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Far from reform

Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, the two Al-Jazeera journalists currently on trial in Egypt, today heard the courts decision to return them to prison. The charges included broadcasting ‘false news’ 432 more words

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Akchour & Tetouan, Morocco 2013

Tétouan is a city in northern Morocco. The Berber name means literally “the eyes” and figuratively “the water springs”. Tetouan is one of the two major ports of Morocco on the Mediterranean Sea.

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Greece Financially Struggles with Waves of Refugees

“Financially Strapped Greece Struggles With Flood of Refugees,”  by Stelios Bouras for the Wall Street Journal:

In the hot summer sun on Tuesday, Giorgos Tirikos-Ergas rushed by bicycle to a small former store where volunteers provide food and temporary shelter to some of the thousands of refugees who have landed on this island in recent months.

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Starting from basic principles

Writing that piece about Libya on Friday put me in mind of a couple of articles I flagged months ago but never did anything with. The first was… 1,456 more words

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Ultimate Travel Bucketlist: Africa

Africa! A huge and diverse continent. There are so many places I want to visit (i mean duh, it’s massive) but I think any chance I get to go on a safari will be immediately taken up, no matter which country it’s in! 532 more words

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