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Two Egyptian policemen killed by unidentified gunmen in Cairo

CAIRO - Two Egyptian policemen were killed after being shot by unidentified gunmen in Cairo on Tuesday evening, an Interior Ministry spokesman told Reuters.

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Amnesty calls for Mursi to be retried in civilian court or released 21 Apr 2015

CAIRO - Amnesty International on Tuesday called for Mohamed Mursi to be retried in a civilian court or to be released after the ousted Egyptian president was sentenced to 20 years in jail on charges related to the killing of protesters in 2012.

Factbox - Egypt's trials of Mursi, Muslim Brotherhood leaders 21 Apr 2015

CAIRO - An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Mursi, to 20 years in jail on charges of inciting the killing of protesters in Cairo in December 2012.

Egypt's Brotherhood will show resilience after Mursi trial - senior figure 21 Apr 2015

ISTANBUL - The Muslim Brotherhood has brought in many new leaders and will remain a powerful force following the sentencing of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi to 20 years in prison, a senior figure from the movement said on Tuesday.

Senior Egyptian Brotherhood figure warns of harsher sentences after Mursi verdict 21 Apr 2015

ISTANBUL - The sentencing of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi to 20 years in prison is meant to test world reaction and harsher penalties will follow if the international community does not object, a senior Muslim Brotherhood figure said on Tuesday.

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Egypt's Mursi - jail sentence seals dramatic reversal of fortune 21 Apr 2015

CAIRO - Ousted president Mohamed Mursi once dreamed of creating an "Egyptian renaissance with an Islamic foundation". That seemed more unreachable than ever on Tuesday after a judge sentenced him to 20 years in jail for violence, kidnapping and torture.