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Egypt's President Morsi Ousted

CAIRO The armed forces ousted Egypt's first democratically elected president Wednesday after just a year in power, installing a temporary civilian government, suspending the constitution and calling for new elections. Islamist President Mohammed Morsi denounced it as a "full coup" by the military.

After the televised announcement by the army chief at 9:20 PM, millions of anti-Morsi protesters in cities around the country erupted in delirious scenes of joy, with shouts of "God is great" and "Long live Egypt."

Fireworks burst over crowds dancing and waving flags in Cairo's Tahrir Square, epicenter of the 2011 uprising that ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Now it was one of multiple centers of a stunning four-day anti-Morsi revolt that brought out the biggest anti-government rallies Egypt has seen, topping even those of 2011.

Morsi's aide, Ayman Ali, said the former leader had been moved to an undisclosed location. He gave no details.

Morsi has insisted his legitimacy as an elected president must not be violated or Egypt could be thrown in to violence. Some of his Islamist backers, tens of thousands of whom took to the streets in recent days, have vowed to fight to the end.

The GCP event was set for 6 hours beginning a little over an hour before General Siisi made the announcement of the ouster, 8 pm (18:00 to 24:00 GMT). The result is 21297.754 on 21600 df, for p = 0.928 and Z = -1.458.

Egypt's President
Morsi Ousted

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