Egypt trou­ble af­ter dead­line

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OP­PO­NENTS and sup­port­ers of Egypt’s pres­i­dent clashed in the cap­i­tal, Cairo, as the dead­line set by a protest group for him to leave power passed yes­ter­day.

Ta­marod (Rebel) had given Mo­hammed Morsi un­til 5pm to re­sign or face civil dis­obe­di­ence.

The ul­ti­ma­tum was is­sued on Mon­day, hours be­fore the mil­i­tary it­self warned it would in­ter­vene un­less the sides reached an agree­ment.Mr Morsi spent the Glas­gow day meet­ing gen­er­als.

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