12 Feb '11, 1am

Mubarak falls as a million Egyptians march

Mubarak falls as a million Egyptians march

CAIRO - Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak was forced to cede power Friday to a junta of senior military commanders after more than a million demonstrators took to the streets, culminating an 18-day uprising in the Arab world's most populous country. News of the regime's collapse whipped rapidly across Cairo, sparking an eruption of joy and joyous chants of "We the people have overthrown the regime!" A grim-faced and ashen Vice President Omar Suleiman announced the handover on state television after an extraordinary national outpouring of rage brought vast crowds into the streets across the country. "President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak has decided to leave the post of president of the republic and has tasked the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to manage the state's affairs," Suleiman said. In Washington, US President Barack Obama said the people of Egypt had spoken after hi...

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