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2011-02-06

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The global Arab community shows solidarity

The turmoil in Cairo is being felt by Egyptians around the world. In Brussels, scores of people marched through the streets to lend their support

The turmoil in Cairo is being felt by Egyptians around the world. In Brussels, scores of people marched through the streets to lend their support

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Egypt's women on the march

It is not just different religions that have been standing side by side in Egypt’s uprising. Women have been making their mark too. The visible

It is not just different religions that have been standing side by side in Egypt’s uprising. Women have been making their mark too. The visible

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How do the Copts see their lives after Mubarak?

«It was very touching, seeing today Muslims with tears in their eyes… It was beautiful, to pray together, Copts and Muslims », says Sarah, medical

«It was very touching, seeing today Muslims with tears in their eyes… It was beautiful, to pray together, Copts and Muslims », says Sarah, medical

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Violence flares up again in Tunisia

Official buildings have been targeted in the western Tunisian towns of Kef and Kebili. The trouble was sparked by the deaths of at least two

Official buildings have been targeted in the western Tunisian towns of Kef and Kebili. The trouble was sparked by the deaths of at least two

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Cairo talks "inconclusive" says Muslim Brotherhood

One of Egypt’s most influential opposition groups, the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, has described today’s landmark multi-party talks as

One of Egypt’s most influential opposition groups, the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, has described today’s landmark multi-party talks as

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Mubarak's "coffin" carried around Tahrir Square

The symbolism was clear. Protesters in Tahrir Square have held a mock funeral for their president. They carried a makeshift coffin around the

The symbolism was clear. Protesters in Tahrir Square have held a mock funeral for their president. They carried a makeshift coffin around the

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Anger growing among struggling Serbs

Opposition to Serbia’s pro-European ruling coalition is growing in the face of rising unemployment and economic hardship. Public sector worker

Opposition to Serbia’s pro-European ruling coalition is growing in the face of rising unemployment and economic hardship. Public sector worker

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Faiths united in Cairo demonstrations

The 13th day of protest in Egypt has been called the “Day of the Martyrs” by the organisers, in memory of the victims of the violence. Thousands of

The 13th day of protest in Egypt has been called the “Day of the Martyrs” by the organisers, in memory of the victims of the violence. Thousands of

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Paris march in support of Egypt

Hundreds of people demonstrated in the streets of Paris in solidarity with Egypt protestors. Video by: Kenan Muasses

Hundreds of people demonstrated in the streets of Paris in solidarity with Egypt protestors. Video by: Kenan Muasses

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IDF gets new Chief at last

The Israeli cabinet has named Major General Benny Gantz as the army’s new chief of staff – in a move it is hoped will end a period of uncertainty and

The Israeli cabinet has named Major General Benny Gantz as the army’s new chief of staff – in a move it is hoped will end a period of uncertainty and

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Paris demonstration in solidarity with Egypt

Hundreds of demonstrators gather in Paris in solidarity with protesters in Egypt calling for the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.

Hundreds of demonstrators gather in Paris in solidarity with protesters in Egypt calling for the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.

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Cleaning up Tahrir Square

People on Tahrir Square cleaned up the rubbish that built up during several days of demonstrations.

People on Tahrir Square cleaned up the rubbish that built up during several days of demonstrations.

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Landmark political talks held in Cairo

Landmark talks have taken place in Cairo between Egypt’s government and the country’s opposition groups.   The most influential among them, the

Landmark talks have taken place in Cairo between Egypt’s government and the country’s opposition groups.   The most influential among them, the

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Egyptian government in talks with opposition

On the 13th day since this upheaval began in Egypt there are still no signs of the anti-government demonstrators giving up the struggle to force

On the 13th day since this upheaval began in Egypt there are still no signs of the anti-government demonstrators giving up the struggle to force

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Egyptian gold rush as banks reopen

Banks across Egypt opened for a few hours Sunday morning for the first time in more than a week. The Central Bank used military cargo plans to

Banks across Egypt opened for a few hours Sunday morning for the first time in more than a week. The Central Bank used military cargo plans to

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Australia battles more natural disasters

Fires and floods continue to batter Australia, which is experiencing a truly disastrous start to the year. Wildfires are destroying homes and

Fires and floods continue to batter Australia, which is experiencing a truly disastrous start to the year. Wildfires are destroying homes and

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Egyptian artists for and against Mubarak

In Tahrir Square, tens of thousands of demonstrators gather every day to demand the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. They highlight their

In Tahrir Square, tens of thousands of demonstrators gather every day to demand the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. They highlight their

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Egypt - open for business and protests

Today could be a key day in the anti-government movement in Egypt. It is the day President Hosni Mubarak wants banks and shops to open again as he

Today could be a key day in the anti-government movement in Egypt. It is the day President Hosni Mubarak wants banks and shops to open again as he

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Peres "warns" of dangers of Egyptian democracy

Israeli President Shimon Peres says elections in Egypt would be dangerous. He said there would if the Muslim Brotherhood won a vote they “would not

Israeli President Shimon Peres says elections in Egypt would be dangerous. He said there would if the Muslim Brotherhood won a vote they “would not

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Tunisian police shoot dead four protesters

Police in Tunisia shot dead four people in the northwestern town of El Kef when they opened fire at a group of protesters. Officers fired at a

Police in Tunisia shot dead four people in the northwestern town of El Kef when they opened fire at a group of protesters. Officers fired at a

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America's changing stance

The United States appears to be sending out mixed messages on Egypt. The US had previously called for President Mubarak to stand down and hand over

The United States appears to be sending out mixed messages on Egypt. The US had previously called for President Mubarak to stand down and hand over

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Egypt's banks reopen amid economic worries

Egypt’s banks will reopen later on Sunday after being shut for more than a week owing to the country’s ongoing political turmoil. Lines have

Egypt’s banks will reopen later on Sunday after being shut for more than a week owing to the country’s ongoing political turmoil. Lines have

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Serbia opposition hold huge anti-government rally

Demonstrators in Serbia on Saturday held the biggest anti-government rally in decades to demand early elections. Police estimate 70,000 supporters

Demonstrators in Serbia on Saturday held the biggest anti-government rally in decades to demand early elections. Police estimate 70,000 supporters

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A rallying call for Berlusconi to step down

Several hundred people marched through Florence on Saturday, to make their feelings for the government of Silvio Berlusconi clear. Growing numbers

Several hundred people marched through Florence on Saturday, to make their feelings for the government of Silvio Berlusconi clear. Growing numbers