Tag Archives: Egypt

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French parliament approves 3-month state of emergency extension

French lawmakers gave near-unanimous backing Friday to a three-month extension of the state of emergency introduced following the attacks in Paris in which 130 people died. The upper house of…

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Russians inscribe 'For Paris' on bombs destined for Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian ground crew are inscribing the words "For Paris" on some bombs destined to be dropped on targets in Syria, in a message of solidarity with the…

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Sisi and Putin discuss cooperation in fight against terrorism

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi & his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have discussed international cooperation in the fight against terrorism, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement…

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Cate Blanchett honored at Museum of Modern Art

NEW YORK (AP) — Cate Blanchett, accepting an honor for her film work, made reference to the recent attacks in Paris & Beirut & said her own efforts "feel very…

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Obama says TPP a good deal but getting it to fly is 'not easy'

MANILA (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday work towards the final stage of getting a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal off the ground was not easy, even as…

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China says has shown 'great restraint' in South China Sea

By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) – China has shown "great restraint" in the South China Sea by not seizing islands occupied by other countries even though it could have, a…

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France Will 'Intensify' IS Bombing In Syria

Francois Hollande has warned that France plans to "intensify" its campaign of airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria. The French President was speaking several hours after his military jets dropped…

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Russia's Putin says in final stage of studying Egypt plane crash materials

BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) – Russia is in the final stage of studying materials related to last month's plane crash in Egypt which killed 224 people, Russian President Vladimir Putin told…

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ESPN's Herbstreit apologizes to Baylor for fake injury claim

WACO, Texas (AP) — ESPN commentator Kirk Herbstreit apologized Sunday to Baylor & Terrell Burt after accusing the senior safety of faking an injury during the Bears' loss to Oklahoma….

15 Sudanese migrants killed near Egypt's border with Israel

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A group of Sudanese migrants were on Sunday caught up in the crossfire of a gun battle between Egyptian security forces & Bedouin smugglers as they…