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The Happiest Countries in the World

 Denmark’s residents are the most satisfied with their lives, according to the Better Life Index released Monday. According to the study, published annually by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and ...
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Countries With the Widest Gap Between the Rich and the Poor

The United States, which prides itself as a land of opportunity, has the fourth-most uneven income distribution among developed nations, according to recently-released data. Only Turkey, Mexico, and Chile had ...
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Countries Spending the Most on War

Global military spending totaled $1.78 trillion in 2014, down slightly from the year before. Military expenditures in North America, Western and European countries continued to slowly decline, while spending rose ...
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The Healthiest (and Least Healthy) Countries in the World

World Health Day is on April 7, and people around the globe are turning their attention to health issues. The global infant mortality rate of 33.6 deaths per 1,000 live ...
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Companies Profiting the Most From War

Worldwide military expenditure shrunk in 2013 for the second consecutive year, falling by 1.9% to $1.75 trillion. The 100 largest arms-producers sold a combined $402 billion worth of arms and military ...
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The 10 Worst Countries for Women

Not one country in the world has successfully eliminated its gender gap, according to a recent report from the World Economic Forum (WEF). But while the scope of gender inequality ...
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Countries With the Most Slaves

While many believe slavery is an issue of the past, it remains a real, yet largely hidden, problem. An estimated 35.8 million people are enslaved worldwide, according to a recent ...
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Surge in US GDP to Outpace Troubled Global Expansion

Dying growth, crippled by high manufacturing costs and a financial system broken at the start of the recession, where supposed to slow the U.S. economy so that it would be ...
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The 10 Least Livable Countries

Based on the most recent release of the Human Development Index by the United Nations Development Programme, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the most and least livable countries. Data from the ...
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The 10 Most Livable Countries

Based on the most recent release of the Human Development Index by the United Nations Development Programme, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the most and least livable countries. Data from the ...
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12 Countries That Hate Their Government Most

Europeans went in May to the polls to vote for their representatives to the European Parliament. The results were surprising, as parties in the far right and skeptics of the ...
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US Leads World in Ultra Rich People

Ultra high net worth individuals, or UNHW as new research from Credit Suisse calls them, are concentrated in the United States. Also, the growth of the number of these people ...
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The Best (and Worst) Countries to Grow Old In

The global population is aging rapidly. Today, there are roughly 868 million people who are at least 60 years old globally, or about 12% of the world’s population. By 2050, ...
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Ebola: Sierra Leone Economy by the Numbers

Among the most troubling aspects of the spread of the Ebola virus is that the nations hit hardest are among the poorest in the world and, therefore, have few resources ...
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Ebola: Liberia Economy by the Numbers

Among the most troubling aspects of the spread of the Ebola virus is that the nations hit hardest are among the poorest in the world and, therefore, have few resources ...
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