December 15, 2016 15:17 IST

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, Narendra Modi, Mark Zuckerberg and others among World's most powerful people by Forbes

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is the most powerful person in the world right now, according to the latest ranking from Forbes. Credit: Reuters
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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is second. Credit: Reuters
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is third. Credit: Reuters
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4: China's President Xi Jinping. Credit: Reuters
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5: Pope Francis. Credit: Reuters
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6: Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen. Credit: Reuters
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7: Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Credit: Reuters
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8: Google CEO Larry Page. Credit: Reuters
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9: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Credit: Reuters
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10: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Credit: Reuters