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Decline and fall of the Mubarak empire


War hero. Saviour of the nation. An anchor of stability in a turbulent region. And in the twilight of his life, a criminal convicted for his role in the deaths of those fighting to oust him. It was an inglorious end for Hosni Mubarak. Text and photos: AP





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Survivors of the boat that overturned off Libya on April 18, 2015, disembark from Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti, at Catania Harbour in Italy on Monday.

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