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Countries have great historic significance.
Their role likely to change in the future for many reasons!

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GNP for Countries of the World Gross National Product (GNP) distribution - 2005
Open file 0317
Country Level Economic Data ... Countries by GDP (PPP)
List by the International Monetary Fund (2010)[1] Gross Domestic Product is a measure of how much is being consumed, more than anything about value
Open file 0416
Section AAA
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Navigation to files about Afghanistan L0400C-Afghanistan
Navigation to files about Algeria L0200C-Algeria
Navigation to files about Angola L0200C-Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Navigation to files about Argentina L0200C-Argentina
Navigation to files about Australia L0200C-Australia
Navigation to files about Austria L0200C-Austria
Section BBB
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Bahamas ... 18-09-1973
Navigation to files about Bahamas L0200C-Bahamas
Bahrain ... 21-09-1971
Navigation to files about Bahrain L0200C-Bahrain
Bangladesh ... 17-09-1974
Navigation to files about Bangladesh L0200C-Bangladesh
Barbados ... 09-12-1966
Navigation to files about Barbados L0200C-Barbados
Belarus* ... 24-10-1945
Belgium ... 27-12-1945
Belize ... 25-09-1981
Navigation to files about Belize L0200C-Belize
Benin ... 20-09-1960 (formerly known as Dahomey)
Navigation to files about Benin L0200C-Benin
Bhutan ... 21-09-1971
Navigation to files about Bhutan L0200C-Bhutan
Agriculture, Society and Economy
Navdanya from India Monitors progress of Bhutan's Transition to Organic ... collaboration with Samdrup Jonkhar Initiative (SJI)
Open file 1930
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) ... 14-11-1945
Bosnia and Herzegovina* ... 22-05-1992
Botswana ... 17-10-1966
Navigation to files about Botswana L0200C-Botswana
Brazil ... 24-10-1945
Navigation to files about Brazil L0200C-Brazil
Brunei Darussalam ... 21-09-1984
Navigation to files about Brunei L0200C-Brunei
Bulgaria ... 14-12-1955
Burkina Faso ... 20-09-1960
Burma (now known as Myanmar)
Navigation to files about Myanmar L0200C-Myanmar
Burundi ... 18-09-1962
Navigation to files about Burundi L0200C-Burundi
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Cambodia ... 4-12-1955
Navigation to files about Cambodia L0200C-Cambodia
Cameroon ... 20-09-1960
Navigation to files about Cameroon L0200C-Cameroon
Canada ... 09-11-1945
Navigation to files about Canada L0200C-Canada
Cape Verde ... 16-09-1975
Navigation to files about Cape Verde L0200C-Cape-Verdi
Central African Republic ... 20-09-1960
Chad ... 20-09-1960
Navigation to files about Chad L0200C-Chad
Chile ... 24-10-1945
More files about Chile L0200C-Chile
China ... 24-10-1945
More files about China L0200C-China
Colombia ... 05-11-1945
Comoros ... 12-11-1975
Congo ... 20-09-1960
Costa Rica ... 02-11-1945
Navigation to files about Costa Rica L0200C-Costa-Rica
Côte D'Ivoire ... 20-09-1960
Navigation to files about Cote d'Ivoire L0200C-Cote-dIvoire
Croatia* ... 22-05-1992
Cuba ... 24-10-1945
Cyprus ... 20-09-1960
Czech Republic* ... 19-01-1993
Section DDD
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Dahomey now known as Benin
Navigation to files about Benin L0200C-Benin
Democratic People's Republic of Korea ... 17-09-1991
Democratic Republic of the Congo * ... 20-09-1960
Denmark ... 24-10-1945
Djibouti ... 20-09-1977
Navigation to files about Djibouti L0200C-Djibouti
Dominica ... 18-12-1978
Dominican Republic ... 24-10-1945
Section EEE
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Ecuador ... 21-12-1945
Navigation to files about Ecuador L0200C-Ecuador
Egypt* ... 24-10-1945
More files about Egypt L0200C-Egypt
El Salvador ... 24-10-1945
Navigation to files about El Salvador L0200C-El-Salvador
Country ... El Salvador
Life in San Salvador The capital of El Salvador is being torn apart as gangs clash, leaving death, chaos and destruction in their wake.
Open file 1992
Equatorial Guinea ... 12-11-1968
Eritrea ... 28-05-1993
Navigation to files about Eritrea L0200C-Eritrea
Estonia ... 17-09-1991
Ethiopia ... 13-11-1945
Navigation to files about Ethiopia L0200C-Ethiopia
Section FFF
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Navigation to files about France L0200C-France
Section GGG
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Gabon ... 20-09-1960
Navigation to files about Gabon L0200C-Gabon
Gambia ... 21-09-1965
Navigation to files about Gambia L0200C-Gambia
Georgia ... 31-07-1992
Germany ... 18-09-1973
Ghana ... 08-03-1957
More files about Ghana L0200C-Ghana
Greece joined UN 25-10-1945
Navigation to files about Greece L0200C-Greece
Grenada ... 17-09-1974
Guatemala ... 21-11-1945
Navigation to files about Guatamala L0200C-Guatamala
Otto Perez Molina, a former general wins election
General with ties to genocidal era wins Presidential elections in Guatamala
Open file 1734
Guinea ... 12-12-1958
Navigation to files about Guinea L0200C-Guinea
Guinea Bissau ... 17-09-1974
Navigation to files about Guinea Bissau L0200C-Guinea Bissau
Guyana ... 20-09-1966
Navigation to files about Guyana L0200C-Guyana
Section HHH
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More files about Haiti L0200C-Haiti

Section III
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Iceland ... 19-11-1946
More files about Iceland L0200C-Iceland
Country ... Iceland
How Iceland set about recovery
The Iceland economy was wrecked by banks and financial manipulation ... the government was made to do the 'people's will'!
Open file 1449
Society and Economy ... Iceland
Rebuilding the economy after the meltdown
VIDEO Fight over Iceland's Geothermal Energy
Open file 847
Society and Economy ... Iceland
Iceland does financial restructuring right
Why Iceland Should Be in the News, But Is Not ... a very important perspective on what is right and wrong
Open file 1183
Organizations ... Banks ... Iceland
Glitnir Bank which failed in 2008
Iceland's special prosecutor has taken Larus Welding, the former head of the failed Glitnir Bank, into custody, Reuters reports.
Open file 1687
Country ... Iceland
How Iceland set about recovery
The Iceland economy was wrecked by banks and financial manipulation ... the government was made to do the 'people's will'!
Open file 1449
India ... 30-10-1945
Navigation to files about India L0200C-India
Indonesia* ... 28-09-1950
Navigation to files about Indonesia L0200C-Indonesia
Iran (Islamic Republic of) ... 24-10-1945
More files about Iran L0200C-Iran
Iraq ... 21-12-1945
More files about Iraq L0200C-Iraq
Ireland ... 14-12-1955
Navigation to files about Ireland L0200C-Ireland
Economy ... Ireland
John Mauldin's impressions
Prepare For An Irish Haircut And A Worse Banking Crisis Than You've Read About In The Papers
Open file 722
Israel ... 11-05-1949
Italy ... 14-12-1955
Navigation to files about Italy L0200C-Italy
Society and Economy ... Italy
Italy government borrowing rates hit euro-era high
The Italian government's borrowing cost has risen as fears grow over political uncertainty in Rome.
Open file 1115
Section JJJ
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Jamaica ... 18-09-1962
Navigation to files about Jamaica L0200C-Jamaica
Japan ... 18-12-1956
Navigation to files about Japan L0200C-Japan
Jordan ... 14-12-1955
Navigation to files about Jordon L0200C-Jordon
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Kazakhstan ... 02-03-1992
Navigation to files about Kazakhstan L0200C-Kazakhstan
Kenya ... 16-12-1963
More files about Kenya L0200C-Kenya
Corruption, Society and Economy
Kenya's unwinnable war
Can Kenya's war on corruption be won? Kenyans gather in the Cafe to debate the challenges.
Open file 1928
Kiribati ... 14-09-1999
Kuwait ... 14-05-1963
Navigation to files about Kuwait L0200C-Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan ... 02-03-1992
Section LLL
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Lao People’s Democratic Republic ... 14-12-1955
Latvia ... 17-09-1991
Lebanon ... 24-10-1945
Lesotho ... 17-10-1966
Liberia ... 02-11-1945
Navigation to files about Liberia L0200C-Liberia
Africa ... Liberia
Liberia president's Nobel Prize questioned
Opponents of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf say the award gives her an unfair advantage in her bid for re-election.
Open file 0703
Country ... LIBERIA ... Crimes of War
2011, Crimes of War Project ... LIBERIA ... Crimes of War
Open file 11340
Libya* ... 14-12-1955
More files about Libya L0200C-Libya
Libya and the Sahel's nightmare scenario
International Relations ... Libya's uprising is causing turmoil in amid its neighbours and speculation of a Tuareg rebellion has emerged.
Open file 826
Country ... Libya
Gaddafi's secret 'weapon'
Former Libyan leader forced boat owners to take thousands of Africans away to Italy and then blamed it on the rebels.
Open file 1681
Country ... Libya
Gaddafi: Death of an era, dawn of an era
Gaddafi's death is symbolic of the death of an old paradigm that no longer has a place in today's world.
Open file 827
Country ... Libya
Society, Economy and Post-War Rebuilding
Libya looks to build economy beyond oil
Open file 1497
Libya ... 2011 ... a year of momentous change
Libya: When the impossible became possible ... Libyans gather in The Cafe to discuss the daunting task of rebuilding their country after the revolution.
Open file 1877
Liechtenstein ... 18-09-1990
Lithuania ... 17-09-1991 >
Luxembourg ... 24-10-1945
Section MMM
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Macedonia ... The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia* ... 08-04-1993
Madagascar ... 20-09-1960
More files about Madagascar L0200C-Madagascar
Malawi ... 01-12-1964
Navigation to files about Malawi L0200C-Malawi
Malaysia* ... 17-09-1957
Maldives ... 21-09-1965
Mali ... 28-09-1960
Navigation to files about Mali L0200C-Mali
Malta ... 01-12-1964
Marshall Islands ... 17-09-1991
Mauritania ... 27-10-1961
Mauritius ... 24-04-1968
Navigation to files about Mauritius L0200C-Mauritius
Mexico ... joined UN 07-11-1945
Navigation to files about Mexico L0200C-Mexico
Narco control
Mexico continues to be one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, writes Driver [AFP]
Open file 8610
Micronesia (Federated States of) ... 17-09-1991
Moldova Republic of ... 02-03-1992
Monaco ... 28-05-1993
Mongolia ... 27-10-1961
Morocco ... 12-11-1956
Navigation to files about Morocco L0200C-Morocco
Mozambique ... 16-09-1975
Navigation to files about Mozambique L0200C-Mozambique
Myanmar ... 19-04-1948
More files about Myanmar L0200C-Myanmar
Country ... Myanmar
Neutralising Burma's ethnic rebellions
The military leadership in the country has never been keen on a lasting peace with ethnic resistance movements.
Open file 1532
More progress ... moving into the 21st century
Burmese Government and Ethnic Rebel Group Sign Cease-Fire
Open file 2068
Section NNN
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Namibia ... 23-04-1990
Navigation to files about Namibia L0200C-Namibia
Nauru ... 14-09-1999
Nepal ... 14-12-1955
Navigation to files about Nepal L0200C-Nepal
Netherlands ... 10-12-1945
Navigation to files about Netherlands L0200C-Netherlands
New Zealand ... 24-10-1945
Navigation to files about New Zealand L0200C-New Zealand
Nicaragua ... 24-10-1945
Navigation to files about Nicaragua L0200C-Nicaragua
Niger ... 20-09-1960
Navigation to files about Niger L0200C-Niger
Nigeria ... 07-10-1960
Navigation to files about Nigeria L0200C-Nigeria
Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo
Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo ... How Nigeria May Collapse in 2015 ... an analysis of Nigeria's financial situation in late 2014
Open file 8676
Country ... Nigeria
Some notes about Nigeria
January 2012 ... Nigeria, Troubled Giant. Many different problems, none of which the government leadership looks like handling well.
Open file 1994
North Korea ...
Navigation to files about North Korea L0200C-North-Korea
Country ... North Korea
Young Kim is in the house
The old Kim is gone and the new Kim is in, but not much will change in the land of the Kim family dynasty.
Open file 1781
Norway ... 27-11-1945
Section OOO
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Oman ... 07-10-1971
Navigation to files about Oman L0200C-Oman
Section PPP
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Pakistan ... 30-09-1947
More files about Pakistan L0200C-Pakistan
International Affairs
Activities of USA in Pakistan
Pakistan voices 'deep rage' over NATO attack ... Islamabad shuts NATO's supply routes to Afghanistan after alleged attack by military alliance kills 25 Pakistan troops.
Open file 1452
Country ... Pakistan
Balochistan: Pakistan's other war
Baloch politicians and leaders share their vision of self-determination and freedom from Pakistani rule.
Open file 1927
Country ... Pakistan / Balochistan
Balochistan: Pakistan's other war
Baloch politicians and leaders share their vision of self-determination and freedom from Pakistani rule.
Open file 1971
Palau ... 15-12-1994
Panama ... 13-11-1945
Navigation to files about Panama L0200C-Panama
Papua New Guinea ... 10-10-1975
Paraguay ... 24-10-1945
Peru ... 31-10-1945
Philippines ... 24-10-1945
Poland ... 24-10-1945
Portugal ... 14-12-1955
Navigation to files about Portugal L0200C-Portugal
Section QQQ
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Qatar ... 21-09-1971
Navigation to files about Qatar L0200C-Qatar
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Romania ... 14-12-1955
Russian Federation* ... 24-10-1945
Navigation to files about Russia L0200C-Russia
Country ... Russia
December 2014 ... Geopolitics ... Moscow's collapsing power dreams ... Plummeting oil prices and a sinking rouble reveal the real limits of Moscow's inflated ambitions.
Open file 8807
Rwanda ... 18-09-1962
Navigation to files about Rwanda L0200C-Rwanda
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Saint Kitts and Nevis ... 23-09-1983
Saint Lucia .. 18-09-1979
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ... 16-09-1980
Samoa ... 15-12-1976
San Marino ... 02-03-1992
Sao Tome and Principe ... 16-09-1975
Saudi Arabia ... 24-10-1945
Navigation to files about Saudi Arabia L0200C-Saudi-Arabia
Senegal ... 28-09-1960
Serbia* ... 01-11-2000
Seychelles ... 21-09-1976
Sierra Leone ... 27-09-1961
Navigation to files about Sierra Leone L0200C-Sierra-Leone
Singapore* ... 21-09-1965
Navigation to files about Singapore L0200C-Singapore
Slovakia* ... 19-01-1993
Slovenia* ... 22-05-1992
Solomon Islands ... 19-09-1978
Somalia ... 20-09-1960
More files about Somalia L0200C-Somalia
Food, Society and Economy
Somalia famine in 2011
Fault Lines - Horn of Africa Crisis: Somalia's Famine in 2011 ... a catastrophic crisis caused by human greed and insompetence
Open file 1616
People ... Somalia
Abdiweli Mohamed Ali
'Ready to move on' ... Will Somalia's new prime minister be able to fight famine and corruption in order to build a functioning state?
Open file 1677
Country ... Somalia
Puntland: In search of black gold
January 21, 2012, Counting the Cost ... As oil companies have started drilling in the autonomous Somali region, will it turn rags into riches? Also stories from Afghanistan, India and other.
Open file 2110
Country ... Somalia (Puntland)
Puntland shuns Somali government
Autonomous region says it is breaking away from the federation until 'legitimate' one is put in place.
Open file 2111
Somaliland ... not a member of the UN
Navigation to files about Somaliland L0200C-Somaliland
The 2005 Election
Somaliland: Interview with Mark Bradbury who observed the Somaliland election.
Open file 699
Countries ... Somaliland
The other horn of Africa
Behind stock images of a region trapped in chaos, economies are growing and governance is improving, politician says.
Open file 985
South Africa ... 07-11-1945
Navigation to files about South Africa L0200C-South-Africa
South Korea ... Republic of Korea ... 17-09-1991
South ‎Sudan* ... 14-07-2011
Spain ... 14-12-1955
Sri Lanka ... 14-12-1955
Sudan ... 12-11-1956
Suriname ... 04-12-1975
Swaziland ... 24-09-1968
Sweden ... 19-11-1946
Switzerland ... 10-09-2002
Syrian Arab Republic* ... 24-10-1945
More files about Syria L0200C-Syria
About People ... Syria
Rifaat al-Assad
Rifaat al-Assad is speaking out against the current regime in Syria ... but is part of the family
Open file 431
Country ... Syria
The uprising in Syria
Arab observers fan out across Syria
Open file 1821
Arab Awakening
The Stream - Syria's seven longest months ... a discussion on the Stream with a small TVM mention
Open file 792
Syria's deep divide
The AlJazeera Cafe ... a group of Syrians gather in The Cafe to debate their country's future.
Open file 1878
AlJazeera English ... Middle East
Al Jazeera's Nir Rosen on the Syrian uprising
Journalist who reported for weeks during protests, discusses government attempts to spark sectarian civil war.
Open file 662
AlJazeera English ... Features
Syria: The revolution will be weaponised
Journalist Nir Rosen discusses armed struggle with army officers who have defected to join the opposition.
Open file 663
Section TTT
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Tajikistan ... 02-03-1992
Thailand ... 16-12-1946
Timor-Leste ... 27-09-2002
Togo ... 20-09-1960
Tonga ... 14-09-1999
Trinidad and Tobago ... 18-09-1962
Tunisia ... 12-11-1956
More files about Tunisia L0200C-Tunisia
Turkey ... 24-10-1945
More files about Turkey L0200C-Turkey
Turkmenistan ... 02-03-1992
Tuvalu ... 05-09-2000
Section UUU
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United Arab Emirates
Navigation to files about United Arab Emirates
Open L0200C-United-Arab-Emirates
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
More files about the United Kingdom
Open L0200C-United-Kingdom
United Republic of Tanzania*
United States of America
More files about the USA L0200C-USA
Country ... Uzbekistan
US double standard: Gaddafi bad, Karimov good
The US shows its hypocrisy by accusing 'tyrants' of human rights abuses while not owning up to supporting dictators.
Open file 983
Section VVV
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Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
More files about Venezuela L0200C-Venezuela
Country ... Venezuela
Impunity for Venezuela's big landowners
Hundreds of Chavez supporters have been assassinated by wealthy landowners for implementing new land policies.
Open file 1251
Viet Nam
Section WWW
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Section XXX
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Section YYY
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More about Yemen
Open L0200C-Yemen
Section ZZZ
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More about Zambia
January 2012 ... President asks his people for forgiveness for 'any shortcomings' during his 33-year rule and says he will return.
Open L0200C-Yemen
Zambia Mining Sector ... Tax Evasion, Society and Economy
Five NGOs have today filed a complaint against Glencore International and First Quantum Zambian subsidiary Mopani for massive tax evasion and fiscal fraud.
Open file 1631
Time series grpahic of Global Footprint - v- Biocapacity Five NGOs have today filed a complaint against Glencore International and First Quantum Zambian subsidiary Mopani for massive tax evasion and fiscal fraud.
Open link
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America, Israel and Iran - no way out
If Obama can't stand up to Iran and Israel, he will set the US on a direct path to another Middle East war.
Open file 1705
Accountability, Media and Investigations
Africa Investigates ... What Price the Story?
This new series gives some of Africa's best journalists the chance to pursue high-level investigative targets.
Open file 1234
Economy ... Europe
How to destroy the web of Debt
This essay is about the reduction of debt in Europe by simply cancelling out the complex cross borrowing between the different countries and institutions
Open file 723
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