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The most corrupt nations in the world

Updated 11:43 PM ET, Tue December 3, 2013
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Afghanistan, North Korea and Somalia are seen as the most corrupt nations in the world, according to Transparency International's latest survey. Pictured here, a young Afghan garbage collector looks on from a landfill in Herat on November 15, 2012. Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images
Afghanistan, North Korea and Somalia tied last with eight points each in the survey. In Seoul, South Korea, the effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is seen during an anti-North rally commemorating the four people killed in a 2010 attack by North Korea in Yeonpyeong on November 23, 2013. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images
A woman stands in the area around Sinujiif, Somalia, on November 15, 2013, after a cyclone hit the northern region in the week, killing at least 115 people, and sweeping livestock and homes into the ocean. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images
A rebel fighter from the Free Syrian Army holds a position at a front line in the Salah al-Din neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on December 1, 2013. The stricken nation dropped nine points from 144th place to 168th in the index. MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images
Libya, Yemen, Spain, Australia, Guatemala and Madagascar were among the other countries whose scores declined significantly. In this picture, Libyan militias surrendered their Tripoli bases to the military on November, 21 2013 nearly a week after growing public anger over the presence of armed groups in the capital sparked deadly clashes. MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images
Police officers take part in an operation to destroy a poppy plantation in the 11 de Mayo village in Guatemala, near the border with Mexico, on November 29, 2013. JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images
A Yemeni girl takes part in a gathering in support with Saudi young woman Huda al-Niran outside the courthouse during her trial on November 24, 2013 in the capital Sanaa. Niran, 22, was arrested and sued after she fled from Saudi Arabia to Yemen with a Yemeni man after her family refused to let them marry, her lawyer told Human Rights Watch. MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images
Demonstrators hold placards and flags of the Second Spanish Republic as they take part in a protest against the government's austerity measures in Madrid on November 23, 2013. GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images
Australia dropped two places to ninth position with a score of 81 in the survey. Australian former minister Eddie Obeid is pictured at Beirut International Airport on June 1, 2004. JOSEPH BARRAK/AFP/Getty Images
Supporters cheer presidential candidate Robinson Jean-Louis as he takes part in a rally in downtown Antananarivo, Madagascar, on October 26, 2013, a day after the first round of the presidential election. RIJASOLO/AFP/Getty Images
Greece's score rose four points this year to 40, but remained the lowest ranking country in the European Union in 80th place on the index.
Pictured here, supporters of the ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn demonstrate outside parliament on November 30, 2013 in Athens, Greece.
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