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Post-Mubarak, Egypt army vows peaceful power transition
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Egyptian military committed itself to oversee the peaceful transition of power Saturday, a day after Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egypt's president after ruling the country for 30 years.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:37:43 PM

Arab world calls for peaceful transition in Egypt
Cairo, Feb 12 (DPA) The Arab world expressed support Saturday for a peaceful transition in Egypt, one day after president Hosni Mubarak resigned following 18 days of political unrest across the country.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 9:09:35 PM

Algerian police clamp down on pro-democracy protest
Algiers/Paris, Feb 12 (DPA) Algerian police Saturday cracked down on pro-democracy demonstrators trying to stage an unauthorised march in the capital Algiers, in a show of force aimed at thwarting an Egypt- or Tunisia-style popular revolt.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:13:02 PM

Egypt reduces curfew hours
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's interim authorities shortened the curfew hours Saturday, setting the new time from midnight to 6 a.m., state TV reported.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 6:05:21 PM

Egypt waits for the next step after Mubarak
Cairo, Feb 12 (DPA) Life began to return to normal in Cairo Saturday after all-night celebrations following Hosni Mubarak's resignation as the president, as people waited for the military, now in power, to announce its next move.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 4:26:03 PM

Demonstrators gather for pro-democracy marches in Algeria
Algiers/Paris, Feb 12 (DPA) Security was tight in Algeria's capital Algiers Saturday as demonstrators gathered for a pro-democracy march, a day after protesters in Egypt forced out their longtime President Hosni Mubarak.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 4:14:06 PM

Soap operas spur linguistic democracy in South Africa
Cape Town (South Africa), Feb 12 (IANS) Soap operas in South Africa have helped eliminate linguistic boundaries between English and 11 other languages adopted at the end of apartheid.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 3:12:14 PM

Egyptians celebrate into the night after Mubarak departure
Cairo, Feb 12 (DPA) Tens of thousands of Egyptians waved Egyptian flags, honked car horns and launched fireworks well into the early hours of Saturday, still stunned and cheering over the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:55:30 AM

Egyptian uprising inspired by Tunisia's upheaval
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) The month-long revolution in Tunisia, which led to the change of a 23-year military regime, was the inspiration for the uprising by Egyptians against Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:11:33 AM

Joy in Egypt as Mubarak quits after 30 years in power
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Tens of thousands of jubilant Egyptians waved national flags and cheered in joy as Hosni Mubarak quit as president Friday, the 18th day of intense protests against his 30-year rule. He handed over power to the military council as world leaders called for moving towards a democratic, civilian rule.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 1:46:48 AM

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