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eMediaWorld.com Egypt considers Outlaw of Muslim Brotherhood

August 17, 2013 5:57 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Egypt considers Outlaw of Muslim Brotherhood

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 […]

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eMediaWorld.com Clashes at rallies backing ousted Egypt president

August 9, 2013 6:13 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Clashes at rallies backing ousted Egypt president

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 […]

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EU diplomat seeks a way out of Egypt’s crisis

July 30, 2013 2:49 PM0 comments
EU diplomat seeks a way out of Egypt’s crisis

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 […]

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In Egypt bloodshed, dozens of Morsi backers killed

July 28, 2013 8:29 AM0 comments
In Egypt bloodshed, dozens of Morsi backers killed

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 […]

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Demonstrators blockade city hall in north Greece

July 11, 2013 11:34 AM0 comments
Demonstrators blockade city hall in north Greece

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 […]

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FIFA: Under-20 WCup upbeat despite demos

June 19, 2013 7:22 AM0 comments
FIFA: Under-20 WCup upbeat despite demos

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 […]

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