CAIRO — Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, a government spokesman said Saturday, once again outlawing a group that held the pinnacle of government power just more than a month earlier. The announcement comes after security forces broke up two sit-in protests this week by those calling […]Read more ›
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CAIRO — Tens of thousands of supporters of Egypt’s ousted president marched Friday on the streets of Cairo and across the country, leading to clashes with opponents and security forces that injured dozens. The marches during the Muslim holiday of Eid el-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan, come as Egypt’s […]Read more ›
CAIRO — Europe’s top diplomat on Sunday searched for a way out of Egypt’s increasingly bloody and complex crisis, looking for compromises in talks with the military-backed government and allies of the ousted president. Supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi appealed for an end to a crackdown that killed 83 […]Read more ›
CAIRO — Security forces and armed men clashed with supporters of Egypt’s ousted president early Saturday, killing at least 65 people in mayhem that underscored an increasingly heavy hand against protests demanding Mohammed Morsi’s return to office. In chaotic scenes, pools of blood stained the floor and bodies were lined […]Read more ›
THESSALONIKI, Greece — Protesting municipal workers blockaded the entrance of city hall in Greece’s second largest city Thursday, amid mounting anger against new austerity cuts that will affect thousands of public sector workers. The protesters unfurled a large banner reading “occupied” over the entrance of the building in Thessaloniki. City […]Read more ›
ISTANBUL — The Under-20 World Cup kicks off Friday in Turkey with FIFA promising the tournament will go off without a hitch despite sometimes violent, anti-government protests that have gripped Istanbul and other Turkish cities in recent weeks. Jim Boyce, chairman of the tournament organizing committee, acknowledged that security has […]Read more ›