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Deadly clashes in Suez

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has sent troops to Suez, in eastern Egypt, after eight people died in clashes between protesters and state security police.

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Egyptian riot police burn down tents in Tahrir Square

Riot police have been trying to clear anti-government demonstrators from Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital Cairo overnight.

The police could be seen setting fire to makeshift tents in the square and beating up at least one protester.

Demonstrations are expected today marking the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.

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