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Andrew Simmons


Andrew Simmons, a senior Africa correspondent, has more than 20 years of experience in high-profile television news, and is an experienced war correspondent.

He has covered Chechnya, the Bosnian conflict and the first Gulf War, during which he spent more than one week in captivity in Basra. More recently, he reported on the revolution in Egypt and the war in Libya. His laurels include two Royal Television Society (RTS) awards. 

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Greek tourism has been hit hard by Europe’s financial crisis, and on the island of Agistri there is anxiety beneath the veneer of a usually warm welcome.

Last Modified: 14 Jun 2012 22:28