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Morsi's deadline, Merkel's change of heart and Afghanistan's peace plan: the morning news in brief

By Prospect Team  

Protestors in Cairo have set a deadline for Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s surrender, and that day is today.  But last night @MuhammadMorsi issued a defiant tweet to dissenters in an attempt to show them who’s boss: “President Mohamed Morsi reaffirms his commitment to constitutional legitimacy, rejects any attempt to act outside of it, calls on the armed forces to withdraw its warning and rejects any domestic and foreign…

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