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US calls for Morsi's release

The US State Department has called on Egypt to release the deposed president Mohamed Morsi from detention.

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Morsi advisor: Military coup is under way in Egypt

Egyptian president's National Security Advisor says that a military coup is now under way, according to Reuters.

The advisor said that he expects the army and police to remove pro-Morsi demonstrators and that no military coup can succeed against popular resistance without considerable bloodshed.

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