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Most of the world has seen an increase in terrorism - but deaths from terror attacks have decreased

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Reuters
Terrorism-related deaths around the world are down for the second straight year.
The number of countries experiencing terrorism-related deaths, however, rose in 2016.
Terrorism-related deaths around the world are down for the second straight year, according to the Institute for Economics and Peace's annual Global Terrorism Index.
"There was a 22% decrease to 25,673 deaths compared to the peak of terror activity in 2014 when over 32,500 people were killed," the IEP said in a statement.
Still, as the total number of terrorism-related deaths has decreased in the last two years, the...
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This map shows how terrorism is impacting countries around the world

This map shows how terrorism is impacting countries around the world

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REUTERS/Ari Jalal
The Institute for Economics and Peace released the 2017 Global Terrorism Index report.
Deaths from terrorism decreased between 2015 and 2016, continuing a decline from a peak reached in 2014.
Seventy seven countries experienced at least one death from terrorism.
Between 2002 and the end of 2016, eight of the world's nine regions experienced an increase in terrorist activity, according to the 2017 Global Terrorism Index report produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace.
North America was the only region to see a decline.
Deaths from terrorism decreased from 2015 to...
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