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US cancels major military exercise with Egypt

President Barack Obama scraps biennial Bright Star exercises, but no word on changes to $1.3bn in US military aid. The US has cancelled a biennial military exercise with Egypt after the Egyptian government’s deadly crackdown on protesters in Cairo this …

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Europe’s job hungry migrants are flocking overseas

When the banking and economic crisis broke around the world in October 2008, few imagined that its recessionary effects would linger for as long as they have. In Europe, and particularly in some eurozone countries, people accustomed to years of …

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Sky News Cameraman Killed In Egypt

Sky News cameraman Mick Deane has been shot and killed in Egypt this morning. Mick had worked for Sky for 15 years, based in Washington and then Jerusalem. He was part of our team covering the violence in Cairo. The …

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Mapping the main pro-Morsi sit-in

Egyptian security forces moved in on Wednesday to disperse two ongoing pro-Morsi sit-ins, now in their sixth week. The smaller of the two protests, at Nahda Square in Giza, was quickly destroyed by the army and police. But they have …

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Egypt’s sexual assault epidemic

Women who attend protests are often cordoned off into gender-segregated pens for their safety [AP] It is the night of July 3, and on the streets of downtown Cairo thousands are celebrating the ousting of Egypt’s deposed president, Mohamed Morsi. …

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