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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian riot police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of pro-Islamist protesters demonstrating near the headquarters of the ministry of defense in Cairo on Thursday, security sources said. Egypt has been witnessing almost daily protests by supporters of elected Islamist president Mohamed Mursi since the army removed him in July after mass protests against his rule. (Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)
Growth in the Group of 20 emerging and advanced economies rose slightly to 0.9 percent in the third quarter from 0.8 percent in the previous three months, the OECD said on Thursday. China posted the strongest growth in the three months ending September with 2.2 percent from 1.9 percent. That was followed by another Asian giant India, where output growth almost doubled to 1.9 percent from 1.0 in the previous quarter.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The man accused of faking sign-language while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he saw "angels" at the event, has been violent in the past and suffers from schizophrenia.