June 23, 2015 10:38
North Korea has been ranked the 29th most unstable country in the world in an annual report. According to the report published last week by Foreign Policy magazine, North Korea dropped three places from 26th in 2014.
South Sudan ranked as the world's most fragile country for the third consecutive year.
South Korea remained in the "more stable" range, ranking 156th, followed by Japan and the U.S.
Finland was assessed as the world's most stable country. The Ebola crisis in West Africa, escalating conflicts in the Middle East and economic sanctions imposed against Russia were cited as some of the factors affecting countries' rankings in the past year.
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