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Regex: how to remove all empty html tags (including tags which contain colons)

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So I know the following regex pattern will remove all empty html tags that just contain letters and numbers like  <div></div> <p></p> <abc></abc> <123></123>


What I would like to do is also remove html tags that have special characters (specifically a colon) that come from applications like MS Office.  So remove tags that are in the form of <o:p></o:p>
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