Support for al Qaeda, the terrorist organization that Osama bin Laden founded, was low among the Muslim publics surveyed in 2010, and remained low in 2013, two years after bin Laden’s ignominious end.
A new Global Morality Interactive, based on a survey conducted last year, shows how people in 40 countries view behaviors ranging from extramarital affairs to using contraceptives.
While half of Indian internet users regularly access social media sites, such as Facebook or Twitter, only about a third of these users share views about politics on these social networks.
Given other economic and environmental problems, however, education is not high on the minds of the Chinese public.
In a spring 2012 survey, 44% of Russians agreed that a Russian empire is natural.
President Obama meets with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts at a time when the U.S. public has a positive view of Canada, but more lukewarm feelings toward Mexico.
A majority of Kenyans make or receive payments using cell phones.
Within a remarkably short period of time, some developing nations are catching up to the U.S. in technology use.
Nearly three-quarters of the Russian population (72%) think that homosexuality is morally unacceptable, with only 18% saying it is acceptable or not a moral issue.
Russia is hoping that the Sochi Olympics will showcase the country, but when it comes to global public opinion toward Russia, much of the world has unfavorable or mixed views.