Egypt's president cancels decree that sparked protests
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi canceled a decree which had sparked huge protests by giving him sweeping powers.
But Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood said a referendum on a new constitution would go ahead as planned on December 15 - suggesting the climbdown by Mursi may not be enough to satisfy the opposition.
(Writing by Edmund Blair)
© Thomson Reuters 2017 All rights reserved.