Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Regional Violence Causes French to Rethink Trips to Tunisia

Tunisia lost about a third of its French tourist bookings to cancelation shortly after the beheading last month of a French traveler by Islamist militants in neighboring Algeria, the country's tourism minister said on Monday. Increased political unrest and militant violence in North Africa since the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011 have hit tourism in a region known mainly for its fine Mediterranean beaches and long popular with French travelers. “Within three days we saw 30 percent...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter