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Latest in Tag: independence


New Caledonia votes on independence from France

Residents of the French territory of New Caledonia are voting on whether to seek independence from Paris. Some fear the referendum could reignite old ethnic tensions on the island.Voters in New Caledonia were set to cast their ballots on Sunday in a referendum to decide whether to split from France, which claimed the South Pacific …

Deutsche Welle

Morsy tweets from Mars

President Mohamed Morsy recently said on Twitter, “respect for human rights in all dimensions: faith, culture, social, economic, and political must be a key component in all our work”. In another, he said, “we do not have minorities; all Egyptian citizens are treated equally.” I wonder if Mr President has read the news lately or …

Rana Allam

Review: Sinai, Morsy’s independence and liberal powers

Although President Morsy has commenced his first trip to China, which will be followed by a unique trip to Iran, most columnists across Egyptian newspapers have not touched upon the presidential trips. Opinion writers commented on the importance of Morsy’s independence from his Islamist group and some have warned against possible occurrences of violence and …

Daily News Egypt

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