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Supporters and opponents of Egypt's deposed President Mohammed Morsi have been holding mass protests in the capital Cairo. In Tahrir Square, tens of thousands of people expressed their backing for the military decision to remove Mr. Morsi from office. Elsewhere in Nasr City area, pro-Morsi demonstrators gathered outside a mosque demanded his reinstatement. Our correspondent Wyre Davies has been to Nasr City.
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Supporters and opponents of Egypt's deposed President Mohammed Morsi have been holding mass protests in the capital Cairo. In Tahrir Square, tens of thousands of people expressed their backing for the military decision to remove Mr. Morsi from office. Elsewhere in Nasr City area, pro-Morsi demonstrators gathered outside a mosque demanded his reinstatement. Our correspondent Wyre Davies has been to Nasr City.

There were tens of thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters, men and women, defiant, determined in good humour, I mean, we haven't seen the violence thankfully that we saw on Friday, not yet, anyway. But they were equally determined, they won't go to give ground, they don't even count in this idea that there should be an interim government because of as far as they’re concerned, as far as the tens of thousands of people who voted for the Brotherhood last year who were concerned, Mohammed Morsi is the legitimately elected president of Egypt and there should be no talk of an interim government or any replacement for him.

A Jordanian court has charged the radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada with two terrorism related offenses following his deportation from Britain. Yolande Knell is in Amman.

Soon after he arrived back in the Jordanian capital, Abu Qatada was escorted to the State Security Court by an armed police convoy. Legal proceedings lasted for several hours as he was questioned and formally charged with terrorist offenses, they related two cases dating back to 1998 and 1999. A lawyer for the cleric said he pleaded his innocence. However, the court ordered his detention for at least 15 days for further interrogation.

Brazil has requested a clarification from the US government by a report that the American intelligence agencies monitor millions of emails and phone calls from Brazilian citizens and companies. The allegations were published on Saturday by a Brazilian newspaper. Leonardo Rocha reports.

President Dilma Rousseff acted swiftly following the publication of the allegations. She called several cabinet ministers to a meeting on Sunday morning reportedly angry at allegations that American agencies were spying on Brazilians inside Brazil. The accusations are based on documents disclosed by the fugitive American intelligence analyst Edward Snowden. In a statement, Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota said the Brazilian government had received the report with great concern.

The authorities in the northeastern Nigeria state of Yobe have ordered the closure of all secondary schools after a massacre in which expected Islamist extremists killed about 30 students. The state governor described the attack as cold-blooded murder. The Nigerian government has blamed the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has launched his campaign for parliamentary and presidential elections to be held at the end of this month. He told the rally that the reforms were needed to ensure free and fair elections that not been introduced. Mr. Tsvangirai is competing against President Robert Mugabe.

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The Church of England has formally apologized for past child abuse by Anglican priests and for its failure to prevent it. At a meeting in the city of York, the ruling General Synod endorsed a report apologizing for the abuse of children by two priests in the Chichester Diocese in the 1970s and 80s which later prompted an inquiry by the Church. The ensuing reports said the Church of England had a profound and unhelpful culture.

The Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has visited the small town where a runaway train derailed and exploded in a fireball, at least five people were killed and about 40 are still missing. Mr. Harper said the area looked like a war zone.

A large part of the downtown has been destroyed, it just, it is really just terrible. There has been loss of life as we all know and there are still many, many people missing, so there are many people here who are very worried. People are very concerned about what happened here. The community here is in everybody thoughts and prayers. Firefighters said there was still a danger of further explosions. A rail company director said the train rolled down hill after the driver had parted for the night.

The Palestinian militant group Hamas says it's broken up a counterfeiting ring in Gaza that printed large amounts of fake Israeli currency. Hamas police accused the gang of forging thousands of 100 shekel bills worth equivalent of about $5m.

For the first time since 1936, British man has won the Wimbledon Tennis title. Andy Murray beats the world's top player Novak Djokovic of Serbia, the Men’s Singles final by three sets to love. Murray said his victory had not come easily.

“It was an unbelievably tough match, so many long games, and I don't know how I managed to come through that final game, it was unbelievable from three match points, so I'm just so glad to finally do it.” It's Murray’s second grand slam title after last year's US Open. Fred Perry was the last British winner of the Wimbledon tournament 77 years ago.

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