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  • 1 Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples — Part of a series on Indigenous rights …

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  • 2 Outline of Buddhism — See also: Index of Buddhism related articles Flag of Buddhism …

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  • 3 United Nations — 1. an international organization, with headquarters in New York City, formed to promote international peace, security, and cooperation under the terms of the charter signed by 51 founding countries in San Francisco in 1945. Abbr.: UN Cf. General… …

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  • 4 Defamation of religion and the United Nations — Defamation of religion is an issue that has been repeatedly addressed by some member states of the United Nations (UN) since 1999. Several non binding resolutions have been voted on and accepted by the UN condemning defamation of religion. The… …

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  • 5 Fasting and abstinence in the Roman Catholic Church — For Roman Catholics, fasting is the reduction of one s intake of food to one full meal a day. This may or may not be accompanied by abstinence from meat when eating. The Roman Catholic Church teaches that all people are obliged by God to perform… …

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  • 6 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 7 Black site — blacksite redirects here. For other uses, see Black Site (disambiguation). In military terminology, a black site is a location at which an unacknowledged black project is conducted. Recently, the term has gained notoriety in describing secret… …

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  • 8 alcohol consumption — Introduction  the drinking of beverages containing ethyl alcohol. alcoholic beverages are consumed largely for their physiological and psychological effects, but they are often consumed within specific social contexts and may even be a part of… …

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  • 9 Taboo food and drink — This article is about practices and beliefs in relation to various animals as food. For more discussion on religious views, see Unclean animals. Swine are considered treif (unfit or unclean) in Judaism and haraam (forbidden) in Islam. Taboo food… …

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  • 10 Abstinence — • Includes information about old and new testament fasting as well as church laws Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abstinence     Abstinence      …

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  • 11 Supremi Disciplinae —     Supremi disciplinæ     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Supremi disciplinæ     Motu Proprio of Pius X, promulgated 2 July, 1911, relating to Holy Days of obligation. On Holy Days of precept a twofold duty is incumbent on the faithful, of hearing… …

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  • 12 Adolescent sexuality in the United States — relates to the sexuality of American adolescents and its place in American society, both in terms of their feelings, behaviors and development and in terms of the response of the government, educators and interested groups.According to the US… …

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  • 13 Noble Eightfold Path — Eightfold Path redirects here. For other uses, see Eightfold Path (disambiguation). The Dharma wheel, often used to represent the Noble Eightfold Path …

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  • 14 Prisoner's dilemma — This article is about game theory. For the 1988 novel, see Prisoner s Dilemma (novel). For the Doctor Who audiobook, see The Prisoner s Dilemma. For the 2001 play, see The Prisoner s Dilemma (play). The prisoner’s dilemma is a canonical example… …

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  • 15 PO'ALEI ZION — PO ALEI ZION, movement that tried to base itself upon the Jewish proletariat whose ideology consisted of a combination of Zionism and socialism. Attempts to combine Jewish nationalism and Zionism with socialism were made by zhitlovsky and syrkin… …

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  • 16 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 17 Law, Crime, and Law Enforcement — ▪ 2006 Introduction Trials of former heads of state, U.S. Supreme Court rulings on eminent domain and the death penalty, and high profile cases against former executives of large corporations were leading legal and criminal issues in 2005.… …

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  • 18 HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …

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  • 19 ZIONISM — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the word and its meaning forerunners ḤIBBAT ZION ROOTS OF ḤIBBAT ZION background to the emergence of the movement the beginnings of the movement PINSKER S AUTOEMANCIPATION settlement… …

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  • 20 International Whaling Commission — The International Whaling Commission (IWC) is an international body set up by the terms of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) [ International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, with Schedule of Whaling… …

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