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bona fide

if someone or something is bona fide, they are what they seem to be and they are not trying to deceive you The new immigration policy is so severe it risks rejecting bona fide political refugees.
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FIDE wants Anand- Carlsen match to be held in the city but the Norwegian is apprehensive about food & weather
And that too, by the highest ranking FIDE official present here -- Georgios Makropoulos, the deputy president.
Looser of the 2013 World Chess Championship match between the current champion Viswanathan Anand from India and Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, will join the list while the last spot to be decided by a wild-card from FIDE.
The PB and its meeting in Armenia in January decided that FIDE and AGON, who holds the rights for organising the cycle of the World Championship, were advised that India would take up its option organise the World Championship match.
Topalov and Anand, the two top-ranked grandmasters in the FIDE rankings, were initially scheduled to play against each other in 2009, but the title match was postponed over scheduling conflicts.
The main thing now will be to come to an agreement with the Indian Chess Federation and FIDE regarding terms and conditions before and during the match," Carlsen said in a statement released on Monday.
The FIDE presidential board announced the decision after a meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan on Sunday.
THE presidential board of the FIDE, the world body for chess, will meet in Baku, Azerbaijan, over this weekend.
He officially accepted his new role at the Dubai Press Club yesterday with FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in attendance.
Although seriously ill and in need of constant treatment, the bishop continued his pastoral ministry in Beijing and in Hebei, promoting communion with the universal church," Fides said.
Nazareth--Reports from the Vatican news agency Fides confirm that work is proceeding on the construction of a mosque in front of the Basilica of the Annunciation here.
According to the Vatican's Fides news service, the number of native African bishops has grown from 1 in 1939 to 3 in 1948, 124 in 1970, 237 in 1977, and 423 today.
The Vatican's Fides agency said the remembrance of the murdered missionaries should lead Catholics to ponder the real meaning of Christmas and to show their concern for the millions of Christians persecuted around the world.
The FIDES Hemispheric Insurance Conference is held every two years and will be attended by 1,500 participants from 30 countries.
Swiss Volksbank, a major retail banker in Switzerland; Fides Trust Ltd.