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Latest update : 2012-01-13

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.

By Sonia DRIDI , Kathryn STAPLEY

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2015-02-26 poverty

India: Anti-corruption party vows to end Delhi's 'VIP culture'

India's Common Man's Party, or AAP, has won a stunning victory in the latest Delhi state elections. The movement was only created a year and a half ago, and its aims are simple: ...

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2015-02-25 refugees

Australia 'resettles' asylum seekers in Cambodia

They left behind war and poverty to seek asylum in Australia, but instead thousands of would-be refugees from countries such as Iraq, Syria and Burma are being sent back across...

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2015-02-24 Morocco

Tackling underage marriage in Morocco

In Morocco, child marriages have been banned since 2004. But due to a legal loophole, officials say tens of thousands of girls are married every year before the age of 18. The...

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2015-02-23 Islamic State (IS) group

Combating the allure of jihad in Jordan

In this edition we head to Jordan, where a lot of money is being invested in the hope of preventing disillusioned youth from joining jihadist groups. According to a poll by the...

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2015-02-20 DR Congo

DR Congo: Tourists return to Mount Nyiaragongo volcano

As holiday destinations go, the Democratic Republic of Congo isn't currently top of that many tourist wish lists. But increased security is leading adventure seekers to change...

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