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Worst cities to live in

<p>10. Dakar, Senegal.  A corollary to The Economist's most liveable cities list, is the 10 cities on the bottom considered the least liveable, of which Dakar ranks #10. Penda Ndiaye,10, carries her cousin across her backyard, flooded with nauseating water infested with rats and bugs, in Thiaroye, near Dakar September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Normand Blouin</p>

10. Dakar, Senegal. A corollary to The Economist's most liveable cities list, is the 10 cities on the bottom considered the least liveable, of which Dakar ranks #10. Penda Ndiaye,10, carries her cousin across her backyard, flooded with nauseating...more

10. Dakar, Senegal. A corollary to The Economist's most liveable cities list, is the 10 cities on the bottom considered the least liveable, of which Dakar ranks #10. Penda Ndiaye,10, carries her cousin across her backyard, flooded with nauseating water infested with rats and bugs, in Thiaroye, near Dakar September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Normand Blouin

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<p>9. Colombo, Sri Lanka.  Supporters of former army commander General Sarath Fonseka try to block a water cannon truck during a protest against Fonseka's arrest in Colombo February 10, 2010.   REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte </p>

9. Colombo, Sri Lanka. Supporters of former army commander General Sarath Fonseka try to block a water cannon truck during a protest against Fonseka's arrest in Colombo February 10, 2010. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

9. Colombo, Sri Lanka. Supporters of former army commander General Sarath Fonseka try to block a water cannon truck during a protest against Fonseka's arrest in Colombo February 10, 2010. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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<p>8. Kathmandu, Nepal.  Hindu devotees cross Bagmati River at Pashupati Temple to pay homage to Lord Shiva during the Hindu festival Shivaratri in Kathmandu February 23, 2009. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar </p>

8. Kathmandu, Nepal. Hindu devotees cross Bagmati River at Pashupati Temple to pay homage to Lord Shiva during the Hindu festival Shivaratri in Kathmandu February 23, 2009. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

8. Kathmandu, Nepal. Hindu devotees cross Bagmati River at Pashupati Temple to pay homage to Lord Shiva during the Hindu festival Shivaratri in Kathmandu February 23, 2009. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

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<p>7. Douala, Cameroon.  Demonstrators push the body of a person, apparently killed during deadly protests over high fuel and food prices, in the port city of Douala February 27, 2008.  REUTERS/Talla Ruben </p>

7. Douala, Cameroon. Demonstrators push the body of a person, apparently killed during deadly protests over high fuel and food prices, in the port city of Douala February 27, 2008. REUTERS/Talla Ruben

7. Douala, Cameroon. Demonstrators push the body of a person, apparently killed during deadly protests over high fuel and food prices, in the port city of Douala February 27, 2008. REUTERS/Talla Ruben

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<p>6. Karachi, Pakistan.  A man yells at the site of suicide bomb attack on a procession of Shit'ite Muslims commemorating Ashura in Karachi December 28, 2009.  REUTERS/Athar Hussain </p>

6. Karachi, Pakistan. A man yells at the site of suicide bomb attack on a procession of Shit'ite Muslims commemorating Ashura in Karachi December 28, 2009. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

6. Karachi, Pakistan. A man yells at the site of suicide bomb attack on a procession of Shit'ite Muslims commemorating Ashura in Karachi December 28, 2009. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

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<p>5. Lagos, Nigeria.  A hawker mends a used bag at a dump site where waste is collected for recycling in Lagos, February 18, 2008.  REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye </p>

5. Lagos, Nigeria. A hawker mends a used bag at a dump site where waste is collected for recycling in Lagos, February 18, 2008. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

5. Lagos, Nigeria. A hawker mends a used bag at a dump site where waste is collected for recycling in Lagos, February 18, 2008. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

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<p>4. Port Moresby, Papau New Guinea.  Prisoners sit in a cell at the Port Moresby police station October 28, 2005, after they were arrested for robbery the previous night. REUTERS/David Gray</p>

4. Port Moresby, Papau New Guinea. Prisoners sit in a cell at the Port Moresby police station October 28, 2005, after they were arrested for robbery the previous night. REUTERS/David Gray

4. Port Moresby, Papau New Guinea. Prisoners sit in a cell at the Port Moresby police station October 28, 2005, after they were arrested for robbery the previous night. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>3. Algiers, Algeria.  Benmouloud Ameziane, union leader for the state-owned National Company of Industrial Vehicles (SNVI), gestures during a strike at Rouiba, in Algiers January 7, 2010. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi </p>

3. Algiers, Algeria. Benmouloud Ameziane, union leader for the state-owned National Company of Industrial Vehicles (SNVI), gestures during a strike at Rouiba, in Algiers January 7, 2010. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi

3. Algiers, Algeria. Benmouloud Ameziane, union leader for the state-owned National Company of Industrial Vehicles (SNVI), gestures during a strike at Rouiba, in Algiers January 7, 2010. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi

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<p>2. Dhaka, Bangladesh.  A laundryman washes clothes in the polluted waters of river Buriganga in Dhaka February 18, 2009.  REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

2. Dhaka, Bangladesh. A laundryman washes clothes in the polluted waters of river Buriganga in Dhaka February 18, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

2. Dhaka, Bangladesh. A laundryman washes clothes in the polluted waters of river Buriganga in Dhaka February 18, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>1. Harare, Zimbabwe.  A boy carries a container of water in the suburb of Epworth in Zimbabwe's capital Harare December 7, 2009.  REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo </p>

1. Harare, Zimbabwe. A boy carries a container of water in the suburb of Epworth in Zimbabwe's capital Harare December 7, 2009. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

1. Harare, Zimbabwe. A boy carries a container of water in the suburb of Epworth in Zimbabwe's capital Harare December 7, 2009. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

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