Countries

Some articles on countries:

Economy Of Spain - Growing Reduction of European Union Funds
... due to economic standardization in relation to other countries and the effects of EU enlargement ... Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union (CAP) is spread across more countries (the Eastern Europe countries have a significant agricultural sector) ... strongly in absolute terms) and due to the incorporation of less developed countries, lowers the average income per capita (or GDP per capita), so that Spanish ...
Retirement
... In most countries, the idea of retirement is of recent origin, being introduced during the late 19th and early 20th centuries ... Nowadays most developed countries have systems to provide pensions on retirement in old age, which may be sponsored by employers and/or the state ... In many poorer countries, support for the old is still mainly provided through the family ...
Geography Of Libya
... Libya is fourth in size among the countries of Africa and seventeenth among the countries of the world ... It lay within easy reach of the major European nations and linked the Arab countries of North Africa with those of the Middle East, facts that throughout history had made its urban ...
Criminal Defamation
... maps charting the existence of criminal defamation law across the globe, as well as showing countries that have special protections for political leaders or functionaries of the ... OSCE) has also published a detailed database on criminal and civil defamation provisions in 55 countries, including all European countries, all member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States ...
Anti-globalization Movement - Criticisms - Lack of Widespread "Third World" Support
... Critics have asserted that people from poor countries (the Third World) have been relatively accepting and supportive of globalization while the strongest ... of globalization would result in many people in poor countries being left in greater poverty ... has proved to be competitive, why do industrial countries start feeling concerned about our workers? When all of a sudden there is a concern about the welfare of our workers ...

Famous quotes containing the word countries:

    Other countries have history; we have nothing but contradictions.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    In countries where there is a mild climate, less effort is expended on the struggle with nature and man is kinder and more gentle.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    [N]o combination of dictator countries of Europe and Asia will halt us in the path we see ahead for ourselves and for democracy.... The people of the United States ... reject the doctrine of appeasement.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)