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"Why does the opposition leader like the caretaker government so much, when it had taken her to jail and banished her sons?"
prime minister
about the BNP led 36-hour hartal on the caretaker government issue.

"Most buildings that collapsed recently were put up by modern developers. On the other hand, century old buildings constructed by uneducated masons stand firm till this day."
State Minister for Housing and Public Works
about modern builders who do not abide by building codes so as to reduce cost and make more profit.

"Last hartal [on June 5] was successful as people's support was spontaneous and that proves people expect more hartals to protect the caretaker system."
BNP chairperson
about the reason for calling 36-hour hartal from June 12 to June 13, 2011

"I am not a prime minister, not a president, and not a king. I do not hold any post in Libya, and therefore I have no position I have to step down from."
Libyan President
about Libyan rebel's demand for his termination that has ensued the Libyan war.

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