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Europe viewed favourably in global reputation survey

Global views of the United States have improved markedly over the last year, but it’s Europe led by Germany that emerges well from an annual country reputation poll for BBC World Service.

The survey was conducted by GlobeScan and Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) at the University of Maryland. The survey sample was more than 29,000 adults.

You can read the news release here.