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Morsi 'legitimate leader' claim

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has told a court he is the country's "legitimate president". He appeared with 14 other senior Muslim Brotherhood figures charged with inciting the killing of protesters during clashes last year.

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Mohammed Morsi trial adjourned until January

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi pictured in a cage during his court appearance today. Credit: Reuters

The trial of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has been adjourned until January 8th.

Earlier, the judge halted proceedings after a defiant Morsi interrupted the session to insist he was the "legitimate president" of Egypt.

The deposed leader is charged with inciting violence and murder during protests last December.

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