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Tense Cairo braces for Mubarak's 'day of departure'
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) Defiant protesters prepared for massive protests Friday -- a day they call the 'day of departure' for Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who is facing his worst crisis after 30 years of rule.

Friday, February 04, 2011 12:54:52 PM

Mubarak's net worth estimated at $40-70 bn
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) The net worth of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is under pressure to quit following a massive mass movement, and his family is estimated to between $40 billion to $70 billion, a media report said.

Friday, February 04, 2011 11:20:34 AM

Egyptian journalist quits state TV
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) A woman journalist has quit her job with Egypt's state-run Nile TV saying that she did not want to be part of their 'propaganda machine'.

Friday, February 04, 2011 10:58:09 AM

I don't care what people say about me: Mubarak
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) Insisting that Egypt would sink into chaos if he were to leave office now, a defiant President Hosni Mubarak has said he doesn't care what people say about him and was fed up of being president.

Friday, February 04, 2011 10:43:47 AM

If I resign today there will be chaos: Mubarak
Cairo, Feb 4 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak wants to resign but worries that Egypt will sink into chaos if he does, the leader told US broadcaster ABC.

Friday, February 04, 2011 3:59:26 AM

Chaos will come if I step down: Mubarak
Cairo, Feb 4 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak wants to resign but worries that his country will sink into chaos if he does, the leader told US network ABC.

Friday, February 04, 2011 2:15:24 AM

Egypt presidential election in August or September: Suleiman
Cairo, Feb 4 (DPA) Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman has said presidential elections would take place by August or September at the latest.

Friday, February 04, 2011 1:51:52 AM

Three more deaths reported in Cairo unrest
Cairo, Feb 3 (DPA) Three people were reported to have died Thursday in the ongoing unrest in Cairo between pro and anti-government protesters.

Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:12:19 PM

Five dead, 800 injured in Egypt clashes, PM apologises (Fourth Lead)
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS) Gunfire reverberated across the Egyptian capital as pitched battles between government supporters and protesters demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak continued Thursday. While the president showed no signs of giving in, his Prime Minister Ahmad Shafik offered his apologies and said he is ready to talk with protesters.

Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:03:36 PM

Somdev-Martin in SA Open doubles quarters
Johannesburg, Feb 3 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and American David Martin entered the doubles quarterfinals of the South Africa Tennis Open here Thursday.

Thursday, February 03, 2011 7:33:38 PM

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