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12/09/18      update to Sudan state: Gedaref (Gov.)
12/08/18      updates to Brazil state: Roraima (Gov.), Mexico state: Chiapas (Gov.)
12/07/18      update to Russia reg.: Sakhalin (Gov.)
12/05/18      update to Mexico state: Ciudad de México (Chief).
12/03/18      updates to São Tomé and Príncipe (PM), U.S. state: Alaska (Gov.)
12/01/18      update to Mexico (Pres.)
11/30/18      update to U.S.: President (1989-93), Vice President (1981-89), CIA Director
                (1976-77), RNC Chairman (1973-74), UN Ambassador (1971-73), and Congressman
                (TX-7)(1967-71), George H.W. Bush (b. 1924 - d 2018) dies.
11/29/18      update to Wallis and Futuna: Tu'a (Alo) (King).
11/28/18      update to Ukraine prov.: Chernihiv (Gov.)
11/27/18      update to Nigeria state: Osun (Gov.)
11/23/18      update to Ukraine prov.: Chernivtsi (Gov.)
11/22/18      updates to Ukraine prov.: Luhans'k (Gov.), UNEP (Exec. Dir.)
11/20/18      updates to Bosnia-Hercegovnia (Pres.), Ukraine prov.: Cherkasy (Gov.)
11/19/18      updates to Bosnia-Hercegovnia: Republika Srpska (Pres., PM), French Southern
                Antarctic Lands (Admin.-Sup.), U.S. city: Key West, FL (Mayor).
11/17/18      update to Maldives (Pres.)
11/15/18      updates to Czech reg.: Praha (Mayor), Russia rep.: Khakassia (Pres.)
11/09/18      update to Canada prov.: New Brunswick (PM).
11/08/18      update to Comoros: Anjouan (Admin.)
11/07/18      updates to Bhutan (PM), Russia admin.: Severo-Zapadny (Plenp.), Somalia state:
                Southwestern (Pres.), U.S. govt.: Justice Dept. (Attny.-Gen.)
11/06/18      updates to United States, election results: U.S. Congress - elections to all 435
                seats of the House of Representatives, and to 35 of 100 seats in the Senate.
                In the House of Representatives - the Democratic Party take control, they win
                235 of the 435 seats, the Republicans will have 200 seats (the previous balance
                was 240 Rep. vs. 195 Dem.); In the Senate - the Republicans retain control, they
                will have 53 seats and Democrats 47 seats (incl. 2 independents who caucus with
                them), the previous balance was 51 Rep. vs. 49 Dem.;
                Party abbreviations: Dem = Democrat, Rep. = Republican, Grn. = Green Party,
                Const. = Constitution, Indep. = Independence Party, Ind. = Independent,
                Libt. = Libertarian, WFP = Working Families Party;
         Gubernatorial elections: 
         - Alabama: Gov. Kay Ivey (f)(Rep.) is
elected over Mayor Walt Maddox (Dem.),
         - Alaska: Mike Dunleavy
(Rep.) defeats ex-Sen. Mark Begich (Dem.), incumbent Gov.
           Bill Walker (Ind.), and Billy Toien (Libt.), 51.9%-44%-2%-1.9%;
         - Arizona: Gov. Doug Ducey (Rep.)
wins re-election over David Garcia (Dem.),
           and Angel Torres (Grn.), 56.2%-41.7%-2.1%;
         - Arkansas: Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Rep.)
wins re-election over Jared Henderson
           (Dem.), and Mark West (Libt.), 65.4%-31.7%-2.9%;
         - California: Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (Dem.) defeats
John Cox (Rep.), 61.3% to
         - Colorado: Rep. Jared Polis (Dem.)
defeats Treasurer Walker Stapleton (Rep.),
           Scott Helker (Libt.), and Bill Hammons (Unity), 51.6%-44.9%-2.5%-1%;
         - Connecticut: Ned Lamont (Dem./WFP) defeats Bob Stefanowski (Rep./Indep.), Oz
           Griebel (Ind.), Rod Hanscomb (Libt.), and Mark Stewart Greenstein (Amigo
           Const.), 49.2%-46.4%-3.9%-0.4%-0.1%;
         - Florida: Rep. Ron DeSantis (Rep.) defeats Mayor Andrew Gillum (Dem.), Darcy
           Richardson (Ref.), Kyle "KC" Gibson (Ind.), Ryan Foley (Ind.), and Bruce
           Stanley (Ind.), 49.6%-49.2%-0.6%-0.3%-0.2%-0.2%;
         - Georgia:
Sec. of State Brian Kemp (Rep.) defeats Stacey Abrams (f)(Dem.), and
           Ted Metz (Libt.), 50.3%-48.7%-1%;
         - Hawaii: Gov. David Inge (Dem.) wins re-election over Andria P. Tupola
           (Rep.), Jim Brewer (Grn.), and Terrence Teruya (Ind.), 62.7%-33.7%-2.6%-1%;
         - Idaho: Lt. Gov. Brad Little (Rep.) defeats
Paulette Jordan (f)(Dem.), Bev
           "Angel" Boeck (f)(Libt.), and Walter Bayes (Const.), 59.8%-38.2%-1.1%-1%;
         - Illinois:
J.B. Pritzker (Dem.) defeats incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner (Rep.),
           William "Sam" McCann (Conservative), and Grayson "Kash" Jackson (Libt.),
         - Iowa:
Gov. Kim Reynolds (f)(Rep.) wins election over Fred Hubbell (Dem.),
           Jake Porter (Libt.), and Gary Siegwarth (Clean Water), 50.4%-47.4%-1.6%-0.6%;
         - Kansas: Laura Kelly (f)(Dem.) defeats Secy. of State Kris Kobach (Rep.), Greg
           Orman (Ind.), Jeffrey Caldwell (Libt.), and Richard Kloos (Ind.), 47.8%-
         - Maine: Attny.-Gen. Janet Mills (f)(Dem.) defeats Shawn Moody (Rep.), and
           Treasurer Terry Hayes (f)(Ind.), 50.8%-43.2%-5.9%;
         - Maryland: Gov. Larry Hogan (Rep.)
wins re-election over Ben Jealous (Dem.),
           Shawn Quinn (Libt.), and Ian Schlakman (Grn.), 56.2%-42.7%-0.6%-0.5%;
         - Massachusetts: Gov. Charlie Baker (Rep.) is re-elected over Jay Gonzalez
           (Dem.), 66.9%-33.1%;
         - Michigan:
Gretchen Whitmer (f)(Dem.) defeats Attny.-Gen. Bill Schuette (Rep.),
           Bill Gelineau (Libt.), Jennifer Kurland (f)(Grn.), Todd Schleiger (U.S.
           Taxpayers), and Keith Butkovich (Natural Law), 53.2%-43.9%-1.3%-0.7%-0.6%-0.2%;
         - Minnesota: Tim Walz (Dem./DFL) defeats Jeff Johnson (Rep.), Chris Wright
           (Grassroots), and Josh Welter (Libt.), 53.8%-42.4%-2.7%-1%;
         - Nebraska: Gov. Pete Ricketts (Rep.)
wins re-election over Bob Krist (Dem.),
           59.4% to 40.6%;
         - Nevada: Steve Sisolak (Dem.) defeats Attny.-Gen. Adam Laxalt (Rep.), Ryan
           Bundy (Ind.), Russell Best (Ind. American), Jared Lord (Libt.), and None
           of These Candidates, 49.4%-45.3%-1.4%-1%-0.9%-1.9%;
         - New Hampshire: Gov. Chris Sununu (Rep.)
wins election over Molly Kelly (f)
           (Dem.), and Jilletta Jarvis (f)(Libt.), 52.8%-45.7%-1.4%;
         - New Mexico: Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (f)(Dem.)
defeats Rep. Steve Pearce
           (Rep.), 57.1% to 42.9%;
         - New York: Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Dem./WFP/Indep.) wins re-election over Marc
           Molinaro (Rep./Conservative/Ref.), Howie Hawkins (Grn.), Larry Sharpe (Libt.),
           and ex-Mayor Stephanie Miner (f)(Serve America Movement, 58.9%-36.7%-1.7%-1.6%-
         - Ohio: Attny.-Gen. Mike DeWine (Rep.) defeats Richard Cordray (Dem.), Travis
           Irvine (Libt.), and Constance Gadell-Newton (f)(Grn.), 50.7%-46.5%-1.8%-1.1%;
         - Oklahoma: Kevin Stitt (Rep.) defeats Attny.-Gen. Drew Edmondson (Dem.), and
           Chris Powell (Libt.), 54.3%-42.2%-3.4%;
         - Oregon: Gov. Kate Brown (f)(Dem.) is elected over Knute Buehler (Rep.), Patrick
           Starnes (Oregon Indep. Pty.), Nick Chen (Libt.), Aaron Auer (Const.), and
           Chris Henry (Progressive), 49.9%-43.8%-2.9%-1.5%-1.1%-0.6%;
         - Pennsylvania:
Gov. Tom Wolf (Dem.) wins re-election over Scott Wagner (Rep.),
           Kenneth Krawchuk (Libt.), and Paul Glover (Grn.), 57.6%-40.8%-1%-0.6%;
         - Rhode Island: Gov. Gina Raimondo (f)(Dem.) wins re-election over Mayor Allan
           Fung (Rep.), Joseph Trillo (Ind.), William Gilbert (Moderate), Luis-Daniel
           Munoz (Ind.), and Anne Armstrong (f)(Compassion), 52.6%-37.2%-4.4%-2.7%-
         - South Carolina: Gov. Henry McMaster (Rep.) wins re-election over James E. Smith
           (Dem.), 53.9% to 45.9%;
         - South Dakota:
Rep. Kristi Noem (f)(Rep.) defeats Billie Sutton (Dem.), and Kurt
           Evans (Libt.), 50.9%-47.6%-1.4%;
         - Tennessee: Bill Lee (Rep.) defeats Mayor Karl Dean (Dem.), Sherry Clark (f)
           (Libt.), Mark Wright (Ind.), Patrick Whitlock (Ind.), Yvonne Neubert (f)
           (Grn.), Heather Scott (f)(Ind.), Mark "Coonrippy" Brown (Ind.), Joe Wilmoth
           (Ind.), George B. Smith IV (Ind.), Cory King (Ind.), Tracy Tisdale (f)
           (Ind.), Justin Cornett (Ind.), Chad Riden (Ind.), and Robert Sawyers (Ind.),
         - Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott (Rep.) wins re-election over Sheriff Lupe Valdez (f)
           (Dem.), and Mark Trippetts (Libt.), 55.8%-42.5%-1.7%;
         - Vermont: Gov. Phil Scott (Rep.) wins re-election over Christine Hallquist (f)
           (Dem.), Trevor Barlow (Ind.), Charles Laramie (Ind.), Cris Ericson (f)(Ind.),
           Stephen Marx (Earth Justice), and Em Payton (f)(Liberty Union), 55.2%-40.3%-
         - Wisconsin: Supt. Tony Evers (Dem.) defeats incumbent Gov. Scott Walker (Rep.),
                Phillip Anderson (Libt.), Maggie Trunbull (f)(Ind.), Michael White (Grn.),
           and Arnie Enz (Wisconsin Party), 49.6%-48.4%-0.8%-0.7%-0.4%-0.1%;
         - Wyoming: Treasurer Mark Gordon (Rep.) defeats Mary Throne (f)
(Dem.), Rex
           Rammell (Const.), and Lawrence Struempf (Libt.), 67.1%-27.5%-3.3%-1.5%;
         Territorial Governors: 
         - Guam: Lourdes "Lou" Leon Guerrero (f)(Dem.) wins over Raymond "Ray" Tenorio
           (Rep.), and Frank Blas Aguon Jr. (Dem.), 50.7%-26.4%-22.9%;
         - Northern Mariana Islands (postponed to 13 Nov 2018): incumbent Gov. Ralph Torres
           (Rep.) wins re-election over Juan Nekai Babuta (Ind.), 62.2% to 37.8%;
         - Virgin Islands: Albert J. Bryan, Jr. (Dem.) leads Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp (Ind.),
           Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg (Ind.), Warren Mosler (Ind.), Soraya Diase Coffelt (f)
           (Ind.), Moleto A. Smith Jr. (Dem.), and Janette Millin Young (f)(Ind.),
           37.9%-33.7%-16.4%-4.7%-4.7%-1.6%-1%; in runoff on 20 Nov 2018, Bryan defeats
           Mapp 54.7% to 45.3%;
         Mayoral elections: 
         - Austin, TX: Mayor Stephen Adler (Dem.) is re-elected over Laura Morrison (f)
                (Dem.), Gustavo "Gus" Pena (Ind.), Todd Phelps (Rep.), Travis R. Duncan (Ind.),
                Alexander Strenger (Ind.), and Alan Pease (Ind.), 59.2%-19.2%-11.2%-6.5%-2.3%-
         - Key West, FL (runoff): Teri Johnston (f)(Ind.) defeats Margaret Romero (f)
           (Rep.), 66%-33%;
         - Louisville, KY: Mayor Greg Fischer (Dem.) is re-elected over Angela Leet (f)
           (Rep.), Jackie Green (Ind.), and Chris Thieneman (Ind.), 61.3%-36.5%-0.7%-0.4%;
         - Oakland, CA: Mayor Libby Schaaf (f)(Dem.)
is re-elected over Cat Brooks (f)
           (Ind.), Pamela Price (f)(Dem.), Saied Karamooz (Grn.), Ken Houston (Ind.), Nancy
           Sidebotham (f)(Ind.), Marchon Tatmon (Ind.), Peter Y. Liu (Rep.), Cedric A.
           Troupe (Ind.), Jesse Smith (Ind.), 57.1%-22.3%-12.3%-1.9%-1.7%-1.3%-1.3%-0.7%-
         - Phoenix, AZ: Kate Gallego (f) (Dem.) leads Daniel Valenzuela (Dem.), Moses
           Sanchez (Rep.), and Nicholas J. Sarwark (Libt.), 43.9%-26.1%-18.8%-11.2%
           (runoff between Gallego and Valenzuela to be held on 12 Mar 2019);
         - Providence, RI: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza (Dem.) wins re-election over Dianne "Dee
           Dee" Witman (f)(Ind.), and Jeffrey E. Lemire (Ind.), 63.6%-33.1%-2.8%;
         - Shreveport, LA: Adrian Perkins (Dem.) leads incumbent Mayor Ollie Tyler (f)
           (Dem.), Jim Taliaferro (Rep.), Lee O. Savage Jr. (Rep.), Steven Jackson (Dem.),
           Tremecius Dixon (Dem.), Anna Marie Arpino (f)(Louisiana Indep.), and Jeron
           Rogers (Dem.), 28.9%-23.8%-20.5%-13.7%-11.2%-0.8%-0.6%-0.6%, in a runoff on
           8 Dec 2018 Perkins defeats Mayor Tyler 64.4% to 35.6%;
         - Washington, DC: Mayor Muriel Bowser (f)(Dem.) is re-elected over Ann C.
           Wilcox (f)(D.C. Statehood Green), Dustin "D.C." Canter (Ind.), and Martin
           Moulton (Libt.), 76.2%-9.4%-6.9%-3.4%;
              - Saipan, Northern Marianas (postponed to 13 Nov 2018): Mayor David Mudo Apatang
                (Rep.) wins re-election over Ramon Blas Camacho (Ind.), 75.6%-24.4%;
11/04/18      update to New Caledonia (referendum rejects independence).
11/03/18      update to Italy reg.: Trento (Pres.)
11/02/18      update to CSTO (Secy.-gen.)
10/30/18      update to Ukraine prov.: Kyyiv (Gov.)
10/29/18      updates to Cayman Islands (Gov.), Eswatini (PM), Mauritania (PM).
10/28/18      update to Parlacen (Pres.)
10/26/18      update to Sri Lanka (PM).
10/25/18      update to Ethiopia (Pres.)
10/24/18      updates to Iraq (PM), Russia reg.: Zabaikalskiy (Gov.)
10/23/18      update to Vietnam (Pres.)
10/18/18      updates to Yemen (PM), Canada prov.: Quebec (PM), Ukraine: Donetsk Rep. (PM).
10/16/18      update to Nigeria state: Ekiti (Gov.)
10/15/18      updates to Andean Com.(Secy.-gen.), U.S. city: Juneau (Mayor)
10/12/18      update to Palau state: Ngarchelong (Gov.)
10/11/18      updates to Russia rep.: Bashkortostan (Pres.), Kursk (Gov.)
10/10/18      updates to Armenia prov.: Yerevan (Mayor), Russia reg.: Ivanovo (Gov.)
10/08/18      update to Russia reg.: Vladimir (Gov.)
10/07/18      update to Interpol (Pres.)
10/04/18      updates to Japan pref.: Okinawa (Gov.), Pakistan prov.: Balochistan (Gov.),
                     Wallis and Futuna: Tu`a (Alo) (King).
10/03/18      updates to Russia admin.: Khakassia (Pres.), St. Petersburg (Gov.),
                Severo-Zapadny (Plenp.)
10/02/18      updates to Iraq (Pres.), Russia admin.: Kurgan, Lipetsk (Gov.); Mali (UNISFA);
                U.S. mayor election Juneau, AK: Beth Weldon (f)(Ind.) defeats Saralyn Tabachnick
                (f)(Dem.), Norton Gregory (Ind.), and Cody Shoemaker (Ind.), 47.8%-40.4%-9.5%-
10/01/18      updates to San Marino (Capt. Reg.), Indonesia prov.: Kalimantan Timur,
                Sumatera Selatan (Gov.), Mexico state: Morelos, Yucatán (Gov.), IOM (Dir.-gen.),
                U.S. govt.: IRS (Com.)
09/30/18      update to Pakistan prov.: Gilgit-Baltistan (Gov.)
09/27/18      update to Russia reg.: Sakhalin (Gov.)
09/28/18      update to Russia admin.: Khabarovsk (Gov.)
09/26/18      updates to Mexico state: Guanajuato (Gov.), Russia admin.: Kabardino-Balkaria
                (Pres.), Astrakhan (Gov.), Primorskiy (Gov.)
09/22/18      update to Indonesia prov.: Kalimantan Timur (Gov.)
09/21/18      updates to Vietnam (Pres.), Indonesia prov.: Riau, Sumatera Selatan (Gov.)
09/20/18      updates to Cayman Islands (Gov.), Indonesia prov.: Kalimantan Timur (Gov.)
09/19/18      update to Indonesia prov.: Nusa Tenggara Barat (Gov.)
09/18/18      updates to Georgia: Abkhazia (PM), United Nations (Gen. Asmb. Pres.)
09/17/18      updates to Haiti (PM), Indonesia prov.: Nusa Tenggara Barat (Gov.)
09/15/18      update to Pakistan prov.: Gilgit-Baltistan (Gov.)
09/13/18      updates to Slovenia (PM), Swiss canton: Genève.
09/10/18      update to The Sudan (PM).
09/09/18      updates to Pakistan (Pres.), Russia rep.: Ingushetia (PM).
09/08/18      updates to Georgia: Abkhazia (PM), Indonesia prov.: Sumatera Utara (Gov.)
09/07/18      updates to Madagascar (Pres.), Russia Federal district: Privolzhskiy (Plenp.),
                Ukraine: Donetsk Republic (Pres., PM).
09/06/18      update to Pakistan prov.: Balochistan (Gov.)
09/05/18      updates to Eswatini (PM), Indonesia prov.: Bali, Jawa Barat, Kalimantan Barat,
                Nusa Tenggara Timur, Papua, Sulawesi Selatan, Sulawesi Tenggara (Gov.), Pakistan
                prov.: Kyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab (Gov.); U.S. govt.: U.S. Senate Senator Jon Kyl
                (R-AZ) sworn in, the Senate balance returns to 51 Rep. vs. 49 Dem.
09/01/18      updates to EFTA (Secy.-gen.), United Nations (High Com. HR).
08/31/18      update to Ukraine: Donetsk Republic (Pres., PM).
08/30/18      update to Wallis and Futuna: Tu'a (Alo) (PM).
08/29/18      update to Indonesia prov.: Bali (Gov.)
08/28/18      update to U.S. mayor election Key West, FL: Teri Johnston (f)(Ind.), Margaret
                     Romero (f)(Rep.), George Bellenger (Ind.), Randy Becker (Ind.), Bill Foley
                     (Ind.), Sloan Bashinsky (Ind.), and Carrie Noda (f)(Ind.) win 48.8%-21.3%-
                     20.8%-6.6%-0.9%-0.8%-0.7% (runoff to be held 8 Nov 2018).
08/27/18      update to Pakistan prov.: Sindh (Gov.)
08/26/18      updates to India states: Sikkim, Uttarkhand (Gov.), U.S. govt.: U.S. Senate
                Senator John McCain (R-AZ)(b. 1936 - d. 2018) dies, Senate balance becomes
                50 Rep. vs. 49 Dem. (incl. 2 Ind. who caucus with them).
08/25/18      updates to India states: Haryana, Meghalaya, Tripura (Gov.)
08/24/18      updates to Australia (PM), Russia Federal district: Privolzhskiy (Plenp.)
08/23/18      updates to India states: Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir (Gov.)
08/22/18      updates to Ethiopia reg.: Somalia (Pres.); Teutonic Order (Grand Master).
08/20/18      updates to Pakistan prov.: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Gov.), Punjab (PM).
08/19/18      update to Pakistan prov.: Balochistan (PM).
08/18/18      updates to Belarus (PM), Pakistan (PM), Pakistan prov.: Punjab (Gov.),
                Sindh (PM).
08/17/18      update to Pakistan prov.: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (PM).
08/16/18      update to U.S. govt.: FWS (Dir.)
08/15/18      updates to Paraguay (PM), India state: Chhattisgarh (Gov.)
08/14/18      update to India state: Chhattisgarh (Gov.)
08/12/18      update to Greece: Athos (Gov.)
08/10/18      update to Italy reg.: Abruzzo (Pres.)
08/09/18      update to Bhutan (PM).
08/08/18      update to Japan pref.: Okinawa (Gov.)
08/07/18      update to China prov.: Qinghai (Gov.)
08/06/18      updates to China prov.: Jiangxi (Gov.), Ethiopia reg.: Somalia (Pres.)
08/07/18      updates to Colombia (Pres.), Lebanon (UNIFIL).
08/03/18      update to Pakistan prov.: Sindh (Gov.)
08/01/18      updates to New Zealand (acting PM), WZO (JAI Chair.)
07/31/18      update to ECOWAS (Chair.)
07/30/18      updates to New Caledonia (Congress Pres.), Ukraine prov.: Chernihiv (Gov.),
                U.S. govt.: Veterans Dept. (Secy.)
07/26/18      update to Ethiopian Orthodox Church (Patr.)
07/25/18      update to OPCW (Dir.-gen.)
07/23/18      update to U.S.: DNC (CEO).
07/21/18      update to Georgia: Adjaria (PM).
07/19/18      update to Congo (Kinshasa) prov.: Kongo Central (Gov.)
07/18/18      updates to COMESA (Secy.-gen.), Andean Com. (Parl. Pres.)
07/11/18      update to U.S. city: San Francisco (Mayor).
07/09/18      updates to Turkey (PM), St. Martin/St. Barthélemy (Pref.), Armenia prov.: Yerevan
                (Mayor), U.S. govt.: EPA (Admin.)
07/06/18      update to Italy reg.: Basilicata (Pres.)
07/05/18      update to Indonesia prov.: Aceh (Gov.)
07/03/18      update to Solomon Islands prov.: Western (PM).
07/02/18      updates to Wallis and Futuna: Tu'a (Alo) (PM), U.S. govt.: DEA (Dir.)
07/01/18      updates to Swiss cantons: Basel-Land, Luzern, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schwyz;
                U.S. city: Trenton (Mayor), U.S. govt.: DEA (Dir.), ICE (Dir.)
06/30/18      update to Australia: New South Wales Lord Howe Island (CEO).
06/29/18      update to Canada prov.: Ontario (PM).
06/28/18      updates to Solomon Islands prov.: Choiseul (PM), Andean Com. (Secy.-gen.)
06/27/18      update to Italy reg.: Valle d'Aosta (Pres.)
06/26/18      updates to Russian admin.: Severno-Kavkazskiy, Tsentralny, Uralskiy (Plenp.),
                Sakha (PM); U.S. city: Bismarck, ND (Mayor).
06/25/18      updates to Russia rep.: Chechnya (PM), CE (PACE Pres.)
06/22/18      updates to Timor-Leste (PM), Indonesia prov.: Sumatera Utara (Gov.), Norway county:
                Telemark (Gov.), South Africa prov.: North West (PM), Ukraine prov.: Donets'k
                (Gov.), Russia rep.: Chechnya (PM).
06/21/18      updates to New Zealand (acting PM), Cuba: Guantanamo Bay (U.S. Cmdr.)
06/20/18      updates to Georgia (PM), India state: Jammu and Kashmir (PM), Kazakhstan
                prov.: Shymkent (Akim).
06/19/18      update to Malaysia states: Selangor (PM).
06/18/18      updates to Indonesia prov.: Jawa Barat, Sumatera Utara (Gov.)
06/14/18      updates to Jordan (PM), Venezuela (VP), Greece: Athos (Protos), Canada prov.:
                Nunavut (PM), Pakistan: Islamabad Capital Terr. (Chief Com.)
06/13/18      updates to Cayman Islands (acting Gov.), Ukraine prov.: Donets'k (Gov.)
06/12/18      updates to U.S. mayor elections: Bismarck, ND: Steve Bakken (Rep.) defeats Mayor
                Mike Seminary (Ind.) and Isaac Afoakwa (Ind.), 57.9%-37.7%-4.2%;
                Trenton, NJ (runoff): Reed Gusciora (Dem.) defeats Paul Perez (Dem.) 52% to
06/11/18      update to BIOT (U.S. Cmdr.)
06/08/18      updates to Pakistan prov.: Balochistan, Punjab (PM).
06/07/18      update to Egypt (PM).
06/06/18      updates to Madagascar (PM), Azerbaijan: Artsakh (PM), Pakistan prov.:
                     Kyber-Pakhtunkhwa (PM).
06/05/18      updates to U.S. govt.: FDIC (Chair.); U.S. mayor elections: San Francisco, CA:
                     London N. Breed (f)(Dem.) wins 36.7% of vote, Mark Leno (Dem.) 24.5%, Jane
                     Kim (f)(Dem.) 24.2%, Angela Alioto (f)(Dem.) 6.9%, Ellen Lee Zhou (f)(Ind.)
                     3.8%, Richie Greenberg (Rep.) 2.8%, Amy Farah Weiss (f)(Ind.) 0.67%, and
                     Michelle Bravo (f)(Dem.) 0.36%, after the reallocation of ranked votes Breed
                     defeats Leno 50.5%-49.5%; San José, CA: Mayor Sam Liccardo (Dem.) is re-elected
                defeating Steve Brown (Rep.), Quangminh Pham (Ind.), and Tyrone Wade (Ind.),
06/04/18      updates to Jersey (PM), Swiss canton: Bern, U.S. govt.: NEA (Chair.)
06/02/18      updates to Spain (PM), Spain region: Catalonia (autonomy restored), Pakistan
                prov.: Sindh (PM).
06/01/18      updates to Italy (PM), Pakistan (PM), French Southern & Antarctic Lands (Admin.),
                U.S. state: Missouri (Gov.); Swiss cantons: Neuchâtel, Sankt Gallen, Thurgau,
                and Uri; OSCE (Chair.), U.S. govt.: Coast Guard (Cmdt.)
05/31/18      update to Swiss canton: Genève.
05/30/18      updates to Russia admin.: Altay, Amur (Gov.); to U.S. govt.: Veterans Affairs
                (Secy.), INPACOM (Cmdr.)
05/29/18      updates to India states: Odisha, Mizoram (Gov.); Russia admin.: Yamalo-Nenets,
                Tyumen (Gov.); U.S. city: Phoenix (Mayor).
05/28/18      updates to Guadeloupe (Pref.), Russia admin.: Sakha (Pres.), Magadan (Gov.)
05/25/18      update to Barbados (PM).
05/24/18      updates to Guinea (PM), Austria state: Vienna (Mayor); U.S. mayor election:
                Nashville, TN: Mayor C. David Briley (Dem.) defeats Carol M. Swain (f)(Ind.),
                Erica Gilmore (f)(Dem.), Ralph Bristol (Ind.), Harold M. Love (Dem.), and Jeff
                Obafemi Carr (Ind.), David Hilliard (Ind.) 54.5%-22.9%-5.6%-5.3%-5.3%-4.6%-0.40%
05/23/18      update to India state: Karnataka (PM).
05/22/18      update to France reg.: Corse (Pref.)
05/20/18      update to Montenegro (PM).
05/18/18      updates to Russia admin.: Amur, Tyumen (Gov.), Tsentralny (Plenp.); Ukraine
                     prov.: Khmelnytskyy (Gov.), U.S. govt.: Bureau of Prisons (Dir.)
05/17/18      updates to French Polynesia (Asmb. Pres.), India state: Karnataka (PM), Spain
                reg.: Catalonia (Pres.)
05/15/18      update to Malaysia state: Pahang (PM).
05/14/18      updates to Malaysia state: Penang (PM); Congo (Kinshasa)(MONUSCO); U.S.
                govt.: USGS (Dir.).
05/12/18      updates to Malaysia states: Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Sabah (PM).
05/11/18      updates to Malaysia states: Kedah, Malacca (PM); Sri Lanka prov.:
                Uva (Gov.), South Africa prov.: North West (PM).
05/10/18      updates to Malaysia (PM), Malaysia state: Terengganu (PM),
05/09/18      update to Antigua and Barbuda: Barbuda (Council Pres.)
05/08/18      updates to Armenia (PM), Costa Rica (Pres.), Sierra Leone (CM); Italy reg.:
                Molise (Pres.), U.S. mayor elections: Newark, NJ Mayor Ras Baraka (Dem.) wins
                re-election over Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins (f)(Dem.), 77%-22.7%; Trenton, NJ
                Paul Perez (Dem.) wins 28.7% of vote, Reed Gusciora (Dem.) 20.8%, Walker
                Worthy Jr. (Dem.) 18.6%, Darren "Freedom" Green (Dem.) 14.8%, Duncan Harrison
                Jr. (Dem.) 7.9%, Alex Bethea (Dem.) 6.4%, and Annette Horton-Lartigue (f)
                (Dem.) 2.7% (a runoff between Perez and Gusciora will be held 12 Jun 2018).
05/07/18      update to U.S. city: New Orleans (Mayor).
05/06/18      update to Swiss canton: Glarus.
05/04/18      updates to Chad (PM), U.S. govt.: NSA (Dir.)
05/03/18      updates to Knights of Malta (SMOM)(Grand Master), Canada prov.: Newfoundland
                and Labrador (Lt. gov.), Italy reg.: Friuli-Venezia Giulia (Pres.) 
05/02/18      update to Niue (NZ High Com.)
05/01/18      updates to Australia state: Western Australia (Gov.), Switzerland cantons:
                     Valais and Zürich; Israel (COGAT); Colombo Plan (Secy.-gen.), CE (Com. of
                     Human Rights), Parlatino (Secy.-gen.), U.S. govt.: FTC (Chair.)
04/30/18      update to Baha'i (House of Justice).
04/27/18      update to Japan pref.: Niigata (Gov.)
04/26/18      updates to U.S. govt.: State Dept. (Secy.), CIA (Dir.)
04/25/18      updates to Yemen (Huthi Pres.), Spain reg.: Madrid (Pres.)
04/24/18      updates to Canada prov.: British Columbia (Lt. Gov.), Georgia: Abkhazia (PM).
04/23/18      updates to Armenia (PM), U.S. govt.: NASA (Admin.)
04/21/18      update to Azerbaijan (PM).
04/20/18      updates to Kyrgyzstan (PM), Taiwan city: Kaohsiung (Mayor).
04/19/18      updates to Cuba (Pres., PM), Yemen (Huthi Pres.)
04/17/18      updates to Armenia (PM), UNASUR (Pres.).
04/16/18      updates to Guinea-Bissau (PM), Japan pref.: Kyoto (Gov.)
04/13/18      updates to Sri Lanka prov.: Central (Gov.)
04/12/18      updates to Sri Lanka prov.: Central, North Central, North Western, Sabaragamuwa,
                Southern, Uva, Western (Gov.); Commonwealth (Chair.) , U.S. govt.: Mint (Dir.)
04/10/18      updates to Indonesia prov.: Jambi (Gov.), Swiss canton: Ticino, U.S. cities:
                Oklahoma City (Mayor), U.s. city election Long Beach, CA: Mayor Robert Garcia
                (Dem.) wins re-election defeating James Henry "Henk" Conn (Dem.), 78.8%-21.2%.
04/09/18      updates to Armenia (Pres.), Indonesia prov.: Papua, Sulawesi Selatan (Gov.),
                U.S. govt.: NSC (Adv.)
04/07/18      updates to Brazil states: Goiás, Sergipe (Gov.)
04/06/18      updates to Brazil states: Paraná, Rondônia, Santa Catarina, São Paulo (Gov.)
04/04/18      updates to Sierra Leone (Pres.), Bosnia-Hercegovnia canton: Sarajevo (PM).
04/03/18      update to U.S. mayor election Anchorage, AK: Mayor Ethan Berkowitz (Dem.) is
                re-elected with 55.4% of the vote, Rebecca Logan (f)(Rep.) wins 37.1%, Dustin
                Darden (Dem.) 1.9%, Paul Kendall (Rep.) 1.52% and Tim Huit (Rep.) 1.2%  
04/02/18      updates to Ethiopia (PM), Peru (PM).
04/01/18      updates to Botswana (Pres.), San Marino (Capt.-reg.),  Russia admin.: Kemerovo
                (Gov.); U.S. govt.: State Dept. (Secy.), Veterans Admin. (Secy.)
03/30/18      updates to Myanmar (Pres.), France: Mayotte (Pref.), U.S. govt.: Peace Corps
03/28/18      updates to China prov.: Heilongjiang (Gov.), Germany state: Hamburg (Mayor),
                Ukraine prov.: Volyn' (Gov.)
03/27/18      update to Brazil state: Tocantins (Gov.)
03/26/18      updates to Cayman Islands (Gov.), St. Helena: Ascension (Admin.), Italy reg.:
                     Lombardia (Pres.)
03/23/18      updates to Mauritius (Pres.), Peru (Pres.)
03/22/18      updates to Slovakia (PM), Italy reg.: Friuli-Venezia Giulia (Pres.) 
03/21/18      updates to Myanmar (Pres.), Canada prov.: Saskatchewan (Lt. Gov.), China prov.:
                Henan, Jiangxi, Qinghai, Sichuan (Pty. Secy.), India state: Odisha (Gov.)
03/19/18      updates to Trinidad and Tobago (Pres.), Australia state: South Australia (PM).
03/17/18      update to Bosnia-Hercegovina (Pres.)
03/16/18      update to Germany states: Bavaria (PM).
03/14/18      updates to Germany states: Bavaria (PM), Hamburg (Mayor).
03/12/18      updates to Canada prov.: Yukon (Com.), U.S. city: Santa Fe, NM (Mayor).
03/11/18      updates to Chile (Pres.), ICCt (Pres.)
03/09/18      updates to Canada prov.: Yukon (Com.), India state: Tripura (PM).
03/08/18      updates to India state: Nagaland (PM), U.S. govt.: Forest Service (Chief).
03/06/18      updates to Indian state: Meghalaya (PM), South Korea prov.: Chungcheongnam (Gov.),
                Pakistan prov.: Islamabad Capital Terr. (Chief Com.); U.S. cities: Nashville
                (Mayor), Santa Fe, NM mayor election: Alan Webber (Dem.) wins 39.2%, Ronald S.
                Trujillo (Dem.) 24.4%, Kate I. Noble (Dem.)(f) 22.4%, Joseph M. Maestas (Dem.)
                8%, Peter N. Ives (Dem.) 6%, after the reallocation of ranked votes Webber
                defeats Trujillo, 66.2%-33.8%
03/05/18      updates to Tokelau (Head), Cayman Islands (Gov.), Poland prov.: Zachodniopomorskie
03/01/18      updates to Germany state: Saarland (PM), ECOWAS (Pres.)
02/27/18      update to South Africa prov.: Mpumalanga (PM).
02/18/18      updates to Wake Island (Gov.), Indonesia prov.: Sulawesi Tenggara (Gov.)
02/17/18      update to Bosnia-Hercegovnia canton: Tuzla (PM).
02/15/18      update to Nepal (PM).
02/14/18      updates to South Africa (Pres.), Nepal: 7 Provinces (CM).
02/13/18      update to U.S. mayor election: Oklahoma City, OK: David Holt (Rep.) elected
                defeating Taylor Neighbors (f)(Ind.), Randall Smith (Dem.), 78.5%-13.2%-8.2%.
02/08/18      update to U.S. govt.: USTO (Dir.)
02/07/18      updates to Sint Eustatius (Lt. gov.), Russia rep.: Dagestan (PM).
02/06/18      update to ICJ (Pres.)
02/05/18      update to Russia rep.: Dagestan (PM)
02/04/18      update to Western Sahara (PM).
02/03/18      update to U.S. govt.: Federal Reserve (Chair.)
02/02/18      updates to Canada prov.: Saskatchewan (Lt. Gov.), Cyprus: Northern Cyprus (PM).
02/01/18      updates to Montserrat (Gov.), Canada prov.: Yukon (Com.), UNASUR (Secy.-gen.),
                U.S. govt.: Mint (Dir.)
01/31/18      update to Guinea-Bissau (PM), U.S. state: Kansas (Gov.)
01/29/18      updates to Romania (PM), U.S. govt.: HHS (Secy.)
01/28/18      update to AU (Chair.)
01/24/18      update to U.S. govt.: NPS (Dir.)
01/23/18      updates to Pitcairn (Gov.), India state: Madhya Pradesh (Gov.), U.S. city:
                     San Francisco (Mayor).
01/22/18      updates to Liberia (Pres.), CE (PACE Pres.)
01/21/18      update to Somalia reg.: Benadir (Gov.)
01/19/18      updates to Myanmar reg.: Ayeyarwady (PM), Nepal: 7 Provinces (Gov.)
01/18/18      update to Uganda kingdom: Bunyoro-Kitara (PM).
01/17/18      update to St. Pierre and Miquelon (Pref.)
01/16/18      updates to Romania (PM), U.S. state: New Jersey (Gov.)
01/15/18      update to Sint Maarten (PM).
01/14/18      update to Church of Latter-day Saints (Pres.)
01/13/18      updates to U.S. state: Virginia (Gov.), Pakistan prov.: Balochistan (PM).
01/12/18      update to Palau state: Ngaraard (Gov.)
01/11/18      update to United Kingdom: Northern Ireland (Secy. State).
01/10/18      update to Kazakhstan reg.: Zhambyl (Gov.)
01/09/18      updates to Palau state: Koror (Gov.), U.S. govt.: ABMC (Chair.)
01/08/18      updates to Barbados (Gov.-gen.), U.S. city: Topeka (Mayor).
01/07/18      update to U.S. govt.: FAA (Admin.)
01/05/18      update to  U.S. govt.: USMS (Dir.)
01/04/18      updates to China prov.: Shaanxi (Gov.), Venezuela state: Distrito Capital (Gov.)
01/02/18      updates to Montserrat (Gov.), China prov.: Fujian, Jilin (Gov.) and cities
                Chongqing, Tianjin (Mayor); Palau state: Ngchesar (Gov.); U.S. cities: Atlanta,
                Billings, Manchester NH, Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Toledo (Mayors); and
                Church of Latter-day Saints (Pres.)
01/01/18      updates to Saint Lucia (Gov.-gen.), Switzerland (Pres.); France region: Corse
                (status); Caribbean Netherlands (Rep.), Norway county: Trøndelag (Gov.); Swiss
                cantons: Aargau, Fribourg, Graubünden, Jura, Schaffhausen, Solothurn; ASEAN
                (Secy.-gen.), G-8 (Chair.), ISO (Pres.), Norden (Pres.), OSCE (Chair.), UNICEF
                (Exec. Dir.), UNWTO (Sec.-gen.); Mercosur (Parlasur Pres), U.S. cities: Lansing
                and Syracuse (Mayors).

 Recent Additions to  

06/16/18      added to Netherlands prov.: Rijnmond.
05/30/18      added to China Foreign Colonies: Peking Legation Quarter.
05/12/18      added to Ethiopia: British Gambela concession.
02/17/18      added Nepal Provinces.
10/25/17      added Roman Empire and Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire pages.
05/22/17      added Tannu Tuva 1941 constitution, Chinese Soviet 1931 constitution,
                     and Czechoslovakia constitutions 1918 & 1960.
05/11/17      added Southern Rhodesia 1961 constitution, South Vietnam 1956 constitution,
                     Yugoslavia 1974 constitution, Hejaz 1926 constitution, Montenegro 1905
                constitution, Indonesia 1950 constitution, Nigeria 1979 constitution,
                and Somalia 1979 constitution.
05/06/17      added Frederiksnagore and expanded Nicobar & Andaman Islands.
09/07/16      added South Vietnam 1967 constitution.
06/14/16      added Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
12/14/15      added Logone to Central African Republic
11/11/15      added Western Kurdistan to Syria.
11/08/15      added State of Muskogee (1799-1803) and Republic of the Floridas (1817)
                under Florida.
03/20/15      added Tucson, AZ to U.S. cities.
02/07/15      added U.S. Lighthouse Service to U.S. government.
12/13/14      added Fuuta Jaloo to Guinea and Timbuktu to Mali native states.
11/15/14      added annual update pages for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
03/07/14      added 5 Districts to French Southern and Antarctic Lands.
10/01/13      added 1936-37 Aragón Council of Defense to Spain Regions.
09/16/13      added Charter Company territories to Mozambique.
04/27/13      additions to China provinces.
04/20/13      added Polish zone of occupation 1945-48 under Germany.
11/01/12      added Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
10/28/12      expanded Vanuatu with 1887-1906 U.K. & French Naval Commissioners.
10/01/12      added France's Hauteville House under Guernsey.
09/26/12      update to Albania: Saseno Island.
07/19/12      added Verapaz Belgian concession 1843-54 under Guatemala.
07/08/12      added 1873 Cantonal Revolution under Spain.
06/20/12      added Carlist governments to Spain.
06/17/12      added Pious Establishments of France in Rome and French Domain in the 
                Holy Land.
01/16/12      added Chatham Islands to New Zealand.
09/01/11      added Goa Dependencies page under Portuguese India.
07/09/11      new South Sudan and South Sudan states pages.
05/01/11      expanded Cameroon traditional states, Tanzania traditional states
                and States of Palau.
03/01/11      update Mayotte becomes a French overseas département.
02/11/11      added new Regions to Myanmar (Burma).
02/05/11      added new Regions to Greece.
01/01/11      added Dutch Language Union (Nederlandse Taalunie)(DLU).
12/28/10      added Lihou to Guernsey.
11/10/10      added Trust Terr. of Pacific Islands district administrators:
                Chuuk, Marshall Is., Mariana Islands, Palau, Ponape, Rota, and Yap.
11/03/10      added Long Beach, California to U.S. Mayors.
10/20/10      added Tadjourah and Rahayto sultanates to Djibouti.
10/15/10      update to Bolivia Departments.
10/10/10      added new separate pages for: Curaçao, Bonaire, Saba, Sint Eustatius
                and Sint Maarten.
07/31/10      added to British Indian Ocean Territory.
07/27/10      expanded Ghana: English Gold Coast 1632-1751.
07/23/10      expanded Monaco governors-general 1732-1911.
07/13/10      added Rimatara and Rurutu under French Polynesia. 
07/09/10      added Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM).
07/08/10      added International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) est.
06/15/10      added Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).
05/30/10      began page for Saipan mayors.
05/05/10      added Council of the Baltic States (CBSS).
04/17/10      new page for Regions of Finland.
03/09/10      added International Seabed Authority (ISA).
02/25/10      added Association of Caribbean States (ACS) and Caribbean Development Bank
02/10/10      added Billings, Montana; Jackson, Mississippi; Lansing, Michigan; Manchester,
                New Hampshire; Orlando, Florida; and Trenton, New Jersey to U.S. Mayors.
09/21/09      expanded Ghana Traditional States.
09/07/09      addition to Bosnia-Hercegovnia: Serbian Autonomous Oblasts 1991-92.
07/25/09      added Cordillera Administrative Region under the Philippines.
06/01/09      added to Croatia: Kraijna constitution 1991-95.
05/25/09      added United National Environmental Programme (UNEP).
05/22/09      expanded Rodrigues under Mauritius.
05/04/09      new page begun for Counties of Liberia (incomplete).
04/22/09      added Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
04/10/09      added Fort Worth, Texas to U.S. Mayors.
03/18/09      new page: Vermont State Government 1777-1791.
03/10/09      new page: Provinces of Belgium
02/27/09      new page: Provinces of South Korea.
02/13/09      added Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) and the Andean Parliament.
12/12/08      added to Congo (Kinshasa) prov.: Katanga 1960 constitution.
11/15/08      added Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO).
11/07/08      added Latin Union (LU).
10/27/08      addition to Sudan: Transitional Darfur Regional Authority.
10/01/08      additions to Saba (anthem), Crete (anthem), Azad Kashmir (constitution).
09/23/08      additions to U.S. govt.: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC)
                and the Comptrollers of the Currency.
09/08/08      added 1907 constitution to Crete under Greece.
09/04/08      additions to U.S. govt.: General Services Admin., National Science Found.
08/22/08      added mayors of Hagatna (Agana), Guam to U.S. mayors.
07/22/08      added the Tangier Zone Statute under Morocco and constitutions
                of South Yemen and Zaire.
07/10/08      expanded Other Ugandan Traditional States.
07/02/08      expanded Republic of Ragusa under Croatia.
06/16/08      added Italo-Albanian Catholic Church, expanded Elba under Italy states.
06/01/08      expanded Kazakhstan Administrative Divisions added pre-1991 divisions.
05/20/08      addition to US govt.: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
03/18/08      added Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO).
03/17/08      additions to U.S. govt.: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 
                and Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
03/01/08      additions to U.S. govt.: Patent Office, Bureau of Land Management,
                U.S. Marshals Service, War Relocation Authority, Census Bureau,
                and NOAA Commissioned Corps.
02/17/08      new page: Kosovo page and re-edit of Serbia page.
02/08/08      added Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).
02/03/08      added British and French forts in Benin 1650-1807.
01/03/08      added Constitution to Brunei Darussalam.
12/06/07      added Orthodox Church of New Zealand, Orthodox Church of Korea and 
                Old Calendar Church of Bulgaria.
12/04/07      added Organization of Central American States (ODECA) and
                Central American Integration System (SICA) and Collective Security
                Treaty Organization (CSTO).
12/01/07      added Nunatsiavut to Newfoundland.
11/11/07      added Birmingham, Alabama; Oakland, California; and Shreveport,
                Louisiana to U.S. Mayors.
11/03/07      added Santa Fe, New Mexico to U.S. Mayors.
10/19/07      added Kansas City, Missouri to U.S. Mayors.
10/18/07      added Rochester, New York; Savannah, Georgia; and
                Topeka, Kansas to U.S. Mayors.
08/25/07      added Kupang to Indonesian traditional states and Islamabad Cap. Terr.,
                Northern Areas and Tribal Areas to Pakistan provinces.
08/22/07      added International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and
                United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Intersputnik.
08/01/07      added National Council of the Churches (NCC).
07/25/07      added new page Denmark Counties 1970-2006.
07/16/07      expanded Red Cross (ICRC, ICRM, IFRCS) entries. 
07/03/07      added International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO),
                International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) and Islamic
                Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
06/20/07      added Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA); United Nations Conference
                on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); United Nations Relief and Works Agency
                for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
06/12/07      added World Customs Organization (WCO). 
05/07/07      added International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
05/01/07      expanded Malta: Gozo.
02/21/07      added new pages for Saint-Barthelemy and Saint-Martin
01/23/07      added San José, California to U.S. Mayors.
01/18/07      new page: Regions of Denmark.
12/20/06      new page: Venezuela States since 1990.
12/08/06      added International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
12/06/06      expanded Burma states 1947-1974.
10/31/06      added Organisation Commune Africaine et Mauricienne (OCAM).
10/08/06      expansion and updates to Indian Princely states A-J and K-M
                and Pakistan Princely States.
06/03/06      separate Montenegro page and re-edit of Serbia page.
05/20/06      expanded Armenia (Eriwan khanate) and Japan (Ryukyu).
05/12/06      expanded Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
05/10/06      added Canton & Enderbury Islands and Kirimati to Kiribati
                expanded British Indian Ocean Terr. added English Hirado Post to Japan.
05/03/06      added Gozo to Malta and Buffer Zone to Cyprus.
04/26/06      expanded Pitcairn and Saint Helena.
04/16/06      added Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
04/07/06      added Albany (NY) to U.S. Mayors.
03/18/06      added Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).
03/01/06      added Igelsia Ni Cristo, Fulan Gong, and Buddhist Thailand.
01/15/06      new page: Belarus Administrative Divisions.
01/14/06      added Podolia (1672-99) to Poland and Kokang to Myanmar Shan states.
01/13/06      expanded of Cameroon Traditional states.
12/26/05      new page: Ukraine Administrative Divisions and 
                Reichskommissariat Ukraine General Districts.
12/01/05      new page: Russian S.F.S.R. Administrative divisions (to 1991).
11/12/05      added Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
10/21/05      new page: Self-Proclaimed Micronations (Hutt River Province, Saugeais, 
                Sealand and Seborga).
10/01/05      added Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to U.S. govt.
09/29/05      added Croatia Counties, Japan Prefectures and Slovak Regions.
09/03/05      added United Church of Christ (UCC).
08/09/05      added baLobedu to South African Traditional states.
07/10/05      added Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
05/28/05      added Poland Voivodships 1919-39 and from 1999,
                and General-government districts 1939-45.
05/12/05      additions to Poland: Danzig 1526-1815.

    New Polities and International Organizations

10/13/18      added to Religions: Ukraine Renewal Church (1923-42).
01/19/18      update to Nepal: new Provinces instituted.
01/01/18      update to France region: Corse becomes a collectivité unique.
01/01/18      update to Norway new county: Trøndelag.
05/11/17      update to Yemen: South Yemen (Southern Transitional Council).
10/05/16      update to Somalia: HirShabelle administration.
07/28/16      update to Russia: federal district Krymskiy (abolished).
07/16/16      update to The Sudan: Darfur TRDA (abolished).
03/31/16      update Nicaragua Autonomous Regions are renamed.
01/30/16      update to Mexico: Distrito Federal becomes Ciudad de México.
01/16/16      update Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) opens.
01/01/16      update to France new regions: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, Aquitaine-
                Limousin-Poitou-Charentes, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté,
                Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées, Normandie & Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
12/29/15      update South Sudan abolishes its 10 states creating 28 new states.
12/18/15      updates to French Guiana and Martinique become territorial authorities.
12/14/15      update to Central African Republic: 'Republic' of Logone declared.
10/29/15      update to Congo (Kinshasa) 21 new provinces effected: Bas-Uélé, Équateur,
                Haut-Katanga, Haut-Lomami, Haut-Uélé, Ituri, Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï
                Oriental, Kwango, Kwilu, Lomami, Lualaba, Mai-Ndombe, Mongala, Nord-Ubangi,
                Sankuru, Sud-Ubangi, Tanganyika, Tshopo and Tshuapa.
07/08/15      update New Development Bank (NDB) established.
06/17/15      update Norfolk Island self-government abolished.
01/01/15      update Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) established.
12/25/14      update to Taiwan new special municipality: Taoyuan city.
06/29/14      update Islamic State declared by ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
06/02/14      update to India new state: Telangana.
03/21/14      update to Russia: annexation of Crimea, creating a new Russian federal
                district (Krymsky), republic (Crimea) and federal city (Sevastopol).
03/17/14      update to Ukraine: Crimea declares independence.
01/01/14      Mayotte becomes an overseas department of France.
08/28/13      update to Somalia: Juba Interim Admin. recognized.
07/11/13      update to Sudan province: Western Kordofan restored.
05/13/13      update to Somalia: new region Jubbaland.
04/22/13      update to Indonesia new province: Kalimantan Utara (Gov.)
07/01/12      update to South Korea: Sejong special autonomous city created.
05/17/12      update to Papua New Guinea new provinces: Hela, Jiwaka.
04/06/12      added Azawad under Mali.
01/10/12      update to The Sudan new states: Central Darfur and Eastern Darfur.
10/27/11      update to Venezuela: Francisco de Miranda Territory created.
09/01/11      added Cabildo Insulares to Spain's Canary Islands.
07/09/11      independence of South Sudan.
03/31/11      update Mayotte to become an overseas department of France.
01/01/11      update to Greece: Regions.
12/25/10      update to Taiwan: SinbeiTaichung and Tainan special municipalities created.
10/10/10      Netherlands Antilles dissolved into autonomous countries Curaçao & St. Maarten;
                Bonaire, Saba & St. Eustatius become special municipalities of Netherlands.
07/08/10      International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) est.
05/30/10      Bolivia departments granted autonomy.
01/19/10      update to Russia: new federal district Severo-Kavkazsky (North Caucasian).
10/19/09      update to Uganda: Rwenzururu kingdom recognized. 
10/07/08      update to Nepal: Mustang kingship abolished.
08/31/08      update to The Sudan: Abyei Area created.
05/28/08      update to Nepal: becomes a republic.
05/23/08      update Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) est.
03/01/08      update to Russia: new kray Zabaikalsky.
02/17/08      independence of Kosovo.
12/01/07      update to Newfoundland: Nunatsiavut.
10/11/07      update to Chechnya-Ichkeria: became an emirate.
07/01/07      updates to Russia: new kray Kamchatka and Somalia: Maakhir state.
04/23/07      update to The Sudan: Transitional Darfur Regional Authority est.
02/21/07      new French overseas collectivities: Saint-Barthelemy and Saint-Martin
01/01/07      updates to EU: Bulgaria and Romania join; Sri Lanka new prov.: Eastern 
                and Northern.
06/28/06      update to UN: Montenegro joins the United Nations.
06/05/06      independence of Serbia.
06/03/06      independence of Montenegro.
12/01/05      update to Russia: new kray: Perm.
10/01/05      update Ibero-American Secretariat est.
08/14/05      added Galmudug State to Somalia.
07/09/05      update to The Sudan: Government of Southern Sudan.
06/15/05      update to Papua New Guinea: Bougainville Autonomous Government
06/14/05      update to Iraq: Kurdistan Autonomous Region.
04/21/05      update to U.S. govt.: new Director of National Intelligence (DNI). 
10/16/04      update to Indonesia: new province (Sulawesi Barat).
09/01/04      update Antarctic Treaty Secretariat est.
07/01/04      updates Denmark (regions), Indonesia: new province (Kepulauan Riau).
05/01/04      update to EU: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia,
                Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia join.
03/29/04      update to NATO: Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania,
                Slovakia, and Slovenia join.
02/27/04      update French Polynesia autonomy increased.
02/19/04      update to Haiti: north secedes as Artibonite (to 03/19/04).
01/15/04      update Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) secretariat est.
12/14/03      update to Indonesia: new province (Irian Jaya Barat). 
02/04/03      update Yugoslavia formally abolished: successor Serbia and Montenegro.
03/11/03      update creation of International Criminal Court.
01/24/03      update to U.S. govt.: Department of Homeland Security.
10/12/02      update to Mauritius: autonomous status for Rodrigues Island.
09/27/02      update to UN: East Timor joins the United Nations.
09/10/02      update to UN: Switzerland joins the United Nations.
07/28/02      update to U.S. govt: Transportation Security Administration.
07/09/02      update to Organization of African Unity (OAU) becomes African Union.
05/20/02      independence of East Timor.
04/11/02      update to Somalia: State of Southwest Somalia.
02/14/02      update to Bahrain: becomes a kingdom.

    New Anthems, Flags, Constitutions and Currencies

10/03/18      update to Tulsa, OK (flag).
09/13/18      update to Ethiopia reg.: Somali State (flag).
08/20/18      update to Venezuela (currency).
06/18/18      updates to Kazakhstan prov.: Shymkent (new region), Türkistan (polity name).
06/07/18      update to Burundi (constitution).
05/04/18      update to Chad (constitution).
04/19/18      update to Eswatini (Swaziland) (polity name).
02/27/18      update to Ukraine: Donestk Republic (flag).
02/24/18      update to Nepal prov.: Kamali (name).
02/20/18      update to Venezuela (currency).
11/28/17      updates to Mauritania (flag, anthem).
09/25/17      update to Mauritania (anthem lyrics).
07/24/17      update to Orlando, FL (flag).
04/13/17      update to South Ossetia (polity name).
04/11/17      update to Kyrgyzstan (flag).
04/06/17      update to Thailand (new constitution).
03/10/17      update to Nagorno-Karabakh (polity name, new constitution).
02/07/17      update to Equatorial Guinea (capital).
01/28/17      update to The Gambia (country name).
11/01/16      update to Norden (flag).
10/05/16      update to Somalia reg.: HirShabelle (flag).
09/30/16      updates to France regions: Grand Est, Hauts-de-France, Nouvelle-Aquitaine,
                and Occitanie (names).
08/07/16      update to Thailand (new constitution).
07/12/16      update to U.S.: Washington, DC (draft statehood constitution).
07/01/16      update to Czech Republic (English short-form polity name).
04/29/16      update to Ukraine: Lugansk Republic (anthem).
03/06/16      update to Algeria (new constitution).
09/20/15      update to Nepal (new constitution).
07/30/15      update to Peru reg.: San Martin (flag).
07/01/15      update to U.S. state: Virginia (state song).
05/09/15      update to Ukraine: Lugansk Republic (anthem).
03/01/15      update to Belgium reg.: Brussels-Capital (flag).
01/28/15      update to Taiwan city: Tainan (flag).
01/17/15      update to France reg.: Centre-Val de Loire (name).
01/01/15      update to Lithuania (currency).
12/19/14      update to Peru reg.: Ica (flag).
11/15/14      update to Burkina Faso (constitution restored).
11/02/14      update to Ukraine: Lugansk Republic (flag).
10/31/14      update to Burkina Faso (constitution suspended).
07/22/14      update to Thailand (new constitution).
06/21/14      update to Ukraine: Donetsk Republic (flag).
05/22/14      update to Thailand (constitution suspended).
05/18/14      update to Ukraine: Lugansk Republic (constitution).
05/14/14      update to Ukraine: Donetsk Republic (constitution).
03/17/14      update to Crimea (constitution, currency).
03/07/14      update to West Virginia (state song).
01/27/14      update to Tunisia (new constitution).
01/18/14      update to Egypt (new constitution).
01/01/14      updates to Latvia (currency), Vietnam (constitution).
12/26/13      update to Russia reg.: Ulyanovsk (flag).
11/01/13      update to Solomon Island (rulers title style).
10/25/13      update to Cabo Verde (polity name).
09/06/13      update to Fiji (new constitution).
07/29/13      update to Montserrat (national anthem).
07/15/13      update to Paraguay (flag).
07/03/13      update to Egypt (constitution suspended).
06/26/13      update to WMO (flag).
06/17/13      update to ACP (flag).
05/22/13      update to Zimbabwe (new constitution, country name).
05/11/13      update to Ascension Island (flag).
04/30/13      update to The Netherlands (national holiday).
03/25/13      updates to Central African Rep. (constitution suspended) and
                Indonesia prov.: Aceh (flag).
03/13/13      update to Vatican City (national holiday).
01/08/13      update to Libya (state name).
01/03/13      update to Palestine (country name).
12/25/12      update to Egypt (new constitution).
10/15/12      update to Turks and Caicos (new constitution).
09/03/12      update to British Virgin Is. (local anthem).
08/01/12      update to Somalia (new constitution, anthem, country name).
05/28/12      update to Malawi (flag).
05/01/12      update to Belarus (flag).
04/25/12      update to St. Barthélemy (local holiday, moved to 9 Oct [1847]
                from 27 May [1848]).
03/22/12      update to to Mali (constitution suspended until 1 Apr 2012).
03/01/12      update to Tokelau (anthem).
02/27/12      update to Syria (new constitution).
02/07/12      update to Peru reg.: Puno (flag).
01/01/12      update to Hungary (constitution). 
09/27/11      update to Montserrat (new constitution).
08/26/11      update to Argentina prov.: Catamarca (flag).
08/23/11      update to Libya (flag, anthem, constitution).
07/29/11      update to Morocco (new constitution).
07/09/11      update to South Sudan (anthem, constitution, currency, flag).
06/28/11      update to Org. of Islamic Cooperation (flag).
06/01/11      update to Russia rep.: Mari El (flag). 
05/25/11      update to Belgium reg.: Wallonia-Brussels (name).
03/09/11      update to U.S. state: Utah (flag).
02/13/11      update to Egypt (constitution suspended).
01/01/11      updates to Estonia, Bonaire, Saba, St. Eustatius (currencies).
12/16/10      update to Argentina prov.: Córdoba (flag).
12/15/10      update to OECD (flag).
12/11/10      update to Madagascar (constitution).
11/25/10      update to Niger (constitution).
11/22/10      update to U.S. state: Louisiana (flag).
10/26/10      update to Saint-Martin (local flag).
10/21/10      updates to Myanmar (Burma) (flag, country name).
10/10/10      updates to Curaçao and Sint Maarten (constitutions).
08/27/10      update to Kenya (constitution).
08/07/10      update to Malawi (flag).
07/13/10      update to New Caledonia (flag).
07/02/10      update to Kyrgyzstan (constitution).
05/07/10      update to Guinea (constitution).
04/13/10      update to Argentina prov.: Tucumán (flag).
03/04/10      update to Pitcairn (constitution order).
02/26/10      update to Dominican Rep. (constitution).
02/18/10      update to update to Niger (constitution suspended).
02/17/10      update to Russia kray: Kamchatka (flag).
02/12/10      update to Peru reg.: Pasco (flag).
02/05/10      update to Angola (constitution).
01/31/10      update to African Union (flag).
01/29/10      update to French Guiana (flag).
12/22/09      update to Somalia: Puntland (flag).
11/06/09      updates to Cayman Islands (new constitution).
10/21/09      update to Tokelau (flag).
09/28/09      update to North Korea (constitution).
09/23/09      update to Russia oblast: Arkhangelsk (flag).
09/01/09      update to Saint Helena (constitution, country name).
08/18/09      update to Niger (constitution).
08/14/09      update to Turks and Caicos (constitution suspended).
06/02/09      update to Belarus oblast: Vitebsk (flag).
04/12/09      update to Zimbabwe (currency).
03/25/09      update to Argentina prov.: Rio Negro (flag).
03/18/09      update to Bolivia (state name).
02/27/09      update to Ukraine prov.: Zakarpattya (flag). 
02/07/09      update to Bolivia (constitution).
01/01/09      updates to Falklands (constitution), Slovakia and Turkey (currency).
12/15/08      update to Turmenistan (anthem).
10/30/08      update to Poland: Dolnoslaskie (flag). 
10/22/08      update to Ecuador (constitution).
09/26/08      update to Turkmenistan (constitution).
08/07/08      update to Maldives (constitution).
07/18/08      update to Bhutan (constitution).
07/16/08      update to Republika Srpska (anthem).
06/26/08      update to New Caledonia (anthem).
06/15/08      update to Kosovo (constitution).
06/11/08      update to Kosovo (anthem).
05/29/08      updates to Tokelau (flag) and Myanmar (Burma) (constitution).
05/28/08      update to Nepal (country name).
05/18/08      update to Myanmar (draft constitution).
02/17/08      update to Kosovo (flag).
01/22/08      update to Iraq (flag).
01/01/08      updates to Cyprus, Britsh Sovereign Base Areas, Malta and Venezuela
10/23/07      update to Kyrgyzstan (constitution).
10/22/07      update to Montenegro (constitution, country name).
10/11/07      update to Chechnya-Ichkeria (constitution, flag).
08/19/07      update to Thailand (constitution).
08/03/07      update to Nepal (anthem).
06/19/07      update to British Virgin Islands (constitution).
01/15/07      update to Nepal (constitution).
01/09/07      update to The Sudan (currency).
01/02/07      update to Gibraltar (constitution).
01/01/07      update to Slovenia (currency)
12/10/06      update to Nagorno-Karabakh (constitution).
11/10/06      update to Serbia (constitution).
11/09/06      update to Kyrgyzstan (constitution).
10/04/06      update to Lesotho (flag).
10/01/06      update to Palau (capital).
08/09/06      update to Turks and Caicos (constitution).
07/06/06      update to Mongolia (anthem lyrics).
06/21/06      update to OECS (flag).
05/14/06      update to Afghanistan (anthem).
03/07/06      update to Venezuela (flag).
02/18/06      update to Congo (Kinshasa) (flag and constitution).
01/06/06      update to Kazakhstan (anthem).
11/08/05      update to Myanmar (Burma) (capital)
10/25/05      update to Iraq (constitution). 
07/26/05      update to Swaziland (constitution). 
07/09/05      update to The Sudan (constitution).
04/24/05      update to Vatican City (national holiday).
02/28/05      update to Burundi (constitution).
01/09/05      update to Zanzibar (flag).
01/01/05      updates to Madagascar (currency) and Turkey (currency).
11/16/04      update to Sint Eustatius (flag).
11/05/04      update to Rodrigues Island (flag).
08/18/04      update to Chechnya (flag).
08/17/04      update to Serbia (state flag).
07/20/04      update to Georgia (Adjaria flag).
07/12/04      update to Montenegro (flag and anthem). 
06/28/04      update to Iraq (flag and anthem)
04/23/04      update to Georgia (anthem).
03/08/04      update to Iraq (constitution).
02/28/04      update to Vojvodina (flag).
01/26/04      update to Afghanistan (constitution).
01/14/04      update to Georgia (flag).
01/04/04      update to Afghanistan (flag).
05/26/03      update to Rwanda (constitution).
05/08/03      update to U.S. state of Georgia (flag).
02/04/03      update to Serbia & Montenegro (constitution).
10/20/02      update to Tristan da Cunha (flag)
06/27/02      update to Afghanistan (flag).
02/14/02      update to Bahrain (flag).
01/28/02      update to Afghanistan (flag).
01/26/02      update to Christmas Island (flag).
01/07/02      update to Comoros (flag).
01/01/02      update to Rwanda (flag).
01/01/02      update to European Union (currency).

 International Organization Membership Updates

11/20/18      Kiribati rejoins and Vanuatu the 194th member of Interpol.
10/11/18      Kosovo, Serbia and U.A.E. associate members of OIF.
10/04/18      Turkmenistan the 159th member of IRENA.
09/25/18      Thailand the 167th member of CTBTO.
09/13/18      The Sudan the 68th member of AIIB.
09/06/18      Wallis and Futuna the 2nd associate member of PIF.
08/27/18      Bahrain the 67th member of AIIB.
08/17/18      Comoros the 16th member of SADC.
07/19/18      Somalia the 21st member of COMESA.
07/18/18      Tunisia the 20th member of COMESA.
07/11/18      India the 69th member of EBRD.
07/05/18      Lithuania the 36th member of OECD.
06/29/18      Grenada, Laos, and Palau the 170th, 171st and 172nd
                members of the IOM.
06/27/18      Cyprus, Madagascar the 65th and 66th members of AIIB.
06/22/18      Congo (Brazzaville) the 15th member of OPEC.
06/18/18      Costa Rica the 158th member of IRENA.
06/16/18      Palestine the 193rd member of OPCW.
05/24/18      Palestine the 195th member of UNCTAD.
05/23/18      Chad the 157th member of IRENA.
05/19/18      Ukraine withdraws from the CIS.
05/17/18      Palestine the 168th member of UNIDO.
05/14/18      Nauru the 174th member of IMO.
05/11/18      Bulgaria the 89th member of IHO.
04/30/18      Grenada the 170th member of IAEA.
04/03/18      Samoa the 64th member of AIIB.
03/28/18      Ambazonia admitted to the UNPO.
03/19/18      Canada the 63rd member of AIIB.
03/17/18      The Philippines withdraws from ICCt.
03/16/18      British Virgin Islands the 11th associate of ACS.
03/06/18      Vanuatu the 62nd member of AIIB.
03/03/18      Paraguay the 156th member of IRENA.
02/25/18      Ukraine the 155th member of IRENA.
02/15/18      San Marino the 29th member of PAM.
02/08/18      The Gambia rejoins The Commonwealth.
01/19/18      Armenia the 173rd member of IMO.
01/01/18      Dominican Rep. membership in IHO restored.
01/01/18      Marshall Islands rejoins and Saint Lucia, Vanuatu join IPU.
12/31/17      Slovakia withdraws from UNIDO.
12/29/17      Seychelles the 88th member of IHO.
12/20/17      Marshall Islands the 191st member of ICRM.
12/19/17      Spain the 61st member of AIIB.
12/14/17      Nepal the 154th member of IRENA.
12/12/17      Timor-Leste the 191st member of WIPO.
12/11/17      Marshall Islands the 190th member of WIPO.
12/11/17      Fiji the 60th member of AIIB.
12/04/17      Saint Vincent and the Grenadines the 169th member of IAEA.
12/01/17      Dominica the 169th member of IOM.
11/28/17      Cook Islands, Cuba the 167th and 168th members of IOM.
11/22/17      Timor-Leste the 59th member of AIIB.
11/18/17      Tuvalu the 192nd member of ICAO.
11/04/17      Lebanon the 153rd member of IRENA.
10/30/17      New Caledonia the 11th associate member of UNESCO.
10/27/17      Burundi withdraws from ICCt.
10/23/17      Ireland the 58th member of AIIB.
10/15/17      Turkmenistan joins, Uzbekistan rejoins the IPU.
10/13/17      Afghanistan the 57th member of AIIB.
09/27/17      Palestine, Solomon Islands the 191st & 192nd members of Interpol.
09/13/17      Comoros, Somalia the 157th and 158th members of UNWTO.
08/30/17      Uzbekistan the 54th member of ISESCO.
08/24/17      Uzbekistan the 152nd member of IRENA.
07/13/17      Lebanon the 68th member of EBRD.
06/27/17      Chameria admitted to the UNPO.
06/21/17      El Salvador the 151st member of IRENA.
06/16/17      Hungary the 56th member of AIIB.
06/09/17      India, Pakistan become members of SCO.
06/07/17      Hong Kong the 55th member of AIIB.
06/05/17      Montenegro the 29th member of NATO.
06/01/17      U.S. withdrawal notification from UNFCC-PA.
05/25/17      Equatorial Guinea the 14th member of OPEC.
05/13/17      Ethiopia the 54th member of AIIB; the Bellah People and
                Kabylia admitted to the UNPO.
04/28/17      Venezuela withdrawal notification from OAS.
03/30/17      Tuvalu the 173rd member of IPU.
03/29/17      United Kingdom withdrawal notification from EU and Euratom.
03/27/17      Malaysia the 53rd member of AIIB.
03/24/17      Antigua & Barbuda the 182nd member of WCO.
02/17/17      Vanuatu the 87th member of IHO.
02/13/17      Turkey the 53rd member of ISESCO.
02/08/17      Portugal the 52nd member of AIIB.
01/30/17      Morocco readmitted to African Union.
01/25/17      Kosovo the 181st member of WCO.
01/17/17      Iran the 51st member of AIIB.
01/11/17      Malta the 86th member of IHO.
12/31/16      Denmark and Greece withdraw from UNIDO.
12/28/16      Philippines the 50th member of AIIB.
12/05/16      Tonga the 166th member of IOM.
11/30/16      Uzbekistan the 49th member of AIIB.
11/30/16      Indonesia suspends membership in OPEC.
11/29/16      Belarus the 172nd member of IMO.
11/27/16      New Caledonia an associate member of OIF.
11/16/16      Honduras the 103rd member of IMSO.
10/27/16      Cook Islands the 189th member of WIPO.
10/24/16      Swaziland the 171st member of IPU.
10/13/16      Maldives withdraws from the Commonwealth.
09/21/16      Myanmar and Swaziland the 165th & 166th members of CTBTO.
09/19/16      IOM becomes part of the UN system.
09/10/16      French Polynesia, New Caledonia full members of PIF.
08/19/17      Afghanistan the 150th member of IRENA.
08/19/16      Australia withdraws from UNWTO.
07/29/16      Afghanistan the 164th member of WTO.
07/14/16      Liberia the 163rd member of WTO.
07/01/16      Latvia the 35th member of OECD.
07/01/16      Gabon rejoins OPEC.
06/30/16      China, Solomon Islands & Tuvalu members of IOM.
06/16/16      Azerbaijan the 168th member of ISA.
06/13/16      The Bahamas the 121st member of PCA.
06/04/16      Saint Martin an associate member of ACS.
05/15/16      Guyana the 57th member of IDB.
04/29/16      South Arabia admitted to the UNPO.
04/12/16      Nauru the 189th member of IBRD and IMF.
04/17/16      Djibouti the 120th member of PCA.
04/07/16      Martinique the 3rd associate member of OECS.
03/20/16      Comoros, Egypt and Guyana rejoin the IPU.
03/08/16      Fiji the 102nd member of IMSO.
03/03/16      El Salvador the 124th member of ICCt.
03/02/16      South Sudan the 6th member of EAC.
02/24/16      Tonga the 187th member of ILO.
02/16/16      Turkmenistan the 168th member of IAEA.
02/09/16      Kiribati the 170th member of UNIDO.
01/16/16      the AIIB opens.
01/15/16      China the 67th member of EBRD.
01/05/16      Kosovo the 119th member of PCA.
01/01/16      Indonesia rejoins OPEC.
12/31/15      Belgium withdraws from UNIDO.
12/31/15      Brazil the 28th member of CDB.
12/29/15      Palestine the 118th member of PCA.
12/04/15      Tuvalu the 190th member of IFRCS.
11/30/15      Kazakhstan the 162nd member of WTO.
11/23/15      Eritrea, Kiribati, Saint Kitts & Nevis,
                Saint Lucia, São Tomé & Príncipe join the IOM.
11/20/15      Barbados the 167th member of IAEA.
11/18/15      Tuvalu the 190th member of ICRM.
11/11/15      Ecuador the 101st member of IMSO.
11/06/15      District of Columbia admitted to UNPO.
11/03/15      Montserrat the 10th associate member of UNESCO.
10/16/15      Angola the 192nd member of OPCW.
10/14/15      Antigua and Barbuda the 166th member of IAEA.
10/13/15      Iceland the 53rd member of ANT.
10/09/15      Norway withdraws from UNWTO.
09/14/15      Barbados and Samoa become members of UNWTO.
09/09/15      Vanuatu the 165th member of IAEA.
08/07/15      Myanmar the 191st member of OPCW.
08/06/15      Kyrgyzstan the 5th member of EAEU.
08/02/15      South Sudan the 206th member of IOC.
07/17/15      Bolivia the 6th member of Mercosur.
07/01/15      Bretagne admitted to UNPO.
06/12/15      Cook Islands the 186th member of ILO.
05/25/15      Rwanda rejoins the ECCAS.
04/30/15      South Sudan the 80th member of AfDB.
04/26/15      Seychelles the 161st member of WTO.
04/01/15      Palestine the 123rd member of ICCt.
03/20/15      Angola the 164th member of CTBTO.
03/26/15      Brunei the 85th member of IHO.
03/24/15      Palestine the 180th member of WCO.
03/23/15      Mongolia the 52nd member of ANT.
03/22/15      Georgia the 117th member of PCA.
03/16/15      Marshall Islands the 170th member of UNIDO.
03/06/15      Djibouti the 164th member of IAEA.
03/02/15      Georgia and Vietnam the 83rd and 84th 
                members of IHO.
02/16/15      Micronesia, Montenegro and Palau join IFAD.
02/10/15      Palestine the 191st member of NPT.
02/02/15      Order of Malta an associate of PAM.
01/27/15      Guyana the 163rd member of IAEA.
01/27/15      Kazakhstan the 51st member of ANT.
01/12/15      Georgia the 100th member of IMSO.
01/08/15      Niue the 188th member of WIPO.
01/02/15      Palestine the 167th member of ISA.
01/02/15      Armenia the 4th member of EAEU.
01/01/15      Eurasian Economic Union est.
12/31/14      Portugal withdraws from UNIDO.
12/09/14      Brazil and UAE the 26th & 27th members of UNRWA.
11/28/14      Amazigh, Sulu & Trieste admitted to UNPO.
11/25/14      Samoa the 157th member of IOM.
11/18/14      Jordan the 99th member of IMSO.
10/22/14      Kosovo the 205th member of IOC.
10/20/14      São Tomé & Príncipe the 116th member of PCA.
10/02/14      Zambia the 171st member of IMO.
09/02/14      Congo (Brazzaville) the 163rd member of CTBTO.
08/06/14      Tokelau the 3rd associate member of PIF.
07/23/14      Equatorial Guinea the 9th member of CPLP.
06/28/14      Savoy admitted and Aceh & Talysh rejoin UNPO.
06/26/14      Yemen the 160th member of WTO.
06/19/14      Macedonia the 156th member of IOM.
06/04/14      Tuvalu the 187th member of WIPO.
05/29/14      Luxembourg the 79th member of AfDB.
03/17/14      Tonga the 164h member of IPU.
03/04/14      Niue the 162nd member of CTBTO.
02/19/14      Russia the 173rd member of IFAD.
02/18/14      Brunei Darussalam the 162nd member of to IAEA.
02/14/14      Guadeloupe, Martinique and Sint Maarten
                separate associate members of ACS.
02/10/14      Guyana the 52nd member of ISESCO.
01/07/14      The Bahamas the 161st member of to IAEA.
01/01/14      Mayotte becomes an outermost region of EU.
12/31/13      New Zealand withdraws from UNIDO.
12/12/13      Suriname the 27th member of CDB.
12/03/13      Montenegro the 82nd member of IHO.
11/26/13      Fiji, Iceland, Marshall Islands and Turkmenistan join IOM.
11/25/13      San Marino the 160th member of to IAEA.
11/22/13      Barotseland admitted & West Papua rejoins the UNPO.
11/12/13      Cyprus and South Sudan join the IFRCS.
11/05/13      Anguilla the 9th associate member of UNESCO.
10/29/13      Turkey the 78th member of AfDB.
10/15/13      North Korea the 98th member of IMSO.
10/07/13      Bhutan joins and Somalia rejoins the IPU.
10/02/13      The Gambia withdraws from The Commonwealth
09/27/13      Iraq the 161st member of CTBTO.
09/24/13      Guinea-Bissau the 160th member of CTBTO.
09/14/13      Syria the 190th member of OPCW.
08/07/13      Niger the 166th member of ISA.
07/19/13      Kiribati the 186th member of WIPO.
07/01/13      Croatia the 28th member of the EU.
06/29/13      Somalia the 189th member of OPCW.
06/27/13      Dominican Rep. the 8th member of SICA.
06/18/13      South Sudan the 189th member of ICRM.
06/17/13      Malawi and Suriname the 150th & 151st members of IOM.
06/15/13      Brunei, Singapore, and South Sudan to join FAO.
05/14/13      Trinidad and U.A.E. rejoin the UNWTO.
05/01/13      Côte d'Ivoire the 122nd member of ICCt. 
04/26/13      Guadeloupe & Martinique separate associate members of ACS.
03/02/13      Tajikistan the 159th member of WTO.
02/15/13      Swaziland the 159th member of to IAEA.
02/13/13      Nauru, Tuvalu and Vanuatu join IFAD.
02/08/13      Chad the 159th member of CTBTO.
02/02/13      Laos the 158th member of WTO.
01/10/13      Brunei the 158th member of CTBTO.
01/08/13      TImor-Leste the 165th member of ISA.
12/31/12      Lithuania & U.K. withdraw from UNIDO.
12/22/12      Latvia withdraws from UNWTO.
12/17/12      Kosovo the 66th member of EBRD.
12/15/12      Canada withdraws from UNFCC-Kyoto Protocol.
12/14/12      South Sudan the 185th member of WMO.
12/05/12      Estonia the 169th member of IFAD.
11/29/12      Myanmar & Papua New Guinea the 148th & 149th members of IOM.
11/27/12      St. Vincent the 147th member of IOM.
11/21/12      Mongolia the 57th member of OSCE.
11/21/12      Uganda the 51st member of ISESCO.
11/09/12      Trinidad & Tobago the 158th member of IAEA.
11/02/12      Fiji the 157th member of IAEA.
11/01/12      Togo the 156th member of IAEA.
10/13/12      Armenia the 54th member & Qatar an associate of OIF.
10/04/12      Somalia the 179th member of WCO.
09/24/12      Ecuador & Swaziland the 163rd & 164th members of ISA
09/22/12      Tuvalu the 184th member of WMO.
09/07/12      Bulgaria withdraws from the ITSO.
09/04/12      Rwanda the 155th member of IAEA. 
08/24/12      Vanuatu the 157th member of WTO.
08/22/12      Russia the 156th member of WTO.
07/31/12      Venezuela the 5th member of Mercosur. 
07/18/12      South Sudan the 178th member of WCO.
07/07/12      Lezgin admitted to UNPO.
07/01/12      Guatemala the 121st member of ICCt. 
06/21/12      Uzbekistan withdraws from the CSTO.
06/01/12      Myanmar rejoins the UNWTO
05/29/12      Palau the 185th member of ILO.
05/12/12      Canada withdraws from the UNWTO
05/10/12      Samoa the 155th member of WTO
04/29/12      Montenegro the 154th member of WTO
04/25/12      Saudi Arabia the 27th member of Colombo Plan.
04/24/12      Somalia the 26th member of Intersputnik.
04/20/12      Cameroon the 81st member of IHO.
04/18/12      South Sudan the 188th member of IMF and World Bank (IBRD).
04/13/12      South Sudan the 184th member of ILO.
04/09/12      Niue the 158th ratification of CTBT.
04/05/12      South Sudan and Myanmar join the IPU.
04/04/12      Papua New Guinea the 154th member of IAEA.
03/02/12      Vanuatu the 185th member of WIPO.      
03/01/12      Pakistan the 50th member of ANT.
02/22/12      South Sudan the 168th member of IFAD.
02/26/12      Bangladesh the 115th member of PCA.
02/17/12      Dominica the 153rd member of IAEA.
02/10/12      South Sudan the 8th member of IGAD.
02/06/12      Indonesia the 157th ratification of CTBT.
02/01/12      Vanuatu the 120th member of ICCt. 
01/12/12      Guatemala the 156th ratification of CTBT.
              and Luxembourg the 25th member of UNRWA.
01/01/12      Cape Verde the 119th member of ICCt. 
12/29/11      Vietnam the 114th member of PCA;
12/29/11      Jordan & Tunisia the 64th & 65th members of ERBD.
12/27/11      Albania the 113th member of PCA.
12/19/11      Colombia the 60th member of BIS.
12/16/11      United Arab Emirates the 59th member of BIS.
12/05/11      Antigua & Barbuda, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, 
                Ethiopia, Guyana, Maldives, Micronesia, 
                Mozambique, Nauru, South Sudan, Seychelles, 
                Vanuatu and Vatican City join the IOM.
12/01/11      Maldives the 118th member of ICCt. 
11/23/11      Palestine the 195th member of UNESCO.
11/23/11      Maldives the 187th member of ICRC and IFRCS.
11/10/11      South Sudan the 191st member of ICAO.
11/04/11      Laos the 152nd member of IAEA.
11/01/11      The Philippines the 117th member of ICCt. 
10/31/11      Curaçao, St. Maarten & South Sudan join Interpol.
10/31/11      Malaysia the 49th signatory to Antarctic Treaty.
10/27/11      South Sudan the 194th member of UNESCO.
10/27/11      Tuvalu the 174th member of UNIDO.
10/25/11      Curaçao, St. Maarten associate members of UNESCO.
10/19/11      Chad joins the IPU.
10/13/11      South Sudan the 20th member of COMESA.
10/10/11      Liberia the 155th member of UNWTO.
10/04/11      South Sudan the 192nd member of UPU.
10/03/11      South Sudan the 193rd member of ITU.
09/29/11      Palau the 97th member of IMSO.
09/28/11      Mongolia the 96th member of IMSO.
09/27/11      South Sudan the 194th member of WHO.
09/22/11      Guinea the 155th ratification of CTBT.
09/18/11      Haratin admitted to UNPO.
09/08/11      Palau the 170th member of IMO.
09/01/11      Tunisia the 116th member of ICCt.
08/01/11      Grenada the 115th member of ICCt.
07/29/11      South Sudan the 54th member of African Union.
07/22/11      Peru the 58th member of BIS.
07/15/11      Luxembourg the 57th member of BIS.
07/14/11      South Sudan the 193rd member of UN & 194th member of UNCTAD.
07/13/11      Hungary the 167th member of IFAD.
07/08/11      IOC de-recognizes Netherlands Antilles NOC, leaving 204 members.
06/30/11      WEU is dissolved.
06/28/11      Org. of Islamic Conference renamed Org. of Islamic Cooperation.
06/25/11      Tokelau an associate member of FAO.
06/15/11      Grenada the 78th member of IRENA.
06/14/11      Ghana the 154th ratification of CTBT.
06/10/11      Philippines the 77th member of IRENA.
05/25/11      Azerbaijan and Fiji join Non-Aligned Movement.
05/15/11      Thailand the 162nd member of ISA.
05/10/11      WEU assembly last session closes.
04/19/11      Rwanda the 112th member of PCA.
04/16/11      Micronesia and Trinidad & Tobago join IPU.
02/19/11      Uzbekistan the 167th member of IFAD.
01/24/11      Yemen the 95th member of the IMSO.
01/01/11      Moldova the 114th member of ICCt.
12/09/10      Estonia the 34th member of the OECD.
12/10/10      Kuwait the 24th member of UNRWA.
12/02/10      Curaçao and Sint Maarten join Parlatino.
11/29/10      Botswana, Central African Republic, Lesotho,
                Swaziland and Timor-Leste join the IOM
11/24/10      Panama withdrew from PARLACEN.
11/01/10      Seychelles and St. Lucia the 112th & 113th members of ICCt.
10/28/10      Andorra the 26th member of PAM.
09/28/10      Malawi the 161st member of ISA.
09/26/10      Moro admitted to UNPO.
09/07/10      Israel the 33rd member of the OECD
08/24/10      Timor-Leste the 192nd member of ITU.
08/19/10      Guinea-Bissau the 177th member of WCO.
07/21/10      Slovenia the 32nd member of the OECD 
07/17/10      Philippines the 111th member of PCA.
07/08/10      International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) est.
06/24/10      Tuvalu the 187th member of IMF and World Bank.
06/01/10      Bangladesh the 111th member of ICCt.
05/26/10      Central African Republic and Trindad & Tobago 
                the 152nd and 153rd members of CTBTO.
05/07/10      Chile the 31st member of the OECD
03/28/10      Seychelles the 155th member of IPU.
02/06/10      Ogaden admitted to UNPO.
01/29/10      Portugal the 48th Antarctic Treaty member. 
12/04/09      Timor-Leste the 183rd member of WMO.
11/28/09      Rwanda the 54th member of The Commonwealth.
11/23/09      Cambodia rejoins as 151st member of IAEA.
11/17/09      Vanuatu the 176th member of WCO.
10/28/09      Marshall Islands the 151st member of CTBTO.
10/22/09      Montenegro the 150th member of ITSO.
10/13/09      Samoa admitted as the 188th member of Interpol.
10/12/09      Faroe Islands the 7th associate member of UNESCO;
                Antigua & Barbuda the 94th member of IMSO.
10/07/09      Madagascar the 110th member of PCA.
10/05/09      UK withdraws and Vanuatu the 154th member of UNWTO.
10/01/09      Czech Republic the 110th member of ICCt.
09/23/09      Saint Vincent & the Grenadines the 150th member of CTBTO
                São Tomé & Príncipe the 175th member of WCO.
09/01/09      Chile Republic the 109th member of ICCt.
08/18/09      Georgia withdraws from the CIS.
08/17/09      Liberia the 149th member of CTBTO.
08/14/09      Chad the 160th member of ISA.
07/15/09      Congo (Brazzaville) the 150th member of IAEA.
07/13/09      Lesotho the 149th member of IAEA.
06/24/09      Bahrain and Burundi the 147th & 148th members of IAEA.
06/30/09      Uganda the 169th member of IMO.
06/29/09      Namibia and Trinidad & Tobago join IOM as 126th & 127th members;
                Kosovo the 186th member of IMF and World Bank (IBRD).
05/21/09      The Bahamas the 188th member of OPCW.
05/15/09      Maldives the 183rd member of ILO.
04/26/09      Dominican Republic the 187th member of OPCW.
04/01/09      Albania and Croatia the 27th & 28th members of NATO.
02/18/09      Marshall Islands the 166th member of IFAD.
02/12/09      Iraq the 186th member of OPCW.
02/05/09      Oman the 146th member of IAEA.
01/05/09      United Arab Emirates the 109th member of PCA.
01/12/09      China the 48th member of IADB.
01/01/09      Indonesia withdraws from OPEC.
12/20/08      Lebanon the 185th member of OPCW.
12/11/08      Samoa the 173rd member of UNIDO.
10/15/08      Comoros, Oman, Palestine and Sierra Leone join IPU.
10/07/08      Vatican City admitted as the 187th member of Interpol.
10/01/08      Cook Islands & Suriname the 107th & 108th members of ICCt.
09/25/08      Romania an associate of PAM.
09/23/08      Norway the 153rd member of UNWTO
09/20/08      Gilgit-Baltistan admitted to UNPO.
08/29/08      Bahrain the 108th member of PCA.