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Egypt to dissolve parliament, hold elections
Cairo, Feb 13 (DPA) The Egyptian armed forces announced Sunday that both the upper and lower houses of parliament will be dissolved and that new elections will be held within six months.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 7:54:02 PM

Artefacts stolen from Egypt's national museum
Cairo, Feb 13 (IANS) Eight ancient Egyptian artefacts were found missing from the National Museum here, Minister of State for Antiquities Zahi Hawass said Sunday.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 5:50:27 PM

Scuffles break out at Tahrir as army atempts clean-up
Cairo, Feb 13 (IANS) Scuffles broke out between Egyptian soldiers and protesters at Cairo's Tahrir Square Sunday after the military tried to remove activists from the epicentre of Egypt's uprising, eyewitnesses said.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 4:27:36 PM

Never say no to Bollywood in Senegal
Dakar, Feb 13 (IANS) From legendary actors Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar to contemporary film icons Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan, Bollywood is now and forever in Senegal, the coastal French-speaking West African country that's madly in love with Indian films, music and cuisine.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 3:06:01 PM

Hundreds of protesters remain in Cairo's Tahrir square
Cairo, Feb 13 (DPA) Hundreds of demonstrators remained in Cairo's Tahrir square Sunday, two days after the resignation of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, as the first cabinet meeting since his departure was scheduled to take place later in the day.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 2:47:35 PM

Egypt: Peace prevails, but protesters warn of more rallies
Cairo, Feb 13 (IANS) Egypt woke up to its first working day Sunday since the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak, but many protesters didn't seem inclined to leave Tahrir Square and many threatened more rallies to demand the army hand over to a civilian government.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 2:32:28 PM

Ex-premier, senior officials barred from leaving Egypt
Cairo, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's chief prosecutor has barred former prime minister Ahmed Nazif and other senior officials from leaving the country to prevent them from escaping corruption charges, soon after people's protests forced president Hosni Mubarak to step down.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 11:22:39 AM

15 killed in stampede at Nigerian political rally
Nairobi, Feb 13 (DPA) A stampede during a campaign rally for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan left some 15 people dead and numerous injured at a stadium in southern Nigeria, local media said Sunday.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 10:18:43 AM

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

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