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Holidays in Iraq; Google Copyright Books Row - your Qs please

Dan Damon Dan Damon | 15:13 UK time, Wednesday, 11 November 2009

After more than six years of conflict Iraq seems an unlikely place for a holiday. But could its status as the birthplace of civilisation see tourists flocking?

Iraq is sending representatives to one of the world's biggest tourism fairs for the first time in more than ten years. The delegation to the World Trade Market in London will be led by the chairman of the Tourism Board of Iraq, Hammoud al-Yaqoubi. We'll talk to Mr. al-Yaqoubi and welcome your suggestions for questions.


...in the first half of next year Google plans to put millions of the world's books online. So, is this giant digital library the most exciting research tool since man first put pen to paper; or copyright infringement on an industrial scale? We'll have an expert guest.


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