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Table shows corruption ratings of Afghanistan and Nigeria

David Cameron made the comments while speaking to the Queen. Credit: PA

A table measuring corruption levels of countries around the world scores Afghanistan and Nigeria poorly, but they are not at the bottom of the list.

David Cameron has been overheard telling the Queen that Nigeria and Afghanistan are "possibly two of the most corrupt countries in the world".

A 2015 table compiled by Transparency International, which works to stop corruption, rates Afghanistan 166th out of 168 countries, with a score of 11 out of 100. Nigeria is ranked 136th, with a score of 26.

The UK is joint 10th in the table with a score of 81 - the same as Germany and Luxembourg. Denmark tops the table with a score of 91.

Somalia and North Korea are bottom of the list.


'Fifty dead' after buses and fuel tanker collide in Afghanistan

Fifty people are believed to have died in the collision. Credit: Bing Maps

As many as 50 people are believed to have been killed after two buses collided with a fuel tanker in Afghanistan.

According to officials the collision, on a highway in the central province of Ghazni, caused a massive explosion and resulted in a fire that engulfed all three vehicles.

The two buses were reportedly carrying some 125 passengers from Kabul to Kandahar when they crashed with the tanker.


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