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# Cairo

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# Egypt
Update: Morsi ‘no longer in charge of country’ – reports
Egypt’s army has suspended the constitution and announced early presidential elections.
# Morsi
16 murdered in Egypt but President Morsi refuses to step down
Today is the deadline that has been set by the army for the president to meet the “people’s demands” and step down or have a solution imposed on him.
# Egypt
Egyptian protesters call for President Morsi to "leave, leave, leave"
Protesters have been gathering in Tahrir Square in Cairo, demanding Morsi be ousted from his role as President of Egypt.
# Port Said
Egypt court confirms 21 death sentences over football riot
Five other defendants received life sentences over the deadly football riot in Port Said last year.
# Egypt
Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace
The 23-year-old was shot dead as protesters clashed with police.
# Egypt
Egypt: 31 dead after football riot verdict
Riots took place in several cities across the country yesterday following the sentencing to death of 21 people for riots at a football game last year.
# Egypt
Egypt: 19 killed as train carrying troops derails
A train carrying military conscripts derailed southwest of Cairo, killing 19 people and wounding 107.
# Egypt
Egyptian referendum: Pro-Constitution side claims narrow win
The Muslim Brotherhood says the Yes vote won 57-43 in yesterday’s votes, but the referendum is not finished yet.
# Egypt
Divided Egypt votes on new constitution
International watchdogs have expressed reservations about the draft due to loopholes they say could be used to weaken human rights, including those of women, and the independence of the judiciary.
# Egypt
Egypt braces for rival protests
The demonstrations in Cairo come over a bitterly divisive referendum on a new constitution.
# Egypt
Egypt: Opposition mulls next step after Morsi gives up expanded powers
President Mohamed Morsi has annulled the decree which gave him wide-ranging powers but the referendum on a controversial draft constitution will go ahead this coming week.
# tensions
Tanks deployed at Egypt presidential palace after clashes
Five demonstrators died overnight as supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi fought outside the presidential palace.
# Egypt
Pics: Clashes as Egyptians take to Tahrir Square in their thousands... again
Egyptian police fired tear gas at protesters camped out in the Cairo square this morning as demonstrations against a power grab by President Mohamed Morsi took place across the country.
# Crash
47 children dead in Egypt after train crashes into bus
The children, all aged between four and six, were on a trip organised by their nursery this morning.
# Cairo
Pharaonic princess's tomb found near Cairo
Inscriptions on the four limestone pillars at the tomb indicate that the princess is the daughter of King Men Salbo.
# Coptic Christians
Egypt's Coptic Christians vote to elect new Pope
Pope Shenuda III died in March – leaving a dangerous vacuum as the Coptic Church deals with the post-Mubarak era.
# In Pictures
Filmmaker questioned as protests continue over anti-Islamic movie
Meanwhile, Al Qaeda has called for more attacks on US embassies.
# Protests
Egyptian leaders call off nationwide protest against anti-Islamic film
The Muslim Brotherhood had called for demonstrations across Egypt, but the British and German embassies in Sudan are targeted.
# Islamists
Man killed as armed mob attacks US embassies in Libya and Egypt over film
Islamists stormed the embassies to protest a film deemed offensive to Islam.
# Egypt
Egypt: State media reports Hosni Mubarak to be 'clinically dead'
The State-run MENA says the 84-year-old former President’s heart has “stopped beating” and will not respond to defibrillation.
# Egypt
Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood claim election win as army accused of 'coup'
Mohammed Mursi has claimed victory in the presidential election but the sweeping powers that the military have given themselves may render him toothless.
# Eygpt
Egypt worried as parliament dissolved, elections begin
Many voters are stuck between a rock and a hard place as they go to the polls today.
# Egypt
Egypt: Supreme Court's call for parliament dissolution sparks outcry
Activists accused the military of a ‘soft coup’ after a court decision also paved the way for a former ally of the deposed president Hosni Mubarak to run in the presidential run-off this weekend.
# Mubarak
Mubarak slipping in and out of consciousness as condition worsens
The former Egyptian president’s health is reported to have rapidly deteriorated since his trial.
# Egypt
Crowds gather in Egypt's Tahrir Square as protests continue
Demonstrations in the aftermath of the trial of former president Hosni Mubarak continued today as the ex-dictator’s health was reported to have deteriorated further.
# Egypt
Protests in Tahrir Square continue after verdicts in Mubarak trial
The verdict in the trial of the country’s former president has sparked nationwide outrage after six of his security chiefs where acquitted.
# Egypt
Hosni Mubarak sentenced to life in jail – but immediately vows to appeal
Hosni Mubarak, 84, will spend the rest of his life in jail for conspiring to kill those who demonstrated against him.
# Egypt
Anger in Egypt: riots in Cairo over election results
The HQ of run-off election candidate – and former PM – Ahmad Shafiq was set on fire by angry protesters.
# Egypt
Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Egypt following protests
The embassy in Cairo has been closed sue to protests over a detained Egyptian human rights lawyer.
# Winning
McGee inspires Ireland to playoff win in Cairo
Ireland avoided relegation in Cairo today, largely thanks to the Dubliner’s performances.
# Egypt
In pictures: An aerial tour of Cairo's pyramids
Incredible images taken over Giza’s pyramids and the Sphinx by Russian photography group.
# Egypt
Egypt's military investigates activists including ex-Google executive
A dozen leading activists are being accused of inciting hatred against the military and trying to overthrow the government.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest stories – plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Egypt
Foreign NGO workers facing trial in Egypt
The US has warned that it could reconsider its funding to Egypt over pressure on Americans NGOs and staff.
# Egypt
Two shot dead as soccer riot sparks new round of violence in Egypt
They were the first to die in clashes that erupted around the country after a riot at a soccer stadium killed 74 on Wednesday as sports violence spiraled into a new political crisis for Egypt.
# Egypt
Three days of mourning after at least 74 killed in Egyptian soccer clashes
Fans invaded the pitch after a match between two of the country’s biggest football clubs Al-Masry and Al-Ahly.There are conflicting reports as to what caused the violence.
# family history
Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy
Researchers say the discovery in the 2,200-year-old mummy is the second oldest known case of prostate cancer.