A second round of voting in Egypt seems to have delivered a clear outcome. 60 percent backed the constitution, according to preliminary results.
A number of men put on trial for sexually assaulting women on Cairo's Tahrir Square during various public rallies in recent years have been jailed for long terms by an Egyptian court. Five were given life sentences.
Egyptians gathered again on Tahrir Square to celebrate the announcement of a new president. People danced and sang as former military leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was officially named the country's new leader.
Egypt's draft constitution has been approved for a referendum, but part of it is raising uncertainty over the country's political transition. It came as police in Cairo used tear gas on protesters in Tahrir Square.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has been sworn in as Egypt's new premier along with 34 Cabinet members. New President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Mahlab have pledged to get the country‘s economy back on track.
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