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The rise of political tourism in the Middle East

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Latest update : 2012-01-10

Nigeria paralysed by nationwide strike

The first day of a nationwide strike brought Africa's most populous nation to a standstill. Thousands took to the streets of Nigeria's economic capital, Lagos, and other cities to voice their anger over the removal of fuel subsidies, which has doubled petrol prices and increased the cost of food and transport. President Goodluck Jonathan is also trying to manage heightened tensions between the country's Muslims and Christians.

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2016-08-30 Americas

Obama focuses efforts on US prison reform

The United States has the highest prison population rate in the world. The Obama administration has bi-partisan support to reverse that unflattering trend, notably by lessening...

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2016-08-29 Israel

The rise of political tourism in the Middle East

Every year, millions of tourists visit Israel and the West Bank to discover the historical and religious treasures of the region, the birthplace of Christianity, Islam and...

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2016-08-26 Gabon

Pro-Opposition stronghold Port-Gentil feverishly awaits presidential elections

This Saturday, Gabon will be electing its next president in a one round vote. 11 candidates were initially in the running, among them incumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba and...

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2016-08-25 Germany

Chancellor Merkel's immigration policy faces test on her home turf

In Germany the final days of campaigning are winding down ahead of this weekend's elections in two of the country's federated States. Immigration and integration are key issues...

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2016-08-24 Ivory Coast

Video: The European dream of Abidjan street footballers

An Ivorian businessman who used to be a professional footballer in France is now trying to give young disadvantaged Ivorians the same opportunity. France 24 met Lucien Kouassi...

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