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A second day of unrest is under way in Egypt, with demonstrations against the government and against military rule continuing

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A second day of unrest is under way in Egypt, with demonstrations against the government and against military rule continuing. On Tuesday night, police used tear gas to clear two main demonstrations in Cairo, and on Wednesday more people clashed with security forces in the Nile Delta city of Giza. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the clashes in the Nile Delta, where demonstrations are normally a way of expressing anger. But Egypt”s deputy interior minister, Mohamed Ali, said the clashes were a warning shot in the arm for the protesters. “This is not a coup and they will not succeed,” he said. A Muslim Brotherhood spokesman said that, while the Brotherhood was not involved in the clashes, “the authorities will not stop our peaceful struggle against the regime”. “The government cannot be a partner for the Muslim Brotherhood,” said Hassan Badie, a spokesman for the Brotherhood”s presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei. The government says it will not tolerate a protest movement, and has vowed

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