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Latest update : 2013-12-11

Egyptian tourism industry still flatlining after political turmoil

The month of September saw the worst figures in 30 years for Egypt's tourism industry, one of the mainstays of the country's economy. Hundreds of thousands of people in the southern city of Luxor make their living from tourism. But the political turmoil that has gripped Egypt has scared the tourists away, leaving many locals in dire economic straits. Our correspondents went to Luxor to meet some of those trying to make ends meet.

By Pierrick LEURENT , Kathryn STAPLEY

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2017-11-24 France

French women speak out about sexual harassment, but what happens next?

Recent weeks have seen a wave of revelations about sexual harassment, from Hollywood to Paris and beyond. The #MeToo campaign has become a global rallying cry, including here in...

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2017-11-23 Asia-pacific

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With its image tarnished by years of repeated terrorist attacks, Pakistan doesn't figure on many people's lists of dream holiday destinations. But that could soon change....

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2017-11-22 Africa

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In early October, an overcrowded boat carrying migrants sank off the Tunisian island of Kerkennah, near the city of Sfax. At least 45 people lost their lives. Many of the victims...

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2017-11-21 Americas

Video: An uncertain fate for US's transgender soldiers

In July, US President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he was re-instating a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Trump justified his shock decision by citing...

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2017-11-20 Africa

From ecological disaster to small miracle in Mauritania

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