A recent study described Jakarta as one of the cities threatened by rising sea levels due to climate change. Extreme weather, intense groundwater extraction and the destruction of mangroves are among the reasons of Indonesia areas sinking.
Among the effects caused by the lockdowns to stem the Coronavirus infections is the decisive increase in the public debt of all countries in the world.
Almost three weeks have passed since the Israeli government approved a second lockdown for the whole country.
Tsai Ing-wen is a Taiwanese politician, scholar and the first female president of the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, since 20 May 2016.
The Republic of Somaliland is a sovereign, democratic State in the Horn of Africa, sharing its borders with Djibouti to the West, Ethiopia to the South, Somalia to the East and the Gulf of Aden to the North, with the coastline of 850 km.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its implications are not only unprecedented but harrowing. We are all adjusting to new realities and grieving the loss of old ones
New tensions between Greece and Turkey in the South Aegean. The Greek navy is on the alert for a Turkish energy exploration mission off the coast of Kastellorizo: the challenge for gas in the Eastern Mediterranean has started again.
Turkey is in fact the sixth country in the world for international tourism destination and in 2019 the turnover was around $ 35 billion (17% more than in 2018).
It’s a vibrant democracy with a population roughly the size of Australia’s, yet few Aussies could name its capital, let alone its newly re-elected female president.
Though India’s performance when it comes to managing coronavirus has been satisfactory, but on the economic front the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has failed to a great extent.
The largest proportion of indigenous people, who make up around two-thirds of the population in Bolivia. The country has the second-largest reserves of natural gas in South America, but there have been long-running tensions over the exploitation and export of the resource.
Saudi Arabia has decided to reopen its land, air and sea borders with Qatar, ending more than three years of isolation of the latter from the Persian Gulf states.
Strategically located between the Americas, Mexico is among the world’s 15 largest economies and the second-largest economy in Latin America with a population of almost 130 million, a rich cultural history and diversity, and abundant natural resources.
The economic effects of COVID-19 in Iran Iran has over…
A mural visualises annual average air temperatures in Jersey with 126 stripes representing one year from 1894 through to 2019.