Egypt court renews detention of former presidency candidate

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A court in Egypt has renewed the detention of former presidential candidate Abdul Monem Aboul Fotouh for 45 days on charges of “broadcasting and spreading false news and information” as well as “misuse of a social media platform” and “aiding a terrorist organisation”. Aboul Fotouh, 70, has been detained without trial since February 2018 and his health has deteriorated severely in prison. He was arrested after giving an interview to the Al Jazeera television news channel in which he criticised the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Ahmed Aboul Ela Madi, a member of Aboul Fotouh’s leg…

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Published by Kyodo News The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled a drastically scaled-down $1.75 trillion policy framework aimed at enhancing education, expanding health care and investing in clean energy. The move came just ahead of Biden’s departure to Europe, where he hopes to make the case during U.N. climate summit talks

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Dortmund’s Dahoud fears injury in CL win over Sporting Lisbon

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BLAST Premier partners with SteelSeries for Fall season

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