Austria said on Friday 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to... Friday, 28 August, 2015 - 18:47
 A film on the life of Prophet Mohammad is expected to break box office records in Shi'ite Muslim Iran after its release on Thursday, but some Sunni Muslim clerics in the Arab world are already demanding that... Friday, 28 August, 2015 - 15:56
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Egyptian policeman was killed in Upper Egyp'ts Sohag on Friday morning, according to MENA. The low ranking policeman, whose body was found in a side road near his home, was shot three times, initial investigatios... Friday, 28 August, 2015 - 13:52
Egypt's Supreme Elections Commission (SEC) will announce next Sunday the schedule of and procedures for the coming parliamentary elections, it said on Thursday.   The commission will hold a press conference on... Friday, 28 August, 2015 - 13:35
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Egypt

Agricultural expert on the jojoba plant Alaa al-Hagawy advised the cultivation of the plant saying it could achieve revenues...
Rev. Dr. Radi Atallah Iskandar, patron of the Evangelical Church in Alexandria, said the Evangelical Church will organize a...
Prosecutors of east Cairo started investigating Thursday the alleged suicide of Ismail Ahmed Sadek al-Sewaidy, 19, son of a...

Middle East/North Africa

The Islamic State group had ambitious plans for Afghanistan, but Taliban resistance, US drone strikes, and a society less...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, 11 May 2011. 
  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that those who use toxic chemicals in the Syrian civil war will face...
Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Sept. 4, the White House said, as...

World

Potato farmer Stelios Vathrokilis is seen by his field in Naxos, Greece August 3, 2015.
 
Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' leftist Syriza will emerge as the biggest party after next month's...
Catalonia's resident Artur Mas
Catalan political parties sharpened their knives on Thursday one month ahead of a key regional election which separatists...
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un waves at the end of a major military parade to mark 100 years since the birth of the country's founder and his grandfather, Kim Il-sung in Pyongyang. Kim delivered his first public speech and vowed to push for "final victory" for his impoverished state despite a failed rocket launch two days ago.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called this week’s accord between the rival Koreas “a landmark occasion,”...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's stock market has witnessed loses of LE6.4 billion (US$818 million) this week, as all indexes dropped, Egyptian...
dollar vs Egyptian pound
Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Thursday, and the...
Aviation Minister Hossam Kamal
Civil Aviation Minister Hossam Kamal decided Wednesday to remove EgyptAir Holding Company chief Sameh al-Hefny, reportedly...

Science

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Facebook boasted of a new benchmark Thursday in its seemingly inexorable march to Internet ubiquity: a billion people used...
Fiber foods
American researchers have shed light on the divide between the desire to go on a diet to lose weight and the follow through...
sand clock / hour glass
A team of researchers from the School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln in the UK has succeeded in identifying the...

Arts

David Lagercrantz signs his book at a release event for the fourth book in the Millennium series of crime novels in a Stockholm bookshop today. The tattooed young hacker Lisbeth Salander is back in the sequel to Stieg Larsson's ‘Millennium 
The eagerly-awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries on...
Cast member Vin Diesel poses for media during a promotional event for ''Fast & Furious 7'' in Beijing, March 26, 2015.
A Fast & Furious-themed ride will be racing over to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida in 2017.   After debuting...
Kermit the Frog is back with the gang in a reboot of" the Muppets"
It's that time of the year again.   New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that...

Living

Pyramids of Giza
Every year, around 25 global sites deemed to have "outstanding universal value" are added to UNESCO's World...
The CNN Travel staff has put in some hard miles. Collectively, we've touched down on every continent on earth and we...
A group of young people performing stretching exercises after sunset.  
Don't have the time or money to join a gym? That's okay, because exercising outdoors is the new big thing. Fitness...