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Egypt court orders release of Mubarak

An Egyptian court ordered the release of former President Hosni Mubarak, however, Mubarak will stay inside his cell for 48 hours because of the pending appeal of the prosecution.

It was recalled that on Tuesday, the court junked the corruption case against Mubarak.

Mubarak led Egypt for three decades where he was forced to step down after Egyptians had enough and went on to march the streets of Egypt. (Luisito Antonio Santos)

 

Pyongyang agrees to unite broken families since war

Pyongyang agreed to suggestions of uniting families that were separated because of the war that erupted in 1950 to 1953.

The said reunion of families is set on September 19, the Cheseok holiday.

The family reunion is after calls of South Korea President Park Geun-Hye for a unity of families that were broken since the war. (Kisses Jabson)

 

600 dead in Egypt clash

The death toll of the clash between Egyptian security forces and supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi has reached 600.

But on the report of the Muslim Brotherhood, it said that the deaths reached 2,000 where 300 of which were brought to the Eman Mosque.

The group also is said to have burnt some government buildings in Giza after security forces destroyed their protest camp.

Egypt interim Prime Minister Haezm Beblawi said that the order of destroying protest camp is part of their move to bring back the peace in the country. (Luisito Antonio Santos)

   

Egypt declares state of emergency

Egypt declared a state of emergency after a bloody protest between security forces and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

Based on the latest number, the death toll reached 278, including 200 civilians and 23 policemen.

The crackdown operations in eatern Cairo also proved to be fatal where 29 people died.

The leader of the Muslim brotherhood Mohamed El-beltagi threatened of a larger protest after the ouster of Morsi. (Rommel Fuertes)

 

After Phl, Utor hits China

Typhoon Utor had finally arrived in China by making its presence felt in Guandong.

But before Utor strikes, 160,000 residents were evacuated in Southern China and were relocated so as not to be reached by flood.

Police advised other residents to stay in their homes. (Kisses Jabson)

   

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