Christiane Amanpour

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 5th, 2013
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By Luck Gold & Samuel Burke, CNN While American waited 35 minutes for the Super Bowl’s lights to come on, Nigerians just chuckled. They know all too well the problem of power outages: Nigeria has been plagued by rolling blackouts that last hours, sometimes even days. So as the television audience...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 14th, 2011
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Cairo – Switzerland has frozen whatever assets Hosni Mubarak and his associates may have there, and anti-corruption campaigners are demanding the same of other countries. But experts say hunting for the deposed Egyptian leader’s purported hidden wealth – let alone recovering it R...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 10th, 2011
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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is likely the richest man in the world with an estimated fortune worth about 70 billion dollars. According to the Guardian, Mubarak has money stashed in several Swiss and other foreign bank accounts, and has shadowy real-estate holdings in Manhattan, London and Rodeo ...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Feb 6th, 2011
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ewscaster Anderson Cooper has decided to leave Egypt just days after he was attacked by an angry mob. Cooper, who works for CNN, was punched in the head ten times by supporters of the country’s president while reporting on the domestic crisis there. The high-profile journalist had continued to ...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 5th, 2011
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The top leadership of Egypt’s ruling party, including President Hosni Mubarak’s son, resigned en masse to be replaced by politicians with liberal reputations. Top leadership in President Mubarak’s party resigns The top leadership of Egypt’s ruling National Democratic Party, in...
By benim
In Article
Feb 5th, 2011
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Egypt’s embattled President Hosni Mubarak’s and his family’s net worth is estimated to be between U.S. dollars 40 and 70 billion, a media report said. The wealth of the Egypt’s first family was built largely from military contracts during his days as an air force officer; Mr. Mubarak eventually diver...
By benim
In Article
Feb 4th, 2011
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Protesters in the Egyptian capital Cairo are preparing to stage a “Day of Departure” for President Hosni Mubarak. Organisers are calling for tens of thousands of people to gather in Tahrir Square, where days of unrest have left at least 300 people dead. Mr Mubarak is coming under increasi...
By benim
In Middle East
Feb 4th, 2011
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Human Rights Watch said on Thursday that Syrian authorities failed to intervene as 15 people who tried to hold a candle vigil in support of the Egyptian revolution were beaten in Old Damascus. The New York based group quoted activists as saying that 20 men dressed in civilian clothes beat and dispers...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 4th, 2011
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U.S. officials said on Thursday they were discussing with Egyptians different scenarios for a transition of power, including one in which President Hosni Mubarak leaves office immediately. “That’s one scenario,” said a senior Obama administration official who spoke on condition of a...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 3rd, 2011
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Washington – Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said on Thursday in an interview with ABC television that he wants to leave office, but fears there will be chaos if he resigns. The beleaguered Egyptian leader said he was “fed-up with being president and would like to leave office now, but c...