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  2. Chinese characters - Wikipedia

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    Singapore underwent three successive rounds of character simplification. These resulted in some simplifications that differed from those used in mainland China. The first round, consisting of 498 Simplified characters from 502 Traditional characters, was promulgated by the Ministry of Education in 1969. The second round, consisting of 2287 ...

  3. 2016 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia

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    The 2016 Summer Olympics (Portuguese: Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (Portuguese: Jogos da XXXI Olimpíada) and also known as Rio 2016, were an international multi-sport event held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.

  4. Iran - Wikipedia

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    Iran (Persian: ایران Irân [ʔiːˈɾɒːn] ()), also called Persia, and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia.It is bordered by Iraq and Turkey to the west, by Azerbaijan and Armenia to the northwest, by the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan to the north, by Afghanistan and Pakistan to the east, and by the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to the south.

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    In many places, religion has been associated with public institutions such as education, hospitals, the family, government, and political hierarchies. [87] Anthropologists John Monoghan and Peter Just state that, "it seems apparent that one thing religion or belief helps us do is deal with problems of human life that are significant, persistent ...

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    Caroline Spencer (1861–1928) was an American physician and suffragist who campaigned vigorously for women's rights, both in her home state of Colorado and on the national level.