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Egypt braces as Muslim Brotherhood urges 'Friday of Martyrs'

Egypt braces as Muslim Brotherhood urges 'Friday of Martyrs' Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Egypt braced for further unrest on Friday with supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi calling for mass protests against the army takeover. 
Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak released from prison

Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak released from prison Thu, 22 Aug, 2013

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison, adding another potentially complicating element to the country's ongoing turmoil.
Mugabe sworn in for new term as Zimbabwe president

Mugabe sworn in for new term as Zimbabwe president Thu, 22 Aug, 2013

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was sworn in on Thursday for a new five-year term in the face of criticism from opponents and the West that his re-election in a July vote was not credible. 
Ousted politician Bo Xilai goes on trial in China

Ousted politician Bo Xilai goes on trial in China Wed, 21 Aug, 2013

Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai appeared in public for the first time in more than a year on Thursday to face trial in eastern China, the final chapter of the country's most politically charged case in more than three decades.

Clashes in Central African Republic kill at least 10 Wed, 21 Aug, 2013

A clash in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, caused dozens of casualties including 10 people killed between the Seleka coalition and supporters of toppled president Francois Bozize, local sources reported on Wednesday.
Egypt court orders Hosni Mubarak release from jail

Egypt court orders Hosni Mubarak release from jail Wed, 21 Aug, 2013

Egypt's former hardline President Hosni Mubarak was ordered released from prison on Wednesday, a move that could potentially stir further unrest in the country riven by political turmoil and violence.
Egypt's ElBaradei faces court for 'betrayal of trust'

Egypt's ElBaradei faces court for 'betrayal of trust' Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Ex-Vice President ElBaradei was given a court date of September 19 to face a law suit filed in response to his sudden resignation, according to judicial sources on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe constitutional court rules election 'fair'

Zimbabwe constitutional court rules election 'fair' Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Zimbabwe's highest court has ruled the July 31 election was free and fair, a move that clears the way for President Robert Mugabe's inauguration on Thursday.
Egyptian authorities arrest Muslim Brotherhood leader

Egyptian authorities arrest Muslim Brotherhood leader Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Egyptian authorities said on Tuesday they had arrested the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, as they stepped up a campaign to crush the party of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Pakistan ex-President Musharraf charged with Benazir Bhutto's murder

Pakistan ex-President Musharraf charged with Benazir Bhutto's murder Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

A court in Pakistan has indicted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in connection with the 2007 assassination of opposition leader and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
Libyan interior minister resigns over 'interference'

Libyan interior minister resigns over 'interference' Sun, 18 Aug, 2013

Libya's Interior Minister Mohammed Khalifa al-Sheikh submitted his resignation on Sunday over differences with the prime minister over his responsibilities, a parliament member said.
Egypt army chief vows to stand firm in face of violence

Egypt army chief vows to stand firm in face of violence Sun, 18 Aug, 2013

The head of Egypt's military says the army will not stand by silently in the face of violence after hundreds of people were killed during the country's recent political unrest.
Central Africa coup leader Michel Djotodia sworn in as president

Central Africa coup leader Michel Djotodia sworn in as president Sun, 18 Aug, 2013

Former rebel leader Michel Djotodia was sworn in as president of the Central African Republic on Sunday, five months after seizing power in the violence-wracked country. 
Madagascar presidential hopefuls barred from election

Madagascar presidential hopefuls barred from election Sun, 18 Aug, 2013

Madagascar's electoral court has barred the incumbent president, Andry Rajoelina, and the wife of a long-standing rival from standing in the next presidential election, the court said. 
Egyptian interim PM proposes Muslim Brotherhood's dissolution amid turmoil

Egyptian interim PM proposes Muslim Brotherhood's dissolution amid turmoil Sat, 17 Aug, 2013

Egypt's current Prime Minister, Hazem el-Beblawi, proposed on Saturday that the Muslim Brotherhood be dissolved. The idea is being mulled, according to a government spokesman. 

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