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Egypt, protest sparked by dissolution of parliament
Islamists threaten "difficult days" and recall 2011protests against Mubarak. Military restores emergency laws to detain protesters without trial ahead of the presidential ballots.
Army revokes state of emergency after 31 years, but Egypt still in chaos
AsiaNews sources deem Military Supreme Council decision premature. The country is still in chaos and risks falling permanently into the hands of Islamists. Christians are afraid and fleeing Egypt.
Egypt: State of emergency revoked, curfew remains in some areas
The special law came into force on 14 August, during clashes with the Muslim Brotherhood . On the orders of an Egyptian court, the new measure will come into effect this afternoon . The army says it will continue to apply the state of emergency and curfew in sensitive areas waiting for an official notification.
Egypt's parliament meets, challenges military
Parliamentary session lasted only a few minutes. Liberal and leftwing parties did not participate. For Catholic Church spokesman, Egypt is deadlocked again.
Thai prime minister declares the dissolution of the parliament and calls election
Thaksin yesterday announced the dissolution of the government and parliament. However, protesters will take to the streets tomorrow too: his resignation is not enough, they want the former prime minister to quit politics for good. Thaksin has been accused of promoting personal interests rather than those of the state.
Fighting rages on Cairo streets as new government sworn in
33 Interim Ministers include 3 women, 3 Christians and a football star. General al-Sisi holds Defence portfolio and becomes deputy prime minister. The Islamists march demanding the return of Morsi, overnight clashes produce 2 more victims and more than 400 arrests.
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