The capital of Iraq, Baghdad was deemed the worst city to live in the world by the international consulting company Mercer. These data drew the attention of the newspaper The Telegraph.
Followed by Baghdad in the list of the 450 settlements is Bangui the capital of Central African Republic (CAR). Closes the three main city of Yemen Sana'a.
Fourth place went to the capital of Haiti, Port-AU-Prince, the fifth — Khartoum in Sudan. In the top 10 in descending order were also included the city of n'djamena in the Republic of Chad, Damascus (Syria), Brazzaville (Republic of Congo), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo) and Conakry in Guinea.
Mercer publishes a ranking of cities for quality of life in 19-th time. Settlements estimated according to 39 criteria, among them political stability, level of crime, restriction of personal freedom, censorship, education, transport, environmental situation and so on.
In 2016 the worst European city to live version Mercer was Minsk.
British Airways canceled all flights from two London airports — Heathrow and Gatwick — because of the global computer crash. Such problems with a new IT-system of the carrier occurs already six times in a year. Travelers complain on social networks for the huge queues at airports.
American airline Delta Airlines has resumed flights between the US and Russia. May 27 the carrier operates five flights a week from new York (airport JFK) to Moscow (Sheremetyevo) and back. On line uses the Boeing-767 for up to 225 passengers.
Passengers of the Russian Charter airline Air Azur had 14 hours to wait for a flight from the Turkish resort of Antalya to Ekaterinburg. The Boeing 767-300 was to arrive in the Ural capital on may 25 at 18:15 local time. Instead the ship landed only at 08:08 the next day.
Russian Maria Laecken (Kuchina) prevailed over the rivals in the sector to jump stage of the Diamond League in Eugene (USA). Champion of the world 2015, speaking under a neutral flag, in her best attempt to overcome a mark of 2.03 meters.
"Barcelona" defeated "Alaves" in the final of the Spanish Cup. The meeting was held at the stadium "Vicente calderón" in Madrid and ended with the victory of the Catalans with a score of 3:1. The blue-pomegranate Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco alcácer. The only goal "alavesa" scored Theo Bernard françois.
The media learned of the decision of the US Navy to send to the coast of the DPRK, the aircraft carrier "Nimitz" (USS Nimitz), to increase the pressure on Pyongyang. The ship will join the already located in that area, "Ronald Reagan" and "Carl Vinson", increasing the striking force to a record level.