Since 1980, fifty countries have featured at least once amongthe top 20 source countries of refugees. In other words, a quarter of the world’s countries have to varying degrees generated significant refugee outflows in the last 35 years.
The Marshall Plan was an American initiative to aid Europe, in which the United States gave $13 billion in economic support to help rebuild European economies after the end of World War II.
The Mongol Empire (1206–1405) was the largest contiguous land empire in history, covering over 33 million km² at its peak, with an estimated population of over 100 million people.
Location of Kuril Islands in the Western Pacific.
Expansion from 622-750, with modern borders overlaid.
Gross domestic product (GDP) growth (annual %).
The Kurds are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of Iraq, Turkey, Iran and Syria.
Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa.
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), a permanent, international organization headquartered in Vienna, Austria, was established in Baghdad, Iraq on 10–14 September 1960.
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