Countries

Some articles on countries:

Criminal Defamation
... 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 state ... detailed database on criminal and civil defamation provisions in 55 countries, including all European countries, all member countries of the Commonwealth of ...
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 ...
Economy Of Spain - Growing Reduction of European Union Funds
... in recent 20 years due to economic standardization in relation to other countries and the effects of EU enlargement ... European Union (CAP) is spread across more countries (the Eastern Europe countries have a significant agricultural sector) ... income has progressed strongly in absolute terms) and due to the incorporation of less developed countries, lowers the average income per capita (or GDP per ...
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 opposition to ... or reversal of globalization would result in many people in poor countries being left in greater poverty ... a sudden, when third world labour has proved to be competitive, why do industrial countries start feeling concerned about our workers? When all of a sudden there ...
Geography Of Libya
... Libya is fourth in size among the countries of Africa and seventeenth among the countries of the world ... 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 centres bustling crossroads rather than isolated ...

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    [W]e are all guilty in some Measure of the same narrow way of Thinking ... when we fancy the Customs, Dresses, and Manners of other Countries are ridiculous and extravagant, if they do not resemble those of our own.
    Joseph Addison (1672–1719)