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  2. Football - Wikipedia

    Football. Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball to score a goal. Unqualified, the word football normally means the form of football that is the most popular where the word is used. Sports commonly called football include association football (known as soccer in Australia, Canada, South Africa, the ...

  3. Religion - Wikipedia

    He argued that narrowing the definition to mean the belief in a supreme deity or judgment after death or idolatry and so on, would exclude many peoples from the category of religious, and thus "has the fault of identifying religion rather with particular developments than with the deeper motive which underlies them". He also argued that the ...

  4. Politics - Wikipedia

    Furthermore, political science is related to, and draws upon, the fields of economics, law, sociology, history, philosophy, geography, psychology, psychiatry, anthropology, and neurosciences. Comparative politics is the science of comparison and teaching of different types of constitutions, political actors, legislature and associated fields.

  5. Russia - Wikipedia

    Russia(Russian: Россия, romanized: Rossiya, [rɐˈsʲijə]), or the Russian Federation,[c]is a country spanning Eastern Europeand Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world by area, extending across eleven time zones. It shares land boundaries with fourteen countries.

  6. History of Malaysia - Wikipedia

    However, contemporary Malaysia regards the entire history of Malaya and Borneo, spanning thousands of years back to prehistoric times, as its own history. The first evidence for archaic human occupation can be dated to at least 1.83 million years ago, while the earliest remnants of an anatomically modern human are c. 40,000 years old. The ...

  7. India - Wikipedia

    The appearance of ahimsa, or the avoidance of violence toward all forms of life in many religious orders early in Indian history, especially Upanishadic Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, is thought to have contributed to the predominance of vegetarianism among a large segment of India's Hindu population, especially in southern India, Gujarat, the ...

  8. Swastika - Wikipedia

    The appropriation of the swastika by the Nazi Party and neo-Nazis is the most recognisable modern use of the symbol in the Western world. The swastika ( 卐 or 卍) is an ancient religious and cultural symbol, predominantly found in various Eurasian cultures, as well as some African and American ones.

  9. Australia - Wikipedia

    Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, [16] [17] is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. [b] Australia is the largest country by area in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country.