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Egypt debates future of its tourism industry

Almost one year after former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was ousted from power, violent protests and unrest are scaring tourists away. The final results of Egypt’s first post-revolution election could see Islamists playing a big role in the country’s new Parliament. Many in Egypt are concerned they may further damage the tourism industry which has suffered a heavy loss in revenues. Kathryn Stapley and Sonia Dridi went to find out more.

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2014-10-30 Lebanon

Lebanon: Syrian civil war spillover heightens tensions in Tripoli

Lebanon is suffering from the spillover of the Syrian civil war just across the border. This week the conflict escalated again in Tripoli. The country's second-largest city is no...

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2014-10-29 Yemen

Yemen on the brink of chaos

In Yemen, the security situation has got so bad that the country is on the brink of a fully-fledged civil war. In the month since Shiite Houthi rebels took control of the capital...

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2014-10-28 Germany

Germany: Bavaria struggles to cope with influx of asylum seekers

Germany is seeing a surge in asylum seekers, with 76% more in the first three months of 2014 compared to last year. That's worrying many politicians, particularly in the southern...

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2014-10-27 Poland

Poland rediscovers its Jewish past

This week sees the long-awaited opening of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. It's a highly symbolic event for a country that once had Europe's largest Jewish...

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2014-10-24 Ukraine

Ukraine's crippled elections

This Sunday, Ukraine is holding parliamentary elections, but some parts of the country won't be voting. The war between government forces and Russian-backed separatists continues...

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