Where statistics and optimism meet
Two decades of enmity between Ethiopia and Eritrea has come to an end after their leaders restored relations. They signed agreements to open embassies and to restore flights between the nations in July.
New Zealand has become the second country in the world to pass legislation giving domestic violence victims paid leave. Victims will receive 10 days’ paid leave after a bill spearheaded by Green MP Jan Logie was passed.
The world’s smallest fox, the Santa Cruz Island fox, has come back from near certain extinction. It’s been removed from the endangered list in California, after a decade, the fastest recovery ever seen in a mammal species.