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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

Hope Egyptian governmental bodies will function normally: Russia
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that he expected Egyptian authorities would ensure the normal functioning of governmental bodies.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 1:29:12 AM

Egyptian military says not to hold legal power
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Higher Military Council, which has been handed over the reins of the country, said Friday it has no plans of assuming long-term power after Hosni Mubarak resigned as president earlier in the day.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 1:21:44 AM

Key events of the 18-day Egyptian uprising
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Here are the landmark developments of the mass uprising in Egypt that led to the fall of the three-decade rule of Hosni Mubarak.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:57:13 AM

Egypt's Tantawi salutes people near presidential palace
Cairo, Feb 12 (DPA) Egyptian Defence Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi saluted people Friday in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, where they were celebrating after president Hosni Mubarak stepped down, Al Arabiya TV reported.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:48:42 AM

Egyptians welcome liberation at Tahrir Square
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Tahrir Square, a large public square in downtown Cairo, Friday lived up to its name as Hosni Mubarak quit as president in the face of massive protests. `Tahrir' means liberation in Arabic.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:46:02 AM

Turkey congratulates Egyptian people
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Turkey, which had called on Egyptian leaders to ensure a democratic solution to the political unrest, Friday congratulated the people of the Arab country after the announcement of long-serving president Hosni Mubarak's quitting and hoped the new regime would meet their aspirations.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:27:23 AM

Tunisians celebrate Mubarak departure, Algeria braces for contagion
Tunis/Algiers, Feb 12 (DPA) A large crowd of Tunisians descended on central Tunis Friday evening to celebrate the news that Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak had resigned.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:26:19 AM

Hezbollah congratulates Egyptian people
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah Friday congratulated Egyptians on their 'historic victory' following President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:19:17 AM

Egypt erupts in joy as Mubarak steps down after 30 years
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Egyptians danced and cheered in joy as Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president Friday, the 18th day of intense protests against his 30-year uninterrupted rule. The octogenarian leader handed over power to the country's armed forces, a day after he said he won't be quitting.

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:51:05 PM

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