US slips to historic low in global corruption index

The United States has dropped out of the "top 20" in a global league table of least corrupt nations after falling to 22 place from 19 last year, financial scandals and the influence of money in politics, caused the drop, Transparency International said on Tuesday.


Somalia was judged the most corrupt country, followed by Myanmar and Afghanistan at joint second-worst and then by Iraq, in the Berlin-based watchdog TI's annual corruption perceptions index (CPI). (Rueters)





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