In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 photo, a bread vendor and others walk in front of loads of garbage on a Cairo street. A government modernization effort flopped. A swine flu panic prompted the mass slaughter of the pigs that recycled Cairo’s organic garbage; the city’s metal trash bins were easy prey for thieves, especially during the global scrap metal boom. Now the garbage crisis in the Arab world's biggest city is posing a significant test for the newly elected government that replaced longtime autocratic leaders. (AP Photo)

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In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 photo, a bread vendor and others walk in front of loads of garbage on a Cairo street. A government modernization effort flopped. A swine flu panic prompted the mass slaughter of the pigs that recycled Cairo’s organic garbage; the city’s metal trash bins were easy prey for thieves, especially during the global scrap metal boom. Now the garbage crisis in the Arab world's biggest city is posing a significant test for the newly elected government that replaced longtime autocratic leaders. (AP Photo)
In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 photo, a bread vendor and others walk in front of loads of garbage on a Cairo street. A government modernization effort flopped. A swine flu panic prompted the mass slaughter of the pigs that recycled Cairo’s organic garbage; the city’s metal trash bins were easy prey for thieves, especially during the global scrap metal boom. Now the garbage crisis in the Arab world's biggest city is posing a significant test for the newly elected government that replaced longtime autocratic leaders. (AP Photo)
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