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What Are The World's Most Corrupt Countries?

Corruption is a global problem and occurs in some unexpected places. So which nations topped 2015's list of most corrupt countries?

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CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS: INDEX 2015 (transparency.org)
"More than 6 billion people live in countries with a serious corruption problem."

Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in Somalia (transparency.org)
"There are very limited public sources of information available on the state of corruption and anti-corruption in Somalia."

Bribery and birthright: How to get a job in North Korea (theguardian.com)
"Every week, NK News asks a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about."

Six Strategies to Fight Corruption (worldbank.org)
"Having looked at some of the ways in which corruption damages the social and institutional fabric of a country, we now turn to reform options open to governments to reduce corruption and mitigate its effects."

TeliaSonera Boss Says Quitting Uzbekistan No Easy Task (wsj.com)
"Scandinavian telecom operator TeliaSonera AB warned Tuesday it faces a difficult task in pulling out of Uzbekistan, where its operations have come under the scrutiny of U.S. authorities, as well as other countries in central Asia."