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Sovereignty

The legal right of a state to govern its own affairs in its own territory without outside interference. Sovereignty may reside with an individual (such as a monarch, sometimes known as a sovereign), a body (such as a parliament) or with the populace as a whole. The notion of sovereignty is less clear in federal governments like the U.S. and Canada, as sovereignty is split between the national government and the regional governments. This is a matter of considerable controversy in some countries.
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The top five Asian long-term mutual funds, the report states, include Kokusai Emerging Sovereign Open (Monthly Settlement Hedged), which enjoyed $602.4 million in net new flows in November; Nomura Emerging Soverign ($572.7 million); Nomura High Dividend Infra EQ Premium--CSlt Monthly Settlement ($410.4 million); SCB Savings Fixed Income Open End ($366.4 million); and Schroder Asian Asset Income Fund ($333.5 million).
That's three times as long as the longest constitution of a soverign nation, India's.
reflects its strong soverign and external balance sheets that will continue to
(3.) John Parsons, A Pindarique on the Death of Late Soverign Charles II of blessed memory, London: Edward Brewster, 1685.
China's rate hike, downgrading of Japan's soverign credit rating and geopolitical uncertainty in the Korean peninsula have taken their toll on the investment sentiment, pulling down the Korean stock price index.
193, 199, 201-02 (2007) (describing Foreign Soverign Immunities Act as codifying international law and then looking to The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations to determine content of international law).
"Europe's banks are exposed to $2.6 trillion in soverign debt.
Last week, two Italian supermarkets announced plans to stop selling all Israeli products, saying they could not differentiate between produce from West Bank settlements and goods manufactured on Israeli soverign territory inside the Green Line.
Meanwhile, Lady Soverign's shown her softer side, getting upset after it was revealed she is up for eviction with Katia and Heidi Fleiss.
In the conditions hurdle, Soverign could be the answer although he doesn't have as muchexperience as some of his rivals.
Fresh from the release * of new album Jigsaw, Lady Soverign (right) will embark on a short UK tour that will stop off at Birmingham's O2 Academy on June 9.
Tracy Benefit Fund, C/O Soverign Bank 1234 Providence Rd., Whitinsville, MA 01588.