1. News >
  2. The Int'l Spectator >
773,475 followers   •   - following   •   Global   •   http://internationalspect
The International Spectator. Focused on political, economic and military issues. Submissions can be sent to: submissions@internationalspectator.com

Latest Scoops

BREAKING: Turkish government says Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum is a 'direct threat' to Turkey
BREAKING: 5.8 magnitude quake strikes off coast of Northern California
BREAKING: North Korean official says country is considering a hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific Ocean
BREAKING: Reports of Israeli airstrikes around Damascus airport
Average age at first marriage, 2014.

Spain: 33.4
Italy: 32.8
Germany: 32.2
UK: 31.6
Japan: 29.7
US: 28
Russia: 26.2
India: 24.1

(UN)
Fastest growing GDP, 2016

Iraq: 10.3%
Myanmar: 8%
Ivory Coast: 8%
India: 7.6%
Tanzania: 7.2%
Cambodia: 7%
Bangladesh: 6.9%
China: 6.5%
GDP (PPP)

1990

Belgium: $196 billion
Bangladesh: $91 billion

2017

Belgium: $530 billion
Bangladesh: $686 billion
Cities with most billionaires

1. New York: 103
2. Moscow: 85
3. Hong Kong: 82
4. London: 72
5. Beijing: 37
6. Sao Paulo: 36
7. Istanbul: 35
Govt spending on education, as % of GDP.

France: 5.6%
UK: 5.5%
US: 5.5%
Germany: 4.5%
China: 4.3%
Russia: 3.9%
Japan: 3.5%
India: 3.1%
Syrian refugees registered

Turkey: 2.7 million
Lebanon: 1.1 million
Jordan: 657,422
Germany: 489,000
Canada: 39,000
US: 16,000
UK: 5,102
MEDIA: Bear 'helping' woman working in her garden in Russia https://t.co/GM9Edt82Ya
Video player
Amazon share price.

September, 2012: $257
September, 2017: $963 https://t.co/vbLUx8qywy
Cell phones in use, 2014-15. (million)

China: 1,276
India: 1,003
US: 327
Brazil: 284
Russia: 256
Indonesia: 236 https://t.co/MkUP2noyOQ
POLL: German trust of following countries as partners.

France: 91%
UK: 57%
US: 29%
Russia: 20%
Turkey: 3%

(ARD-DeutschlandTREND, April)
HISTORY: On this day in 1792, France was declared a republic and the monarch was abolished.
Earthquakes, this month. (magnitude)

Mexico: 8.1
Mexico: 7.1
Vanuatu: 6.4
Japan: 6.1
NZ: 6.1
South Georgia and Sandwich Islands: 6.0
BREAKING: Russia says that US-backed Kurdish militants fired artillery shells at Syrian regime soldiers
Oppose Kurdish independence referendum:

- Iraq
- Turkey
- Iran
- US
- UK
- Spain
- Germany
- UN Secretary General

Support:

- Israel
Twitter content removal requests by government, 2017.

Turkey: 1995
Russia: 1213
France: 1038
Germany: 443
US: 118
India: 102

(Twitter)
Total(1) => 0.66169905662537 f_u_GLN(2) => 0.65231013298035 f_f_QM(2) => 0.53767919540405 indS(2) => 0.10043120384216 indM(2) => 0.050472974777222 indM_1(2) => 0.0043001174926758 indM_2(2) => 0.0017147064208984 indM_4(2) => 0.0055649280548096 indM_5(2) => 0.0055007934570312 indM_6(2) => 0.002863883972168 indM_7(2) => 0.025842189788818 indM_8(2) => 0.0012269020080566 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.025811910629272 f_f_dT(40) => 0.024133443832397