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In Washington, protesters held up their shoes meaning Mubarak must leave. Image: zenashots
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Egypt’s President To Leave In September (Primary Version)

Two days ago, the president of Egypt told the people he will stop being president in September. (September is when an election is supposed to take place.)

But many people want him to go now. They have been shouting in the streets, “Leave! Leave! Leave!”

The president of Egypt is Hosni Mubarak.

Barak Obama, the US president, spoke to him on Tuesday.

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Protests in Egypt

A week ago, many people in Egypt’s capital city began to protest against their government. They met in the streets of Cairo and held up protest signs and shouted that they wanted Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s president, to leave the country.

They said the government is not helping the people in Egypt who do not have enough money for food or clothing. The protesters say that the rich are getting richer while they have nothing.

Protests in Egypt (Primary Version)
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Protests in Egypt (Primary Version)

A week ago, many people in Egypt became angry with their president, Hosni Mubarak. They wanted him to leave the country.

They were upset because many of them don’t have enough money for food or clothes.

The people who are mad at Mubarak think that a new president would be better. But President Mubarak doesn’t want to to stop being the president, and that’s why they are having a problem.

Ireland facing bankruptcy
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Ireland facing bankruptcy

A PROUD NATION FORCED TO ASK FOR MONEY Ireland is a proud, independent nation. Historically, it suffered a long and painful struggle for independence from Britain. This week, however, Ireland’s government had to admit that it’s going broke. Its banks […]

The Medal of Bravery. (Image: Wikimedia Commons, Dreamafter).
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Brave Canadians Honoured

AWARDS FOR BRAVERY Last week, 52 Canadians received awards for bravery. They were given the medals by our new Governor-General, David Johnston, at a special ceremony in Ottawa. Here are some of the people who were given awards: * Thomas […]

Canada Gets A New Governor-General
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Canada Gets A New Governor-General

David Johnston appointed Governor-General. Canada and the United States originally left England on very different terms. The United States broke ties with England completely, whereas Canada continued to be an English colony, accepting the British king or queen as its […]

Will Rob Ford be Mayor Miller's successor, or will he be overtaken? Stay tuned until Oct. 25!
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Toronto’s Mayoral Race

Who will become Toronto’s next mayor? That’s the question voters will answer on October 25, when they elect a new mayor to replace retiring Toronto Mayor David Miller. It has been an exciting race so far, largely because of a […]