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|History - Politics|
This definition provided a way of broadly categorizing the nations of the Earth into three groups based on social, political, and economic divisions. Although the term continues to be used colloquially to describe the poorest countries in the world, this usage is widely disparaged since the term no longer holds any verifiable meaning after the fall of the Soviet Union deprecated the terms First World and Second World.
This name is applied to the technologically less-advanced, or developing, nations of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The term was originally used to distinguish these countries from the Western nations and those that formed the Eastern bloc and usually excludes China.
The term Third World arose during the Cold War to define countries that remained non-aligned or neutral with either capitalism and NATO (which along with its allies represented the First World) or communism and the Soviet Union (which along with its allies represented the Second World).
Third World Countries in terms of political rights and civil liberties.
The most repressive regimes in the world.
Third World Countries in Terms of Poverty
Third World Countries in Terms of Press FreedomReporters Without Borders is publishing annually an index of the countries of the world according to their respect for press freedom.
Below the list of countries, you can call them Third World of Press Freedom, the "black holes" for news where the privately-owned media is not allowed and freedom of expression does not exist. A list of countries right at the bottom of the fourth World Press Freedom Index.
|154||Saudi Arabia||Middle East||66,00|
|155||Lao PDR||South-East Asia||66,50|
|157||Iraq||Western Asia/ Middle East||67,00|
|163||Myanmar (Burma)||South-East Asia||88,83|
|167||North Korea||Eastern Asia||109,00|
|Source: Reporters Without Borders|
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