10 Cities in the World Where You Should NEVER Want to Live

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From time to time, experts compile lists of where are the best and worst places to live. The criteria vary, but the worst places to live typically have to do with government issues, safety, crime rates and the cost of living. According to recent data reported in “The Independent,” these are the worst places to live.
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Damascus, Syria

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Damascus, Syria

Due to clashes between the citizens and the government, Damascus is riddled with violence and poverty.
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Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

After a factory collapse that killed thousands, there is a lot of unrest in this city. Job loss is also contributing to poverty rates.
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Moresby, Papaua New Guinea

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Moresby, Papaua New Guinea

The large majority of the people who live here are very poor and the city is largely slums and trash.
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Lagos, Nigeria

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Lagos, Nigeria

Lack of stability makes Lagos a hard place to live. There is a lot of poverty and lack of government assistance.
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Harare, Zimbabwe

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Harare, Zimbabwe

This city makes the list due to the instability in politics and economy.
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Algiers, Algeria

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Algiers, Algeria

The rise in terroist cells in Algiers makes citizens fearful and crime is on the rise.
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Karachi, Pakistan

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Karachi, Pakistan

A higher than average murder rate and lots of violence on the part of terrorists makes this a scary place to call home.
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Tripoli, Liberia

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Tripoli, Liberia

Rioting and protests make Tripoli unsettled and tensions are high.
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Douala, Cameroon

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Douala, Cameroon

This country ranks near the bottom in terms of healthcare, making it a hard place to find doctors and medical care.
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Tehran, Iran

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Tehran, Iran

Despite improvements to healthcare and education, Iran still experiences a shaky base when it comes to government.
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