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Cairo Peace Summit ends without Gaza breakthrough

While Arab and Muslim states called for an immediate end to Israel's offensive, Western countries mostly voiced more modest goals.

In this photo provided by Egypt's presidency media office, participants of the International Peace Summit pose for a group picture at the New Administrative Capital, just outside Cairo on October 21.(AP)
Published on Oct 22, 2023 09:47 AM IST
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At Cairo summit, Arab leaders express growing anger over Gaza war

Egyptian President who hosted the summit rejected any talk of driving Gaza's 2.3 million Palestinians into the Sinai Peninsula.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, left, and Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit, talk to Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, during the International peace summit at the New Administrative Capital, just outside Cairo.(AP)
Updated on Oct 22, 2023 05:55 AM IST
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More than 5,300 feared dead, thousands more missing as eastern Libya devastated by floods

The startling death and devastation wreaked by Mediterranean storm Daniel pointed to the storm’s intensity, but also the vulnerability of a nation torn apart by chaos for more than a decade.

Floodwaters from Mediterranean storm Daniel are visible on Tuesday. Scientists say the Mediterranean storm that dumped torrential rain on the Libyan coast is just the latest extreme weather event to carry some hallmarks of climate crisis. (AP)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 11:11 AM IST
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Lots of people mourn when famous writers and musicians die. Why?

What we talk about when we talk about dead artists

Had she not perished at 27, like Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin, who knows what music Amy Winehouse would have added to her small, exquisite oeuvre?(Bloomberg)
Published on Sep 05, 2023 06:17 PM IST
The Economist

Video: Blaze engulfs historic ministry building in Egypt's capital Cairo

Cairo Fire: At least seven firetrucks were deployed, and after several hours the fire was largely extinguished.

Cairo Fire: Egyptian firefighters extinguish a fire that broke out in the historic neo-Islamic ministry in central Cairo, Egypt.(Reuters)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 08:23 AM IST
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