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  1. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 19, 2012

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Egypt's Coptics enthrone new pope CAIRO- The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church has been enthroned. Pope Tawadros, 60, was elected earlier this month, but the televised official enthronement ceremony was held yesterday at the Coptic cathedral in Cairo. He replaced Shenouda, who died in March after leading the ancient church for 40 years. Egypt's Christians ...

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    Briefs, December 27, 2012

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... Brahimi in Damascus this week. Shallal is one of the most senior generals to defect since the crisis started last year. AP   Mursi signs constitution into law Egypt's controversial new ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Return of balloon victims' bodies delayed The plane that was due to bring home the bodies of the nine Hong Kong tourists who were killed in the balloon disaster in Egypt last month was cancelled on Friday because of poor weather. Another flight has been arranged and is scheduled to depart today, flying via Zurich. The bodies will arrive back on Monday night.   Cooling measures ...

  4. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 17, 2012

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Islamists claim victory in Egypt referendum CAIRO- Islamists backing a new constitution for Egypt claimed victory yesterday in an initial phase of a referendum, but the opposition alleged polling violations and said it would await the final results. A small majority of 56.5 per cent voted for the draft charter put to half of Egypt's 51 million voters on Saturday, according ...

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    Briefs, December 13, 2012

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... a "complex" operation and would take a few days to recover. Bloomberg   Army postpones talks to end Egyptian protest CAIRO- Egypt's army abruptly postponed "unity" talks ...

  6. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, Thursday, February 14, 2013

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... it would publish the pictures in its next edition, on Monday. AP, AFP Egyptian bank chief's car stolen after attack CAIRO- Masked gunmen opened fire on the car of Egypt's central bank ...

  7. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, January 9, 2013

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... Ancient calligraphy tells of heartache A rare copy of a work by fourth-century Chinese calligraphy legend Wang Xizhi has been unearthed in Japan, the first such discovery in four decades, Tokyo National Museum said. No original works survive but Wang's innovative style was so influential that Chinese courts created precise copies of his writings more than a millennium ago, ...

  8. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, January 18, 2013

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... the political rights of its citizens significantly last year by holding successful elections and Egypt's progress was "modest", according to Freedom House, a US-based advocate ...



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