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United States Washington D.C. Tourist Attractions 2

United States 2018

Yearbook 2018 USA. For the second year in a row, the political life was overshadowed by the president’s unpredictability and unorthodox behavior – new agreements, broken agreements and a stream of comments on Twitter...

United Kingdom London Tourist Attractions 2

United Kingdom 2018

UK. The Brexit agreement that Prime Minister Theresa May negotiated with the EU during the year was clear in its first draft in November. On November 14, the government had approved it and now...

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Tourist Attractions 2

United Arab Emirates 2018

Yearbook 2018 United Arab Emirates. According to Countryaah.com, Abu Dhabi is the capital city of United Arab Emirates, a country located in Western Asia. The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia introduced VAT at...

Ukraine Kiev Tourist Attractions 2

Ukraine 2018

Yearbook 2018 Ukraine. The corruption in the Ukrainian judiciary came into focus when the lawyer and human rights lawyer Iryna Nozdrovska was murdered in January. According to Countryaah.com, Kiev is the capital city of...

Uganda Kampala Tourist Attractions 2

Uganda 2018

Yearbook 2018 Uganda. In July, the country’s constitutional court gave its opinion on the disputed amendments to the constitution that were implemented in 2017 and which the opposition sought to have annulled. According to...

Tuvalu Funafuti Tourist Attractions 2

Tuvalu 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tuvalu. In early March, a new international airport terminal opened and a few days later it was announced that Air Kiribati airline would start a flight between Kiribati’s capital Tarawa, located on...

Turkmenistan Ashgabat Tourist Attractions 2

Turkmenistan 2018

Yearbook 2018 Turkmenistan. At the March parliamentary elections, the presidential party and its support groups received 103 out of 125 seats. The Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Party (TSTP) was given eleven seats, as was the...

Turkey Ankara Tourist Attractions 2

Turkey 2018

Yearbook 2018 Turkey. On June 24, Turkey ran for presidential and parliamentary elections. In the presidential election, incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan won with 52.5% of the vote; challenger Muharrem Ince from the enriched...

Tunisia Tunis Tourist Attractions 2

Tunisia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tunisia. In January, protests erupted in raising the price of several basic commodities. In addition, the government had announced increases in VAT and social security contributions. Peaceful demonstrations developed into violent actions...

Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain Tourist Attractions 2

Trinidad and Tobago 2018

Yearbook 2018 Trinidad and Tobago. According to Countryaah.com, Port-of-Spain is the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago, a country located in North America. The country got its first female president when lawyer Paula-Mae Weekes...

Tonga Nuku'alofa Tourist Attractions 2

Tonga 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tonga. In February, the powerful tropical cyclone Gita swept across Tonga with wind speeds exceeding 55 meters per second. Many people got rid of both electricity and access to water and a...

Togo Lome Tourist Attractions 2

Togo 2018

Yearbook 2018 Togo. According to Countryaah.com, Lome is the capital city of Togo, a country located in Western Africa. Street protests continued during the year with demands that President Faure Gnassingbé not be allowed...

Thailand Bangkok Tourist Attractions 2

Thailand 2018

Yearbook 2018 Thailand. In February, Thailand introduced a smoking ban on 24 of the country’s most popular beaches with a view to curbing debris in the water and on the beaches. The penalty for...

Tanzania Dodoma Tourist Attractions 2

Tanzania 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tanzania. According to Countryaah.com, DDodoma is the capital city of Tanzania, a country located in Eastern Africa. President John Magufuli and the CCM (Revolutionary Party) government were accused by the opposition of...

Tajikistan Dushanbe Tourist Attractions 2

Tajikistan 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tajikistan. According to Countryaah.com, Dushanbe is the capital city of Tajikistan, a country located in Central Asia. Political thaw in neighboring Uzbekistan continued to warm neighbor relations. In January, several border crossings...

Taiwan Taipei Tourist Attractions 2

Taiwan 2018

Yearbook 2018 Taiwan. In January, Taiwan refused to allow two Chinese airlines to deposit 176 additional flights in connection with the Chinese New Year. According to Countryaah.com, Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan,...

Syria Damascus Tourist Attractions 2

Syria 2018

Yearbook 2018 Syria. At the end of the year it was reported that in Syria there are over 6.5 million internally displaced people and that in neighboring countries there are over 5.5 million Syrians...

Switzerland Bern Tourist Attractions 2

Switzerland 2018

Yearbook 2018 Switzerland. In a referendum in March, 71% of voters voted to retain the license fee for public service, that is, radio and TV. According to Countryaah.com, Bern is the capital city of...

Sweden Stockholm Tourist Attractions 2

Sweden 2018

Constitutional struggle and foreign policy activation Prior to his death, Gustav Vasa had set up hereditary dukes, intended to give younger royal sons a princely livelihood and to strengthen the power of the Vasa...

Suriname Paramaribo Tourist Attractions 2

Suriname 2018

Yearbook 2018 Suriname. The already strained relations with neighboring Guyana deteriorated significantly in April and May when a series of attacks on Surinamese fishing boats on Suriname’s territorial waters near the border with French...

Sudan Khartoum Tourist Attractions 2

Sudan 2018

Yearbook 2018 Sudan. According to Countryaah.com, Khartoum is the capital city of Sudan, a country located in Northern Africa. Sudan struggled with a continuing economic crisis in 2018. The country’s currency fell 85% against...

Sri Lanka Colombo Tourist Attractions 2

Sri Lanka 2018

Yearbook 2018 Sri Lanka. In the local elections held in February, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party won a landslide victory with 231 of the local assembly’s 340 seats. According to Countryaah.com, Colombo...

Spain Madrid Tourist Attractions 2

Spain 2018

Yearbook 2018 Spain. After a vote of no confidence, initiated by the Socialist Party (PSOE), Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was forced to resign in early June. According to Countryaah.com, Madrid is the capital city...

South Korea Seoul Tourist Attractions 2

South Korea 2018

Yearbook 2018 South Korea. Talks between South Korean President Moon Jae In and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un took place on three occasions during the year. According to Countryaah.com, Seoul is the capital...

South Africa Cape Town Tourist Attractions 2

South Africa 2018

Yearbook 2018 South Africa. According to Countryaah.com, Bloemfontein is the capital city of South Africa, a country located in Southern Africa. South Africa’s corruption-accused President Jacob Zuma was pressed with growing demands for resignation,...

Somalia Mogadishu Tourist Attractions 2

Somalia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Somalia. In January, Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre appealed to the country’s aid donors to write off Somalia’s extensive foreign debt, which amounts to about US $ 4 billion. According to Countryaah.com,...

Solomon Islands Honiara Tourist Attractions 2

Solomon Islands 2018

Yearbook 2018 Solomon Islands. According to Countryaah.com, Honiara is the capital city of Solomon Islands, a country located in Melanesia. Solomon Islands tropical forests are about to disappear, according to an alarm report from...

Slovenia Ljubljana Tourist Attractions 2

Slovenia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Slovenia. According to Countryaah.com, Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia, a country located in Southern Europe. Extravasation for the country’s National Assembly was held in early June after Prime Minister Miro...

Slovakia Bratislava Tourist Attractions 2

Slovakia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Slovakia. In February, investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kušnírová were murdered in a town east of Bratislava. The council came to shake Slovakia and force a number of politicians...

Singapore Tourist Attractions 2

Singapore 2018

Yearbook 2018 Singapore. In February, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced his intention to reform the government with a view to giving younger members more responsibility. According to Countryaah.com, Singapore is the capital city...

Sierra Leone Freetown Tourist Attractions 2

Sierra Leone 2018

Yearbook 2018 Sierra Leone. According to Countryaah.com, Freetown is the capital city of Sierra Leone, a country located in Western Africa. Elections to both parliament and the presidential post were held in March. The...

Seychelles Victoria Tourist Attractions 2

Seychelles 2018

Yearbook 2018 Seychelles. According to Countryaah.com, Victoria is the capital city of Seychelles, a country located in Eastern Africa. Parliament’s largest party group, the Seychelles Democratic Alliance, protested in March against the government’s plans...

Serbia Belgrade Tourist Attractions 2

Serbia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Serbia. In February, the European Commission presented a new strategy for the Western Balkans. It is noted that Serbia and Montenegro in particular can become EU members as early as 2025 as...

Senegal Dakar Tourist Attractions 2

Senegal 2018

Yearbook 2018 Senegal. In January, 14 young men were shot dead in Casamanca Province and even more were injured. The men were out to gather firewood and representatives of the separatist Movement for Casamance’s...

Saudi Arabia Riyadh Tourist Attractions 2

Saudi Arabia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Saudi Arabia. According to Countryaah.com, Riyadh is the capital city of Saudi Arabia, a country located in Western Asia. UN Independent Expert Group The Committee to Eliminate Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) demanded...

Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Tourist Attractions 2

Sao Tome and Principe 2018

Yearbook 2018 São Tomé and Principe. In October’s parliamentary elections, the ruling party backed the Independent Democratic Action (ADI) by 9 percentage points to 44% of the vote and lost eight seats. Thus, the...

San Marino San Marino Tourist Attractions 2

San Marino 2018

Yearbook 2018 San Marino. In September, San Marino applied for a large loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). According to Countryaah.com, San Marino is the capital city of San Marino, a country located...

Samoa Apia Tourist Attractions 2

Samoa 2018

Yearbook 2018 Samoa. During the year, Samoa followed Palau, Kiribati and the Cook Islands when in March their surrounding water turned into shark sanctuaries. According to Countryaah.com, Apia is the capital city of Samoa,...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown Tourist Attractions 2

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2018

Yearbook 2018 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. In late January, the Public Service Union unions launched the Facebook page “Say Enough Is Enough” which focuses on women’s rights issues. According to promoter Javelle Frank,...

Saint Lucia Castries Tourist Attractions 2

Saint Lucia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Saint Lucia. In January, the opposition party boycotted Saint Lucia’s Workers Party (SLP) ceremony as the new governor general was sworn in. According to SLP, Emmanuel Neville Cenac did not meet the...