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Report: Son of Egypt’s Ousted President Detained – ABC News

ABC NewsEgypt’s state news agency is reporting the youngest son of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has been detained by police on suspicion of drug possession. The MENA news agency said police detained son Abdullah Morsi, a university freshman, …Report: Egypt police detain Morsy’s sonThe HinduMorsi’s son arrested for drug possessionThe AustralianMorsi espionage case postponed […]

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Venezuelan protests persist at start of holiday – Washington Post

Washington PostCARACAS, Venezuela — The start of a weeklong string of holidays leading up to the March 5 anniversary of former President Hugo Chavez’s death did not completely pull protesters from the streets Thursday as the government apparently hoped. Hundreds of …Street Protests Continue in VenezuelaABC News17 Have now died in Venezuela protestsFox News LatinoVenezuela […]

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Pride and puzzlement as unreleased Chinese film wins in Berlin – Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineA top European prize for Chinese movie Black Coal, Thin Ice provoked curiosity and questioning Monday with the film not yet released at home and some asking whether political sensitivity might block it. The film about a washed up ex-cop investigating a …As Edgy Chinese Films Sweep Berlin Festival, Pride and Caution at HomeNew […]

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Ukraine opposition wants constitutional change – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Leaders of the anti-government protests that have gripped Ukraine’s capital for more than two months say they will seek constitutional changes that will weaken the president’s powers. The changes are expected to be discussed in a …Ukrainian Opposition Presses For Further ConcessionsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyUkraine: Protesters fill Kiev’s main square, as president announces […]

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Ukrainian Opposition Calls For Another Big Rally – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyUkrainian Interior Ministry troops stand guard in front of the regional administration building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhya on January 30. Tweet. Follow @RFERL. Related Articles. Klitschko Says Ukrainians Have Proven Their Determination, …Ukraine Opposition to Rally as Leader Warns of CrackdownBloombergUkraine unrest: Rival politicians face off at summitBBC NewsUkrainian opposition activists claim […]

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Ukrainian president Yanukovch meets opposition in Kiev – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych is holding fresh talks with opposition leaders, hours after a minister said efforts to peacefully resolve the ongoing unrest were “futile”. Several leaders of parliamentary groups were at the talks, the presidency said.Ukrainian protesters blockade energy ministry after overnight violenceReutersOfficials say 2 police captured by Kiev protestersHouston ChronicleUkraine Clashes Resume […]

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Analysis: Egypt vote muddies political outlook – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleCAIRO (AP) — For all the self-congratulatory headlines in Egypt’s pro-military media, the results of last week’s constitutional referendum may have fallen short of the emphatic popular mandate the nation’s military chief was looking for before announcing his …Egypt’s Mansour Says Charter Approval Shows Nation on Right PathBloombergEgypt prosecutors send ex-president Morsi to new […]

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Egypt protesters set fire to Cairo campus – BBC News

BBC NewsSupporters of the banned Islamist Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt have set fire to two university buildings in Cairo, state TV says. Students fought police at Al Azhar University, reportedly setting fire to the business faculty after trying to prevent students from sitting …Islamist students clash with police at Cairo’s Al-Azhar UniversityReutersIslamist students torch building […]

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Islamist students clash with police at Cairo’s Al-Azhar University – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian students loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood fought police at the Cairo campus of Al-Azhar University on Saturday and set fire to two buildings, state television reported. A student activist said a supporter of the Brotherhood, designated …Egyptian protesters, police have deadly clashThe TennesseanNews Analysis: Listing Brotherhood as “terrorist group” may stem […]

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Rocks, Tear Gas Fly as Thai Protests Heat Up – ABC News

ABC NewsProtesters trying to halt preparations for elections fought running battles with police in the Thai capital on Thursday, escalating their campaign to topple the country’s beleaguered government. Officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets toward protesters trying to …Thai protesters clash with police in BangkokBBC NewsRocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests escalateThe HinduThailand: […]

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Egypt names Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military-backed interim government has declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group, a dramatic escalation that gives authorities more power in cracking down on them. Hossam Eissa, the Minister of Higher Education, read out the …Al Qaeda-Linked Group Claims Egypt AttackWall Street JournalEgypt’s Muslim Brotherhood declared ‘terrorist group’BBC NewsBomb Blast Kills […]