Egypt's army stormed a mosque where hundreds of supporters of ousted President Morsi had barricaded themselves overnight. Both sides continue to resolutely reject reconciliation.
A Cairo court has sentenced 75 people to death over their involvement in a 2013 sit-in protest in support of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood. At least 600 people were killed when security forces broke up the protest.
Muslim Brotherhood members were among those on trial for their roles in an anti-government sit-in five years ago. The convicted are supporters of the former Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi.
Twenty-five years after the death of his wife, Alan McBride continues to preach reconciliation in Northern Ireland. But Brexit and a hard border threaten to undo peace. Louise Osborne and Jennifer Collins report.
Despite coming to power on a wave of popular support, President el-Sissi appears to have the same aspirations as his autocratic predecessors. DW looks at his swift rise from army chief to second-term president.
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