Thousands of Nepalis began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks and fearing shortages of food and water after an earthquake that killed more than 3,200 people.... Monday, 27 April, 2015 - 10:42
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaks during a news conference after talks with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin June 30, 2014.
Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli... Sunday, 26 April, 2015 - 17:23
Cairo International Airport
An Egyptian delegation from the civil aviation authority left Cairo for the Qatari capital Doha on Sunday, in the first official visit since the withdrawal of Egypt's ambassador from the Gulf emirate.  The... Sunday, 26 April, 2015 - 14:59
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 
The trial of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, which saw him jailed for 20 years, produced no evidence of his guilt, a leading human rights group said Sunday. Morsi was convicted in a Cairo court Tuesday of... Sunday, 26 April, 2015 - 12:59
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaks during a news conference after talks with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin June 30, 2014.
Cairo International Airport
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 

Egypt

© AFP/File | A California man who posted thousands of sexually explicit photos of men and women on a "revenge porn" website was jailed for 18 years in what was described as the first case of its kind in US criminal history
 
 
 
A study by the MasterCard Foundation on a sample of 4,000 people from eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa,...
 An underground metro train hit a platform inside a station in Cairo's Abbasiya neighbourhood on Sunday leaving...
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The Administrative Court on Sunday referred a lawsuit, which was filed by lawyer Samir Sabri demanding they revoke activist...

Middle East/North Africa

Pipes are pictured at the El Sharara oilfield December 3, 2014.
 
A strike by Libyan security guards over salary payments has forced the closure of the western El Feel oilfield, a spokesman...
At least five air strikes hit military sites and an area near the presidential palace compound in the Yemeni capital Sanaa...
Syrian television said on Sunday that Islamist insurgents who seized a key northwestern town had since slaughtered civilians...

World

A severe storm in northwest Pakistan, dubbed a "mini-cyclone", has killed 44 people and injured more than 200,...
A riot police officer sprays teargas on residents participating in street protests against the decision made by Burundi"s ruling National Council for the Defence of Democracy-Forces for the Defence of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) party to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third five-year term in office, in the capital Bujumbura, April 26, 2015.
Police in Burundi's capital Bujumbura shot dead two people on Sunday who were taking part in protests against President...
According to the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale (INES), only two accidents in history can be classified...

Business

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Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Sunday's session, with the benchmark index EGX30 falling by 1.12 percent to...
The African Stock Exchange Association (ASEA) has selected the Egyptian Exchange to host the association’s Executive...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at LE7.53 to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday while the...

Science

Researchers believe they may have found the cause of asthma and have published a study at Cardiff University that indicates...
A bag of marijuana being prepared for sale sits next to a money jar at BotanaCare in Northglenn, Colorado 31 December 2013. 
 Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients...
A wave of bad weather in Alexandria, accompanied by strong winds and a rise in the level of the waves, led to the closure of Alexandria Strait, stopping the movement of maritime ports of Alexandria and Daqahlia, 5 October 2013.
The Drosos Foundation and the Darb 1718 Contemporary Art and Culture Centre will celebrate on Wednesday the transferring of...

Arts

James Holmes is accused of opening fire at a packed Batman movie premiere in 2012, killing 12
 
 
 
Opening statements will finally begin Monday in the long-awaited trial of James Holmes, the allegedly crazed gunman accused...
 AFP | Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje perfom during the pairs Free Ice Dance at the ISU Grand Prix of figure skating Final 2014 in the Barcelona International Convention Centre, on December 13, 2014
When Jacek Krawczyk was growing up in then-communist Poland, the government was happy to train him in karate and acrobatics...
Chiwetel Ejlofar (L) and Nicole Kidman present Pawel Pawlikowski (R) with the Oscar for foreign language film at the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2015.
Nicole Kidman will return to the London theater stage in September to play British scientist Rosalind Franklin in "...

Living

Singapore is renowned worldwide for its national maths system, which has been emulated by schools in other developed countries and cities
 
 
 
 When Ritika Verma relocated to Singapore with her husband three years ago, she settled for an apartment much smaller...
No-smoking sign
A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is...
Omar Samra on Mount Everest
Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra has arrived to the North Pole, raising the Egyptian flag, in what the Tourism Ministry...