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Muslims and Coptic Christians Clash Again in Egypt

  Asmaa Waguih/Reuters Protesters set fire to vehicles and threw rocks at Christian demonstrators in Cairo on Sunday. CAIRO — Muslims and Coptic Christians clashed with bullets, rocks and Molotov cocktails here for the second time in seven days on Saturday night, sending at least 55 people to the hospital, officials with Egypt’s Interior Ministry …

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Tunisia Is Uneasy Over Party of Islamists

TUNIS — Accused as subversives or terrorists, they bore the repressive brunt of the Tunisian dictator’s reign — two decades of torture, prison or exile. Enlarge This Image Fethi Belaid/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of the Ennahda Party, waved on returning to Tunis on Jan. 30. But since the dictator, President …

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn accused of sex attack on maid

Dominique Strauss-Kahn was taken off an Air France flight at JFK airport, having been accused of a sex attack on a hotel maid. Photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters   Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund and the man French Socialists hope will be the next occupant of the Elysée Palace, was arrested at JFK …

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Many Fear Revival of Islamist Party in Tunisia

Hassene Dridi /Associated Press   Tunisian women, dressed with the traditional islamic headscarf, listen to Hammadi Jebali, secretary general of Ennahda, Tunisia’s largest Islamic movement during a meeting in Tunis last month. TUNIS — Accused as subversives or terrorists, they bore the repressive brunt of the Tunisian dictator’s reign — two decades of torture, prison …

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I.M.F. Chief, Apprehended at Airport, Is Accused of Sexual Attack

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was taken off an Air France plane at Kennedy International Airport minutes before it was to depart for Paris on Saturday, in connection with the sexual attack of a maid at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, the authorities said. Enlarge This Image Nicholas Kamm/Agence France-Presse — …

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