The Honduran police have been tasked with moving en masse into the country's two largest cities to root out criminal gangs.
Pakistan's removal from the list will smoothen foreign direct investment and give a much-needed boost to the country's ailing economy, experts say.
Armed gangs controlling nearly half of the capital, Port-au-Prince, also block the country’s largest fuel terminal, leading to a nationwide fuel shortage.
The 'Ndrangheta have surpassed Sicily's famous Cosa Nostra to become the most powerful organised crime group in Italy and one of the largest in the world.
From Syria to Sudan, Yemen and Afghanistan, the most corrupt states are also torn apart by political conflicts, showing the strong connection between the two.
The UAE’s unwillingness to tackle corruption and money laundering is a global challenge that must be addressed, says a US think tank.
Police said the dumping of bullet-riddled bodies in different parts of the country indicates there is a fight going on between organised crime groups.
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