The Statesman’s Yearbook Online

edited by Dr Barry Turner

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GOVERNMENT

Parliament
  • Hwang Kyo-ahn appointed prime minister of South Korea.
  • Natalia Gherman sworn in as acting prime minister of Moldova.
  • Cabinet reshuffles in Greece and Laos.
  • New government in Benin.
 

ECONOMIC OVERVIEWS

Economic Overviews

ELECTIONS

Elections
  • Parliamentary election in Burundi.
 

FEATURED LEADER

The Statesman's Yearbook 2014
Review

Essay

In his piece The Reeds at Runnymede Barry Turner explores the origins of Magna Carta…find out more



Spotlight

SNAPSHOT

On the 20th anniversary of the massacre at Srebrenica during the Bosnian War, Julian Bernauer challenges the notion that ethnicity and ethnic parties are always threats to political stability, arguing that the descriptive representation of ethnic minority groups has the potential to increase regime support and reduce conflict...find out more

Read more Snapshot articles here


 

Focus INFOGRAPHIC

Facts and statistics on racial segregation in South Africa, and the life of Nelson Mandela 25 years after his release from prison.

Browse our archive of infographics here

  Essay DID YOU KNOW?

26 June 2015 marked the 70th anniversary of the UN charter. Signed by 51 original members, including the UK, the USA and the USSR, the Charter was the first such treaty to be signed on such an international scale.

 

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