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Egypt faces social pressure to end alcohol sales
Egypt faces social pressure to end alcohol sales

Egypt's liquor stores are under growing pressure to stop selling alcohol, they say, not from the country's Islamist government, but from society itself.

Egypt faces social pressure to end alcohol sales
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Australia halts cattle exports to Egypt

Australian cattle exporters said they had suspended live shipments to Egypt Saturday after abattoir footage shot by animal rights activists showed "horrific" mistreatment of cows.

Australia halts cattle exports to Egypt
IMF, Egypt hope to reach loan agreement in 'weeks'
IMF, Egypt hope to reach loan agreement in 'weeks'

The International Monetary Fund and Egypt hope to conclude talks for a loan deal "in the coming weeks".

IMF, Egypt hope to reach loan agreement in 'weeks'
Mubarak set for low key retrial in Egypt
Mubarak set for low key retrial in Egypt

The retrial of Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak begins on Saturday in Cairo, with the fate of the ousted strongman largely eclipsed by the deadly turmoil and economic woes gripping the country.

Mubarak set for low key retrial in Egypt
Kazakhstan ambassador to Egypt Berik Aryn. Photo courtesy of zakon.kz
Kazakhstan and Egypt consider experience exchange in law-making

Kazakhstan ambassador to Egypt Berik Aryn met with chairman of Egypt's consultative council Ahmed Fahmy to discuss cooperation of the two countries in law-making.

Kazakhstan and Egypt consider experience exchange in law-making
US has 'real concerns' about Egypt: Kerry
US has 'real concerns' about Egypt: Kerry

The United States has "real concerns" about the direction being taken by the Egyptian government following recent arrests and political violence.

US has 'real concerns' about Egypt: Kerry
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Egypt women wage war against 'sexual terrorism'

Faced with a spike in sexual violence against female protesters, Egyptian women are overcoming stigma and recounting painful testimonies to force silent authorities and a reticent society to confront "sexual terrorism."

Egypt women wage war against 'sexual terrorism'
Nur-Mubarak University in Almaty. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Egyptian University Nur-Mubarak renamed

Egyptian University of the Islamic Culture Nur-Mubarak in Almaty changed its name to Kazakh-Egyptian Islamic University Nur.

Egyptian University Nur-Mubarak renamed
Dayana Abdrakhmanova. Personal stock photo.
Uralsk beauty to represent Kazakhstan in Top Model in Egypt

18-y.o. Abdrakhmanova of Kazakhstan has already taken part in different pageants, including the Fresh Faces in 2012.

Uralsk beauty to represent Kazakhstan in Top Model in Egypt
Obama tells Egypt's Morsi to 'protect' democracy
Obama tells Egypt's Morsi to 'protect' democracy

US President Barack Obama warned Tuesday that his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi has a "responsibility to protect" the democratic principles advanced by the 2011 uprising.

Obama tells Egypt's Morsi to 'protect' democracy
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19 tourists killed as balloon explodes at Egypt's Luxor

A hot air balloon caught fire and exploded as it was flying over Egypt's ancient temple city of Luxor on Tuesday, killing 19 tourists.

19 tourists killed as balloon explodes at Egypt's Luxor
Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei. ©REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Egypt vote could be 'road to total chaos': ElBaradei

Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei warned of chaos in the troubled nation if parliamentary polls go ahead in April, as protesters demonstrated in Cairo against Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

Egypt vote could be 'road to total chaos': ElBaradei
Islamic clerics seek dialogue with new pope
Islamic clerics seek dialogue with new pope

Senior Muslim clerics in Egypt believe Pope Benedict XVI's abrupt resignation could reopen the way for dialogue with the Catholic Church, severed after Benedict's controversial 2006 remarks on the Muslim prophet.

Islamic clerics seek dialogue with new pope
Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov. Photo courtesy of rimeminister.kz
OIC summit supports nuclear-free world declaration

The 12th OIC summit finished in Cairo. Kazakhstan delegation was led by Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov.

OIC summit supports nuclear-free world declaration
Clashes in Egypt as anti-Morsi camp demands change
Clashes in Egypt as anti-Morsi camp demands change

Thousands of protesters clashed with police in several Egyptian provinces in rallies calling on Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to fulfil the goals of the revolt that brought him to power.

Clashes in Egypt as anti-Morsi camp demands change
Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov. Photo by Dmitriy Khegai©
OIC summit opens in Cairo

The Kazakhstan delegation is led by Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov.

OIC summit opens in Cairo
Morsi declares emergency, curfews in Egypt riot-hit areas
Morsi declares emergency, curfews in Egypt riot-hit areas

President Mohamed Morsi declared a state of emergency in three provinces hit by rioting which has left dozens dead, warning he was ready to take further steps to confront threats to Egypt's security.

Morsi declares emergency, curfews in Egypt riot-hit areas
Egyptians to protest on revolution anniversary
Egyptians to protest on revolution anniversary

Huge crowds were expected to demonstrate in Egypt on Friday for the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted Hosni Mubarak and brought in an Islamist government, at a time of political tensions and economic woes.

Egyptians to protest on revolution anniversary
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Leprosy: an ancient disease thrives in 21st century

It has been called the world's oldest recorded disease, an evil that humans have known for more than 3,500 years, as papyri from ancient Egypt testify.

Leprosy: an ancient disease thrives in 21st century
Concerns over media freedoms in Morsi's Egypt
Concerns over media freedoms in Morsi's Egypt

The Cairo cafe is packed with patrons in stitches as television host Bassem Youssef fires his caustic criticism at President Mohamed Morsi, but post-revolution media freedoms have proved no laughing matter for some.

Concerns over media freedoms in Morsi's Egypt