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2011-01-29

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Videos show force of Egypt's 'people power'

The dramatic images coming out of Egypt show the sheer force of unarmed people against the police. One example of this was in Alexandria where the

The dramatic images coming out of Egypt show the sheer force of unarmed people against the police. One example of this was in Alexandria where the

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New PM and Vice President, but Egypt revolt goes on

In Egypt, a fifth day of widespread protests is continuing into the night. The army is on the streets but the soldiers do not seem in the mood for

In Egypt, a fifth day of widespread protests is continuing into the night. The army is on the streets but the soldiers do not seem in the mood for

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Egyptian demonstrators vow to keep up protests

Demonstrators have been out in the streets all day in cities across Egypt. They say that after 30 years of emergency rule, of opposition voices being

Demonstrators have been out in the streets all day in cities across Egypt. They say that after 30 years of emergency rule, of opposition voices being

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British students take to the streets

We won’t give in without a fight. That is the message from students at mass demonstrations held in the UK against higher tuition fees and cuts in

We won’t give in without a fight. That is the message from students at mass demonstrations held in the UK against higher tuition fees and cuts in

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New PM and Vice President, but Egyptian revolt goes on

In Egypt, after a fifth day of anti-government protests, President Hosni Mubarak has appointed Omar Suleiman, the country’s intelligence chief, as

In Egypt, after a fifth day of anti-government protests, President Hosni Mubarak has appointed Omar Suleiman, the country’s intelligence chief, as

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Russian investigators 'identify' airport bomber

Russian investigators say they have identifed the suicide bomber who killed at least 35 people at Moscow’s main airport on Monday. Yunus Bek

Russian investigators say they have identifed the suicide bomber who killed at least 35 people at Moscow’s main airport on Monday. Yunus Bek

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Former presidential rival tells Mubarak to leave

President Hosni Mubarak should leave the country “to protect the interests of the Egyptian people,” Ayman Nour told euronews in an interview on

President Hosni Mubarak should leave the country “to protect the interests of the Egyptian people,” Ayman Nour told euronews in an interview on

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International fretting over crisis in Egypt

World leaders have been voicing their concern about the events unfolding in Egypt, and the crisis has been a talking point at the World Economic

World leaders have been voicing their concern about the events unfolding in Egypt, and the crisis has been a talking point at the World Economic

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Foreigners warned against travel to Egypt

Many countries are warning their nationals against all but essential travel to Egypt. Many of those already there are attempting to leave the

Many countries are warning their nationals against all but essential travel to Egypt. Many of those already there are attempting to leave the

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Suez marches on in defiance of protest ban

Similar pro-democracy protests have also taken place in Suez, eastern Egypt. It was the scene of clashes between protesters and the security forces

Similar pro-democracy protests have also taken place in Suez, eastern Egypt. It was the scene of clashes between protesters and the security forces

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Tunisians closely watching events in Egypt

The headline on the front page of one Tunisian newspaper today said: “Calm returns to Tunisia, unrest in Egypt”. In the country that inspired the

The headline on the front page of one Tunisian newspaper today said: “Calm returns to Tunisia, unrest in Egypt”. In the country that inspired the

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'Live rounds used' in Egypt

“They’re using live rounds,” said one protester in Cairo. “They say they’re using rubber bullets but look at this.This is a real bullet.” As the

“They’re using live rounds,” said one protester in Cairo. “They say they’re using rubber bullets but look at this.This is a real bullet.” As the

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Egyptians defy army and ignore protest ban

Thousands of Egyptians have ignored a ban on protests to continue venting their anger against the rule of President Hosni Mubarak. The country’s

Thousands of Egyptians have ignored a ban on protests to continue venting their anger against the rule of President Hosni Mubarak. The country’s

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Cairo protesters: they don't care about the poor

Smoke is still rising above the ruling party’s headquarters in Cairo as crowds gather on the streets for a fifth day of demonstrations against

Smoke is still rising above the ruling party’s headquarters in Cairo as crowds gather on the streets for a fifth day of demonstrations against

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Mubarak promises fail to silence Egypt protests

Egyptians show no sign of halting their angry protests against President Hosni Mubarak’s thirty-year rule. The Egyptian capital looked more like a

Egyptians show no sign of halting their angry protests against President Hosni Mubarak’s thirty-year rule. The Egyptian capital looked more like a

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Protests from Tunisia to Jordan

In Tunisia, the protest movement is beginning to run out of steam. There were clashes on Friday and reported injuries when riot police used tear

In Tunisia, the protest movement is beginning to run out of steam. There were clashes on Friday and reported injuries when riot police used tear

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Egypt's unprecedented dissent

The scenes coming out of Egypt this week are unprecedented. It had been widely thought that President Hosni Mubarak’s military-backed regime was

The scenes coming out of Egypt this week are unprecedented. It had been widely thought that President Hosni Mubarak’s military-backed regime was

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Mubarak sacks government

Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak has sacked his government and promised dialogue but protesters remain on the streets of Cairo. The army is out too

Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak has sacked his government and promised dialogue but protesters remain on the streets of Cairo. The army is out too

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Obama warns Mubarak on human rights

Washington has long been a close ally of Egypt. But Barack Obama’s reaction to Mubarak’s speech appeared to contain clear warnings that its

Washington has long been a close ally of Egypt. But Barack Obama’s reaction to Mubarak’s speech appeared to contain clear warnings that its

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Egyptians form human shield to protect museum

One Cairo building that has been spared so far in the anti-government protests is the Egyptian Museum, despite a fire raging at the ruling National

One Cairo building that has been spared so far in the anti-government protests is the Egyptian Museum, despite a fire raging at the ruling National