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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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Trump extends unemployment benefits to help coronavirus struggle

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Thousands throng central Jerusalem in anti-Netanyahu protest

Thousands of demonstrators thronged the streets near the official residence of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in central Jerusalem on Saturday night, in a renewed...

Danny Dyer sends birthday message to daughter Dani

Danny Dyer has sent his daughter Dani a touching message to mark her 24th birthday. The 43-year-old actor shared the message on Instagram alongside an...

Juventus appoint Andrea Pirlo after Maurizio Sarri gets the chop

Juventus have appointed former midfielder Andrea Pirlo as their manager following the sacking of Maurizio Sarri. The Italian club acted swiftly as Sarri (61) paid...

Brazil nears 100,000 deaths from Covid-19

Brazil was leaping towards a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Saturday, and five months after the first reported case the country...
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