UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, 11 May 2011. 
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Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, 11 May 2011. 
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.

News

Mahmoud Youssry, Qalyubia security chief
Qalyubia security services arrested three masked men who opened fire at a Khanka Court judge who survived assassination attempt on Wednesday while in his car.   The judge, Youssef Nassif, suffered flesh wounds and was transferred to Khanka...

World

Mazen Alotaibi listens to comments by his defense attorney during jury selection in Las Vegas on Oct. 23, 2013. | AP
A Saudi Air Force sergeant convicted in the rape of a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas casino hotel was sentenced on Wednesday to 35 years to life in...
1 OF 20. Hostages run past a police officer (C) near Lindt Cafe in Martin Place in central Sydney December 16, 2014.
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A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer...
Libyan Red Crescent workers prepare parcels of food aid to be delivered to civilians fleeing violence in the eastern city of Benghazi, in Misrata November 4, 2014.
 
 A power struggle between two rival governments that threatens to tear Libya apart has started to take its toll on Misrata, an important...

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

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...
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. "...