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2006-02-14 11:24:30

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Security guards shot dead two men, police used teargas on students in Islamabad's diplomatic enclave and protesters attacked Western businesses on Tuesday in Pakistan's most violent reaction yet to cartoons of the Prophet.

2006-02-08 11:37:42

By Tom Perry CAIRO (Reuters) - Hamas said on Wednesday it would not bow to pressure to recognize Israel despite international threats to cut aid to any government run by the Palestinian militant group.

2006-02-06 08:15:19

SAFAGA, Egypt (Reuters) - Angry Egyptians seeking news of relatives lost aboard the ferry which sank in the Red Sea last week ransacked the office of the vessel's owners on Monday and set fire to the furniture, witnesses said.

2006-02-03 20:24:26

By Tom Perry SAFAGA, Egypt (Reuters) - Hopes of finding nearly 900 missing people after the sinking of an Egyptian ferry faded on Saturday as the search for them entered a second day.

2006-02-03 13:48:22

By Tom Perry SAFAGA, Egypt (Reuters) - A ferry carrying nearly 1,300 passengers, mainly Egyptians, sank in the Red Sea overnight between Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and rescuers pulled at least 45 dead bodies from the water, officials said on Friday.

2006-02-03 13:39:49

By Tom Perry SAFAGA, Egypt (Reuters) - A ferry carrying nearly 1,300 passengers, mainly Egyptians, sank in the Red Sea overnight between Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and rescuers pulled at least 45 dead bodies from the water, officials said on Friday.

2006-02-03 10:06:57

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - A ferry carrying 1,272 passengers sank in the Red Sea overnight on a trip from Saudi Arabia to Egypt, and search and rescue teams retrieved dozens of dead bodies from the water, official sources said on Friday.

2006-02-03 08:36:32

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - A ferry carrying 1,300 passengers sank in the Red Sea overnight on a trip from Saudi Arabia to Egypt, and search and rescue teams picked up dozens of dead bodies from the water, official sources said on Friday.

2006-02-03 08:26:51

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - A ferry carrying 1,300 passengers sank in the Red Sea overnight on a trip from Saudi Arabia to Egypt and search and rescue teams picked up dozens of dead bodies from the water, official sources said on Friday.

2006-02-03 07:35:40

CAIRO (Reuters) - Rescue teams picked up dozens of dead bodies from an Egyptian ferry that disappeared with some 1,300 people on board on Friday, police sources said. "Dozens of bodies were picked up from the sea ... they were from the ferry," a police source at the port of Safaga said.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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