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Mubarak freed from prison

Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been freed from a Cairo jail after charges against him were dropped.

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William Hague condemns Egyptian bloodshed

Speaking after an emergency meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council, Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned the on-going bloodshed in Egypt and praised the work of European Union foreign policy chief Cathy Ashton.

Foreign Secretary William Hague. Credit: ITV Pool

He said: "All ministers have been reflecting the strong condemnation of the disproportionate actions of the Egyptian security forces but also of the acts of some of those opposed to the authorities in the attacking of churches and hospitals - totally unacceptable acts of terrorism."

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