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Cairo back to normal after strikes

02-16-2011 18:23 BJT

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Let's begin in Egypt, where, in some ways, life in Cairo is returning to normal. Traffic flows freely as the city takes further steps toward restoring the daily routine after weeks of protests.

Egypt's military has outlined a timetable to hand power to an elected government, insisting it does not want political power, despite propping up an authoritarian state for six decades. However, other aspects of life are not yet ready to return to normal. Egypt's central bank said banks would remain closed on Wednesday and Thursday after being closed on Monday by strikes, which are causing a lot of disruptions.

Khalid Fathala, Employee, said, "I am working in a private sector company and the banks are closing today, tomorrow and they are already closing for weekend. This condition is so bad and it is affecting work mobility."


Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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