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These are the 10 most dangerous countries in the world in 2019

The latest Global Peace Index has a new least peaceful country, assessed on metrics like political instability and deaths from conflict.
Women are screened for malnutrition at a joint UNICEF-WFP Rapid Response Mission (RRM), which delivers critical supplies and services to those displaced by conflict, in Nyanapol, northern Jonglei, March 3, 2015.

Facebook let a family sell their 16-year-old girl as a child bride, and only noticed 2 weeks later

Facebook said it removed the post and permanently disabled the account when it learned about the post. But by then the girl was already married off.
People walk past debris in Arhab, Yemen in January 2013 after a Houthi bomb was dropped there during a fight against Sunni tribesmen.

These are the 10 riskiest countries in the world to visit — and why

A 2019 World Risk Map compiles data in five categories to assess travel risks, including political, security, medical, infrastructural, and environmental threats. Here's a look at the 10 riskiest countries in the world for travelers.
A cityscape of Dakar is seen from the top of African Renaissance hill, Senegal December 19, 2016.

RANKED: The 28 poorest countries in the world — where people live on less than $1,000 per year

African and Middle Eastern countries ravaged by war and famine remain the poorest in the world, according to data published by the International Monetary Fund.

The world’s 25 most fragile states

Amazingly, Syria — which has entered its sixth year of civil war — isn't the most fragile state in the world, according to the survey.

South Sudan lets fighters rape women in place of wages

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein also warned that brutal rapes had been used systematically as "an instrument of terror and weapon of war."

How Saudi Arabia ‘pulled a proxy out from under Iran’s wing’

The latest round of tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia is unsettling what little is left of the Middle East's regional order.