During the late 1990s, Taiwan was often touted as a best-case scenario of democratization. Despite internal national identity divisions, its authoritarian past, and the military threat from China, Taiwan went through a remarkably smooth and peaceful democratic transition.
A very dangerous war threatens to break out again at the gates of Europe: the frozen conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over control of the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
The Republic of Turkey reports the lowest ratio of death per case, as being the 9th country with the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world.
Mr. Trong, who emerged on top in a power struggle at the last congress in 2016 and has spearheaded a “blazing furnace” crackdown on corruption in the last five years, was granted an exception to party rules which say people over the age of 65 should retire.
“Humanity is waging war on nature. This is senseless and suicidal. The consequences of our recklessness are already apparent in human suffering, towering economic losses, and the accelerating erosion of life on Earth. Ending our war does not mean surrendering hard-won development gains. Nor does it cancel the rightful aspiration of poorer nations and people to enjoy better living standards.
The origins of the current Syrian conflict can be pinpointed to the wider wave of 2011 Arab Spring protests, but no other county still feels its effect as strongly as Syria.
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China is often said to be a major power, with the world’s largest economy and a world-class military.
The coronavirus pandemic is upsetting the energy industry and pushing its major players to make big changes. This includes Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest and most profitable oil producer.
If efforts are not made to mitigate and overcome interruptions in health services and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, a six-month distruption of antiretroviral therapy could lead to more than 500 000 extra deaths from AIDS related illness, including from tuberculosis.
Hundreds of Guatemalans partly burned the Congress building Saturday in a protest demanding the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei, following the passage of a budget that has sparked outrage in the impoverished Central American nation.
In the face of global macroeconomic data in strong contraction, from production to export through employment, in the last few sessions the main financial markets have recorded strong increases, once again highlighting that they can run much faster than the real economy
On July 1, news broke that Taiwan and Somaliland, an unrecognized state that split away from Somalia in 1991, would set up delegate offices in their respective nations.
Siberia – one of the coldest regions on Earth – experienced record-breaking May temperatures, which is linked to wildfires, moth swarms and oil spill.