The World from Berlin 'The Era of Paralysis in Egypt Has Ended'

Demonstrations are continuing in Egypt on Thursday, while leading pro-reform advocate Mohamed ElBaradei is due to land in Cairo. With unrest spreading from Tunisia to Egypt, the German press wonders if the Arab world is seeing a transformation similar to that experienced by the former Soviet bloc in 1989.
Riot police keep watch in Cairo on Wednesday.

Riot police keep watch in Cairo on Wednesday.

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-- Siobhán Dowling