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Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank  

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(ADB; AsDB).Regional international agency patterned on the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) and based in Manilla, the Philippines, and providing funds to the Asian ...
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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Social sciences, Politics
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1,320 words

In 1947, at the moment of the British withdrawal from South Asia, a movement orchestrated by the All-India Muslim

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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Social sciences, Economics
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Pakistan entered the twenty-first century fearful of its future, and with good reason. The 1990s were a devastating decade. Instead

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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2009
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Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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9,879 words
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The Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Islāmī Jumhūrīya-e Pākistān), with a population of 164 million (2006 estimate), is the second

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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8,140 words

Any discussion on human rights in a predominantly Muslim state such as Pakistan cannot be separated from an exploration of

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Christopher Candland

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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2012
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Social sciences, Politics
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In Urdu, Pakistan's national language, the word “Pakistan” means “the land of the pure,” a reference to faithful Muslims. The

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