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Mursi due in Germany on visit shortened by Egypt crisis

Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi answers reporters' questions after meeting European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (unseen) at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi answers reporters' questions after meeting European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (unseen) at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi answers reporters' questions after meeting European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (unseen) at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throws a tear gas canister back at riot police during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throws a tear gas canister back at riot police during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throws a tear gas canister back at riot police during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Protesters use slingshots to launch stones at riot police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Protesters use slingshots to launch stones at riot police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Protesters use slingshots to launch stones at riot police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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Protesters walk away from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Protesters walk away from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Protesters walk away from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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Protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely...more

Protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Riot policemen fire tear gas towards protesters opposing Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi along Kasr El Nile bridge, which leads to Tahrir square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Riot policemen fire tear gas towards protesters opposing Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi along Kasr El Nile bridge, which leads to Tahrir square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink...more

Riot policemen fire tear gas towards protesters opposing Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi along Kasr El Nile bridge, which leads to Tahrir square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Tear gas rises as protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi clash with riot police near Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Tear gas rises as protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi clash with riot police near Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning...more

Tear gas rises as protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi clash with riot police near Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely...more

Protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throws tear gas canister back at riot policeduring clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence.REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throws tear gas canister back at riot policeduring clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing...more

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throws tear gas canister back at riot policeduring clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence.REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Protesters throw tear gas canisters back to riot police (seen in the back) during clashes on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Protesters throw tear gas canisters back to riot police (seen in the back) during clashes on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from...more

Protesters throw tear gas canisters back to riot police (seen in the back) during clashes on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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A woman supporting protesters carries a spray bottle to fend off the effect of tear gas fired by riot police during clashes with protesters on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A woman supporting protesters carries a spray bottle to fend off the effect of tear gas fired by riot police during clashes with protesters on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A woman supporting protesters carries a spray bottle to fend off the effect of tear gas fired by riot police during clashes with protesters on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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Charred chairs are seen amid debris in a classroom at the al-Howeiti girls' school, which was burnt during recent clashes, near Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Charred chairs are seen amid debris in a classroom at the al-Howeiti girls' school, which was burnt during recent clashes, near Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Charred chairs are seen amid debris in a classroom at the al-Howeiti girls' school, which was burnt during recent clashes, near Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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Protesters throw stones at riot police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Protesters throw stones at riot police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the...more

Protesters throw stones at riot police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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A protester sleeps in a burnt riot police vehicle after the protesters seized it from Kasr Elnile bridge in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

A protester sleeps in a burnt riot police vehicle after the protesters seized it from Kasr Elnile bridge in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the...more

A protester sleeps in a burnt riot police vehicle after the protesters seized it from Kasr Elnile bridge in Cairo January 29, 2013. Egypt's army chief said political unrest was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to curb bloody street violence. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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A protester throws a stone at riot police and plainclothes police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A protester throws a stone at riot police and plainclothes police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A protester throws a stone at riot police and plainclothes police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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A protester collects stones to use against riot police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A protester collects stones to use against riot police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A protester collects stones to use against riot police during clashes near Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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People walk away from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes with protesters on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

People walk away from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes with protesters on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

People walk away from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes with protesters on Qasr el-Nil bridge, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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Riot police stand in a line during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Riot police stand in a line during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Riot police stand in a line during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Protesters opposing Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi try to hide from firing from riot policemen along Kasr El Nile bridge, which leads to Tahrir square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Protesters opposing Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi try to hide from firing from riot policemen along Kasr El Nile bridge, which leads to Tahrir square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Protesters opposing Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi try to hide from firing from riot policemen along Kasr El Nile bridge, which leads to Tahrir square, in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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A chello is seen amid debris of the al-Howeiti girls' school, which was burnt during recent clashes, near Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A chello is seen amid debris of the al-Howeiti girls' school, which was burnt during recent clashes, near Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A chello is seen amid debris of the al-Howeiti girls' school, which was burnt during recent clashes, near Tahrir Square in Cairo January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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