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Top ten countries affected by hunger

Top ten countries affected by hunger

Top ten countries affected by hunger

Millions of people worldwide fight the hunger every day. Many countries are affected by poverty and famine for years and the situation is not improving. The top ten countries affected by hunger are:

Somalia – in July United Nation declared famine in Somalia. Is estimated that more than 1.5 million Somalis are affected by hunger and move across the country in search for food and health care. (more…)

Top ten oldest countries in the world

Top ten oldest countries in the world

Top ten oldest countries in the world

Currently there are 195 countries in the world. Some of them are very old countries, most of them are few centuries old and some were formed in the last few decades. We all heard about the youngest countries formed during our lives but when it comes to oldest countries many of us don’t even know which are the first states that emerged throughout the history of human kind.

Recordings, physical evidences and historians’ well founded assumptions contributed to a final list of top ten oldest countries in the world. These are: (more…)

Top ten countries by life expectancy

Top ten countries by life expectancy

Top ten countries by life expectancy

The life expectancy at birth represents the average number of years that the individuals born in the same year are expected to live if the mortality rate remains the same in the future.

The life expectancy can be influenced by many factors including: gender, life quality and the development of the medical care system. The life expectancy for women is few years higher than the life expectancy for men so we will also take a look at the life expectancy of male and female. (more…)

European countries that still have economic problems

European countries that still have economic problems

European countries that still have economic problems

The first European Union member state that hit the bottom was Greece. The disastrous situation revealed in Greece crated panic worldwide, some even feared that this could destroy the European Union and the euro currency.

It seems that the prompt response of the European authorities and the huge loan granted to Greece helped a lot. The Greek authorities done their part of the deal and the crisis appeared to fade away. (more…)