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Nationalist

One who promotes the interests of one's own country or ethnic group over others. For example, nationalism may advocate secession of a region to form a new country in which one's own ethnic group predominates. What qualifies as a "nation" in nationalist terms is a matter of some disagreement.
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However, Lluch continues to argue against the standard dualism that presents nationalist visions of sovereignty as either secessionist or non-secessionist.
Meanwhile, center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria), the winner in the early elections on October 5, A continues the second round of coalition talks, with GERB leader Boyko Borisov scheduled to meet representatives of the ABV Movement (Alternative for Bulgarian Revival) at 9 am and representatives of nationalist coalition the Patriotic Front at 12 noon on Thursday.
Baloch nationalists are using the discovery of the graves to draw attention to their plight but in the bargain, they are blowing the issue out of proportions.
Local nationalist politician Pat Ramsey told media that police were attacked with stones and at least one petrol bomb as they attempted to evacuate homes.
He added: "It's the demand of a few right-wing journalists and a few extreme nationalist politicians.
Educational nationalists had a more concrete publishing agenda--the creation of textbooks suitable for Southern Common Schools.
There is a big question mark on whether nationalist groups of Balochistan will participate in the elections," The Express Tribune quoted Senator Shahid Hassan Bugti of the Jamhoori Wattan Party (JWP), as saying.
EUROPEAN CRISIS FERTILE GROUND FOR NATIONALIST PARTIES
Edwards (a well-known columnist in the Daily Post in the 1950s) described himself as a Welsh nationalist and a Tory.
I presume that there are nationalists in Egyptian arts and entertainment circles whom I do not know.
Non-nationalists won more parliamentary seats than Basque nationalists in elections in Spain's most turbulent region, in a result that could usher the region's first non-nationalist government in 30 years.
They sought to unify nationalists across the divides of religion, class, gender, and region, and challenged traditional gender roles by calling for men and women to be trained equally for the physical rigors of rebellion.