Death toll from Egypt clashes mounts to 49

The death toll from protests in Egypt on Saturday has mounted to 49, according to the state-run al-Ahram news website which quoted a health ministry official.

More clashes are expected today at the nation marks the anniversary of the 2011 anniversary that toppled Hosni Mubarak.


Egypt brings forward presidential poll amid protests

Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour has said there will be presidential elections before the next round of parliamentary polls, reversing the order of an earlier roadmap. The announcement comes after at least 49 people were killed in protests.