Hard Numbers: 1,000 migrants reach Greece from Turkey in 24-hours

3: Israelis headed to the polls today for their third general election in less than a year, after the last two elections failed to break the country's political stalemate. Incumbent Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu's Likud party appears to be the winner, but it remains to be seen whether Bibi can form a coalition government in the 120-seat Knesset, Israel's parliament.


15: Iraq's prime minister-designate Mohammed Allawi has stepped down from that post after legislators, mired in political infighting, failed to approve his cabinet. A new prime minister must now be chosen within 15 days, plunging the country into another stage of chaos and insecurity.

389 million: The US Congress has approved $389 million for AIDS relief in Zambia starting in October. Women in Zambia are disproportionately affected by HIV, making up around 60 percent of the infected population in that country.

1,000: Greek officials said Monday that about 1,000 migrants had reached its eastern Aegean islands from Turkey in the past 24 hours alone. It's the latest sign of the intensifying humanitarian crisis on Europe's doorstep since Turkey opened its doors for migrants to leave its territory for the EU last week after a major escalation in northern Syria.

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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday. To understand what that means for the country's politics and public health policy, GZERO sat down with Christopher Garman, top Brazil expert at our parent company, Eurasia Group. The exchange has been lightly edited for clarity and concision.

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The Trump administration sent shockwaves through universities this week when it announced that international students in the US could be forced to return to their home countries if courses are not held in classrooms this fall. Around 1 million foreign students are now in limbo as they wait for institutions to formalize plans for the upcoming semester. But it's not only foreign students themselves who stand to lose out: International students infuse cash into American universities and contributed around $41 billion to the US economy in the 2018-19 academic year. So, where do most of these foreign students come from? We take a look here.

For years, the Philippines has struggled with domestic terrorism. Last Friday, Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a sweeping new anti-terror bill that has the opposition on edge, as the tough-talking president gears up to make broader constitutional changes. Here's a look at what the law does, and what it means for the country less than two years away from the next presidential election.

The legislation grants authorities broad powers to prosecute domestic terrorism, including arrests without a warrant and up to 24 days detention without charges. It also carries harsh penalties for those convicted of terror-related offenses, with a maximum sentence of life in prison without parole. Simply threatening to commit an act of terror on social media can now be punished with 12 years behind bars.

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16,000: Amid a deepening economic crisis in Lebanon that has wiped out people's savings and cratered the value of the currency, more than 16,000 people have joined a new Facebook group that enables people to secure staple goods and food through barter.

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