The opposition has called for more protests against Egypt's president Mursi who insists he will conduct a constitutional referendum on 15 December. Opponents of the draft want to see it re-written.
In a dubious anniversary, authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko marks 20 years as Belarus president. How has Europe's last dictator managed to stay at the helm of the eastern European country for so long?
They have been branded terrorists by the government and their top leaders have been thrown in jail. Hundreds face mass executions, thousands have been killed at protests or languish in Egyptian prison cells.
The oasis city of Fayoum is an Islamist stronghold. Two years ago, four out of five voters cast their ballot for Mohammed Mursi. This time around, his supporters boycotted the presidential election.
The residents of Cairo's Gamaliya district are very proud of former Egyptian army chief and presidential candidate, Abdel Fattah el-Sissi. He grew up there, but remains a stranger to many of his old companions.
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