Dominica, or more precisely the Commonwealth of Dominica, is often confused with the Dominican Republic. While the latter is primarily a Spanish-speaking country, also very popular as a tourist destination, the Commonwealth of Dominica is an English-speaking island nation, also located in the Caribbean.
Anyone who has visited Istanbul recently will undoubtedly have been amazed at the dynamic development of this huge city. Construction is happening everywhere, the whole city is buzzing, it never seems to sleep and is constantly on the go. Beyoğlu, located in the European area, right next to the sea, is one of the city’s smallest, but by no means least significant, districts. The Golden Horn separates Beyoğlu from the old part of the city, which can be reached by crossing the Galata Bridge.
On December 2nd, the United Arab Emirates celebrated the 43rd anniversary of its foundation. This relatively young state conjures up images of Dubai for almost everybody, as this is the most well known “brand”, and many people believe that the two are one and the same thing. The reality, however, is that this is a union of 7 emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain), 6 of which merged in 1971, with the seventh, Ras al-Khaimah, joining during 1972.
In accordance with the ruling of the Geneva court, Dmitry Rybolovlev must pay his ex-wife 4 020 555 988 CHF following their divorce. The couple spent a significant part of their lives in the Alpine country, which is why the divorce proceedings fell under the jurisdiction of the local courts.
For people of many different nationalities Cyprus has become not only another island in the Mediterranean, or another in the long list of holiday destinations, but also a second home – literally. Huge numbers of foreigners are buying real estate on the island, some to use as their permanent residence, and others to have a holiday home in Cyprus.