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Coptic Pope Shenouda III dies in Cairo


March 18th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Shenouda III, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, died at the age of 89, the Egyptian TV reported Saturday.Mark as the ... Read more...

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East Bengal, Mohun Bagan finish 1-1 in I-League


February 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) East Bengal failed to hold on to a opening half lead and finished 1-1 with arch-rivals Mohun Bagan in a I-League football match here Saturday.Playing before ... Read more...

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Egypt mourns soccer deaths, FIFA shocked at violence


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter was left "shocked and saddened" after violent clashes in the Egyptian city of Port Said Wednesday night left at least 74 people ... Read more...

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74 dead, 1,000 injured in Egypt football violence (Third Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 74 people were killed and up to 1,000 injured at a stadium in the Egyptian city of Port Said following clashes and a stampede ... Read more...

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73 killed, 1,000 hurt in Egypt football stadium violence (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 73 people were killed and up to a 1,000 injured following clashes and a stampede at a football stadium in the Egyptian city of ... Read more...

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Protesters storm security office in Egypt


March 5th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 5 (IANS) Protesters in the Egyptian city of Alexandria stormed the headquarters of the state security agency after there were reports that officers were destroying key documents, according ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary Rao reviews Libya situation with MEA officials


February 25th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Friday met with senior Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) officials to review the developing situation in Libya and the efforts underway to facilitate ... Read more...

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India closely monitoring ‘obviously bad situation’ in Libya: Krishna


February 25th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
Onboard Special Aircraft, Feb.25 (ANI): Admitting that the situation in Libya was "obviously bad", External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Friday said India is closely monitoring events in North Africa as also ... Read more...

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Pope prays for peace in Egypt


February 8th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Feb 8 (IANS/AKI) Stating that he was following the situation in Egypt, Pope Benedict XVI called for all sides to work for "the common good" as the country's opposition ... Read more...

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Google Executive Wael Ghonim Released in Egypt


February 7th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google executive Wail Ghonim went missing in Cairo during the protests in the Egyptian city. According to a report from Al Aribiya television, Ghonim was released on Monday, ... Read more...

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Dozens sickened during ArkeFly flight from Amsterdam to Canary Islands


December 18th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens of people were sickened on Thursday when smoke entered the cabin of an ArkeFly flight en-route to the Spanish island of Lanzarote, part of the Canary Islands.The ... Read more...

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Christian-Muslim fighting resumes in Egypt


January 9th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Nagaa Hamadi (Egypt), Jan 9 (DPA) Renewed fighting was reported in the Egyptian city of Nagaa Hamadi Friday evening, the same day police arrested three suspects in connection with a drive-by ... Read more...

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At least five killed in Egypt ferry collision


December 5th, 2009 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 4 (DPA) At least five people were killed and as many as 70 were missing after two ferries collided Friday night in northern Egypt, security sources told the German Press ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to be chief guest at French National Day


July 11th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will be chief guest at the French National Day Celebrations in Paris on July 14.Dr. Singh was invited by French ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani to meet in Egypt July 13: Report


June 29th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani are likely to meet July 13 on the sidelines of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit ... Read more...

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Google Earth may help shed light on origins of African wildlife


April 29th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A scientist has used the help of Google Earth in discovering a trove of mammal fossils that may shed light on the origins of African wildlife.The scientist in ... Read more...

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150 years on, Suez Canal remains political issue


April 24th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Anne-Beatrice Clasmann Cairo, April 24 (DPA) When French diplomat Ferdinand de Lesseps reached for his spade in the Egyptian city of Port Said April 25, 1859, London was far from happy.The British ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old cemetery found in Egypt


July 6th, 2008 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Cairo, July 6 (Xinhua) A 5,000-year-old royal burial ground has been discovered by an Egyptian archaeological mission in southern Egypt, the official MENA news agency has reported. The ancient cemetery was found ... Read more...

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US says Syria, Iran linked to Lebanon violence


May 10th, 2008 - 5:27 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 10 (DPA) The US said Friday groups tied to Syria and Iran were fuelling violent clashes in Lebanon, where the Shia movement Hezbollah earlier took control of large parts of ... Read more...

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Fire at Indian-owned textile plant in Egypt


April 24th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by admin
DPA Cairo, April 24 (DPA) A big blaze broke out Thursday in a garment factory owned by the Indian-based Embee International in the Egyptian city of Ismailiya, inflicting damage estimated at about $ ... Read more...

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