Total decided to evacuate completely after surveillance images made with drones showed that supporters of the Islamist rebel group Ahlu Sunna wal Jamaa were very close to the conveyor systems under construction in Afungi.
Burma's opposition forms an interim government against the generals
The opposing government that is forming wants to abolish the constitution that gave the military a veto right in the democratization process.
It tries to include the ethnic minorities as well. The army is fighting on several fronts.
Parallel government with great ambitions
The project operates under the name CRPH.
At the moment it is only a matter of a committee consisting of elected parliamentarians; They were never able to take up their function as representatives of the people and legislature because of the coup on February 1st. A government in exile is now to emerge from this dozen.
In contrast to the military junta, it is considered predictable and reliable
After the military coup in Burma, there were rumors that Beijing was behind the coup and would benefit from it. However, the reality is different. Xi Jinping would probably choose Aung San Suu Kyi.
Beijing has so far not made up its mind to show empathy for the protesters who have been killed.
To make matters worse, the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was in Burma in mid-January, which is why rumors arose that the Chinese rulers had prepared the coup with this visit.
Sperm whales can form a waxy, grayish black substance in their digestive tract. This so-called ambergris develops a pleasant scent through contact with air, water and light. It also makes the aromas of a perfume last longer.
While ambergris has been replaced by synthetic materials in cheaper products, the "floating gold" from the whale's stomach is still in demand for expensive scented water. The price per kilo is between 10,000 and 30,000 dollars.
Most of the time, the sperm whales vomit their ambra lumps or excrete them through the intestinal tract. This sea gold, usually weighing a few kilograms, then drifts in the water or is washed up on beaches.
Migration policy was not a big issue in Sweden until 2015. It was agreed that generosity in accepting asylum seekers was a duty for the country, which liked to describe itself as a “humanitarian superpower”.
The only critical voices in the Reichstag (parliament) came from the ranks of the right-wing national Sweden Democrats. But these were in the dirty corner of politics, and the consensus among the other parliamentary parties was that they had to stay there.
But then the unprecedented wave of migration that swept across Europe completely turned previous Swedish policy on its head.
Switzerland and Singapore often lead the global rankings, be it for innovation, competitiveness or citizen satisfaction. At the same time, the underlying social, economic and political systems differ significantly.
While the existence of elites is often ignored or their behavior is equated with self-enrichment, the Elite Quality Index considers elites to be neutral. Elites are a tool used to coordinate the various interests, activities and technologies in a society.
The elite theory on which the EQx is based distinguishes three types of elite: the economic elite (Money), the political elite (Might) and the intellectual elite (Mind).
The IMF boss Kristalina Georgiewa wants to give the member states an allocation of special drawing rights worth 650 billion dollars. There are voices who want to turn it into a global cryptocurrency at the same time.
Special drawing rights (SDR) are reserve credits that give entitlement to freely usable currencies of member countries of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). SDRs were created in 1969 to supplement the currency reserves of the member states.
The IMF is currently discussing the possibility of a special allocation of SRZ in order to provide additional liquidity to countries hit by the pandemic.
According to studies by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the regime uses Uighur slave labor on a large scale in cotton production. China's government vehemently denies the allegations. Around 20% of the cotton produced worldwide comes from Xinjiang.