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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign ministry summoned the British ambassador over comments he made on an Egyptian court's decision to hand down prison sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists, state television reported on Sunday. After the court on Saturday sentenced the journalists to three years imprisonment for operating without a licence, British Ambassador John Casson suggested that Egypt's stability should be built on freedom of the press and freedom of expression. (Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Mark Heinrich)
By Trinna Leong KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A leader of Malaysia's ruling party said on Sunday a million government supporters would stage a rally in October that would trump protests over the past two days demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi warned organizers they could face legal action, a sign that Najib's government is losing patience with the anti-government protests by tens of thousands that began in central Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. The Bernama national news agency said 12 people in the southwestern city of Malacca were arrested for wearing the signature yellow T-shirts of the protests, which the government had banned before the rally.