Egypt's Top Judge Adly Mansour Sworn in as Interim Leader


Adly Mansour, Egypt's chief justice is the new interim leader. ( REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

Egypt's military has moved against the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood a day after deposing President Mohammed Morsi.

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Morsi is being detained, as well as senior figures in the Islamist group of which he is a member. Hundreds more are being sought.

The top judge of Egypt's Constitutional Court, Adly Mahmud Mansour, has been sworn in as interim leader.