Number of candidates in the Philippines’ January regional elections who were murdered during the campaign: 39
Associated Press (Manila)
Peak happiness was observed at a per capita GDP of $36,000.
Doctors Without Borders withdrew from the Afghan city of Kunduz after a U.S.-led airstrike destroyed one of the organization’s hospitals, killing 22 people.
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