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Journalist 'strong' despite 138 days in Egypt jail

Australian journalist Peter Greste, who is currently being held in Egypt for allegedly defaming the country, remains "physically and mentally strong" despite being in prison for 138 days, his brother has told ITV News.

Andrew Greste said Peter, who has worked for the BBC and Al Jazeera, said the case was "taking its toll" but he continues to be an "inspirational strength."

In his "chaotic" eighth court appearance some of Peter's lawyers are said to have quit and Al Jazeera claims court officials tried to get the defence to pay £100,000 to see vital evidence in the case.

The broadcaster is accused along with three others of aiding banned terror group Muslim Brotherhood. They will next appear in court on May 22.