Definition of 'disputed'
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Jail terms for dissidents have increased since the disputed presidential election last year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Adding to the unrest is nationwide outrage over the recent disputed presidential election. The Sun (2011)Calderón after a disputed election two years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Tehran has trumpeted the skill and determination of its armed forces as the brinkmanship mounts over its disputed nuclear programme. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Iran has suspended the most sensitive elements of its disputed nuclear programme for six months in exchange for limited relief from sanctions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Thousands have been rounded up since last year's disputed presidential election. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He won a disputed election in July. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But Kenya has been swept by riots since disputed elections last week. The Sun (2008)This placed the unit in a disputed region, working alongside local security forces to counter insurgents. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two years ago almost 200 protesters were shot dead in a wave of protests that followed disputed elections. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A historic referendum announced yesterday will allow them to have their say on the disputed territory 's future. The Sun (2012)He has not left Zimbabwe since disputed elections in May. The Sun (2008)London Mining fears the deal with the Australian company includes rights to the disputed territory. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A ceasefire is due to come into effect at midnight tomorrow but there were fears last night of a bloodbath across swathes of disputed territory before then. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Iran's leaders remain outwardly defiant over the sanctions that have been imposed to curb the country's disputed nuclear programme. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Nobody died in the incident, but more than 1,000 people have been killed in violence sparked by the disputed presidential vote. The Sun (2008)British news organisations have been banned from the country since the summer of 2009, when mass popular unrest after the disputed presidential election was brutally quashed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He is accused of compounding Iran's economic woes at a time when the country is already labouring under international sanctions imposed because of its disputed nuclear programme. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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