A small group of demonstrators in Paris paid tribute Tuesday to slain activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh, who was killed on Saturday while carrying flowers during a peaceful demonstration.   Demonstrators, including... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 18:30
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.
Six Bulgarians working with the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) were detained by Sudanese rebels after their helicopter made an emergency landing in Sudan's war-torn South Kordofan province, the Bulgarian... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 17:54
Families of 27 Copts kidnapped in Libya protest outside United Nations office in Cairo
Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya - a country sliding into lawlessness where armed groups battle for control and dozens of their compatriots have been kidnapped... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 17:45
The Health Ministry said on Wednesday that 15 people were injured in bombings on Tuesday in several governorates, with nine in an explosion in Mostorod, including seven from the security forces, one in Kafr al-Sheikh,... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 17:14
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.
Families of 27 Copts kidnapped in Libya protest outside United Nations office in Cairo

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Kasr al-Nil Bridge
Overlooking the Cairo Tower, the Opera House and the Arab League building, 150-year-old Kasr al-Nil Bridge is guarded by four lions and has become a meeting place for people who come to it to breathe some fresh air in the summer heat.  ...

World

© AFP/File / by Hélène Colliopoulou | An election poster hangs in front of the campaign kiosk for the anti-austerity Syriza party bearing a slogan which translates as 'the hope is coming' in Athens on January 14, 2015
 
 
 
Leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threw down an open challenge to international creditors on Wednesday by halting privatisation plans...
2 OF 3. Supporters of anti-immigration movement Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West (PEGIDA) hold flags during a demonstration in Dresden January 12, 2015. 
Five leading members of the German "anti-Islamisation" movement PEGIDA have quit a week after the group's founder resigned in disgrace...
© AFP | A Bahraini boy wears a mask and holds up his national flag during clashes with police after a demonstration against the arrest of Sheikh Ali Salman -- the head of the Shiite opposition movement Al-Wefaq -- in Bilad al-Qadeem, on January 26, 2015
 
 
 
Bahraini Shiite opposition chief Sheikh Ali Salman, in custody for allegedly trying to overthrow the kingdom's Sunni regime, rejected the charge...

Economy

Workers clean windows next to a Nissan Motor Co.'s vehicle, displayed outside the company's showroom in Yokohama, south of Tokyo 8 February 2012.
Nissan and Ford issued recalls of hundreds of thousands of cars Wednesday to address problem parts that could lead to injuries. Nissan said it was calling in around 768,000 Pathfinders, Infiniti JX35s, QX60s and Rogues around the world to repair two...

Culture

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has opened the 46th session of Cairo International Book Fair.   The opening was attended by Culture Minister Gaber...
Odeon Cinema will screen a special showing next Sunday evening of the documentary film “The Mulberry House” (Bayt al-Toot) at al-...
Islamic Preacher Amr Khaled
Islamic preacher Amr Khaled said that the hero of his new novel called “Rafy Barakat” does not depict himself, adding that the novel is...

Life Style

On Dokki neighborhood streets, Amm Gaber, 45, roams among cars and traffic lights, holding a box, and shouts, "Freska! Freska! Oh, sweeter than...
A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California, 21 December 2013.
Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out new group chat and video features as it worked to ramp up use of the one-to-many messaging service. "...
A trained climber treating the infested palm tree from the red palm weevil.
“Participating in one of the world’s largest palm date exhibitions in Abu Dhabi back in December and selling our local products to an...