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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The country's next government will need to focus on the intertwined issues of jihadism and the economy.
The ruling party has shown a willingness to adapt and is under pressure to keep up with the country's changing needs.