Cairo, Feb 8 (IANS/AKI) A statue of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun standing on the back of a panther is among 70 archaeological treasures being repaired after they were damaged in a failed looting attempt last month during the revolt against President Hosni Mubarak's rule.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 10:54:03 AM
Cairo, Feb 8 (DPA) The Egyptian cabinet met Monday for the first time since its reshuffle, announcing it would raise public-sector salaries and pensions by 15 percent.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 5:12:20 AM
Nairobi, Feb 7 (DPA) Southern Sudan has overwhelmingly voted to split from the north and create the world's newest nation, official results released Monday showed.
Monday, February 07, 2011 11:41:17 PM
Khartoum, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir Monday said he accepts the results of the referendum on the independence of the South, presidential chief of staff Bakri Hasan Salekh announced.
Monday, February 07, 2011 11:11:47 PM
Harare, Feb 7 (DPA) Zimbabwean police said Monday eight people had been arrested in the wake of a rampage by backers of the Zanu-PF party in Harare, targeting foreign businesses.
Monday, February 07, 2011 10:57:59 PM
Cairo, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian foreign ministry has accused a number of diplomatic missions of attempting to smuggle weapons and special communication equipment into the country, the Youm7 web portal reported Monday.
Monday, February 07, 2011 3:44:41 PM
Cairo, Feb 7 (DPA) Groups of protesters remained in Cairo's central Tahrir Square Monday morning, hundreds having camped out over-night, a day after some opposition groups began their first talks with the government.
Monday, February 07, 2011 3:23:06 PM
Dakar (Senegal), Feb 7 (IANS) Days after the global elite's jamboree at the Swiss resort of Davos, a week-long carnival of the oppressed and the marginalized, and those speaking for them, has begun in the capital of this western African nation, with thousands of left-leaning activists declaiming against globalization and its discontents.
Monday, February 07, 2011 3:17:46 PM
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS) The Egypt government and opposition Sunday agreed to push constitutional reform after Vice President Omar Suleiman Sunday held talks with representatives of political parties including the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
Sunday, February 06, 2011 11:44:05 PM
Paris/Tunis, Feb 6 (DPA) At least four people died in clashes in Tunisia, a hospital spokesman said Sunday.
Sunday, February 06, 2011 7:20:03 PM
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