Publication: Nile International

First reported 25 mins ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 1 reports

Four French journalists free after Syria kidnap

Four French journalists taken hostage in Syria last year were freed on Saturday after a 10-month ordeal in the world's most dangerous country for the media.French President Francois Hollande said Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre ... [Published Nile International - 25 mins ago]
Entities: Syria, Kidnapping, Hostage
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

Presidential candidate El-Sisi visits Coptic Pope for Easter | 2014-04-19 01:36:53 PM

Presidential candidate and former military chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi visited Saturday Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo's Abbasiya Cathedral, a day before Easter Sunday.This is El-Sisi's first visit to Pope Tawadros II.On 26 March, ... [Published Nile International - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Sabahi politician submits bid to run for president | 2014-04-19 01:48:10 PM

Hamdeen Sabahi officially submitted his bid on Saturday to run for Egypt's presidency, making him the second candidate for next month's election alongside former army-chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who is widely expected to win.The election is due to start ... [Published Nile International - 1 hour ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Portugal gets another IMF bailout payment, Italy asks EU for more time

Washington / Rome -AFPThe International Monetary Fund released a bailout payment of 851 million euros ($1.18 billion) to Portugal as the debt-riddled country gets close to exiting its three-year IMF-European Union rescue.The IMF executive board approved ... [Published Nile International - 15 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Korea ferry captain defends actions, bodies seen in ship

The arrested captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board defended his decision to delay its evacuation, as divers Saturday finally accessed the submerged vessel and spotted bodies inside.Investigators arrested ... [Published Nile International - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Syria rivalry sharply splits jihadist ranks | 2014-04-19 09:39:36 AM

Rivalry between jihadist groups fighting in Syria has sharply divided global militant ranks once loosely allied under Al-Qaeda, sparking infighting which experts say has hampered efforts to topple President Bashar al-Assad.And while senior leaders ... [Published Nile International - 5 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Egypt set to conclude studies on South Sudan dam

Egypt's irrigation ministry said it was about to conclude studies on the construction of a new dam in Africa's newest state, South Sudan, as part of Egyptian aid pledged to the war-torn country.All the project's hydrological, geological and construction ... [Published Nile International - 21 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Bomb kills officer in Giza's Lebanon Square | 2014-04-19 09:13:22 AM

A bomb exploded in Greater Cairo's Lebanon Square killing a police officer stationed in a traffic box inside the square.Another officer was injured.Eye-witnesses said the bomb was thrown off a bridge that passes through the square by assailants riding ... [Published Nile International - 5 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

French troops free five aid workers kidnapped in Mali

Gao / Paris - ReutersFrench troops in Mali freed five local aid workers kidnapped in February, the French and Malian governments said, killing about a dozen of their captors in the process.Land and air forces were deployed in the rescue mission, which ... [Published Nile International - 17 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

First Earth-friendly exoplanet discovered: Kepler-186f

The first exoplanet the size of Earth and located in an orbit about its parent star that could support the existence of liquid-water has been found about 500 light-years from our home of Earth.Astrophysicists from NASA’s Ames Research Center ( http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/home/ ... [Published Nile International - 23 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Syria submits more detailed list of chemical weapons

Beirut / The Hague - ReutersSyria has submitted a "more specific" list of its chemical weapons to the global regulator overseeing the destruction of its stockpile after discrepancies were reported by inspectors on the ground, officials said.Damascus agreed ... [Published Nile International - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Zamalek wallop Minya to move up (VIDEO) | 2014-04-18 02:50:39 PM

[embedded content]Zamalek climbed to Group B's second spot following a comprehensive 4-0 Egyptian Premier League home victory over rock bottom Minya, thanks in part to a brace from striker Ahmed Ali.Egypt international Ali, who also hit the sole goal ... [Published Nile International - Apr 18 2014]

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French President Francois Hollande said Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres were "in good health despite the very challenging conditions of their captivity"
"Its leadership has become a hammer to break the project of the Islamic State," Adnani said, adding that "the leaders of Al-Qaeda have deviated from the correct path"
"They attempted to get in and retrieve them by cracking the window, but it was too difficult" he said in a briefing to relatives of the missing
"Despite the positive signs, the economic recovery is still fragile and the situation in the job market is still difficult" he told parliament

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Four French journalists free after Syria kidnap [Published Nile International - 25 mins ago]
Presidential candidate El-Sisi visits Coptic Po... [Published Nile International - 1 hour ago]
Sabahi politician submits bid to run for presid... [Published Nile International - 1 hour ago]
Syria rivalry sharply splits jihadist ranks | 2... [Published Nile International - 5 hours ago]
Korea ferry captain defends actions, bodies see... [Published Nile International - 5 hours ago]
Bomb kills officer in Giza's Lebanon Square | 2... [Published Nile International - 5 hours ago]
Portugal gets another IMF bailout payment, Ital... [Published Nile International - 15 hours ago]
French troops free five aid workers kidnapped i... [Published Nile International - 17 hours ago]
Syria submits more detailed list of chemical we... [Published Nile International - 20 hours ago]
Egypt set to conclude studies on South Sudan dam [Published Nile International - 21 hours ago]
First Earth-friendly exoplanet discovered: Kepl... [Published Nile International - 23 hours ago]
Zamalek wallop Minya to move up (VIDEO) | 2014-... [Published Nile International - Apr 18 2014]
Sabahi gathers required recommendation forms | ... [Published Nile International - Apr 18 2014]
Obama cautious over deal to ease Ukraine crisis... [Published Nile International - Apr 18 2014]
S. Korea in grief-stricken limbo over ferry tra... [Published Nile International - Apr 18 2014]
Civilians pay heavy price in worsening S.Sudan war [Published Nile International - Apr 18 2014]
US economy emerges from winter freeze, jobless ... [Published Nile International - Apr 17 2014]
The Cabinet holds a meeting to discuss a number... [Published Nile International - Apr 17 2014]
Hundreds of Syria's Homs evacuees fear indefini... [Published Nile International - Apr 17 2014]
Ailing Bouteflika eyes 4th term as Algeria votes [Published Nile International - Apr 17 2014]
Russia: Kiev's claims 'resemble paranoia' [Published Nile International - Apr 17 2014]
El-Sisi received enough presidential recommenda... [Published Nile International - Apr 17 2014]
Constitution Party backs Sabahi for presidency ... [Published Nile International - Apr 17 2014]
The Cabinet stresses full transparency in the n... [Published Nile International - Apr 16 2014]
Four dead, 291 missing in S. Korea ferry sinkin... [Published Nile International - Apr 16 2014]
NATO to deploy more forces in eastern Europe [Published Nile International - Apr 16 2014]
Jordan destroys combat vehicles crossing from S... [Published Nile International - Apr 16 2014]
Policeman injured in north Sinai bombing | 2014... [Published Nile International - Apr 16 2014]
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Attack on militant hideout kills 1 suspect in Suez [Published Nile International - Apr 15 2014]
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