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Evan Hill

Features

Bitcoin backers say rules would stymie innovation

US state is first to issue comprehensive draft regulations for the online currency, but critics say they are onerous.

Features

Interactive: US waiting on a fix for crack

The US proclaimed a war on drugs in the 1980s making crack cocaine a public enemy, today some politicians want change.

Politics

Diplomats: Egypt could have avoided bloodshed

Some western mediators believe a compromise had been possible, but was nixed by hard-liners in Cairo.

Politics

Voices from Cairo on controversial referendum

Clashing viewpoints from Egyptians on the street ahead of a crucial constitutional referendum.

Politics

Egypt's opposition struggles to unite

As a consitutional referendum looms, President Morsi's opponents are torn between a 'no' campaign and a boycott.

Middle East

Celebration and scepticism in Tahrir

Amid the excitement over Mohamed Morsi's election victory, there was deep concern over what comes next.

Politics

The power of Mohamed Morsi

President-elect's victory takes struggle between Muslim Brotherhood and powerful military to a new round.

Politics

Anti-military crowds mass in Cairo's Tahrir

Tens of thousands gather to protest disputed court rulings and moves by military seen as attempts to cling to power.

Middle East

No atheists in Egypt's foxhole

Egypt's secular pro-revolution forces have formed an alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood in a bid to rally against the ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces, but will this understanding last?

Middle East

The villa and the ministry

I arrived at the headquarters of Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Mohammed Morsi shortly before 4am on Monday, when the campaign had said it would announce its final internal tally of the votes then being counted across Egypt.

Politics

Muslim Brotherhood faces hard choices

Movement enters into a battle to counter moves by the ruling military council to extend its powers.

Politics

Egyptians in Tahrir cheer for revolution

Predominantly Islamist crowds gathered at central Cairo square express opposition to ruling military council.