African Union summit opens in Egypt

The two-day meeting of the 53-nation bloc is being held in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.

African Union summit opens in Egypt
An African Union summit opened in Egypt on Monday, attended by Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe amid growing calls for African leaders to shun him over his widely discredited election win.

Host Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gave an opening speech before the summit began closed-door proceedings set to be dominated by the crisis in Zimbabwe which has divided African leaders.

The two-day meeting of the 53-nation bloc is being held in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.

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