The 2014 Annual Register: World Events 2013

Editor/Author Lewis, D.S. and Slater, Wendy
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: ProQuest

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-61540-265-6
Category: History - World history
Book Status: Available
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Long considered as essential reading by journalists, politicians, historians and anyone with an interest in current affairs, The Annual Register is a primary source text for historical research and (for the recent and current annuals) a current affairs reference work.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS
  • ABBREVIATIONS and ACRONYMS
  • EDITORS’ NOTES
  • THE ANNUAL REGISTER ARCHIVE: World Events 1758-2013
  • Extracts From Past Volumes
  • PREFACE TO 255th VOLUME
  • I OVERVIEW OF THE YEAR
  • 2013: The Year in Review
  • II WESTERN AND SOUTHERN EUROPE
  • United Kingdom
  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg
  • Nordic Countries
  • Denmark
  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • European Mini-States
  • Andorra
  • Vatican
  • Liechtenstein
  • Monaco
  • San Marino
  • Spain
  • Gibraltar
  • Portugal
  • Malta
  • Greece
  • Cyprus
  • Turkey
  • III CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
  • Poland
  • Baltic States
  • Estonia
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Hungary
  • Romania
  • Bulgaria
  • Albania
  • Macedonia
  • Kosovo
  • Serbia
  • Montenegro
  • Bosnia& Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Slovenia
  • Russia
  • Western CIS
  • Ukraine
  • Belarus
  • Moldova
  • Caucasus
  • Armenia
  • Georgia
  • Azerbaijan
  • IV THE AMERICAS AND THE CARIBBEAN
  • United States of America
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Central America
  • Guatemala
  • El Salvador
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Costa Rica
  • Panama
  • Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti
  • Windwardand Leeward Islands
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Dominica
  • St Christopher (Kitts) & Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Grenada
  • Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, the Bahamas
  • Guyana, Belize, and Suriname
  • UK Overseas Territories
  • Anguilla
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Montserrat
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
  • The Dutch Territories
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Maarten
  • Aruba
  • The US Territories
  • Puerto Rico
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Paraguay and Uruguay
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Bolivia
  • Ecuador
  • Colombia
  • Venezuela
  • V MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
  • Israel
  • Palestine
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Syria
  • Lebanon
  • Iraq
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Yemen
  • Arab States of the Gulf
  • Bahrain
  • Kuwait
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • UAE
  • Sudan and South Sudan
  • Libya
  • Tunisia
  • Algeria
  • Morocco
  • Western Sahara
  • VI EQUATORIAL AFRICA
  • Horn of Africa
  • Ethiopia
  • Eritrea
  • Somalia
  • Djibouti
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Nigeria
  • Ghana
  • Sierra Leone
  • The Gambia
  • Liberia
  • West African Francophone States
  • Senegal
  • Mauritania
  • Mali
  • Guinea
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Burkina Faso
  • Togo
  • Benin
  • Niger
  • Central African Franc Zone States
  • Cameroon
  • Chad
  • Gabon
  • Congo
  • Central African Republic
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Cabo Verde
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • São Tomé & Príncipe
  • VII CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Burundi
  • Rwanda
  • Mozambique
  • Angola
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Zimbabwe
  • Botswana
  • Lesotho
  • Namibia
  • Swaziland
  • South Africa
  • VIII SOUTH ASIA AND INDIAN OCEAN
  • Iran
  • Afghanistan
  • Central Asian States
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan
  • Indian Ocean States
  • The Comoros
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Seychelles
  • IX SOUTH-EAST AND EAST ASIA
  • South-East Asian States
  • Burma
  • Thailand
  • Malaysia
  • Brunei
  • Singapore
  • Vietnam
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines
  • Timor Leste
  • People's Republic of China
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Japan
  • South and North Korea
  • Mongolia
  • X AUSTRALASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • Australia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • New Zealand
  • Pacific Island States
  • Fiji
  • Kiribati
  • Marshall Islands
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Nauru
  • Palau
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • XI INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
  • United Nations and its agencies
  • Peacekeeping Missions 2013
  • Political and Peace-building Missions 2013
  • Current sanctions regimes
  • NATO
  • Economic Organisations
  • IMF
  • World Bank
  • WTO
  • OECD
  • The Commonwealth
  • La Francophonie
  • Non-Aligned Movement and G-77
  • The European Union
  • OSCE and Council of Europe
  • American and Caribbean Organisations
  • Arab Organisations
  • African Organisations and Meetings
  • Eurasian Organisations
  • Asia-Pacific Organisations
  • XII THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY IN 2013
  • XIII THE SCIENCES
  • Medical, Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Information Technology
  • The Environment
  • XIV THE LAW
  • International Law
  • European Union Law
  • Law in the United Kingdom
  • Law in the USA
  • XV RELIGION
  • XVI THE ARTS
  • Opera
  • Classical Music
  • Rock & Pop Music
  • Ballet & Dance
  • Theatre: New York & London
  • Cinema
  • Television & Radio
  • Visual Arts
  • Architecture
  • Literature
  • List of prominent books published in 2013
  • XVII SPORT
  • XVIII OBITUARY
  • XIX DOCUMENTS AND REFERENCE
  • Interview with NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden
  • Speech by US President Obama announcing end of “War on Terror”
  • Nuclear agreement with Iran (“Joint Plan of Action”)
  • UNSC Resolution 2118 (2013) on Syria's chemical weapons
  • Egyptian military coup: speech by General Sisi
  • UNSC Resolution 2086 (2013) on peacekeeping
  • Climate Change: IPCC press release on its Fifth Assessment Report
  • Speech by Malala Yousafzai at UN Youth Assembly
  • UK coalition government
  • US Democratic administration
  • The European Commission
  • Nobel Laureates 2013
  • International Comparisons 2013: population, economy
  • XX CHRONICLE OF 2013
  • THE EDMUND BURKE LECTURE, 2013
  • “The Limits of Foreign Intervention” by Paul Rogers