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Who Has Been Pakistan’s Best Ruler?

Ahead of the 70 year anniversary to mark Independence, Dawn.com asked its readers to rate past rulers of the country based on their time in power. A snapshot survey conducted online in July this year listed each ruler with a rating scale of 1 (very poor) to 5 (excellent) for respondents to vote on. The results, reflecting the views of Dawn.com’s audience, is arranged in order of best to worst ruler below. Liaqat Ali Khan came out tops, based on the average of all responses.

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Globally, More Name U.S. Than China as World’s Leading Economic Power

The past decade has witnessed significant changes in the global economy as many nations around the world have struggled with the Great Recession and its aftereffects. While the United States and other relatively wealthy Western nations have slowly bounced back from the crisis, economic growth rates have been low compared with those of China, India and other emerging economies. Still, the prevailing view among publics around the world is that the U.S. is the top global economic power.

Read Here – Pew Research

China Is No Longer Perceived As The World’s Economic Superpower

After years of convincing the world that it is the singular dominant economic superpower China has lost that throne to the US, according a survey of 16 countries by the Pew Research Center. That’s notable given that as recently as 2012 the data showed that most countries surveyed chose China over the United States, Japan, and the EU as “the world’s leading economic power.”

Read Here – Quartz

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As Obama Years Draw To Close, President And U.S. Seen Favourably In Europe And Asia

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As he nears the end of his presidency, Barack Obama continues to enjoy a broad degree of international popularity. A new Pew Research Center survey conducted in 10 European nations, four major Asia-Pacific countries, Canada and the United States finds that half or more of those polled in 15 of 16 countries express confidence in the American leader.

Read Here – Pew Research

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