Hard Numbers: How many ISIS fighters have escaped prison?​

3,000: Envoys from Russia and 54 African countries met in the Russian resort town of Sochi for a summit to discuss trade, military cooperation, and nuclear energy. Around 3,000 delegates attended the event, where Vladimir Putin promised cooperation without "political or other" intervention.

44: Millionaires account for one percent of the world's population, but they own 44 percent of global wealth, according to Credit Suisse research. While economic inequality persists in every region of the world, the gap between the world's haves and have-nots has actually narrowed slightly since peaking in 2016.

100: Since the Turkish invasion of northeast Syria began, at least 100 ISIS prisoners have escaped detention centers there and remain at large. The US special envoy to Syria told Congress that the remaining 10,900 ISIS fighters detained in that area are still imprisoned.

77 million: Zimbabwe's state-owned electricity company has cut power to mines, farms and other users because of unpaid bills totaling $77 million. Severe droughts have already caused daily power shortages lasting up to 18 hours.

Kevin Sneader, global managing partner of McKinsey & Company, answers the question: Are CEOs getting real about climate change?

The answer, yes. Why? One, it's personal. Many have watched with horror the wildfires that took place recently. Others have even been evacuated. And for some, the snow set in Davos, they experienced incredibly mild temperatures that laid all to quip that climate change really has arrived. But the other reasons are a growing understanding of the nature of climate change.


Welcome to the eleventh parliamentary elections in Iran's 40-year history.

Want to run for a seat? You can…if you're an Iranian citizen between the ages of 30 and 75, hold a master's degree or its equivalent, have finished your military service (if you're a man), and have demonstrated a commitment to Islam. Check all these boxes, and you can ask permission to run for office.

Permission comes from the 12-member Guardian Council, a body composed of six clerics appointed by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and six jurists that Khamenei appoints indirectly. If the Council says yes, you can win a seat in parliament. If they say no, you can't.

This parliament, also called the Majlis, does have real power. It approves the national budget, drafts legislation and sends it to the Guardian Council for approval, ratifies treaties, approves ministers and can question the president. The current Majlis represents a wide range of values and opinions.


As the head of a leading management consulting firm, global managing partner of McKinsey & Company Kevin Sneader has an inside view into the challenges facing the world's top executives. Every Thursday, Sneader will address questions about key issues like attracting and retaining talent, growing revenue, navigating change, staying ahead of the competition, and corporate responsibility – all in 60 seconds.

GZERO's Alex Kliment interviews New Yorker correspondent and author Joshua Yaffa. The two discuss Yaffa's new book, Between Two Fires, about what life is like for Russians today. They also sample some vodka at a famous Russian restaurant in NYC, of course!