Briefly World: Tantawi says won’t let one group dominate
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- RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.7%; CRR at 4%
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Tantawi says won't let one group dominate
CAIRO: Egypt's top general on Sunday raised the stakes in the military's political standoff with the Muslim Brotherhood, saying the armed forces will not allow a "certain group" to dominate the country. Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi's comments came hours after he met with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who urged him to work with President Mohamed Morsi on a full transition to civilian rule.
Japan's China envoy back for consultations
BEIJING: Japan's ambassador to Beijing returned to Tokyo for talks amid tensions with China over the disputed islands in the East China Sea. Uichiro Niwa returned to Japan on Sunday following an order from Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba.
Syrian conflict now a civil war: Red Cross
GENEVA: The International Committee of the Red Cross said Sunday it considers the Syrian crisis to be a civil war, meaning international humanitarian law applies in the country. The rules of war grant parties to a conflict the right to use appropriate force to achieve their aims.
Gang rapes women at Mexico youth camp
MEXICO CITY: An armed gang raped seven young women in an attack on a youth camp just outside Mexico City, state prosecutors said Saturday. Over several hours on Friday, the gang of about a dozen people beat, abused and robbed youngsters at the retreat.
Drenched Obama pours criticism on Romney
Virginia: Undeterred by the pouring rain, US President Barack Obama held a campaign rally in Glen Allen, Virginia. He took on Republican rival Mitt Romney's business record.
Katie Holmes enrolls Suri in Catholic school
LOS ANGELES: Actress Katie Holmes has enrolled six-year-old daughter Suri in an all-girl Catholic school. The Manhattan's Convent of the Sacred Heart School was once attended by Lady Gaga. It was also rumoured that Holmes had joined a Catholic church.
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