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Criminal Defamation
... 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 ... on criminal and civil defamation provisions in 55 countries, including all European countries, all member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the United States and Canada ...
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 ...
Anti-globalization Movement - Criticisms - Lack of Widespread "Third World" Support
... that a cessation 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 is a concern about ... the South which supporting development of Third World countries without restrictions like IMF or World Bank ...
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
... decreased considerably in recent 20 years due to economic standardization in relation to other countries and the effects of EU enlargement ... Union (CAP) is spread across more countries (the Eastern Europe countries have a significant agricultural sector) ... and due to the incorporation of less developed countries, lowers the average income per capita (or GDP per capita), so that Spanish regions relatively less developed, have come to be in the European average or even ...

Famous quotes containing the word countries:

    It is a noble land that God has given us: a land that can feed and clothe the world; a land whose coastlines would enclose half the countries of Europe; a land set like a sentinel between the two imperial oceans of the globe.
    Albert J. Beveridge (1862–1927)

    The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife.
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)

    What really distinguishes this generation in all countries from earlier generations ... is its determination to act, its joy in action, the assurance of being able to change things by one’s own efforts.
    Hannah Arendt (1906–1975)