Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Egypt's opposition leader calls for dialogue involving powerful military

Activists with Amnesty International wear Nefertiti masks in protest at the German chancellery against the visit of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi prior to a meeting of him with Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday.

Egypt’s liberal opposition leader on Wednesday called for a broad national dialogue with the Islamist government, all political factions and the powerful military, aimed at stopping the country’s eruption of political violence that has left 60 dead the past week.