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Cabinet orders police to end pro-Morsi sit-in

Egypt’s cabinet has ordered a police crackdown on protests by ousted Morsi loyalists, as European envoys headed for Cairo to try to ease tensions between the army-installed government and Islamists.

The order issued on Wednesday raised the prospect of a dangerous showdown just days after 82 people were killed at a pro-Morsi protest in Cairo. Adding to the tensions, judicial sources said prosecutors had referred to trial the Muslim Brotherhood’s fugitive supreme guide, Mohammed Badie, for inciting violence.
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