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Nair, Ezhava communities unite in Kerala


September 4th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) In a move aimed at increasing their bargaining power vis-a-vis the government, the Nairs and Ezhavas, two of the most influential Hindu groups in Kerala, are ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition holds mass rally (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), at a mass rally in the capital Monday set a 90-day ultimatum for the government to restore the ... Read more...

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NSS supremo P.K.Narayana Panicker dead


February 29th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Changnacherry (Kerala) Feb 29 (IANS) P.K. Narayana Panicker, considered to be one of the leading lights of the Nair Service Society (NSS), the social organisation of the Kerala's Nair ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Islamists sweep run-off in 2nd-stage parliamentary vote


December 25th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 24 (IANS) The turnout of the run-off in the second stage of the Egyptian parliamentary elections hit 43 percent, chairman of the High Judicial Elections Commission Abdel- Moez ... Read more...

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Switzerland to return frozen assets of former Egyptian President Mubarak


May 13th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- The Swiss government on Friday announced that it will return all the frozen assets of former Egyptian President Mubarak and other officials if they are proven illegal, ... Read more...

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Egyptians fear Muslim Brotherhood will impose Islamist ideas


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, May 2 (ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood's plans to contest the September parliamentary elections has raised concerns about it imposing Islamist ideas on Egyptians.The once outlawed Brotherhood has recently announced that ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s supporters say he is a ’symbol who shouldn’t be humiliated’


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Apr 23 (ANI): The supporters of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have said that he is a 'symbol' who had given his 30 years to keep the citizens safe, and therefore, ... Read more...

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Egyptian prosecutors question Mubarak’s sons


April 18th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian prosecutors questioned Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, sons of the ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, said a spokesman for the Egyptian prosecutor's general office.Mubarak and ... Read more...

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Egypt court orders dissolution of Mubarak’s ex-ruling party


April 17th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Apr 17 (ANI): An Egyptian court has ordered the dissolution of the country's former ruling party led by ousted President Hosni Mubarak, and the confiscation of its assets.The move, which indicate ... Read more...

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Court dissolves Egypt’s former ruling party


April 17th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- A Cairo court on Saturday ordered the dissolving of Egypt's former ruling party and the confiscation of its assets, Ahram Online reported.The Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) ruled that ... Read more...

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Egypt court orders dissolution of Mubarak’s party


April 16th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 16 (IANS) Egypt's supreme administrative court Saturday ordered the dissolution of the party of former president Hosni Mubarak and transfer of its assets to the government, state media ... Read more...

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Ex-general secretary of Mubarak’s party detained


April 12th, 2011 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 12 (IANS) Egypt has detained Safwat Sherif, former general secretary of the National Democratic Party (NDP), over corruption charges, Xinhua Tuesday quoted state media as saying.A key ally ... Read more...

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Egypt military to seize former ruling party’s headquarters


April 10th, 2011 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) Egypt's Supreme Council of Armed Forces has decided to seize the former ruling National Democratic Party (NDP)'s headquarters in the country, Xinhua Sunday quoted the state ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood to rejoin protests to reclaim revolutionary bona fides before Egypt elections


April 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Apr 6 (ANI): Muslim Brotherhood members have said that they would render their support to protestors against Egypt's provisional military leadership following two months of violence that led to the ouster ... Read more...

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Egypt’s historic referendum could bolster Islamists


March 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): Final results of Saturday's historic referendum show that 77.2 percent of voters have backed constitutional changes in what was the freest vote in Egypt in more than half ... Read more...

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Ex-minister of Mubarak regime to face corruption trial


February 28th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 28 (IANS) Egypt's former interior minister Habib el-Adly, accused of money laundering, will be the first minister of the regime of toppled president Hosni Mubarak to face trial before a ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military reshuffles cabinet


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 22 (IANS) Egypt's ruling military council Tuesday appointed new ministers in the first cabinet reshuffle after the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak, media reports said.The new ministers were sworn in ... Read more...

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Three ex-Egyptian ministers arrested over corruption allegations


February 18th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 18(ANI): Egyptian security forces have arrested former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly and two other ex-ministers as part of an investigation into corruption.El-Adly had served as Interior Minister for 12 years, ... Read more...

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Three ex-ministers among four held in Egypt


February 18th, 2011 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian authority has detained three former ministers and a top leader of ousted president Hosni Mubarak's National Democratic Party (NDP) for misusing public money, state-run MENA ... Read more...

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‘Egyptian military accused of using divide and conquer strategy in run up to reform’


February 17th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 17(ANI): The Egyptian military, which took direct control of the country for what it insists will be a maximum of six months before restoring civilian rule, has been accused of ... Read more...

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Egypt bans ex-minister from travelling abroad


February 17th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 17 (IANS) Egyptian judicial authorities Wednesday barred former minister of agriculture Amin Abaza and two National Democratic Party (NDP) members from travelling abroad and froze their assets, Xinhua reported.The ... 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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Ex-premier, senior officials barred from leaving Egypt


February 13th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's chief prosecutor has barred former prime minister Ahmed Nazif and other senior officials from leaving the country to prevent them from escaping corruption charges, soon after ... Read more...

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Egyptian revolution may spur rise of Islamists: Experts


February 12th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak after 18 days of mass protests may spark similar unrest in other countries with Islamist forces hoping to ... Read more...

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Key events of the 18-day Egyptian uprising


February 12th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Here are the landmark developments of the mass uprising in Egypt that led to the fall of the three-decade rule of Hosni Mubarak.Jan 25: Demonstrations sparked across Egypt ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak may resign: Egyptian PM (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS) Egyptian President Hosni Mumbarak may step down in the evening, prime minister Ahmed Shafiq said Thursday. Ahmed Shafiq told the BBC that the president may step down Thursday ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood holds talks, Cairo crisis continues (Roundup)


February 6th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Protesters hunkered in Cairo's Tahrir square seeking President Hosni Mubarak's ouster as Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's best organised opposition group, Sunday opened talks with the beleaguered regime."We are starting ... Read more...

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Egyptian Government to hold talks with Muslim Brotherhood


February 6th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 6 (ANI): The Egyptian Government has reportedly decided to hold talks with the opposition Muslim Brotherhood, possibly on Sunday. Vice President Omar Suleiman will lead the talks with the intention ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis: CBS journalist incorrectly tweets about Mubarak’s exit


February 6th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.6 (ANI): CBS News anchor Katie Couric mistakenly informed her 140,000 followers that embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had stepped down after 30 years."As many of you have already heard ... Read more...

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Cairo square turns into tent city as protests continue


February 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) Protesters braved rainy weather as they spent the night in downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square and kept up their unrelenting pressure on President Hosni Mubarak to quit now. Though ... Read more...

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Egyptian government to hold talks with opposition group


February 6th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) The Egyptian government will hold talks with the Muslim Brotherhood, after the opposition group agreed to a dialogue with Vice President Omar Suleiman in a bid to end ... Read more...

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Mubarak quits as ruling party chief, protesters seek his exit (Intro-Roundup)


February 6th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Saturday night quit as the ruling party chief, but the tens of thousands gathered at Cairo's Tahrir Square stayed put demanding his ... Read more...

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Mubarak resigns as ruling party chief (Lead)


February 6th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 5 (IANS) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Saturday stepped down as chairman of the country's ruling party, as the mass uprising against his three-decade-old rule entered the 12th day.Mubarak stepped down ... Read more...

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Mubarak quits as ruling party chief


February 5th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 5 (IANS) Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak Saturday stepped down as chairman of the country's ruling party, bowing to the protesters' demand for the end of his 30-year rule.Mubarak stepped down ... Read more...

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Neo-Nazis planning massive march in Germany to protest London memorial to Dresden bombers


February 5th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Feb 5 (ANI): Hundreds of neo-Nazis are organising the biggest march in Germany later this month against the construction of a British memorial meant for RAF's Bomber crews who died during ... Read more...

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