Uncertainty clouds jubilation in Egypt

2011-02-12 16:48:44

Hosni Mubarak, the man who held onto power for nearly 30 years in Egypt, ended his presidency and handed power to the army Feb 11, after 18 days of uninterrupted anti-government protests.

Protests end Mubarak's reign

2011-02-12 07:11:49

Mubarak stepped down as president of Egypt on Friday after 30 years of rule, handing power to the army.
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Mubarak steps down, military in charge

2011-02-12 01:01:13

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak had stepped down as the military took charge of the country, Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on Friday afternoon.

New Pakistani cabinet takes oath

2011-02-11 22:49:52

Pakistan's new cabinet Friday took oath in what the government calls a new and smaller cabinet but mostly old faces were inducted into the cabinet.

Nokia, Microsoft to build rival to Google's Android

2011-02-11 17:08:33

Nokia and Microsoft have teamed up to take on Google and Apple in the fast-growing smartphone market as the Finnish cellphone maker attempts to regain its leading position in the sector.

D.Boerse-NYSE deal faces antitrust snags

2011-02-11 14:04:28

Deutsche Boerse AG's planned takeover of NYSE Euronext faces intense scrutiny from German regulators and European antitrust authorities, potentially imperiling the blockbuster exchange tie-up.

Minister: Israel must move ahead toward peace

2011-02-11 11:23:51

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday the country must move forward with the Mideast peace process and try to promote stability with all its neighbors despite the turbulence in the region.

Apple working on smaller, cheaper iPhone: report

2011-02-11 10:22:23

Apple Inc is working on a smaller and less expensive version of the iPhone, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing sources.

Mubarak hands over power to VP

2011-02-11 09:23:15

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said in a televised speech on Thursday night that he will hand over power to Vice President Omar Suleiman, but will not resign, in response to more than two weeks of mass protests against his 30- year rule.

US-ROK drills challenge desire for peace: DPRK

2011-02-10 17:11:35

DPRK's official news agency, KCNA, claims joint military exercises to be held by South Korea and the US "challenge" the international community's wish for peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Thai airline recruits ladyboy flight attendants

2011-02-10 14:27:37

A new Thai airline is hiring transsexual ladyboys as flight attendants, aiming at a unique identity to set itself apart from competitors as it sets out for the skies.

Somali pirates capture supertanker, $150m of oil

2011-02-10 11:20:51

Somali pirates captured a Greek-flagged supertanker carrying an estimated $150 million worth of oil to the Gulf of Mexico, the second successful attack against an oil tanker by sea bandits in two days