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A review of new items on the launch of the 2011 Global Peace Index


The world became slightly less peaceful over the last year. That's according to the new Global Peace Index, which attempts to rank 153 countries. 


The world became slightly less peaceful in the past year, punctuated by violent uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, but also marked by successes in countries like Slovenia and Georgia. 


New Zealand has been ousted by Iceland as the most peaceful nation in the world. 


The Global Peace Index (GPI) report published yesterday by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) puts the Sultanate of Oman on fourth position in the Arab region and 41st among the 153 world countries. 


Taiwan is ranked 27th in the 2011 Global Peace Index (GPI) released Wednesday, up eight notches from last year.


New Zealand is the second most peaceful place to live on the planet, according to a new global survey. Photo / Thinkstock New Zealand has been named the second most peaceful nation in the world. 


The Sultanate stood fourth on the Arab level in Global Peace Indicator 2011, which was published by the Sydney-based the Institute for Economics and Peace on its website yesterday. 


The Global Peace Index is out today. Its modest goal: rank the nations of the world by their peacefulness. Iceland came in first, knocking off New Zealand. 


Social unrest is making the world less peaceful for the third year running and economic strains could point to rising risks in China, a think tank said on Wednesday. 


By Jordan Press Canada is once again among the Top 10 most peaceful countries in the world, according to a global survey. 


Canada ranks for the first time among the world's Top 10 most peaceful nations in a new global security assessment released Wednesday.


Global Peace Index for 2011 shows dramatic falls and rises in world peace. See how the data's changed over time The Global Peace Index, is out today and sees dramatic falls in middle east countries after the Arab spring...


Iceland tops the Global Peace Index for 2011, ousting New Zealand. Somalia falls to the bottom, replacing Iraq, which held the last slot for two years. 


Reducing prison populations, improving relations with neighboring countries and enhancing the rule of law for local businesses could save countries around the world as much as $8 trillion a year.


Canada has cracked the top 10 in a global security assessment that ranks countries based on how peaceful they are. 


For all those who believe that India is becoming an increasingly dangerous place to live in, here are the numbers that back that belief. 


The Global Peace Index -- which ranks Canada as the world's eighth most peaceful country -- assumes that a country that is peaceful within in its own borders is less likely to go to war with somewhere else. 


Brazil appears in 74th place in a list ranking peace and social justice in 153 countries, The Global Peace Index released this Wednesday, May 25, by the Institute for Economics and Peace IEP. 


In 2010‚ Nepal was most peaceful nation in South Asia after Bhutan but 2011 findings‚ which involve 153 countries‚ placed the country in third place in the region. 


Taiwan has moved up eight spots to No. 27 in the latest annual Global Peace Index, released May 25 in Washington by the Institute for Economics and Peace. 


Taiwan was ranked 27th in the 2011 Global Peace Index (GPI) released on Wednesday. That's up eight notches from last year. 


Japan is the third most peaceful country in the world, according to the Global Peace Index, a survey compiled by the Institute for Economics and Peace. According to the index, only top-ranking Iceland and New Zealand are more peaceful places to live. ...


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