Egyptian zoo offers animals hot drinks during wintry weather

The Giza zoo on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital of Cairo offers animals milk tea and hot drinks with honey to help them cope during the cold, wintry weather.

Authorities inspect wreckage of deadly Cairo train crash

A hurtling locomotive crashed, derailed and caught fire at Cairo’s main train station on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people in the latest disaster to strike Egypt’s rundown railways.

Fiery crash ‘kills 20’ at Cairo train station

Aftermath at the site of a train accident at Cairo’s main railway station that killed at least 20 people. IMAGES

Fiery crash ‘kills 20’ at Cairo train station

Aftermath of a fiery train crash that killed at least 20 people at Cairo’s main railway station. IMAGES

Fiery crash ‘kills 20’ at Cairo train station

Aftermath at the site of a train accident at Cairo’s main railway station that killed at least 20 people. IMAGES

Fiery crash ‘kills 20’ at Cairo train station

Aftermath of a fiery train crash that killed at least 20 people at Cairo’s main railway station. IMAGES

Exhibition of “rare” antiquities at Egyptian museum in Cairo

The Egyptian ministry of Antiquities inaugurate a temporary exhibition at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo showing the archeological work carried out by the joint French-Italian mission at the Tebtunis site in the city of Fayoum.

Carbon 14 dating

Videographic illustrating how carbon 14 dating works. Egyptian archaeologists have discovered eight mummies dating back over 2,300 years at a pyramid complex south of Cairo, authorities said Wednesday.VIDEOGRAPHICS

In Egypt, stray dogs pose growing urban challenge

An overpopulated mega-city of more than 20 million people, Cairo is already plagued by monster traffic jams, widespread waste problems and rampant pollution, and packs of stray dogs are only adding to the city’s challenges.