201: The US was never as economically invested as Europe in the Iran nuclear deal. EU trade with Iran totaled $25 billion in 2017. US trade with Iran totaled just $201 million.
1 million: More than one million Venezuelans have enteredColombia since Nicolas Maduro’s government descended into crisis last year, according to a senior Red Cross official. That number is far larger than previous estimates.
3: Before Mahathir’s victory in Malaysia this week, only three other Southeast Asian incumbent governments had lost an election since 2000. (Indonesia, 2004; Thailand, 2010; Myanmar, 2015)
200: Plans to introduce a new tax of 200 Ugandan shillings (US$0.027) per day on each mobile phone subscriber using platforms such as WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook have triggered accusations that President Yoweri Museveni wants to suppress criticism of his 32-year-rule of one of sub-Saharan Africa’s poorest countries.