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The disastrous leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 energy pipelines from an apparent act of sabotage have sparked new fears that Putin is expanding the battlefield in Europe.

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European countries are among those with a reputation for safety, according to a global survey.

U.S. News Unveils 2022 Best Countries

The country reclaimed its spot atop the list after a one-year hiatus, while the United States moved up again in the annual rankings.

The 10 Most Corrupt Countries

Russia tops the list of countries seen as most corrupt, according to U.S. News’ 2022 rankings.

The 25 Best Countries

Based on global opinion, these 25 nations are the world's best.

Why Switzerland Is No. 1

There’s more to the European nation than the picture-postcard scenery.

10 Worst Countries for Gender Equality

Countries in the Middle East have a reputation for struggling with gender equality, according to a global survey.

The 10 Most Religious Countries

In some countries, religion isn't just a way of life – it's the law.

The World Is Divided on Russia

Perceptions of countries often change slowly over time – but then Russia invaded its neighbor.