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Stories with subject: Non-governmental organizations
  • Overpopulated Egypt seeks to reduce fertility rate by 2030 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 11:43 am

    CAIRO - Egypt aims to reduce its surging fertility rate over the next 15 years, a government minister said Tuesday, in an effort to address overpopulation concerns in the Arab world's most populous country.

  • Obama administration criticizes Egypt in report to Congress 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 2:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has sent Congress a report that harshly criticizes the Egyptian government of restricting free speech, arresting political dissidents and undermining democracy, but recommends the U.S. continue sending it $1.3 billion in mostly military aid.