Syria's Army On The Verge Of Retaking The Country's Largest City
But now President Bashar Assad's troops are poised to retake all of the city that is the largest in Syria and served as the ... in on Wednesday for another seven-year term. He said that Western states and Arab governments that have "supported terrorism ...
The most (and least) culturally diverse countries in the world
These and other African countries typically rank high on any diversity index because of their multitude of tribal groups and languages. The only western ... United States falls near the middle, while Canada and Mexico are more diverse than the US. The ...
What Are the Biggest Immigrant Groups in Your State?
I’m going to conclude this series by taking a closer look at this map, which shows the most common country of origin for people who were granted legal immigrant status in 2012. The data used to create the map are from the Department of Homeland Security.
The World's Happiest (And Saddest) Countries
Rounding out the top 10 is the United States at 10th and Canada (sixth). What do these nations have in common? They are electoral democracies, for one. People are naturally happier when they feel like they have a say in how their countries are run.
Countries With The Highest And Lowest Taxes
One of the world's highest tax rates, and the highest of Western European countries ... lowest marginal income tax rates, at 27%. Along with what, by comparison with the high rates cited above, seems a relatively low rate, the U.S. has the world's biggest ...