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  2. British telephone socket - Wikipedia

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    A domestic single British telephone line installation will have a single master socket or line box in the premises, which is provided by BT or another service provider: this socket is the demarcation point between the customer-owned and maintained on-premises wiring, and the telephone network.

  3. Karen Blixen - Wikipedia

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    Karen Dinesen was born in the manor house of Rungstedlund, north of Copenhagen.Her father, Wilhelm Dinesen (1845–1895), was a writer and army officer, including in the 1864 war by Denmark against Prussia and who also joined the French army against Prussia and wrote about La Commune in Paris.

  4. GCHQ - Wikipedia

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    GCHQ had a very low profile in the media until 1983 when the trial of Geoffrey Prime, a KGB mole within it, created considerable media interest. Following the Second World War, US and British intelligence have shared information as part of the UKUSA non-binding agreement.

  5. Malaysian Chinese - Wikipedia

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    China and other early kingdoms in the Malay Archipelago, such as the northern area of the Malay Peninsula and Po-Ni in western Borneo, have long been connected. The first recorded movement of people from China into present-day Malaysia was the 1292 arrival of Mongol expeditionary forces under Kublai Khan in Borneo in 1292 in preparation for their invasion of Java the following year.

  6. Human sex ratio - Wikipedia

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    In anthropology and demography, the human sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population. More data are available for humans than for any other species, and the human sex ratio is more studied than that of any other species, but interpreting these statistics can be difficult.

  7. Afghanistan–United States relations - Wikipedia

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    The U.S. government did have informal contacts with the Taliban, but relations worsened after Osama bin Laden's fatawā declaring war on the United States and the 1998 United States embassy bombings. After Operation Infinite Reach , Mullah Mohammed Omar made a telephone call to the U.S. State Department demanding that President Bill Clinton resign.

  8. Special Air Service Regiment - Wikipedia

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    This task group was withdrawn in September 2006, after a year of operations working closely with special forces from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. During this period the task group was on patrol for 306 days, involved in 139 contacts, and sustained 11 soldiers wounded.

  9. Ebola vaccine - Wikipedia

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    Ebola vaccines are vaccines either approved or in development to prevent Ebola.The first vaccine to be approved in the United States was rVSV-ZEBOV in December 2019. It had been used extensively in the Kivu Ebola epidemic under a compassionate use protocol.