The government is attempting to alleviate cascading economic difficulties before October elections.
By sending more money to their home countries, emigrants are easing but not solving domestic struggles.
Taiwan lacks maritime clout and could benefit from following Beijing's lead in the South and East China seas.
The country's parliamentary elections indicate that two right-leaning parties have become the main political forces.
Two car bombings near the Syria-Turkey border show the repercussions of Turkish support for Syrian rebels.
Erratic flows and growing populations could cause disputes over the river's resources, mostly within the United States.
An international certification body may block the sale of diamonds from the country over suspected illegal mining practices.
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