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Overseas Development Institute
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Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
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"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
In Egypt, there have been further violent clashes across the country ahead of a constitutional referendum.
At least one person was reported dead
Egyptian police have stormed the office of a human rights organisation in Cairo, to arrest a democracy campaigner.
Thursday’s early morning raid
The last prime minister of ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has been cleared of corruption charges in absentia, paving the way for his return
Hundreds of activists – largely secular and liberal groups – have marched through central Cairo to commemorate violent clashes in December 2011 in
In the Egyptian capital Cairo, the mood of the city is written on its walls.
Egypt’s street-art movement has enjoyed a new lease of life since the
Leading Egyptian activist Ahmad Maher has turned himself in to the authorities ahead of a vote on a new draft constitution.
Leader of the April 6
Revolutionary groups gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to mark the second anniversary of the “Mohammed Mahmoud” clashes – one of the fiercest
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Egypt’s government says it is lifting the three-month state of emergency and night-time curfews. The economic life of the country was hit by the
Supporters of Mohamed Mursi outside the court have celebrated as a victory the adjournment of his trial until January.
Despite tight security and
At least 38 people have been killed and dozens more hurt in clashes between Egyptian security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed
Egypt’s tourism revenues have been in a spin since the Arab Spring turned the country upside down. As tourism accounts for 11 percent of GDP the
The drive to crush the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has intensified after a judicial panel advised taking away its non-governmental organisation
Humanitarian groups around the world have held protests to call for an end to the violence and bloodshed in Egypt.
An uneasy calm pervades the conflict scarred Cairo streets 24 hours after 36 members of the Muslim Brotherhood died in police custody.
As many as 24 police officers have been killed in an ambush in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula.
Authorities say the victims were on board two buses, which
In the light of the violent crackdown on protesters in Egypt, European Union foreign ministers are to consider how the bloc can exert pressure on the
The cancellation of a planned march to the Supreme Court in Cairo did not prevent hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters taking to the streets of
Simmering tensions boiled over on Thursday in Giza to the south of Cairo, near the pyramids, where hundreds of Mursi supporters stormed the
Relatives of people killed when Egyptian security forces launched a crackdown against Muslim Brotherhood supporters are calling for
Egyptian authorities clear remains of a sit-in by Mursi’s supporters in Cairo’s Nasr City neighbourhood after the deadly army raids on Mursi