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Egypt curfew scaled back as Mursi seeks end to bloodshed

A riot police officer stands in front of anti-Mursi protesters during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

A riot police officer stands in front of anti-Mursi protesters during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

A riot police officer stands in front of anti-Mursi protesters during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
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Riot police line up with their shields as they look on during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)

Riot police line up with their shields as they look on during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)

Riot police line up with their shields as they look on during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)
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Anti-Mursi protesters clash with riot police in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013.REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

Anti-Mursi protesters clash with riot police in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013.REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

Anti-Mursi protesters clash with riot police in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013.REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
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A member of the black bloc group throws a stone towards riot police during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

A member of the black bloc group throws a stone towards riot police during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

A member of the black bloc group throws a stone towards riot police during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
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Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi gives a speech at the Koerber foundation for social challenge in Berlin January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)

Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi gives a speech at the Koerber foundation for social challenge in Berlin January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)

Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi gives a speech at the Koerber foundation for social challenge in Berlin January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
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A general view of Tahrir Square in Cairo, January 30, 2013. Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flew to Germany on Wednesday to try to convince Europe of his democratic credentials, leaving behind a country in crisis after a week of violence that has killed more than 50 people. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CITYSCAPE)

A general view of Tahrir Square in Cairo, January 30, 2013. Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flew to Germany on Wednesday to try to convince Europe of his democratic credentials, leaving behind a country in crisis after a week of violence that has...more

A general view of Tahrir Square in Cairo, January 30, 2013. Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flew to Germany on Wednesday to try to convince Europe of his democratic credentials, leaving behind a country in crisis after a week of violence that has killed more than 50 people. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CITYSCAPE)
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Riot police move in to detain anti-Mursi protesters during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flew to Germany on Wednesday to try to convince Europe of his democratic credentials, leaving behind a country in crisis after a week of violence that has killed more than 50 people. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Riot police move in to detain anti-Mursi protesters during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flew to Germany on Wednesday to try to convince Europe of his...more

Riot police move in to detain anti-Mursi protesters during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flew to Germany on Wednesday to try to convince Europe of his democratic credentials, leaving behind a country in crisis after a week of violence that has killed more than 50 people. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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Anti-Mursi protesters throw stones towards riot police during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flew to Germany on Wednesday to try to convince Europe of his democratic credentials, leaving behind a country in crisis after a week of violence that has killed more than 50 people. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CRIME LAW)

Anti-Mursi protesters throw stones towards riot police during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flew to Germany on Wednesday to try to convince Europe of his...more

Anti-Mursi protesters throw stones towards riot police during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flew to Germany on Wednesday to try to convince Europe of his democratic credentials, leaving behind a country in crisis after a week of violence that has killed more than 50 people. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CRIME LAW)
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Riot police look on during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)

Riot police look on during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)

Riot police look on during clashes in Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel chats with Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during a welcome ceremony before talks in Berlin January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

German Chancellor Angela Merkel chats with Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during a welcome ceremony before talks in Berlin January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

German Chancellor Angela Merkel chats with Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during a welcome ceremony before talks in Berlin January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi tries to stop riot police from firing tear gas, during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi tries to stop riot police from firing tear gas, during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi tries to stop riot police from firing tear gas, during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Riot policemen take up positions during clashes with protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot policemen take up positions during clashes with protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot policemen take up positions during clashes with protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans and fling stones with slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans and fling stones with slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans and fling stones with slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A riot policeman walks in front of a branch of Commercial International Bank (CIB), which was damaged in recent clashes, along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A riot policeman walks in front of a branch of Commercial International Bank (CIB), which was damaged in recent clashes, along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A riot policeman walks in front of a branch of Commercial International Bank (CIB), which was damaged in recent clashes, along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Riot policemen stand near stones and tear gas canisters after clashes with protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot policemen stand near stones and tear gas canisters after clashes with protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot policemen stand near stones and tear gas canisters after clashes with protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A riot policeman walks in front of a branch of Commercial International Bank (CIB), which was caught in recent clashes, along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A riot policeman walks in front of a branch of Commercial International Bank (CIB), which was caught in recent clashes, along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A riot policeman walks in front of a branch of Commercial International Bank (CIB), which was caught in recent clashes, along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Cars drive along a road littered with stones and tear gas canisters after clashes between riot policemen and protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, on Qasr el-Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Cars drive along a road littered with stones and tear gas canisters after clashes between riot policemen and protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, on Qasr el-Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013....more

Cars drive along a road littered with stones and tear gas canisters after clashes between riot policemen and protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, on Qasr el-Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi are seen near tear gas fired by riot policemen during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi are seen near tear gas fired by riot policemen during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi are seen near tear gas fired by riot policemen during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Riot policemen prepare to release tear gas at protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot policemen prepare to release tear gas at protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot policemen prepare to release tear gas at protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans and fling stones with slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans and fling stones with slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans and fling stones with slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throw stones and use slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throw stones and use slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throw stones and use slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Riot police take up positions during clashes with protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot police take up positions during clashes with protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot police take up positions during clashes with protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Riot policemen run towards protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot policemen run towards protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot policemen run towards protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi during clashes along Simon Bolivar Square, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throw stones and use slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, near the U.S. Embassy, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throw stones and use slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, near the U.S. Embassy, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi throw stones and use slingshots at riot policemen along Simon Bolivar Square, near the U.S. Embassy, which leads to Tahrir Square, in Cairo January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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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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