The Egyptian general who helped lead the ouster of Egypt's elected president is in a pretty sweet place for the moment - on chocolate bars. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has won the hearts and minds of at least a segment of the country's population.
Another chapter In Egypt's fitful path to democracy played out in Cairo as Mohammed Morsi went to trial. The ousted former president insisted that the court had no jurisdiction over him and that he remained the legitimate president of Egypt.
Egyptian-American filmmaker Jehane Noujaim tackles revolutionary Egypt in her new documentary, "The Square." The film is wide in scope, covering two and a half years of political tumult. But it's also a deeply personal story about a handful of revolutionaries tied to Cairo's Tahrir Square.
Egypt's stunning 6-1 loss to Ghana has hurt Egypt's national soccer team's chances of qualifying for next year's World Cup tournament in Brazil. The loss has touched nerves in the politically divided country, which hasn't made it to the World Cup since 1990. Many fans are targeting their anger at American coach Bob Bradley.
President Barack Obama is still caught in a deadlock with Congress, an elusive Sumatran rhino was caught on camera and a group of researchers caught a glimpse of an ice tunnel in Sweden. More in today's Global Scan.
The government crackdown in Egypt against the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters has succeeded in sidelining political Islam for the time being. But it could also be setting the stage for a more violent response from supporters.
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