The Egyptian army has ousted democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi and announced fresh elections.
Former Egyptian president Morsi is being tried on allegations of leaking military secrets. Judges are expected to sentence him. Here is a summary of the rise and fall of a prominent member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The victims have been subjected to "horrendous abuses," including electric shocks to sensitive areas and rape. The interior ministry has denied any wrongdoing, acknowledging many are in custody after months of detention.
Forces loyal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have quashed a coup attempt by a section of the Turkish military. The failed revolt left a total of 265 people dead, and thousands have been arrested. Read the latest here.
Egypt's deposed President Mohammed Morsi has been sentenced to 40 years in prison on charges of leaking secret state documents to Qatar. Two al-Jazeera journalists were sentenced to death in absentia at the same trial.
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