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More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

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More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

- GENOA, Italy — Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that there are more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times. During a meeting with clergy in the Italian port city of Genoa, Francis urged them to pray “for our brothers the Egyptian Copts, who were killed because they did not want to renounce their faith

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More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

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More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

- GENOA, Italy (AP) - Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that there are more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times. During a meeting with clergy in the Italian port city of Genoa, Francis urged them to pray "for our brothers the Egyptian Copts, who were killed because they did not want to renounce their faith

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More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

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More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

- GENOA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that there are more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times. During a meeting with clergy in the Italian port city of Genoa, Francis urged them to pray "for our brothers the Egyptian Copts, who were killed because they did not want to renounce their faith

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Islamic State group claims responsibility for attack on Coptic Christians

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Islamic State group claims responsibility for attack on Coptic Christians

- CAIRO: The Islamic State militant group on Saturday (May 27) claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus in central Egypt that killed dozens of Christians, its propaganda arm said. "A security detachment from the Islamic State carried out an attack yesterday in Minya," the group's self styled Amaq news agency reported. Masked gunmen in three pick-up trucks had attacked the bus as it was heading for Saint Samuel monastery in Minya province, more than 200 kilometres (120 miles) south of Cairo, before fleeing, according to the interior ministry

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President Tan, PM Lee send condolences to Egypt over attack on Coptic Christians

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President Tan, PM Lee send condolences to Egypt over attack on Coptic Christians

- SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and Prime Minister Sherif Ismail to offer their condolences over the attack on Coptic Christians in Minya, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Saturday (May 27). The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which saw a busload of Coptic Christians ambushed en route to a monastery

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Uhuru condoles with victims of Egypt gunmen attack

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Uhuru condoles with victims of Egypt gunmen attack

- Kenya stands in solidarity with Egypt after terror attack that killed more than 25, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. "The murderous attacks on pilgrims in Egypt have shocked the conscience of the world. We mourn with those who weep for their children," Uhuru said on Saturday via Twitter. "We in Kenya have endured similar extremist attacks. We resolve, with them, that we will overcome those who have chosen division, hatred and violence over unity and peace," he said

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Pope says more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

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Pope says more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

- ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has prayed for the Coptic Christians in killed in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that today there are more Christian martyrs for the faith than in ancient times. During a visit Saturday to the Italian port city of Genoa, Francis prayed "for our brothers, Egyptian Christian Copts who were killed because they did not want to renounce their faith

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Egypt continues air strikes against militant camps - state TV

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Egypt continues air strikes against militant camps - state TV

- CAIRO: The Egyptian military is continuing to carry out air strikes against militant training camps outside the country, state television reported on Saturday. It did not say exactly where the strikes were being conducted. On Friday, Egyptian fighter jets carried out six air strikes directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed 29 Coptic Christians and wounded 24 in southern Egypt

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Pope says more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

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Pope says more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

- ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has prayed for the Coptic Christians in killed in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that today there are more Christian martyrs for the faith than in ancient times. During a visit Saturday to the Italian port city of Genoa, Francis prayed "for our brothers, Egyptian Christian Copts who were killed because they did not want to renounce their faith

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

- CAIRO — Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29. The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday’s attack remain hospitalized in Cairo and the southern city of Minya where the attack took place. Authorities had previously said 28 were killed

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

- CAIRO — Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29. The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday’s attack remain hospitalized in Cairo and the southern city of Minya where the attack took place. Authorities had previously said 28 were killed

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

- CAIRO — Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29. The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday’s attack remain hospitalized in Cairo and the southern city of Minya where the attack took place. Authorities had previously said 28 were killed

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

- CAIRO — Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29. The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday’s attack remain hospitalized in Cairo and the southern city of Minya where the attack took place. Authorities had previously said 28 were killed

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

- CAIRO — Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29. The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday’s attack remain hospitalized in Cairo and the southern city of Minya where the attack took place. Authorities had previously said 28 were killed

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

- CAIRO — Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29. The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday’s attack remain hospitalized in Cairo and the southern city of Minya where the attack took place. Authorities had previously said 28 were killed

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Pope lashes 'barbaric' attack on Copts

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Pope lashes 'barbaric' attack on Copts

- Pope Francis denounced a bloody attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt on Friday as "barbaric" and urged the country to join in reconciliation, the Vatican said. In a message to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Holy See said Francis was "deeply saddened to learn of the barbaric attack in central Egypt and of the tragic loss of life and injury caused by this senseless act of hatred

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Trump on Egypt attack: 'Bloodletting of Christians must end'

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Trump on Egypt attack: 'Bloodletting of Christians must end'

- President Donald Trump on Friday decried an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt that left at least 28 dead, calling on allies to band together to defeat terrorism. "The bloodletting of Christians must end, and all who aid their killers must be punished," he said in a statement issued by his press office as he attends the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy

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  • The National Basketball League is back
    The National Basketball League is back

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    Friday Men: City Oilers v Power (6:00pm) Women: UCU v A1 (8:00pm) The 2017 FUBA calender started early this year with the FIBA Zone 5 championships in Cairo Egypt, the Friday Night Lights basketball that ended in March and the lower division games. However, to many Basketball lovers, the games start tonight with a mouthwatering clash between Betway Power and City Oilers at MTN Lugogo

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  • Dana Gas receives partial payment of $50m from Egypt
    Dana Gas receives partial payment of $50m from Egypt

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    Abu Dhabi: Dana Gas has received an initial payment of $50 million (Dh184 million) from the Egyptian government as partial payment of its outstanding receivables, the company said in a statement on Abu Dhabi bourse on Thursday. This payment represents 18 per cent of Dana Gas Egypt’s total overdue receivables of $283 billion (Dh1.038 billion) as of the end of first quarter 2017 and was made as part of an industry payment made to the petroleum sector

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    Grey hair may point to increased heart disease risk: Study

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    Men with grey hair can be at an increased risk of coronary artery disease. Men with grey hair may be at an increased risk of developing heart disease, scientists have warned. Atherosclerosis and hair greying share similar mechanisms such as impaired DNA repair, oxidative stress, inflammation, hormonal changes and senescence of functional cells, researchers said. Researchers from Cairo University in Egypt studied about 545 adult men who underwent multi-slice computed tomography (CT) coronary angiography for suspected coronary artery disease

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  • Egypt continues air strikes against militant camps - state TV
    Egypt continues air strikes against militant camps - state TV

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    CAIRO: The Egyptian military is continuing to carry out air strikes against militant training camps outside the country, state television reported on Saturday. It did not say exactly where the strikes were being conducted. On Friday, Egyptian fighter jets carried out six air strikes directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed 29 Coptic Christians and wounded 24 in southern Egypt

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