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Egypt Unrest

  • EGYPT RECALLS ITS AMBASSADOR IN TURKEY: Egypt is recalling its ambassador in Turkey for consultations, the state news agency reported on Thursday, mirroring a step announced by Ankara after Turkish criticism of Cairo's crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi. "Nabil Fahmy, the foreign minister, decided to recall Egypt's ambassador in Ankara, Abdel Rahman Salah, for consultations," the state news agency reported, giving no further details. (Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Crispian Balmer)
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China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most Western leaders. | Video