Project to restore Kasbah of Algiers after years of neglect

With its citadel, old mosques, Ottoman-style palaces and traditional homes, the Kasbah of Algiers has long been a picturesque Mediterranean stop-off for people on their way to Africa.

But conflict and natural disasters have left the UNESCO World Heritage site badly in need of repair.

Now, a government project is helping it regain some of its former glory.

Tom Santorelli reports.

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