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Antigovernment protesters clashed briefly with Mubarak supporters in Cairo on Friday.
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NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF: The Op-Ed columnist encounters determination and one of his heroes. By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and ALAN COWELL 7 minutes ago CAIRO — With signs of fracturing within Egypt’s ruling elite, some 200,000 people packed Cairo’s central Tahrir Square on Friday.
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WASHINGTON — President Hosni Mubarak has balked at leaving, but talks are continuing with Egyptian officials about a plan in which Vice President Omar Suleiman would lead reforms. The Lede
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BRUSSELS — Britain issued a warning against state-sponsored violence, while Italy suggested that President Hosni Mubarak could manage a transition to democracy. By KAREEM FAHIM and MONA EL-NAGGAR CAIRO — Despite logistical challenges, a campaign to oust President Hosni Mubarak has survived, waged by a diverse band of protesters with no acknowledged leader.
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Jewish Voice for Peace, an organization based in Oakland, hopes that a new government in Egypt will lead to an end of Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories. By DIANA B. HENRIQUES Newly unsealed court documents show that bank executives were suspicious of Bernard Madoff’s accounts and steered clients away from him but did not alert regulators. By NEIL MacFARQUHAR UNITED NATIONS — A jittery market reacted to unpredictable weather and tight supplies with the seventh straight month of price increases, the United Nations Food. More News
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BAUTA, Cuba — Hoping to resuscitate Cuba’s crippled economy, President Raúl Castro has opened the door to a new, if limited, generation of entrepreneurs. Memo From Islamabad
By JANE PERLEZ
ISLAMABAD — As protests sweep the Islamic world, Pakistanis wonder if mass despair and religious ideology could lead to similar scenes in their country.
By IAN AUSTEN
ASBESTOS, Quebec — Mine Jeffery, in Asbestos, Canada, is hoping to export asbestos to developing countries like India and Pakistan, despite its links to cancer. By KEITH BRADSHER HONG KONG — A severe drought in northern China has badly damaged the winter wheat crop, fueling inflation and alarming China’s leaders.
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By DOREEN CARVAJAL ISTANBUL — Interpol is circulating an international red-alert notice for the arrest of Yusef Sonmez, in connection with illegal kidney transplants.
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By J. DAVID GOODMAN and JEREMY W. PETERS 38 minutes ago Live television footage of Cairo’s central Tahrir Square resumed Friday, but there were fresh reports of attacks on reporters.
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By ANTHONY SHADID
CAIRO — While blaming foreigners for the unrest, the Egyptian government offered concessions that once would have been startling.
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By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD MEXICO CITY — Haiti’s electoral commission removed the government-backed candidate from the second round of voting in favor of Michel Martelly, a popular musician.
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By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON NEW ORLEANS — Results of the 2010 census show that the population of New Orleans is 29 percent smaller than it was a decade earlier.
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