7am News Wrapup April 15

Interpol arrested on Monday former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali in Paris on financial corruption charges.

Minister of Defense Sedki Sobhi and his U.S. counterpart Chuck Hagel discussed regional security issues over the phone.

The Ministry of Planning discusses pumping 88.1 billion EGP into governmental investments during the 2015 financial year.


Interim President Adly Mansour transformed Nile University from a private institution to a public university.

A security officer was shot in an attack at a checkpoint in Sheikh Zuwayed.


United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of State is focused on complementing developmental projects and agreed UAE’s aide to Egypt is limited.

A policeman assaulted a member of the Karama Party for carrying endorsements from citizens to support presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi.


Egyptian-Russian relations witness an improved phase in the economy and military fields.


Assault and torture complaints against police officers are continuing to attract widespread media attention.

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Photographs taken during clashes at Cairo University revealed that live bullets came from outside campus.

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