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Egypt train crash toll hits 41 as drivers questioned

The death toll from Egypt`s latest train disaster rose to 41 on Saturday as two drivers were questioned and cranes worked to clear the stricken railway line between Cairo and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.

Aug 12, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100

Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100

In 2012, 50 people - mostly children - were killed when a train crashed into a school bus south of Cairo, further inflaming public anger at authorities over Egypt`s antiquated transport network. 

Aug 11, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Egyptian police said to detain Chinese Uighurs in wide sweep

Egyptian police have detained scores of Uighur students, including 20 from Cairo's Al-Azhar University who were stopped in the city of Alexandria on their way out of the country late on Wednesday and told they would be deported to China, said Abduweli Ayup, a Uighur activist in Turkey.

Jul 07, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Egypt's parliament approves three-month further emergency state

A similar suicide bombing at a Cairo church in December 2016 killed at least 28 worshippers.

Jul 05, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

Egypt gears up to celebrate Yoga Day

Egypt is gearing up to celebrate the third International Day of Yoga with several events lined up across the country to mark the day.

Jun 19, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

Egypt imposes three-month emergency after twin bombings by ISIS

Egypt on Monday imposed a three-month state of emergency and ordered the military to protect vital infrastructure after the Islamic State terror group targeted two minority Coptic Christian churches in powerful bombings, killing at least 45 people and wounding more than 100 others.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Arbaaz Khan accepts DATING a Romanian beauty, feels there's a long way to go!

Arbaaz Khan accepts DATING a Romanian beauty, feels there's a long way to go!

The gorgeous Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan's love story was perhaps one of the most fairytale types we saw in our times. Yet not every story is meant to last and so it broke a million hearts when news of their separation hit the headlines. Fans were left shocked, sad and unhappy.

Mar 29, 2017, 12:53 PM IST