Tag Archives: Egypt

The Latest: Vatican hosts photo light show on nature

PARIS (AP) — The latest news related to the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local: 9:15 a.m. The Vatican is lending itself to…

Condor says received 'unspecified threat' on Egypt-bound flight

BERLIN (Reuters) – German airline Condor said it received an "unspecified threat" made via telephone, forcing it to divert a flight heading from Berlin to Egypt to land in Budapest…

Tourism chief tells Russians no need for beach holidays

Russia's tourism chief received himself into hot water on Monday by claiming there is no need for Russians to go abroad on beach holidays, after Moscow severed air ties with…

Russia's Lavrov discusses Syria with Egypt's foreign minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a phone call on Saturday with Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, during which the two sides discussed the Syria crisis, the…

Egypt releases election turnout figure for 2nd, final runoff

CAIRO (AP) — An official with Egypt's election commission says the turnout in the second, final runoffs in parliament elections held earlier this week was 22.3 percent. The balloting, staggered…

The Latest: Police find cocaine on Weiland's tour bus

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The latest in the death of Scott Weiland, the magnetic former frontman of the Stone Temple Pilots (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Police in Minnesota say…

US indicts 16 more in probe of world soccer corruption

WASHINGTON (AP) — As members of FIFA's executive committee prepared to vote on reforming soccer's scandal-plagued governing body, Swiss government agents swept into a luxury hotel before dawn for a…

Obama edges deeper into Islamic State fight

Slowly yet surely, Barack Obama is edging the United States deeper into a war against the Islamic State group that looks set to dominate the last year of his presidency….

Bad weather postpones Orbital cargo launch

Rainy weather & thick clouds over Florida on Thursday forced Orbital ATK to postpone the planned launch of its Cygnus cargo craft toward the International Space Station, NASA said. The…

Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for first time in months

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egypt on Thursday opened its border with the Gaza Strip for the first time in months, drawing thousands of Palestinians who crowded the Rafah…