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World's 10 topmost corrupt countries in 2012

New Delhi:  Transparency  International, a worldwide NGO has been publishing the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) since 1995 annually ranking countries “by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys.”Corruption is
PTI September 09, 2013 7:06 IST
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New Delhi:  Transparency  International, a worldwide NGO has been publishing the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) since 1995 annually ranking countries “by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys.”

Corruption is definied as “the misuse of public power for private benefit” by Transparency International. Most of the Indians may think otherwise.

As of 2012, the CPI ranks 176 countries on the world “on a scale from 100 (very clean) to 0 (highly corrupt).

Here is a list of the world's top 10 most corrupt countries: