Category: Asia

Jordan Population 2014

Jordan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Jordan. According to Countryaah.com, Jordan population in 2020 is estimated at 10,203,145. The number of refugees from Syria’s civil war continued to rise. By the end of the year, there were over...

Japan Population 2014

Japan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Japan. During the year, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his government continued their efforts to turn the Japanese economy upwards again. Japan is plagued with huge government debt (albeit mainly to domestic...

Israel Population 2014

Israel 2014

Yearbook 2014 Israel. According to Countryaah.com, Israel population in 2020 is estimated at 8,655,546. The tense situation between Israel and Palestine worsened during the year as a new armed conflict began between Israel and...

Iraq Population 2014

Iraq 2014

Yearbook 2014 Iraq. According to Countryaah.com, Iraq population in 2020 is estimated at 40,222,504. Iraq, which was already politically unstable and violent, ended up in an acute war and crisis situation during the year,...

Iran Population 2014

Iran 2014

Yearbook 2014 Iran. The breakthrough in the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program reached at the end of 2013 led to the presentation of a “joint action plan” in January. Behind the plan was the...

Indonesia Population 2014

Indonesia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Indonesia. The election of parliament and new president marked the political year. The opposition party PDI-P (Indonesia’s Democratic Party for Struggle) became the largest in the parliamentary elections in April with 109...

India Population 2014

India 2014

Yearbook 2014 India. India elected a new parliament in the spring. The election was conducted in nine rounds between April 7 and May 12. It became a triumph for the Hindu oppositionist BJP (Indian...

Georgia Population 2014

Georgia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Georgia. In February, former Prime Minister Vano Merabishvili was sentenced to several years in prison for corruption. According to Countryaah.com, Georgia population in 2020 is estimated at 3,989,178. Merabishvili was accused of...

East Timor Population 2014

East Timor 2014

Yearbook 2014 Timor. In January, negotiations were held in the International Court of Justice in The Hague between East Timor and Australia. East Timor demanded that Australia release documents that the Australian intelligence agency...

Cyprus Population 2014

Cyprus 2014

Yearbook 2014 Cyprus. The talks about a reunion of the island resumed in February, after close to two years’ delay. President Nicos Anastasiades met his counterpart from the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic in the north,...

China Population 2014

China 2014

Yearbook 2014 China. According to Countryaah.com, China population in 2020 is estimated at 1,439,323,787. Xi Jinping, who took office as president in 2013, made sure during the year to consolidate his power. At the...

Cambodia Population 2014

Cambodia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Cambodia. The political stalemate that arose after the disputed elections in 2013 was broken at the end of July. The opposition party CNRP (Cambodia’s National Rescue Party) announced that it would suspend...

Brunei Population 2014

Brunei 2014

Yearbook 2014 Brunei. In May, the gradual adaptation of the legislation to Islamic law, Sharia, was announced by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in the fall of 2013. In this first phase, it became punishable, among...

Bhutan Population 2014

Bhutan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Bhutan. During the year, Bhutan took further steps in its development towards greater economic exchange with the outside world. Among other things, the ban on imports of furniture and alcohol was lifted...

Bangladesh Population 2014

Bangladesh 2014

Yearbook 2014 Bangladesh. Contested parliamentary elections were held on January 5. The election campaign turned violent. Nearly 150 people were killed in clashes between the security forces and the opposition before and during the...

Bahrain Population 2014

Bahrain 2014

Yearbook 2014 Bahrain. According to Countryaah.com, Bahrain population in 2020 is estimated at 1,701,586. The political crisis that arose during the 2011 democratic uprising continued to characterize the country during the year. On the...

Azerbaijan Population 2014

Azerbaijan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Azerbaijan. The regime’s oppression of dissent continued and received widespread criticism from, among others, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner. At the same time, Azerbaijan during the year chaired the Council...

Armenia Population 2014

Armenia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Armenia. Armenia has long demanded that Turkey recognize the Ottoman military massacre of Armenians in 1915 in the First World War. In April, for the first time, such a statement came from...

Afghanistan Population 2014

Afghanistan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Afghanistan. During the year, more and more countries brought home their soldiers from the country, and even NATO-led troops left Afghanistan, which was still severely affected by violence and attacks on both...

Asia

Asia Peoples

Asia accounts for one third of Earth’s land area, but is inhabited by approx. 60% of the population. Compared to other continents, there are several different race types and peoples. The most prevalent race...