Hard Numbers: You’ll never guess what Finland did to reduce homelessness
15,000: Mexico deported around 15,000 migrants in April, up from 9,100 in March. Unfortunately for Mexico, it wasn't enough to stop President Trump from threatening to slap a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports as soon as Friday unless it halts the flow of (mostly) Central Americans to the US.
45: A whopping 45 percent of the mayors currently governing Japanese towns and villages were elected unopposed in the last electoral cycle, as shrinking populations, low salaries for politicians sap people's interest in running for office. #AllPoliticsIsLocal
35: Long-term homelessness in Finland has fallen 35 percent since 2008, making the Nordic country the only EU member state where that number has declined over the past decade. So, what's Finland's secret? Sit down for this one: turns out it's building houses for homeless people.
6: According to the IMF, six of the world's ten fastest-growing economies this year will be in Africa: Senegal, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Sudan and Ghana.