Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Egypt's capital in an unusual spate of anti-government protests, spurred by online postings in the wake of mass protests in Tunisia that unseated its president.

A protester displays a defaced portrait of ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images A set of 10 diplomatic cables released by whistleblower website WikiLeaks offers some insight into the recent upheaval in Tunisia and starts…

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said Monday it has "zero tolerance" for corruption, and downplayed a media report claiming flagrant misuse of funds within some projects backed by the organization. The Associated Press reported…

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