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2013-05-17 11:27:39

Countries that have higher levels of corruption struggle to attract and retain skilled workers.

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2011-01-13 08:10:00

A new assessment of global earthquake fatalities over the past three decades indicates that 83 percent of all deaths caused by the collapse of buildings during earthquakes occurred in countries considered to be unusually corrupt.

2005-10-18 08:17:11

By Gideon Long LONDON (Reuters) - Bangladesh and Chad are among the most corrupt countries in the world, rife with bribery and nepotism which condemns millions of people to poverty, a report published on Tuesday said.


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