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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island group of southeast Asia between Australia and the Asian mainland and separating the Indian and Pacific oceans. It includes Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia.

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  • Since the late 1980s the city's administration has been dominated by a party now called the Muttahida Qaumi Mahaz, or MQM.

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  • On Friday, the city's most powerful political party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, called for a "day of mourning."

    Pakistan security to shoot on sight in Karachi

  • Police say the killings are part of clashes between political groups in Sindh province, including the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and its rival, the Awami National Party (ANP).

    93 Killed in Violence Across Karachi, Pakistan

  • Police said Thursday the violence overnight in Karachi erupted after a senior member of the ruling Pakistan People's Party criticized the rival Muttahida Quami Movement MQM and its leader.

    14 Killed in Pakistan Political Violence

  • Police blame clashes between rival political groups in Sindh province, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Awami National Party (ANP).

    At Least 49 Killed in Pakistani City of Karachi

  • The Muttahida Qaumi Movement called a strike to protest the deaths of at least 96 people killed in the city in the past week.

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  • The election was being held to replace provincial lawmaker Raza Haider from the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), who was gunned down in August.

    31 Killed in Pakistan Election Violence

  • Police say the killings are part of clashes between political groups in Sindh province, including the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and its rival, the Awami National Party ANP.

    Forces Told 'Shoot on Sight' to End Violence in Pakistan's Karachi

  • The ethnic Pashtun Awami National party (ANP) and the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) that mostly represents parts of the Urdu-speaking community have also been guilty of spiralling into an increasingly violent rivalry over political and economic control of some of the most populous regions of Karachi.

    Karachi killings must stop

  • The unrest has escalated since the Muttahida Quami Movement MQM party pulled out of Sindh province's ruling coalition in June.

    Fresh Violence Erupts in Pakistan's Karachi

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