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    Egypt's army takes control but denies it is a military coup

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Egypt's army is in control of the country after overthrowing elected Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, much to the delight of millions and the fury of his supporters.

    In what the military denies is a coup, tanks and troops have been deployed across the capital.

    In a televised address the head of the armed forces, General Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, spelled out the army's intentions.