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Clashes outside US embassy in Cairo leave 200 injured


September 14th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 200 people were injured in clashes outside the US embassy located in the Egyptian capital, said an official related to ambulance service Thursday."Eight people ... Read more...

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70 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 70 people were injured Thursday in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital, the health ministry said.Among the injured ... Read more...

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Former Egypt PM jailed for corruption


September 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital has sentenced former prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison for corruption, BBC reported Thursday.Nazif, who was prime ... Read more...

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30 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt


September 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the state TV reported Thursday, quoting ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak’s health is deteriorating


June 6th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has declined since he received a life sentence from Egypts’ courts, according to security officials at Torah prison in ... Read more...

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Mubarak found guilty of role in protesters’ killings (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital sentenced the country's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday after finding him guilty of being involved in protestors' ... Read more...

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Norway fall-out: Indian envoys asked to help NRIs in distress


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 3 (IANS) With the ordeal of NRI children in Norway making headlines, India's external affairs ministry has asked Indian envoys to help expatriate Indians in distress and to ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Chinese workers released in Egypt (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 1 (IANS) Two Chinese workers who were Thursday kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from the Egyptian capital have been released, officials said.Chen Jiannan, deputy head of the Chinese People ... Read more...

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Two Chinese workers kidnapped in Egypt


March 1st, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 1 (IANS) Two Chinese nationals working at a stone factory in the Egyptian capital were Thursday kidnapped by unidentified gunmen, officials said.Chen Jiannan, deputy head of the Chinese ... Read more...

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EU foreign policy chief condemns fresh violence in Egypt


November 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Monday condemned the fresh outbreak of violence in Egypt this weekend which has left at least 22 people killed and more than 1,700 others ... Read more...

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Kuwait’s deputy PM quits


October 19th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kuwaiti City, Oct 18 (IANS) Kuwait's deputy prime minister and foreign minister Sheikh Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah has resigned, Xinhua quoted the government spokesman as saying Tuesday.Sheikh Mohammad is a ... Read more...

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Israeli diplomats flee Cairo after attack on embassy


September 10th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli ambassador to Egypt and the embassy staff were Saturday waiting at the Cairo international airport for an Israeli military plane to whisk them away ... Read more...

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Hamas, Fatah to finalise unity government talks next week


June 15th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The leaders of the recently reconciled Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah will hold a final round of talks on the creation of a new unity ... Read more...

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International meet in Cairo to discuss Libya crisis


April 14th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Top Arab, African and European diplomats will participate in an international meet being held in the Egyptian capital Thursday to discuss various ways to resolve ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake rocks Greek island, felt in Egypt


April 1st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
CRETE, GREECE (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Greek island of Crete on late Friday afternoon, seismologists said, damaging some homes but causing no casualties.The 6.2-magnitude earthquake at 4.29 ... Read more...

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10 killed in sectarian clashes in Cairo (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 9 (IANS) Ten people were killed and over a 100 injured in overnight clashes between Muslim and Christian groups in the Egyptian capital, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The health and ... Read more...

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Demonstrators trickling out of Cairo’s Tahrir Square


February 14th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 14 (IANS) Thousands of demonstrators have left the Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital after the country's new military rulers said they would dissolve parliament and suspend the constitution, media ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM sidesteps first foreign trip row


February 11th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) Adroitly sidestepping the row dogging the first foreign trips of Nepal's prime ministers, new premier Jhala Nath Khanal said his first destination abroad would be neither ... Read more...

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Pak envoy to Egypt’s ‘charge for flight’ stand nixing evacuation of citizens from Cairo


February 4th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 4(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to Cairo Seema Naqvi has become a virtual hurdle to the evacuation of Pakistanis from the riot-torn Egyptian capital by asking the Foreign Office to charge money ... Read more...

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Five dead, 800 injured in Egypt clashes, PM apologises (Fourth Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS) Gunfire reverberated across the Egyptian capital as pitched battles between government supporters and protesters demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak continued Thursday. While the president showed ... Read more...

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Anderson Cooper, Other Journalists Attacked In Egypt


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Cairo, Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Journalists from countries across the world who had converged at the Egyptian capital of Cairo to cover the on-going political turmoil in the Arab nation ... Read more...

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Five dead, 800 hurt in Cairo clashes, PM says sorry (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS) Gunfire reverberated across the Egyptian capital as pitched battles between government supporters and protesters demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak continued through the night and well ... Read more...

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Violence erupts in Cairo as Mubarak refuses to quit for now (Fourth Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Trouble reigned in the Egyptian capital Wednesday as violent clashes erupted between pro- and anti-government protesters, with dozens reported injured, after President Hosni Mubarak said he would ... Read more...

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Cairo running out of petrol, food items


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A fuel-shortage has led to long queues at petrol vends in Cairo as anti-presidential protests continued for the ninth day on trot. The Egyptian capital was also ... Read more...

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Mubarak refuses to step down now, Obama says transition must begin (Third Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Trouble reigned in the Egyptian capital Wednesday with pro and anti-government protesters clashing as President Hosni Mubarak said he would not quit till September, defying the call ... Read more...

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A 19th century square spells Egypt’s new liberation


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) It was a Mubarak who designed a new town square in the millenia-old Cairo which has turned into the fountain head of Egypt's unrest that is now sweeping ... Read more...

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Christiane Amanpour Appears On CNN’s ‘Piers Morgan Show’ Live From Cairo


February 1st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Highly-acclaimed television journalist Christiane Amanpour who attained wide fame as one of the most sought after foreign correspondents of CNN before she joined ABC, was back ... Read more...

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Million people to march in Cairo, army will not use force (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) Preparations began Tuesday for the million people march in the Egyptian capital to oust President Hosni Mubarak as the army said that they will not "use force against ... Read more...

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Thousands Of Egyptian Prisoners Escape Amidst Anti-Government Protests


January 30th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amidst the confusion and chaos across Egypt over the anti-government protests in the country, thousands of prisoners from prison all over the trouble-torn nation have managed ... Read more...

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10 killed as protesters storm Cairo building


January 30th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 10 protesters were killed in clashes with police near the Egyptian Interior Ministry building in Cairo in the early hours of Sunday, RIA Novosti said quoting ... Read more...

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Curfew takes effect amid mass anti-government protests in Egypt


January 28th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- A curfew went into effect in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Friday evening as massive anti-government protests continued nationwide.Tens of thousands of people began protesting earlier on ... Read more...

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El Baradei likely to join Egypt protests


January 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Mohamed El Baradei, the former head of the UN nuclear agency, is expected to join demonstrators protesting against President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-old rule, after returning to Egypt ... Read more...

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Building collapses in Cairo, casualties unknown


January 27th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- A building collapsed in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on early Thursday morning, state media said, but few details were immediately available.The state-run Middle East News Agency (MENA) ... Read more...

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Six killed in Cairo shooting spree


July 7th, 2010 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 7 (IANS) Six people were killed and six others wounded when a bus driver opened fire at them in the Egyptian capital Tuesday, Xinhua reported. Mahmoud Taha Ahmed Soweilam, 55, who ... Read more...

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22 killed in Egypt train collision (Lead)


October 25th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and 42 injured when two passenger trains collided some 50 km south of the Egyptian capital, police said. One of the trains involved ... Read more...

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