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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt raised electricity prices on Thursday for mid-to-high household usage by an average of 19 percent for the 2015/2016 fiscal year, the electricity ministry said. The government began raising electricity prices last year as part of a five-year plan to reduce subsidies. Low-end household consumption was not affected by the latest rises.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people in the country's worst terrorist attack.