Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to be sworn in as Egypt’s president


Former army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is to be sworn in as Egypt’s new president after winning by a landslide in May’s elections. Security forces have been deployed at key locations around the capital Cairo in preparation for the ceremony at the Supreme Constitutional Court. The retired field marshal overthrew President Mohammed Morsi last July. He has since been locked in a battle…

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Anti-monarchy protests persist in Spain

Thousands of protesters have continued to take to the streets of Madrid and other Spanish cities calling for a referendum to abolish Spain’s monarchy almost a week after King Juan Carlos abdicated in favour of his son. On Saturday, dozens of left-wing political parties and citizens organisations came together in […]