S.Korea Ranked 43rd in Global Peace Index

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    June 17, 2022 08:26

    South Korea ranked 43rd in the annual Global Peace Index released on Thursday, moving up eight spots from last year.
    Iceland was ranked the most peaceful country in the world, followed by New Zealand and the Republic of Ireland, according to the index compiled by the Institute for Economics and Peace.
    The Australian think tank analyzed 163 countries using 23 indicators, including homicide rate, weapons imports and deaths from external conflict.
    North Korea was at No. 152, Ukraine at No. 153 and Russia at No. 160. The U.S. was ranked 129th.
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