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A formal rebuttal that the defendant in a lawsuit makes against the claims of the plaintiff. The answer asserts that the plaintiff's allegations are false, or, if they are true, that the defendant is not liable for them.
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He appealed to the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Foreign Affairs: "This is a matter of our responsibility to the people of Ukraine to bring it to an end and make the Russian Federation and the Russian regime answerable.
It does not consider itself answerable to the people, either about its work or about its sins," said Modi.
Liaqat Baloch said that MQM leader Altaf Hussain was a British national and answerable to this government for his crimes.
If the state funds the parties how long before the parties find themselves answerable to the state - with all that implies for our freedom and democracy?
ITBP, home ministry answerable for Chinese incursion'
Power over spending and job creation belongs here in the North East, where those who make the decisions will be answerable to those they impact upon.
Instead, the government should create the post of a national intelligence coordinator who reports to the PM and is answerable to him.
A directly elected mayor is answerable to all the citizens unlike the current council leader who is answerable only to his party and his council ward constituents.
This could be done, given the political will, using the existing system of state schools run by local authorities that are answerable to their communities, not commercial enterprises answerable to their shareholders.
Islamabad Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said yesterday that he was only answerable to the parliament representing the will of the 180 million people of Pakistan.
Glasgow 2014 are a private company, exempt from Freedom of Information laws, who appear answerable to no-one.
Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad says that Perpetrators Will be Answerable to God Almighty