Both pro and anti government forces gathered in Cairo for rallies ahead of a divisive referendum - scheduled to take place on Saturday - on a new constitution that the opposition says is too Islamist.
Clashes between civilians and police in Egypt have left several dead and dozens arrested in protests marking the bloody crackdown on pro-Morsi demonstrations in Cairo one year ago.
An Egyptian court has issued a ruling dissolving the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood. It is the latest step in a campaign to crush the Islamist movement.
A year ago today, Egyptian forces forcibly cleared a protest camp of the Muslim Brotherhood in downtown Cairo. The government is suppressing reminders of what Human Rights Watch calls a crime against humanity.
The fact that Beijing is allowing demonstrations both for and against Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement shows its intent to let residents first try to sort things out amongst themselves, analyst Rebecca Liao tells DW.
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