Thousands of Egyptians defied a ban on protests by returning to Egypt's streets on Wednesday, calling for President Hosni Mubarak to leave office. Read the story here.
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An Egyptian protester faces policemen during a protest in downtown Cairo, Egypt, onJanuary 26, 2011.
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An Egyptian demonstrator protests in Cairo on January 26, 2011. Placard in Arabic reads: "Mr President Leave."
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Riot policemen clash with protesters in Cairo on January 26, 2011.
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An anti-government protester gestures during clashes with police in Cairo on January 26, 2011.
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Egyptian policemen face protesters during a protest in downtown Cairo, Egypt, on January 26,2011.