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China by the Numbers. The end of WWII marked the birth of China as we know it today. After the Second World War, a civil war broke out between the once-allied Chinese and Japanese. In the end, Communism prevailed and the People's Republic of China was born in 1949. Want to learn more about China and its people? Check out these important facts and figures.

China by the Numbers. The end of WWII marked the birth of China as we know it today. After the Second World War, a civil war broke out between the once-allied Chinese and Japanese. In the end, Communism prevailed and the People's Republic of China was born in 1949. Want to learn more about China and its people? Check out these important facts and figures.

Margaret Thatcher infographic: Policies and pitfalls of the Thatcher years
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Margaret Thatcher infographic: Policies and pitfalls of the Thatcher years

Margaret Thatcher timeline: visualisation of the Thatcher years. The infographic illustrates Thatcher's political career from 1979 to I'm pinning this just to remind myself how awful those years were,,,

Due in part to the upcoming presidential election, Americans are constantly surrounded by political ads on TV, on social media and in the news.

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How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red’

The New York Times: How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red’ - New research tries to spot the collapse of liberal democracies before they happen, and it suggests that Western democracy may be seriously ill.

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Who were the biggest presidential vetoers?

Who were the biggest presidential vetoers?With his veto of the Keystone Pipeline, President Obama issued the third veto of his presidency. That is the fewest of any president since James Garfield in 1881.

Distribution of main religious groups of Lebanon according to last municipal election data