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The Egyptian Today is the country's flagship independent newspaper. Founded in 2004, the daily is published in Arabic in print and online, and has a sister website in English called Egypt Independent.

Zimbabwe

From Mugabe To Merkel, The Many Ways To Cling To Power

-Analysis- Lord Acton’s famous phrase about the corrupting effect of power (and absolute power) should have come with a footnote about the “clinging” factor. On any given day, it isn’t hard to ...

Italy

An Italian Soccer Metaphor For Europe's Troubles

-Essay- This was not how he wanted to say goodbye. Gianluigi “Gigi” Buffon’s tears were featured Tuesday on the front pages of Italian newspapers, and not just the all-sports publications. At ...

United States

The World Marks One Year Since Trump Elected

-Analysis- A political neophyte who launched his presidential campaign by railing against Mexican “rapists” and “murderers” was never supposed to win, especially against a seasoned stateswoman ...

United States

Paradise Papers To Texas Shooting, In The Face Of Futility

-Analysis- The headlines echo of the not-so-distant past this morning. Yesterday, media outlets around the globe began to report on the Paradise Papers, a massive leak of documents detailing ...

Spain

Conflict Over Catalonia, Bad To Worse

MADRID — For Mariano Rajoy, it's as if October 1 never happened. The Spanish Prime Minister insisted that his government was simply implementing Spain's democratic constitution in sending ...

China

Who Controls The Past? China's Pressure On Western Academics

Once again, life imitates art. In his masterpiece 1984, George Orwell wrote, "Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and ...

Germany

Miami To Mumbai, Can "Sponge Cities" Save Us From Global Warming?

Miami’s beaches and boardwalks have become waterways. Houston’s highways looked like lakes just two weeks back, while halfway around the world boats were replacing buses as the streets of Mumbai ...

Germany

System Rotten To The Core? Man Sues Town In Bid To Become "Apple Queen"

Take a bite out of this juicy scandal. In eastern Germany, there's a contest for an “Apple Queen”, where the title goes to a lady who poses with the produce. For years, the town of Guben has ...