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IN August 1947, nearly 200 years of British colonial rule in India came to an end and the country was partitioned into two independent nation states: Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan.
The ouster of Sharif, who served as premier on three separate occasions, also raises questions about Pakistan's fragile democracy as no prime minister has completed a full term in power since independence from British colonial rule in 1947.
The two nuclear-armed rivals have fought two of their three wars over Kashmir, which both claim in its entirety, since gaining independence from British colonial rule in 1947.
The law was a holdover from British colonial rule in the Central American nation located on the Caribbean coast.
For many Indians, the loss of the Koh-i-Noor is symbolic of India's subjugation under British colonial rule and its return is viewed as partial compensation for centuries of economic exploitation.
It was also the scene of the Revolution of 1935 against the British colonial rule too, the Revolution of January 25, 2011, that removed the regime of former president Hosni Mubarak, and the Revolution of June 30, 2013, that ousted former president Mohammad Morsi.
Mandy Sadan argues that British colonial rule was the predominant cause behind the emergence of "Kachin" as a common identity category for loosely related groups living in the borderlands of eastern India, northern Burma, and southwestern China.
1961: Sierra Leone becomes the latest West African state to win independence, after more than 150 years of British colonial rule.
Routeword clue: Conductor's aid 1961: Sierra Leone wins independence Sierra Leone has become the latest West African state to win independence, after more than 150 years of British colonial rule.
Francis is expected to nevertheless press his call for greater dialogue among people of different faiths during his visit to Sri Lanka, a mostly Buddhist Indian Ocean island nation that has Hindu, Muslim and Catholic minorities and a long history of Christianity because of its 400 years of Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial rule.
Cyprus will mark the 54rth anniversary of its independence from British colonial rule with a military parade on October 1st.
Islamabad and New Delhi have fought two wars over Kashmir since their independence from British colonial rule in 1947.
During British colonial rule, ZRL s railway network was set up under the Cape-Cairo proposal.
In the mean time, Egypt is also wooing its traditional patrons and new emerging powers, including the US, EU, Russia, China, as well as many other major powers, to eternize its long-cherished geo-political goal--"Controlling the Nile"-- and immortalize or keep alive the legacy of British colonial rule and Ottoman Empire's path towards the development, utilization and use of the waters of the Nile River.
The south was formerly independent from 1967 until 1990 following British colonial rule, but then entered a union with the north in 1990.
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