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Aribert Heim, one of the most wanted Nazi criminals, has been dead since 1992, German's ZDF television reports. It says Heim, known as "Doctor Death" lived under a pseudonym and died in Egypt's capital, Cairo...
 Nazi Germany Egypt doctor concentration camp
Bulldozers have moved in to demolish houses in the Egyptian village of Qurna which sits on top of dozens of pharaonic tombs in Luxor.

2006-12-02

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An Egyptian teacher at a primary school in Alexandria is alleged to have beaten an 11-year-old pupil to death.

2008-10-28

 Egypt icredible school teacher beating
Newly published documents show how a German archaeologist used trickery to smuggle home a fabulous sculpture of the Egyptian queen, Nefertiti. The archaeologist, Ludwig Borchardt, listed the bust of Queen Nefertiti among his finds in Egypt in 1913. But he described it as a worthless piece of gypsum and hid it in a box.

2009-02-11

 Egypt ancient Egypt Germany Nefertiti sculpture Akhenaten
The authorities initially said the pig cull was a precaution against swine flu but now describe as a general public health measure. There have been no cases of swine flu reported in Egypt. In Mexico, where the global swine flu outbreak started, the authorities said it could be stabilising.

2009-05-03

 Egypt religion pig Islam Coptic Christianity
seen the Virgin Mary with outstretched hands and a light emanating from them, accompanied by a smell of incense and large numbers of pigeons. Missionaries:

2000-09-06

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Egyptian law states that all international calls must pass through state-owned Egypt Telecom.

2010-03-24

 Egypt Skype telephony
Four East African states have signed an agreement to seek more water from the River Nile - a move strongly opposed by Egypt and Sudan. Under colonial-era accords, the two countries get 90% of the river's water...

2010-05-14

 water conflict Egypt Nile shortage Sudan Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Ethiopia
The theft of a Vincent Van Gogh painting worth about $50m from a Cairo museum on Saturday has been blamed on poor security.

2010-08-22

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A German woman has been killed in a shark attack while snorkelling off the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

2010-12-05

 shark German Egypt Red Sea tourism snorkeling
International shark experts are arriving in Egypt to help investigate the attacks off the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh that have baffled local officials.

2010-12-06

 Egypt Red Sea shark attack tourism
Egypt is to crack down on public protest and has vowed to arrest and prosecute anyone found taking to the streets against the government. Public gatherings, protests and marches will no longer be tolerated, the interior ministry has said.

2011-01-26

 freedom Egypt protest politics democracy
Egyptian security forces are on high alert, with thousands of people expected to join anti-government rallies after Friday prayers. The government says it is open to dialogue but also warned of "decisive measures" as the fourth day of violent protests loomed. Widespread disruption has been reported to the internet and mobile phone messaging services...

2011-01-28

 Egypt revolution Internet mobile phone communication protest freedom regime change
Internet connections across Egypt have been cut, as authorities geared up for a day of mass protest.

2011-01-28

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The Arab order is crumbling. But whether it will collapse or somehow re-invent itself is far from certain.

2011-02-02

 Egypt Arab revolution autocracy regime
Ideas in the individual mind he called World 1. Ideas or predispositions that could be transferred horizontally by word of mouth or vertically between generations he called World 2—or, in shorthand, culture. It is only when knowledge can be succinctly described in words (or images, or mathematical symbols, or musical notation)—and rationally challenged if necessary—that effective change can be made at perceptible speed. This is World 3...

2011-02-11

 Egypt revolution voice recognition Karl Popper writing culture politics science democracy

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