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Talks to resume in bid to resolve row over Ethiopia’s Nile river dam

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia said talks would continue later this week to resolve their dispute over a Nile dam Ethiopia is constructing, even as...

Egypt to reopen tourist destinations less hard-hit by coronavirus

Egypt will reopen select tourist destinations to international charter flights starting July 1, allowing travellers from around the world to return to parts of...

Egyptian government seeks to do away with popular tuk-tuks

Egypt’s government is taking its most ambitious stand yet against motorised rickshaws known as tuk-tuks, which have ruled the streets of Cairo’s slums for...

Harry and Meghan on impromptu walkabout in historic Cape Town neighbourhood

There were hugs and presents for Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle when they embarked on an impromptu walkabout in Cape Town’s historic District...

Rare protests in Egypt calling for president to step down

Rare, anti-government protests have broken out in Egypt calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down. The former army general has overseen an unprecedented political...

Former Egypt president Mohammed Morsi dies following collapse in court session

Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died, according to state TV. The 67-year-old was attending a session in his...

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts

Israeli researchers have raised a glass to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels –...

Seventeen injured as tourist bus hit by bomb near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids

A roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids, Egyptian officials have said. The blast on Sunday wounded at least 17 people,...

Egyptian tourist province to ban single-use plastics

An Egyptian province on the Red Sea is to impose a ban on disposable plastics, prohibiting everything from single-use straws to plastic bags in...

Egyptian security forces kill 40 militants following bus blast

Egyptian security forces have killed 40 militants in raids in the Sinai Peninsula and the Greater Cairo area, just hours after a roadside bomb...

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Protesters in Baltimore topple statue of Christopher Columbus

Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbour. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument on...

Search for survivors continues after flooding and mudslides in Japan

Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that have left at least 34 people confirmed or presumed dead have hampered search and rescue...

Armed protesters call for removal of giant Confederate carving

A large group of armed protesters marched through the US state of Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to...

Mission: Impossible filming to resume in UK under quarantine exemption plans

Filming on the latest Mission: Impossible movies will be able to resume in England as the Government looks to exempt high-end stars from quarantine. Culture...

Zoom boss says it ‘will not stop’ focus on security improvements

Zoom boss Eric Yuan has said the video calling app “will not stop” looking to improve its security features as it marked the end...
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