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Everyone I spoke to in Brixton had a clear and political reason for being there
After years following the financial crisis' aftershocks around the world, Newsnight economics editor Paul Mason talks about his newly updated book
Protesters clash with police across Egypt, calling for end to Morsi’s Islamist government
Q. I want to cruise the Nile this year, and stay one night in Cairo. Is it safe to cruise the Nile - and also what about the problems in Cairo?
Top judges try to hammer out U-turn with Morsi in wake of public fury at constitutional decree
Opponents and supporters of Mohammed Morsi have clashed across Egypt, the day after the president granted himself sweeping new powers that critics fear can allow him to be a virtual dictator. At least 15 were reported injured.
Mohammed Morsi was declared Egypt's first Islamist president today after the first free elections in the country's history.
Julie Walters' old hippy is still young at heart in this well-cast and strongly-written drama about bricks, mortar and the legacy of the 1960s
Egypt's ruling generals were yesterday accused of mounting a "soft coup" by assuming sweeping new political powers even as the Muslim Brotherhood claimed a dramatic victory in the final round of the presidential polls – the country's first since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak last year.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon and his envoy were encouraged that a ceasefire appears to be holding in Syria, but urged its government to keep its promises and said a single gunshot could derail the fragile peace.
Egypt was thrust into a fresh crisis last night as security forces fired tear gas at protesters who returned to the streets of Cairo to demonstrate against the deaths of 74 football supporters on Wednesday.
Cairo football fans say Port Said catastrophe was reprisal for their part in revolution
Egypt's military rulers were ordered yesterday to stop the use of "virginity tests" on female detainees after one of the women subjected to the test took them to court.
Several thousand Egyptians rallied in Cairo's central Tahrir Square today to denounce violence against protesters.
Hillary Clinton has condemned the ruling Council's 'disgraceful' handling of the protests
A video showing military police viciously clubbing a woman, repeatedly kicking her head and then stamping on her semi-naked chest triggered a wave of outrage yesterday and threatening to further inflame three days of bloody clashes in the capital.