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Bomb blast kills dozens at Cairo Coptic church

A bombing at a chapel adjacent to Egypt’s main Coptic Christian cathedral killed 25 people and wounded another 49 during Sunday Mass, one of the deadliest attacks carried out against the religious minority in recent memory and a grim reminder of Egypt’s difficult struggle to restore security and stability after nearly six years of turmoil. (AP)

Photo credits: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters/Nariman El-Mofty/AP (3), Nariman El-Mofty/AP

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Egypt | August 16, 2013

1. Soldiers take their positions on top of and next to their armoured vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir Square. (Hassan Ammar/AP)

2. Egyptian army soldiers take their positions on top and next to their armored vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir square. (Hassan Ammar/AP)

3. A woman shouts slogans as supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi take part in a protest outside Al-Fath Mosque in Ramses Square, in Cairo. (Youssef Boudlal/Reuters)

4. A supporter of Morsi holding an ordinance, march towards downtown Cairo from the Mohandeseen district of Cairo. (Thomas Hartwell/AP)

5. Egyptian Army soldiers stand guard outside the Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, in the center of the largest protest camp of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, that was cleared by security forces, in the district of Nasr City, Cairo. (Hassan Ammar/AP)

6. A  supporter shouts slogans after he is injured in front Azbkya police station during clashes at Ramses Square in Cairo. (Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)

7. Egyptian government employees clean up outside the Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque. (Hassan Ammar/AP)

8. Supporters of Morsi surround a coffin, covered with national flags, of their colleague who was killed during Wednesday’ clashes in Amr Ibn Al-As mosque before a funeral prayers in Cairo. (Amr Nabil/AP)

9. A military helicopter flies over clouds of smoke after clashes at Azbkya police station in Ramses Square. (Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters)

10. Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi gesture at an army helicopter as they shout slogans during a protest outside Al-Fath Mosque in Ramses Square. (Muhammad Hamed/Reuters)

Two men on a scooter ride near soldiers on military vehicles at Abbasiya square near Egypt’s Defence Ministry, in Cairo May 4, 2012. Egypt’s army imposed an overnight curfew around the defence ministry in Cairo on Friday after protesters clashed with troops there during demonstrations against the country’s military rulers, leaving one soldier dead and 373 people wounded.

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