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Egypt opposition urges "no" vote on divisive constitution

A soldier stands in front of a mural depicting Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak (R), former Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi (C) and Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi drawn on the wall of the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A soldier stands in front of a mural depicting Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak (R), former Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi (C) and Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi drawn on the wall of the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012....more

A soldier stands in front of a mural depicting Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak (R), former Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi (C) and Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi drawn on the wall of the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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An anti-Mursi protester holds a Cross and a Koran at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's liberal and secular opposition said on Wednesday it would back a "no" vote in a referendum on a divisive new constitution promoted by Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, calling off a boycott as long as safeguards are in place for a fair vote. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

An anti-Mursi protester holds a Cross and a Koran at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's liberal and secular opposition said on Wednesday it would back a "no" vote in a referendum on a divisive new constitution promoted by Islamist...more

An anti-Mursi protester holds a Cross and a Koran at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's liberal and secular opposition said on Wednesday it would back a "no" vote in a referendum on a divisive new constitution promoted by Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, calling off a boycott as long as safeguards are in place for a fair vote. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A soldier stands in front of a graffiti drawn by protesters on the wall of the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A soldier stands in front of a graffiti drawn by protesters on the wall of the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A soldier stands in front of a graffiti drawn by protesters on the wall of the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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An Egyptian woman registers her name after voting on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian consulate in Dubai, December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

An Egyptian woman registers her name after voting on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian consulate in Dubai, December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

An Egyptian woman registers her name after voting on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian consulate in Dubai, December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh
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An Egyptian casts her vote on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian consulate in Dubai, December 12, 2012. Egyptians abroad went to embassies on Wednesday to vote in a referendum on the new constitution that President Mohamed Mursi fast-tracked through an Islamist-led drafting assembly, drawing the ire of the opposition. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

An Egyptian casts her vote on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian consulate in Dubai, December 12, 2012. Egyptians abroad went to embassies on Wednesday to vote in a referendum on the new constitution that President Mohamed Mursi...more

An Egyptian casts her vote on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian consulate in Dubai, December 12, 2012. Egyptians abroad went to embassies on Wednesday to vote in a referendum on the new constitution that President Mohamed Mursi fast-tracked through an Islamist-led drafting assembly, drawing the ire of the opposition. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh
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Former presidential candidate and founder of Egyptian Popular Current Hamdeen Sabahy talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Former presidential candidate and founder of Egyptian Popular Current Hamdeen Sabahy talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Former presidential candidate and founder of Egyptian Popular Current Hamdeen Sabahy talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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An Egyptian woman votes on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian embassy in Amman December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

An Egyptian woman votes on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian embassy in Amman December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

An Egyptian woman votes on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian embassy in Amman December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji
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Former presidential candidate and founder of Egyptian Popular Current Hamdeen Sabahy talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Former presidential candidate and founder of Egyptian Popular Current Hamdeen Sabahy talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Former presidential candidate and founder of Egyptian Popular Current Hamdeen Sabahy talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Egyptian expatriates living in the United Arab Emirates register ahead of voting on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian consulate in Dubai December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

Egyptian expatriates living in the United Arab Emirates register ahead of voting on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian consulate in Dubai December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

Egyptian expatriates living in the United Arab Emirates register ahead of voting on the new Egyptian constitution at the Egyptian consulate in Dubai December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh
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Egyptians shout pro-Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi slogans outside the Egyptian embassy in Amman December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

Egyptians shout pro-Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi slogans outside the Egyptian embassy in Amman December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

Egyptians shout pro-Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi slogans outside the Egyptian embassy in Amman December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji
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Riot police stand guard outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Riot police stand guard outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Riot police stand guard outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Army tanks and riot police are seen outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's main opposition coalition is expected to attend Wednesday's unity talks called by the army to help end a political crisis and is discussing the level of representation, a member of the National Salvation Front's leadership said. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Army tanks and riot police are seen outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's main opposition coalition is expected to attend Wednesday's unity talks called by the army to help end a political crisis and is discussing the...more

Army tanks and riot police are seen outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's main opposition coalition is expected to attend Wednesday's unity talks called by the army to help end a political crisis and is discussing the level of representation, a member of the National Salvation Front's leadership said. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Women walk past army tanks positioned outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Women walk past army tanks positioned outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Women walk past army tanks positioned outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A Republican Guard officer asks an anti-Mursi protester to leave as he stands in front of a military tank outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets. The sign reads, "The Brotherhood are criminals". REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A Republican Guard officer asks an anti-Mursi protester to leave as he stands in front of a military tank outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening...more

A Republican Guard officer asks an anti-Mursi protester to leave as he stands in front of a military tank outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets. The sign reads, "The Brotherhood are criminals". REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Guy Fawkes masks are seen displayed at a street vendor's stall in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Guy Fawkes masks are seen displayed at a street vendor's stall in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan...more

Guy Fawkes masks are seen displayed at a street vendor's stall in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Anti-Mursi protesters rally in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Anti-Mursi protesters rally in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and...more

Anti-Mursi protesters rally in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A masked anti-Mursi protester sits near Republican Guard soldiers standing guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A masked anti-Mursi protester sits near Republican Guard soldiers standing guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis...more

A masked anti-Mursi protester sits near Republican Guard soldiers standing guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 11, 2012. Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's deepening political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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