Kidnappers on Wednesday freed Egyptian police and soldiers seized in Sinai, as President Mohamed Morsi vowed to bring the perpetrators to justice and appealed to residents of the lawless peninsula to disarm. Duration:
Kerry: US, allies ready to aid Syria rebels. Man killed by FBI agent knew Tsarnaevs, official says. Egyptian President Announces Release of Officers Kidnapped in Sinai
Egyptian soliders released by Islamist kidnappers, border crossing reopens. Sarah Sheffer reports
Egypt troops sweep Sinai before possible rescue op
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A Cairo International Film Festival representative has invited India as a partner country for the movie extravaganza, to be held in November. Soheir Abd El Kader, vice president of Cairo International Film festival, called on India's Information and Broadcasting Secretary Uday Kumar Varma to discuss India's participation as a partner country in the forthcoming edition of the Cairo gala. The matter was discussed at the ongoing 66th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival, where India is a guest country this year, said a statement.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) After twice failing to get the nod from the International Olympic Committee, the squash world is hoping that the IOC, at its meeeting in St. Petersburg on May 29, will shortlist the racquet sport for the 2020 Games. The final call on the one available spot will take place at the full IOC session in Argentina in September.
The Egyptian army sends reinforcements into the Sinai Peninsula after seven members of the security forces were abducted last week. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Media interactions with visiting leaders are becoming little more than photo-ops with journalists being given no opportunity to ask questions of the dignitaries. This was also the case during the signing of agreements and media statements Monday at Hyderabad House after talks between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Ankara, May 20 (IANS) A hot air balloon crashed while flying over a popular tourist destination in Turkey, and collided with another balloon just 300 metres above the ground, killing two people and injuring 23 Monday. The crash occurred around 6 a.m
Egyptian soldiers and police stage a protest at a Gaza border crossing in solidarity with colleagues kidnapped in Sinai. Sarah Sheffer reports