Thursday, February 2, 2012

Egypt Soccer Riot

  • (Updates with governor fired in first paragraph, lawmakers in second, prime minister's comments in fifth.) Feb.
  • (Businessweek)
  • CAIRO, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The governor of the Egyptian city where 74 people died in post-soccer match rioting has resigned while two other city officials are in custody, officials said.
  • (United Press International)
  • CAIRO -- A narrow stadium exit turned into a death trap.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • It wasn't just post-match fighting that got out of hand.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Feb. 2 (Bloomberg) -- More than 70 people were killed and hundreds injured when fans of two Egyptian soccer teams clashed after a game in Port Said, in the worst outbreak of violence since President Hosni Mubarak was overthrown a year ago.
  • (Businessweek)
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  • (CNN)
  • The deal, which could be announced as early as next week, stands to reshape the mining industry and perhaps lead to further consolidation.
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  • Egypts government sacked the nations football bosses on Thursday State television ran footage of riot police standing rigidly in rows as pandemonium erupted around them.
  • (YAHOO!)

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