Egyptian army questions Mohamed Morsi over alleged Hamas terror links

News of overthrown president’s alleged help in 2011 attacks comes as showdown looms between Muslim Brotherhood and opponents The overthrown Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, is under investigation for aiding Hamas attacks on Egyptian security facilities during Egypt’s 2011 revolution, state media reported on Friday, in the first official update on his status since the Islamist … Continue reading

Mali election: thousands of displaced people face exclusion from vote

Majority of Malians who fled war in the north fail to receive voters’ cards, leaving them without a voice in Sunday’s polls The vast majority of the half a million people who have fled the war in northern Mali will be excluded from voting in Sunday’s presidential election. The polls are being held to replace … Continue reading

Morsi being investigated over claims of ‘colluding with Hamas’ in uprising

Deposed president alleged to have helped Palestinian Islamists murder Egyptian police during 2011 overthrow of Hosni Mubarak The overthrown Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, is under investigation for conspiring with Hamas during Egypt’s 2011 revolution, state media reported on Friday, in the first official update on his status since he was forced from office and detained … Continue reading

Zimbabwean government bank balance ‘down to $217’

Finance minister tells journalists some of them have healthier accounts than the state Two hundred and seventeen US dollars – the equivalent of 138. That is all that remains in the public account of the Zimbabwean government, a bewildered finance minister has announced. The paltry amount cast doubt over claims of a slow economic recovery … Continue reading