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Foreign Conflict, Water Head List of WEF’s Top 10 Global Risks

International conflict and water crises lead the list of Top 10 global risks, according to a survey by the World Economic Forum ahead of next week’s meeting in Davos.

The 2015 report published today highlighted the most significant threats expected over the next decade, according to almost 900 WEF members surveyed from July to September. Deemed the likeliest risk was interstate conflict followed by extreme weather events; the top global risk as ranked by impact was water crises, then infectious diseases.