Egypt's President Cancels Decree That Sparked Protests

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Reuters
Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi cancelled a decree which had sparked huge protests by giving him sweeping powers.

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi cancelled a decree which had sparked huge protests by giving him sweeping powers.

But Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood said a referendum on a new constitution would go ahead as planned on Dec. 15 - suggesting the climbdown by Mursi may not be enough to satisfy the opposition.