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Country vs country: India and Marshall Islands compared: Background

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STAT India Marshall Islands
Full name Republic of India Republic of the Marshall Islands
Overview <p>The world&#039;s largest democracy and second most populous country emerged as a major power in the 1990s. It is militarily strong, has major cultural influence and a fast-growing and powerful economy. </p> <p>A nuclear-armed state, it carried out tests in the 1970s and again in the 1990s in defiance of world opinion. However, India is still tackling huge social, economic and environmental problems. </p> <p>The vast and diverse Indian sub-continent - from the mountainous Afghan frontier to the jungles of Burma - was under foreign rule from the early 1800s until the demise of the British Raj in 1947. </p><br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12557384">Full Article</a> <p>The Marshall Islands consist of two chains of coral atolls, together with more than 1,000 islets, just north of the Equator. </p> <p>The atolls are coral deposits on the crater rims of submerged volcanoes. </p> <p>The islands were occupied by the US for several decades after World War II. They are now a sovereign nation under a Compact of Free Association with the US. </p><br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15595431">Full Article</a>

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