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Egypt flyover 'a threat to residents' lives' [Video]

Egypt flyover 'a threat to residents' lives'

Egyptians are accusing the government of putting their lives at risk by building a flyover so close to their apartment block near the capital, Cairo.

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Egypt presses on with new capital amid outbreak [Video]

Egypt presses on with new capital amid outbreak

While Egypt’s economy has stumbled due to the coronavirus outbreak, construction at a new capital taking shape east of Cairo is continuing at full throttle after a short pause to adjust working..

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Hospital staff remember colleague lost to coronavirus [Video]

Hospital staff remember colleague lost to coronavirus

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Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published
Food security fears stoked as exporters curb sales [Video]

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Global food security concerns are mounting as some governments contemplate restricting the flow of staple foods with around a fifth of the world’s population under lockdown to fight the widening..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published
Violinist serenades neighbours from balcony amid coronavirus lockdown [Video]

Violinist serenades neighbours from balcony amid coronavirus lockdown

Meet the Egyptian who decided to try and lift spirits in his Cairo neighbourhood by serenading neighbours with his violin. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Messages of support for health workers displayed on Egyptian pyramid [Video]

Messages of support for health workers displayed on Egyptian pyramid

Authorities in Egypt lit up the pyramids on Monday night in an expression of support for health workers battling the coronavirus outbreak. 'Stay home, Stay safe, Thank you to those keeping us safe',..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Egypt's pyramids send a message to the world [Video]

Egypt's pyramids send a message to the world

Egypt lit up its historical Giza Pyramids on Monday (March 30), sending a message in colourful lights on the stone-made structure telling people to stay home.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

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