Thousands of Morsi supporters have increased calls for their ousted president to be reinstated. This comes as prosecutors announced a criminal investigation into the Islamist leader, who has been secretly held by the military for nearly two weeks.
Egypt has marked the fifth anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. Amid raised security, there was a ban on any demonstrations not approved by police.
The Egyptian authorities have launched an investigation after discovering the remains of the missing Italian student on the outskirts of Cairo. The body of the 28-year old reportedly showed signs of torture.
Egypt's highest appeals court has overturned the death sentences given to 149 people for storming a police station in 2013. The Kerdasa case was one of several mass death sentences issued in recent years.
After disappearing on the fifth anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprising, Giulio Regeni's body was found in a ditch in Cairo. Egyptian officials have offered contradictory explanations for the student and journalist's death.
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