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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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UN chief Ban Ki-Moon appeals for non-violence in Egypt

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has appealed for calm, non-violence and dialogue in Egypt.

Military interference in any state's affairs is of concern, he said in a statement that did not overtly criticise the ousting of the president.

"It will be crucial to quickly reinforce civilian rule in accordance with principles of democracy," he added.

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