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100,000: As many as 100,000 barrels of oil are smuggled out of Venezuela every day, and 250,000 cows every year.

49: The rerun of last year’s Kenyan presidential election saw 49 percent fewer voters after the first attempt was nullified by the country’s supreme court. #VoteOfNoConfidence

24.6: The vote share of European populist parties is 24.6 percent today, compared to 9.6 percent in 2000.

23: Since 1934, a new US president’s party has lost an average of 23 House seats in the midterms following their election. Democrats need 24 seats to take back the House.

22: Saudi women comprise just 22 percent of the kingdom’s workforce, despite outnumbering men among university graduates. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitious Vision 2030 aims to bring that up to 30 percent in the next 12 years.


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