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World in its most dangerous phase, study claims terrorist attacks at all-time high

Beirut: Suggesting that world is becoming violent by the day, a new study has claimed that presently, the terrorist attacks are at an all-time high. According to the 2016 Global Peace Index, the number of

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk Published on: June 08, 2016 23:34 IST
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Beirut: Suggesting that world is becoming violent by the day, a new study has claimed that presently, the terrorist attacks are at an all-time high.

According to the 2016 Global Peace Index, the number of refugees are now more than at any time since the World War II.

The study listed five countries - Syria, Iraq, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan - as where most of the attacks by terrorists were conducted.

Whereas Botswana, Chile, Costa Rica, Japan, Mauritius, Panama, Qatar, Switzerland, Uruguay and Vietnam were shown to be the most less affected countries in the research. However, it also stated that terrorism is spreading its wing around the globe which is not a positive sign.

The reasons that have led to this are said to be the conflict in the Middle East and the increasing migrant crisis.

The most peaceful continent, Europe, witnessed a negative change in the report post the attacks in Paris and Brussels, while Panama, Thailand and Sri Lanka have shown improvement.

The status of world's most peaceful country was once again retained by Iceland, followed by Denmark, Austria, New Zealand and Portugal.

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