Numbers: Apr. 16, 2007

CONFLICT

10,000

Estimated number of people who left the Somali capital, Mogadishu, from March 29 to April 3 alone, after days of intense violence between Ethiopian troops and Islamist rebels

1,500

Number of Ugandan peacekeepers the African Union has deployed in Somalia so far. On April 3, Western diplomats said Ethiopian forces should not leave until a robust A.U. force is in place

LITERACY

116 million

Number of illiterate Chinese in 2005, an increase of 30 million from 2000

1,500

Number of Chinese characters a citizen needs to be able to read to be considered officially literate

RECYCLABLES

1,000

Estimated number...

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