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Mursi calls December 15 referendum, Islamists rally


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Pro-Mursi protesters chant slogans in support of Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi while carrying a banner that reads, ''We support you to purify the country'' in Cairo December 1, 2012. Islamist crowds demonstrated in Cairo on Saturday in support of President Mohamed Mursi, who is racing through a constitution to try to defuse opposition fury over his newly expanded powers. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih