Egyptians have begun voting in a referendum that could grant the country's authoritarian leader, Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi, another term in office, with more power over the judiciary. The move is heavily criticized by international human rights groups.
Switzerland is facing the choice between changing its gun laws or falling out of Europe's open-border system. But in a country with a strong aversion to regulation, gun owners feel their traditions are coming under fire.
As expected, Egyptian voters have backed the constitutional changes which could see President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi stay in power until 2030. Turnout was only 44 percent.
The recent constitutional referendum gives the authoritarian Egyptian president unprecedented political power. But can el-Sissi return the country from regional muscle to leading light of the Arab world?
After the first day of voting, international observers reported there were no hurdles to voting. But the level of the turnout is a key issue.
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