Thousands gather at Tahrir square against Mubarak verdict

A judge verdict sentencing former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak to life in prison and acquitting his sons and senior police officials from charges of corruption and killing protesters has triggered mass protests across Egypt, reuniting revolutionary forces in iconic Tahrir square.

Reuters reported that protesters were chanting: "We are done with talk, we want an execution" at the square.

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Mubarak's health 'deteriorates'

Egypt's state news agency is reporting that the health of former president Hosni Mubarak has deteriorated and he has been transfered from prison in Cairo to a military hospital. He was sentenced to life in jail on Sunday.