Egypt death sentences worry US, UN, Turkey
ANKARA The United States and United Nations expressed deep concern on Monday about the death sentences handed down in Egypt for President Mohamed Mursi and other Islamists, while Turkey warned of Middle East turmoil if they are carried out.
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UN chief deeply concerned at death sentence bid for Egypt's Mursi
The ruling against Mursi is not final until June 2. All capital sentences are referred to Egypt's top religious authority, the Grand Mufti, for a non-binding opinion, and are also subject to legal appeal. "(Ban) understands that the verdict is still ...
UN Chief Concerned at Death Sentence for Egypt's Morsi
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New Egypt woman charged in pedestrian hit-and-run in Florence
FLORENCE -- A passing driver helped Florence police nab a New Egypt woman who on Saturday struck and seriously injured a pedestrian and fled the scene, police said. Michelle Betsy, 43, was arrested on a host of charges after she hit a pedestrian with ...
Yellow Launches Bitcoin Voucher Service in Egypt despite Country's 'Tough ...
As the Egypt's credit card penetration rate is below 2% and only 10% of the country's population holds bank accounts, bitcoin vouchers may not be enough to increase the liquidity of bitcoin in the nation. However, it is the first official company in ...
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Egypt to sign free trade deal with 3 African blocs
Egypt will sign a free trade agreement with Africa's three biggest economic blocs on June 10, a senior official said Sunday. Industry and Trade Minister, Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour, added that the signing of the agreement would take place in the resort ...