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RELIGION

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Muslim   Catholic  Protestant Orthodox  Syncretism   Buddhist    Hindu     Jewish   Communist                
 

The majority Religion of each Country is listed using a recognized symbol
(see
RELIGION below), the % number is the estimated size of the Majority.

Embassy  Each country's Embassy located in Washington DC is shown thus.  

  British Foreign Office Travel Advice for business and tourist travellers.

United Nations Mission   
The Nation's permanent mission to the United Nations.

Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy  When a Country is a Constitutional Monarchy it is shown thus.

Languages   A listing of the languages spoken in the country.

Travel Guide  
All you need to know if travelling to the country.

Pictures   Pictures of the country, its people and its cities.

Universities   A listing of major Universities within the country.

BBC  British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guide


Country Profiles

        United States Central Intelligence Agency 

  U.S. Department of State - Great Seal       United States Department of State

   British Foreign & Commonwealth Office

 Australian Coat of Arms.png    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

       Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Peoples Republic of China
 Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
  
German Federal Foreign Office

  MID emblem.png       Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation  (Use Site Search)

  EUEA      European Union External Action
  

   Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs

       United Nations Children's Fund


      World Bank Report  
 

     World Health Organization

    World Trade Organization
 

 International Monetary Fund

    Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation   Prison Population Statistics

      Amnesty International Report

  The Maltese Cross     Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

     Transparency International Corruption Report

     Link to overview of country listed, including political and topographic maps.

  National Intelligence Services 


Population January 2014

 -  Population Growth Reference Bureau Data Finder Information. The % after the entry is the Growth or Decline in native population expected between 2000 and 2050 (not including migrations.)

U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report -  US Department of State Report.

U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report - US Department of State Country Briefs on Human Rights.

Age of Consent. - Legal Age of Sexual Consent.   Source

International Migration Profile - United Nations Data on Migration.  Source

National Intelligence Quotient - The Average Intelligence Quotient is 100. Source

Armed Forces -  Includes various data on Land, Sea and Air Forces and Budgets.

United States US AID Payments   - U.S. authorized financial aid to foreign Nations.

News Sources -  English Language Local News sources.

Newspaper  -  National Newspapers & Business Publications published in English.

Stock Exchange 
- Stock Exchanges that are presented real-time in English.

Chambers of Commerce  -  Link takes you to the World Chambers Network. 

Wikipedia Overview - Link takes you to the Wikipedia Encyclopaedia.

Current Conflicts - Link takes you to an update on conflicts the Nation is engaged in.

   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency

  Local weather conditions today

     Local Time

Fiji Sunset. Island Vulnerability  

Animated flag of Arab League  Member of the League of Arab States

  Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations (The British Empire)

Animated Flag of OAS (Organization of American States)      Member of the Organization of American States

Animated Flag of OAU (Organization of African Unity)      Member of the African Union

Animated Flag of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)       Member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Animated Flag of European Union     Member of the European Union

     Member of the Association of South East Asian Nations

Animated Flag of CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States)  Member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (ex-Soviet Union)

TODAY'S NEWS - News relating to the country from around the world.

  This symbol indicates that the State Department of the United States Government has
  deemed that this Country is considered a State Sponsor of International Terrorism.


RELIGION

NATIONS WITH MAJORITY MUSLIM  POPULATIONS

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Map of the Muslim World
(Showing Sunni & Shia Majorities)


NATIONS WITH MAJORITY CHRISTIAN POPULATIONS

 
Catholic   Protestant   budded cross Orthodox

Greek cross 
Syncretism
The combination of different systems of philosophical or religious belief or
practice, often incorporating some Christian beliefs and Bible  references.



NATIONS WITH MAJORITY BUDDHIST POPULATIONS

gold buddhist wheel animated


NATIONS WITH MAJORITY HINDU POPULATIONS

animated gold OM, large


NATIONS WITH MAJORITY JEWISH POPULATIONS

anamated large gold Star of David


NATIONS WITH MAJORITY COMMUNIST POPULATIONS

3D Animation : red star



Major Religious Groups of the World Ranked by Number of Adherents

A Basic Overview of the World's Major Religions

Alphabetical Listing of Alternative Religions

Map of Religious Majorities by State in the United States of America


Largest Religious Groups in the United States of America

 


THE WAR ON TERROR



The States of Iran, Syria, Cuba and Sudan are the four
governments that the United States Secretary of State
has designated as being state sponsors of terrorism.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
     

 
Nations with Overseas Territories & Possessions

     (AUSTRALIA)   Commonwealth of Australia
        (CHINA)  
People's Republic of China
  
        (DENMARK)  Kingdom of Denmark
        (FRANCE)  French Republic 
      
(FINLAND)  Republic of Finland
      
  (NETHERLANDS)  Kingdom of the Netherlands
      (NEW ZEALAND)  New Zealand
       (NORWAY)   Kingdom of Norway
        (PORTUGAL)  Portuguese Republic
           (SPAIN)  Kingdom of Spain
       (U.K.)  United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
        (U.S.A.)  United States of America


Could, Should or Would be Countries

NOT RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED NATIONS


            

Hot Spots of the World


Freedom of the Press

Although we have listed as many English Language newspapers and other business publications as we can find, we would point out that not all publications have the Freedom of the Press enjoyed by those in North America and Europe.  So, we suggest you check the Freedom House - Freedom of the Press Report, before reading any of the newspapers or other publications listed on this site.


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   Nagorno-Karabakh
    
Capital City ~ Stepanakart

   NOT RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED NATIONS
   ASIA MAP
   BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

    _____________________________________________
   

   Freedom House Report

    _____________________________________________


   Wikipedia Overview
  
   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time

  
   See:  Armenia and Azerbaijan


 


       80% 
   Namibia
    
Capital City ~ Windhoek

   British Foreign Office Travel Advice
    United Nations Mission
    Languages  Travel Guide  
Pictures   Universities
 
 AFRICA MAP

   BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

    _____________________________________________
   
    Country Profiles

  
    United States Central Intelligence Agency
  
U.S. Department of State - Great Seal    United States Department of State
 
British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
Australian Coat of Arms.png   Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
   
   
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China      Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
 
German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png   Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

   EUEA  European Union External Action  
  
 
 Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs
  
   United Nations Children's Fund
   World Bank Report   
   World Health Organization  

 
World Trade Organization


International Monetary Fund

 Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
  
Overview with political and topographic maps.
   ____________________________________________________
 

   Population January 2014 - 2,170,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 2,600,000 
  + 37% from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Namibia does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report

  
Age of Consent - 16
   United Nations International Migration Profile

  
National Intelligence Quotient - 72

  
Armed Forces  
   United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources

  
The Namibian
  
Namibia Economist
   Namibian Stock Exchange

   Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview
  
Current Conflicts
  
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
      Local weather conditions today
  
       Local Time
 
Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations
  Animated Flag of OAU (Organization of African Unity)     Member of the African Union 


 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NAMIBIA 


   Republic of Namibia
   Nation Founded 1990


 


       65%  35%  
  
Nauru
    
Capital City ~ Yaren

 
  British Foreign Office Travel Advice
   United Nations Mission
   Languages   Travel Guide
  
OCEANIA MAP

   BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

    _____________________________________________
   
    Country Profiles

  
   United States Central Intelligence Agency
  
U.S. Department of State - Great Seal   United States Department of State
 
British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
Australian Coat of Arms.png   Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
    
  
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China      Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
 
German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png   Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

   EUEA  European Union External Action     
 
 Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs  

   United Nations Children's Fund
   World Bank Report
   World Health Organization  
 Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
 
 Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population January 2014 - 10.117
  
Population 2050 (projected) 20,000    + 92%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report

  
Age of Consent - No Legal Definition
   United Nations International Migration Profile

  
United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources

  
Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview

  
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
      Local weather conditions today
  
       Local Time
  Fiji Sunset.     
Island Vulnerability
 
Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations


 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NAURU 


  
Republic of Nauru
   Nation Founded 1968


 


     animated gold OM, large  86%  
  
Nepal
    
Capital City ~ Kathmandu

 
   British Foreign Office Travel Advice
   United Nations Mission
   Languages    Travel Guide   Pictures  Universities
  
ASIA MAP

   BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

    _____________________________________________
   
    Country Profiles

  
  United States Central Intelligence Agency
  
U.S. Department of State - Great Seal  United States Department of State
 
British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
Australian Coat of Arms.png  Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
    
  
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China      Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

  EUEA  European Union External Action     
 
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs  

  United Nations Children's Fund
  World Bank Report
  World Health Organization  
  World Trade Organization


International Monetary Fund

 Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
  
Overview with political and topographic maps.
   ____________________________________________________
 

   Population January 2014 - 27,224,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 50,800,000
  + 102%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Nepal does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report

  
Age of Consent - 16
   United Nations International Migration Profile

  
National Intelligence Quotient - 78
  
Armed Forces  
  United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources
  
Kathmandu Post
   Nepal News
   Nepal Stock Exchange
  
Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview
   Current Conflicts

  
   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time


 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NEPAL 


  
Kingdom of Nepal
   Nation Founded 1768


 


       31%
  
Netherlands (The) (Holland)
    
Capital City ~ The Hague
 
British Foreign Office Travel Advice
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Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy

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EUROPE MAP

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Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guide

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    Country Profiles

  
  United States Central Intelligence Agency
  
U.S. Department of State - Great Seal  United States Department of State
 
British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
Australian Coat of Arms.png  Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
  
  
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China  
   Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation  
  
 
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs
  
  United Nations Children's Fund
  World Bank Report

  World Health Organization
 
World Trade Organization


International Monetary Fund

  Freedom House Report
Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation
Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
 Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population January 2014 - 16,795,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 18,000,000 
+ 11%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
The Netherlands complies fully
with the minimum standards
   for the elimination of trafficking of human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 12
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 102
  
Armed Forces  
   United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources
  
NRC Handelsblad
  
Netherlands Post
  
Expatia 
   Tornado-Insider
  
Amsterdam Stock Exchange
  
Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview

  
   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time
 
Animated Flag of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)  Member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
 
Animated Flag of European UnionMember of the European Union


 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN HOLLAND 


  
Kingdom of the Netherlands
   
Nation Founded 1579


      Dutch Overseas Territories or Possessions

 


       
60% 

  
Netherlands Antilles  
   
Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy

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Dissolved on October 10, 2010
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CARIBBEAN MAP

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U.S. Department of State - Great Seal  United States Department of State
 
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   EUEA  European Union External Action
 

International Monetary Fund
Small Spinning Earth Globe AnimationPrison Population Statistics
 
  
Overview with political and topographic maps.
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    Population 2050 (projected) 200,000
    + 12%
from 2000
  
 Age of Consent - 16
    United Nations International Migration Profile   
   
The Daily Herald
   
Chambers of Commerce
    Wikipedia Overview

  
   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time
  Fiji Sunset.  
Island Vulnerability

 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 

      
Dutch Overseas Territory or Possession

 


    Animated Flag of New Caledonia      
60%  
    
New Caledonia
    
Capital City ~ Nouméa

   British Foreign Office Travel Advice
   
Languages   Travel Guide   Pictures 
 
    OCEANIA MAP

   BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

    _____________________________________________
   
    Country Profiles

   
  United States Central Intelligence Agency

  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  
Australian Coat of Arms.png  Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade


   EUEA  European Union External Action

 Small Spinning Earth Globe AnimationPrison Population Statistics

   
Transparency International Corruption Report

    ____________________________________________________
 
   

    Population January 2014 - 259,000
   
Age of Consent - 15
    United Nations International Migration Profile   
    Expatia
   
Chambers of Commerce
    Wikipedia Overview

  
   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time
  Fiji Sunset.  
Island Vulnerability

 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NEW CALEDONIA

     
French Overseas Territory or Possession

 


         
52% 
 
 
New Zealand
    
Capital City ~ Wellington

  
 
British Foreign Office Travel Advice
    United Nations Mission
   
Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy

   
Languages    Travel Guide   Pictures  Universities
 
 OCEANIA MAP

   BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

    
Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guide
    _____________________________________________
   
    Country Profiles

  
  United States Central Intelligence Agency
  
U.S. Department of State - Great Seal  United States Department of State
 
British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
Australian Coat of Arms.png  Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
   
  
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China      Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

   EUEA  European Union External Action     
 
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs  

  United Nations Children's Fund
  World Health Organization
  World Trade Organization


International Monetary Fund

  Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation
Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

  
  
Overview with political and topographic maps.
  New Zealand Intelligence Services

   ____________________________________________________
 

   Population January 2014 - 4,462,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 5,100,000    + 27%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
New Zealand complies fully with the minimum standards
   for the elimination of trafficking of human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 16
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 100
   Armed Forces

  
United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources
  
Investment Journal
   National Business Review
   The Press
   The New Zealand Herald

  
New Zealand Stock Exchange
   Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview

  
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
      Local weather conditions today
  
       Local Time
  Fiji Sunset.     
Island Vulnerability
 
Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations


 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NEW ZEALAND 

  
New Zealand
   Nation Founded 1907


     
New Zealand Territories or Possessions

 


         
85% 
  
Nicaragua
    
Capital City ~ Managua

  
 
British Foreign Office Travel Advice
    United Nations Mission
   
Languages    Travel Guide   Pictures  Universities
 
 NORTH AMERICA MAP

   BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

    _____________________________________________
   
    Country Profiles

  
  United States Central Intelligence Agency
  
U.S. Department of State - Great Seal  United States Department of State
 
British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
Australian Coat of Arms.png  Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
   
  
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China      Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

   EUEA  European Union External Action  
  
 
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs
  
  United Nations Children's Fund
  World Bank Report
  World Health Organization

 
World Trade Organization


International Monetary Fund

  Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation
Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
  
Overview with political and topographic maps.
   ____________________________________________________
 

   Population January 2014
- 6,216,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 10,900,000    + 98%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Nicaragua complies fully with the minimum standards
   for the elimination of trafficking of human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - No Legal Definition
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 84
  
Armed Forces  
  
United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources

  
Nicaragua News
   Bolsa de Valores de Nicaragua
  
Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview

  
   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
  Local weather conditions today
  
    Local Time

  Animated Flag of OAS (Organization of American States)  Member of the Organization of American States

 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NICARAGUA 


  
Republic of Nicaragua
   Nation Founded 1821


 


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80%  
  
Niger
    
Capital City ~ Niamey

  
British Foreign Office Travel Advice
   United Nations Mission
   Languages 
  Travel Guide
  
AFRICA MAP

   BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

    _____________________________________________
   
    Country Profiles

  
  United States Central Intelligence Agency
  
U.S. Department of State - Great Seal  United States Department of State
 
Australian Coat of Arms.png  Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
     
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China      Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

   EUEA  European Union External Action     
 
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs  

  United Nations Children's Fund
  World Bank Report
  World Health Organization
  World Trade Organization


International Monetary Fund

  Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation
Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
   
Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population January 2014 - 17,493,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 51,900,000   + 330%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Niger does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - No Legal Definition
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 67
  
Armed Forces  

  
United States US AID Payments  
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All Africa
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   TODAY'S NEWS IN NIGER 


  
Republic of Niger
   Nation Founded 1960


 


           animated large gold symbol of Islam 
50%  40% 
   
Nigeria
    
Capital City ~ Abuja

     British Foreign Office Travel Advice
    United Nations Mission
   
Languages    Travel Guide  Universities
  
AFRICA MAP

   BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

    
Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guide
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British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China      Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
German Federal Foreign Office  
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   EUEA  European Union External Action     
 
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs  

  United Nations Children's Fund
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International Monetary Fund

  Freedom House Report

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Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
  
Overview with political and topographic maps.
 Nigerian Intelligence Services

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   Population January 2014 - 177,096,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 307,400,000  + 130%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Nigeria does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 13
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 67
  
United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources
  
This Day
  
The Guardian News
  
Nigerian Stock Exchange
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   Wikipedia Overview
  
Current Conflicts

  
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Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations
  Animated Flag of OAU (Organization of African Unity)     Member of the African Union 


 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NIGERIA 


  
Federal Republic of Nigeria
   Nation Founded 1960

 

  
          
75%   
  
Niue
    
Capital City ~ Alofi
 
   
Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy

  
Languages    Travel Guide
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   OCEANIA MAP

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   EUEA  European Union External Action  

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Transparency International Corruption Report

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   Population January 2014
- 2,000
   United Nations International Migration Profile

  
Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview
  
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Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations


 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NIUE 

      New Zealand Territory or Possession

 


    Animated Flag of Norfolk Island     
70%      
   
Norfolk Island
     
Capital City ~ Kingston

   
Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy

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     Country Profiles

   
  United States Central Intelligence Agency
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    Population January 2014 - 2,000
    United Nations International Migration Profile

    The Australian
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      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
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       Local Time
  Fiji Sunset.     
Island Vulnerability
 
Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations


 
     TODAY'S NEWS IN NORFOLK ISLAND 

  
  
Australian Territory or Possession

 


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North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  
BBC British Broadcasting Corporation Profile
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Founded 1949

 


        3D Animation : red star        
  
North Korea  (DPR)
    
Capital City ~ Pyongyang
 
 
British Foreign Office Travel Advice
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Pictures
  
ASIA MAP
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German Federal Foreign Office  
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   EUEA  European Union External Action  
  
 
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs
  
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  Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation
Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
 
Overview with political and topographic maps.
 
 North Korean Intelligence Services
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   Population January 2014 - 25,313,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 24,900,000 
+ 10% from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
North Korea does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report

  
Age of Consent - 13
   United Nations International Migration Profile

  
National Intelligence Quotient - 105

  
Armed Forces   
   United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources

  
DPRK
 
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   TODAY'S NEWS IN NORTH KOREA 


  
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
   Nation Founded 1945


 


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95%  
   
Northern Cyprus (Turkish Republic of)
    
Capital City ~ North Nicosia

   
NOT RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED NATIONS

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    Freedom House Report

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    Population January 2014 - 294,906
 
   Wikipedia Overview

  
   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
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See: Cyprus  & Turkey  &
  CIA Notes

  
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
   Independence Declared 1974


 


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85%   
  
Northern Mariana Islands
    
Capital City ~ Saipan

   
Languages    Travel Guide
    
OCEANIA MAP

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Prison Population Statistics
  
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    Population 2014 - 50,000
    United Nations International Migration Profile

  
 Saipan Tribune
   
Chambers of Commerce
    Wikipedia Overview

  
   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
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    Local Time
  Fiji Sunset.  
Island Vulnerability

 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN NORTHERN MARIANAS 

     
American Overseas Territory or Possession

 


          
94%    
   
Norway
    
Capital City ~ Oslo

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EUROPE MAP

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Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guide
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  United States Central Intelligence Agency
  
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British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China      Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

   EUEA  European Union External Action     
 
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs  

  United Nations Children's Fund
  World Bank Report
  World Health Organization
  World Trade Organization


International Monetary Fund

  Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation
Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
 
Overview with political and topographic maps.
  Norwegian Intelligence Services

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   Population January 2014 - 5,077,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 5,600,000    + 22%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Norway complies fully with the minimum standards
   for the elimination of trafficking of human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 16
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 98
   Armed Forces  

  
United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources

   Scandinavian Oil-Gas             
   The Norway Post
   Oslo Stock Exchange
   Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview

  
   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
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   TODAY'S NEWS IN NORWAY 

   
   
Kingdom of Norway
   Nation Founded 1905

      
Norwegian Territories or Possessions