Egypt death sentences upheld

An Egyptian court has upheld death sentences against 21 people for their role in a deadly 2012 soccer riot that killed more than 70 people in the city of Port Said.

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Clashes erupt in Cairo after football court ruling

Egyptian protesters torched buildings in Cairo as a court ruling on a deadly football riot fuelled further anger in the city.

The court confirmed the death sentences imposed on 21 local football fans for their role in the riot last year that killed more than 70 people in the city of Port Said.

But the court also angered rival fans in Cairo by acquitting a further 28 defendants, including seven members of the police force.

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