As a result of new clashes between supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi with the military, as many as 20 people were killed, dozens were injured.
Passions run high in Egypt. The country of pharaohs is having the "Day of Wrath." Thousands of supporters of the toppled president took to the streets of Cairo, calling everyone to overthrow the military regime. The military opened fire on the demonstrators.
The bodies of the victims were taken to a field hospital in Fatah mosque, located at Ramses Square. Shooting in the streets continues.
Earlier it was reported that more than 600 people had fallen victims of the riots in Egypt; more than 4,000 were injured.
Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.
Presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak, who was accredited for the press conference by Vladimir Putin from Dozhd (Rain) television channel, asked Putin about competition at the coming election
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign