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Global Scan

Egypt's oldest pyramid is being destroyed by a repair effort

Egypt's ancient pyramids are a huge part of the country's history, culture and economy. That's why a government decision to give an important rehabilitation contract to a country with a bad track-record has invited so much scrutiny. The bad news is it seems critics fears are already coming true. Meanwhile, monkeys actually learn — and seem to want to learn — from watching video. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.

Conflict & Justice

Egyptian women fight harassment

Egyptian women are often subject to sexual harassment and campaigners for women's rights are calling for new laws to deal with the issue. Some Egyptian women are now taking their security into their own hands. The BBC's Christian Fraser reports from Egypt.