Ahmed Shafiq, the last Egyptian prime minister to serve under Hosni Mubarak — and recently defeated by Mohammed Morsi in the presidential election — has left Egypt for Abu Dhabi along with his entire family. Mubarak’s former head of intelligence has also moved his whole family to Abu Dhabi.
Also in Abu Dhabi, a British man who was convicted of selling less than an ounce of pot to an undercover agent has been sentenced to death.
In financial news, despite its attempt to obtain financial help from Russia, Cyprus has decided to accept a full bailout from the IMF.
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