempt nine years ago.
13 By no Western standards could the patriarch be described as an enlightened or reformist figure.
14 There are limits, however, to his reformist zeal.
15 Iranian officials say President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad overwhelmingly beat out three challengers, including his nearest rival, reformist candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi.
16 He mentioned neither President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is declaring victory, nor reformist candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, who has alleged election fraud.
17 They accused the hard-line president of using fraud to steal election victory from his reformist rival. Ahmadinejad was reelected as Iran President Saturday.
18 Reformist candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi lost to incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in what Iranian officials say was a landslide victory.
19 Witnesses say police beat and arrested activists in Haft-e-Tir square, where hundreds of Iranians gathered to show their support for reformist opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi.
20 Two former presidents, Mohammed Khatami and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, as well as defeated reformist candidates Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi did not attend the event.
21 Iran's reformist opposition limps on, but is quiescent and demoralised.
22 One way forward might be to re-embrace the reformist zeal that first propelled AK to power in 2002.
23 He is expected to back a reformist former prime minister, Mir Hosein Mousavi, against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the populist incumbent.
24 Yet while Mr Khatami's departure dims reformist expectations of a big voter turnout, it has not altogether extinguished hopes for change.
25 others, it is hoped, reformist officials will use the OGP's help and the publicity it gives to spur backsliding colleagues to do better.
26 Democrat Barack Obama hurled an acidic attack at his Republican White House rivals' reformist credentials, likening their promise of change to putting "lipstick on a pig."
27 He believed that science held the key to knowledge for society, and this outlook, combined with his reformist, humanitarian, and utilitarian proclivities, motivated much of his life and thought.
28 Two other candidates, reformist cleric Mehdi Karoubi and Mohsen Rezaei, another conservative, would drop out if that happened.
29 But third-place finisher Mehdi Karroubi, a reformist cleric, challenged that result.
30 His reformist rival, Mehdi Karroubi, a liberal cleric and former speaker of parliament, has also boldly attacked the incumbent.