Morsi resolute in face of rising violence

Posted: December 7, 2012 at 5:31 a.m.

Egypt descended deeper into political turmoil Thursday as the president, Mohammed Morsi, blamed an outbreak of violence on a “fifth column” and vowed to proceed with a referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution that has prompted deadly street battles between his supporters and their secular opponents.

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