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Egypt building joint electricity grid with Cyprus

Cyprus and Egypt signed an accord on Saturday to pursue links between the electricity transmission networks of the two countries. A memorandum of understanding was signed by the energy ministers of Cyprus and Egypt, setting out a framework of cooperation from planning to implementation. “For Cyprus, this electricity interconnection with …

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Rare dinosaur discovery could signal more finds

A skeleton has been unearthed in Egypt’s Western Desert, whose ancient sands have long helped preserve remains, but unlike most finds this one isn’t a mummy – it’s a dinosaur. Researchers from Mansoura University in the country’s Nile Delta discovered the new species of long-necked herbivore, which is around the …

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No Money for Marrying Icelandic Maiden

BY VALA HAFSTAD — False rumors about the Icelandic government offering financial compensation to foreign men willing to marry Icelandic women have caused dozens of suitors to contact the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, mbl.is reports. A story published on a website called thespiritwhispers.com claims that Icelandic authorities pay males …

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