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Egypt's Morsi back in court as murder trial resumes

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Deposed Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsi was back in court Saturday as his trial over the killing of protesters resumed, with the defence insisting he is still the legitimate president. 

An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in court on November 4, 2013, in Cairo

His trial is seen as a test for Egypt's military-installed authorities, who have come under fire for a heavy-handed crackdown on his Islamist supporters after he was forced out by the army last July.

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