A masked, black-clad militant, who has been identified by the Washington Post newspaper as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi, brandishes a knife in this still image from a 2014 video obtained from SITE Intel Group February 26, 2015. REUTERS/SITE Intel Group/Handout via Reuters
British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to use all means at his disposal to hunt down militants such as "Jihadi John" after the killer was unmasked as a Kuwaiti-born computer programming graduate... Friday, 27 February, 2015 - 18:44
A man wearing a protective mask and suit inspects a container containing eggs and the bodies of culled chickens at a poultry farm, where a highly contagious strain of bird flu was found by Dutch authorities, in Hekendorp November 17, 2014.
The world remains highly vulnerable to a possible severe flu pandemic and governments should increase surveillance, vigilance and preparedness, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. WHO also noted the... Friday, 27 February, 2015 - 18:16
Human Rights Monitor has condemned the death of three Egyptians by torture in the Matareya Police Station over the past few days.   The organization said in a report released Thursday that the Egyptian authorities... Friday, 27 February, 2015 - 17:01
Naguib Sawiris
Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris, unveiling plans for his majority stake in European broadcaster Euronews, said on Friday a cash injection would be used to expand onto digital platforms and better promote the brand. In an... Friday, 27 February, 2015 - 15:39
A masked, black-clad militant, who has been identified by the Washington Post newspaper as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi, brandishes a knife in this still image from a 2014 video obtained from SITE Intel Group February 26, 2015. REUTERS/SITE Intel Group/Handout via Reuters
A man wearing a protective mask and suit inspects a container containing eggs and the bodies of culled chickens at a poultry farm, where a highly contagious strain of bird flu was found by Dutch authorities, in Hekendorp November 17, 2014.
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News

Photo of the entrance to a tunnel linking Egypt to the Gaza Strip.  It was posted on 20 May 2013 on the Facebook page of the military spokesperson.
An army officer was killed and another was injured on Friday when a tunnel "suddenly" collapsed in North Sinai's Rafah, a military official said. Security forces were inspecting a newly uncovered tunnel in the border area with Gaza...

World

© Jiji Press/AFP | School children pray for their friend Ryota Uemura in Kawasaki, suburban Tokyo, at the site where his body was found, February 24, 2015
 
 
 
Japanese police on Friday arrested a teenager on suspicion of killing a 13-year-old schoolboy, in a chilling murder some local media suggested was...
The number of people moving to Britain surged last year, an embarrassment for Prime Minister David Cameron, whose Conservatives had pledged to cut...
© AFP/File | Palestinian flags fly on a square in the new Palestinian city of Rawabi, just north of Ramallah in the West Bank, August 6, 2013
 
 
 
Israel will stop cutting power to Palestinian cities over unpaid bills and will deduct funds from tax money to prevent the debt increasing, a...

Economy

China's trade minister will participate in Egypt's economic conference due in March, heading a delegation of official and private sector representatives, Chinese foreign minister said on Friday. Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh...

Culture

Mohamed Mounir
Mohamed Mounir’s “Masr Qariba” (Egypt is Near) was the most tweeted hashtag on Twitter in the early hours of Friday morning....
Socialite Paris Hilton
Socialite Paris Hilton began a visit on Thursday to Cuba, where her family lost a hotel a half-century ago when Fidel Castro took power, according to...
A worker puts the final touch during the renovation of the Hotel Sale known as the Picasso Museum in the Marais district of Paris, 4 March 2014.
A Picasso painting, snatched more than a decade ago from a storeroom in Paris, has surfaced in New York and will be returned to the French government...

Life Style

 U.N. convoy of soldiers passes a screen displaying a message on Ebola on a street in Abidjan August 14, 2014.
A drug derived from a Chinese medicinal herb is showing promise for combating Ebola infection, effectively imprisoning the virus inside cells so it...
Giant black hole in early universe.
A black hole 12 billion times as massive as the sun has been found in a glowing quasar that existed when the universe was just a fraction of its...
Many Egyptians used to smoke hand-rolled cigarettes at the beginning of the previous century, before switching to factory-made packages. Since then,...