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Rohingya effect: BD loses scores on GPI-2018

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MNA Exclusive Desk: Bangladesh slipped down nine spots in the Global Peace Index or GPI 2018 compared with that of the last year, reported news agency. Despite making improvements in two indicators — political stability and terrorism impact — the positive changes were offset by a large fall in ‘external conflicts fought’ and ‘neighbouring countries relations’, which stemmed from the sudden influx of 700,000 Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar, according to the latest report published in London today. Bangladesh has ranked 93rd out of 163 countries with a global score of 2.084 while in last year its position was 84th ...

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