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Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Old school elevators and birth control: Egypt in the News on 21 September 2021

It’s another slow morning in the foreign press. Among the few stories circulating:

  • Fewer kids, please: Egypt’s spiralling population will pose one of its greatest challenges in the years ahead, but the government so far is stopping short of imposing laws on birth control. (The Times)
  • Going up: Downtown Cairo’s fin-de-siècle elevators conjure feelings of pride and fear in equal measure. (New York Times)

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