Protesters in Tahrir Square on Friday night
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Egypt rally raises pressure for reform

Tens of thousands of Egyptians have gathered in Tahrir Square in Cairo to put pressure on the military authorities to speed up the promised handover of power.

The rally comes ahead of the first parliamentary elections since the fall of President Mubarak, later this month.

Jon Leyne reports from Cairo.

  • 18 Nov 2011
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