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Cynthia Johnston

Cynthia Johnston

    Yemen's Saleh says willing to quit under conditions
    Yemen's Saleh says willing to quit under conditions
    Embattled Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Friday he was ready to cede power to prevent more bloodshed in Yemen but only to what he...
    Bahrain protesters gather in capital for third day
    Bahrain protesters gather in capital for third day
    Thousands of Shi'ite demonstrators, inspired by popular revolts that toppled rulers in Tunisia and Egypt, gathered in Bahrain's capital on...
    BlackBerry row highlights security fears
    BlackBerry row highlights security fears
    Disputes between Gulf Arab states and the maker of the Blackberry smartphone over access to encrypted communications highlight a growing nervousness over looming regional security threats, from Iran to al-Qaeda....
    Egypt considers mass pigs cull over swine flu fears
    Egypt considers mass pigs cull over swine flu fears
    Egypt, hard hit by the highly pathogenic bird flu virus, is considering culling hundreds of thousands of pigs as a precautionary measure as swine...
    Summit tries to overcome Zim divisions
    Summit tries to overcome Zim divisions
    An African Union summit on Tuesday tried to overcome divisions on how to deal with the re-election of President Robert Mugabe in a poll condemned...
    Zambian president rushed to hospital in Egypt
    Zambian president rushed to hospital in Egypt
    Zambia's President Levy Mwanawasa was rushed to hospital in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Sunday after a health emergency, Egyptian...
    US envoy talks of 'apocalypse' in Sudan town
    US envoy talks of 'apocalypse' in Sudan town
    Burned and looted huts stretch as far as the eye can see in Sudan's oil-rich town of Abyei, now empty of civilians, the United States special envoy...
    Egypt's Baháí's win court fight over identity papers
    Egypt's Baháí's win court fight over identity papers
    An Egyptian court granted Baháí's the right to obtain government identity papers on Tuesday, so long as they omit their faith, in an important...
    Rare glimpse of Tutankhamun's mummy
    Rare glimpse of Tutankhamun's mummy
    Egypt put the mummy of the boy pharaoh Tutankhamun on display in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings on Sunday, giving visitors their first chance...
    UN: 110 000 displaced in Darfur in early 2007
    UN: 110 000 displaced in Darfur in early 2007
    More than 110 000 people were displaced in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur in the first three months of 2007 as armed confrontations pitting rebels...
    UN: 110 000 displaced in Darfur in early 2007
    UN: 110 000 displaced in Darfur in early 2007
    More than 110 000 people were displaced in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur in the first three months of 2007 as armed confrontations pitting rebels...