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Protesters greet armed forces statement with loud applause
Cairo, Feb 10 (DPA) Protesters in central Cairo Thursday greeted the announcement by the armed forces that their demands would be met with loud applause.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 9:53:16 PM

Hosni Mubarak may resign: Egyptian PM
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS) Egyptian President Hosni Mumbarak may step down in the evening, prime minister Ahmed Shafiq said Thursday.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 9:44:04 PM

Egyptian armed forces meet to discuss protests
Cairo, Feb 10 (DPA) The higher council of the Egyptian armed forces are meeting and are expected to release an 'important' statement later Thursday, state television reported.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 9:05:08 PM

Thousands of protesters spend the night on Cairo square
Cairo, Feb 10 (DPA) Thousands of protesters were standing their ground in Cairo's Tahrir Square Thursday, in the 17th day of protests demanding higher wages, political reform and the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 2:53:31 PM

India deepens trade ties with Burkina Faso
Accra, Feb 10 (IANS) Trade between India and the neighbouring west African country of Burkina Faso has gone up over the past three years following an improvement in the bilateral relations between them, a statement by the Indian High Commission in Accra said.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 1:20:35 PM

Al Qaeda militants among fugitives who fled Egypt prisons
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman has said that Al Qaeda militants and operatives from other armed organisations were among the prisoners that managed to escape from the country's prisons last month amid the confusion caused by protests calling for the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 10:59:19 AM

Nine killed in South African plane crash
Pretoria, Feb 9 (IANS) At least nine people were killed when a private plane crashed near Plettenberg Bay off South Africa's southern coast, the company that owned the aircraft and whose CEO died in the accident, said.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011 9:58:25 PM

Labour unions join protesters in Egypt
Cairo, Feb 9 (IANS) Thousands of Egyptian factory workers Wednesday went on strike amid calls from their union leaders to join the ongoing mass agitation against President Hosni Mubarak.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011 9:00:56 PM

Mubarak meets Russian official amid unrest
Cairo, Feb 9 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak met Russia's deputy foreign minister Wednesday in his second high-profile meeting with a foreign diplomat since protests calling for him to step down began more than two weeks ago.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011 7:51:58 PM

Mubarak will not seek medical treatment in Germany: Suleiman
Cairo, Feb 9 (DPA) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will not leave his country for medical care in Germany, Vice President Omar Suleiman was quoted by local newspapers as saying Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011 6:37:34 PM

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