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HISTORY: In the 17th century, the Dutch East India Company was given the legal right to wage war, take prisoners and establish colonies.
HISTORY: In the 17th century, the Dutch East India Company was given the legal right to wage war, take prisoners and establish colonies.
Youth Unemployment

Sth Africa: 54%
Greece: 45%
Spain: 42%
Italy: 38%
France: 24%
Australia: 13%
UK: 12%
US: 9.9%
Germany: 6.5%
Japan: 4.9%
EU-China share of world GDP (PPP)

1980
EU: 30%
China: 2%

2014
EU: 17%
China: 16.5%

2019
EU: 15%
China: 19% https://t.co/QVQQ6qDo4u
EU-China share of world GDP (PPP)

1980
EU: 30%
China: 2%

2014
EU: 17%
China: 16.5%

2019
EU: 15%
China: 19% https://t.co/QVQQ6qDo4u
Advertising spending per vehicle sold in the US, 2016.

Jaguar: $3326
Fiat: $2158
Lexus: $1166
Toyota: $248
Tesla: $6

(Advertising Age)
Advertising spending per vehicle sold in the US, 2016.

Jaguar: $3326
Fiat: $2158
Lexus: $1166
Toyota: $248
Tesla: $6

(Advertising Age)
Who do you have more confidence in?
MEDIA: 3D printing of a lion figurine
MEDIA: 3D printing of a lion figurine
UNITED STATES: President Trump has canceled a rally in Iowa that was scheduled for next week.
BREAKING: G7 statement says the US is 'not in a position' to join a consensus on climate change
GERMANY: Diplomat says Trump's behaviour at NATO summit and comments about Germany being bad for exporting cars to the US are 'absurd'
Harambe the gorilla polled 5% in a presidential election poll in July, 2016 and ahead of Greens candidate Jill Stein who received 2%.
Harambe the gorilla polled 5% in a presidential election poll in July, 2016 and ahead of Greens candidate Jill Stein who received 2%.
GERMANY: Chancellor Merkel says G7 discussions on climate change were 'very unsatisfactory' amid reports of disagreement with Trump
The Democratic Republic of Congo could have up to $24 trillion worth of mineral reserves according to a UN estimate.
The Democratic Republic of Congo could have up to $24 trillion worth of mineral reserves according to a UN estimate.
BREAKING: ISIS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack
UNITED KINGDOM: Prime Minister Theresa May says country's terror threat has been reduced from 'critical' to 'severe'
BREAKING: President Trump agrees to G7 communique that includes commitment to fight trade protectionism
IMAGE: Japanese samurai visiting the Sphinx in 1863 https://t.co/ueZ3s3pcXE
IMAGE: Japanese samurai visiting the Sphinx in 1863 https://t.co/ueZ3s3pcXE
BREAKING: 18 killed in car bombing in east Afghanistan
BREAKING: South Korean navy has sent a vessel to deal with hijacking of fishing boat off the coast of Somalia
IMAGE: Syrian artist's portrayal of President Trump as a refugee
IMAGE: Syrian artist's portrayal of President Trump as a refugee
Past 24 hours:

- Portland stabbing: 2 dead
- Egypt: 28 dead
- Sri Lanka: 91 dead
- Syria airstrikes: 120 dead
- Afghanistan: 16 dead
Total(1) => 0.66421794891357 f_u_GLN(2) => 0.65906810760498 f_f_QM(2) => 0.52570486068726 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.025305986404419 f_f_dT(40) => 0.022616386413574 indS(1) => 0.022682905197144 indM(1) => 0.036432981491089 indM_1(1) => 0.0074410438537598 indM_2(1) => 0.0047080516815186 indM_4(1) => 0.0078017711639404 indM_5(1) => 0.0069789886474609 indM_6(1) => 0.0031270980834961 indM_7(1) => 0.0032958984375 indM_8(1) => 0.0011451244354248