Since May 2005. Installed as president after the death in office of his father Gnassinbe Eyadema who had served since 1967.
Attempts to cease hostilities between the warring factions in the Second Congo War; treaty has limited effect.
North Korea/China. Known as Mount Baekdusan in North Korea and Changbai Mountain in China.
The County Cricket Ground in the West Midlands, England was first used for Test cricket on 29th May 1902
Oracle in a cave, from "Things Fall Apart"
North Korea/China. Known as Mount Baekdusan in North Korea and Changbai Mountain in China. It has a bowl shaped lake and is associated with the Korean creation myth.
Yunnan. Thousands of tropical and subtropical plants
Worlds Highest (elevation) lake