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UN Chief Alarmed by Egypt Mass Death Sentences

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed alarm over reports an Egyptian court issued death sentences to supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.In a statement Monday, Mr. Ban said "verdicts that clearly appear not to meet basic fair trial standards, particularly those which impose the death penalty, are likely to undermine prospects for long-term stability.'' The United States said it was "deeply troubled" by the verdict. White House officials said it...

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