Egypt's Morsi assumes sweeping 'final' powers

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Nov 22 2012, 12:08:58

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi issued a constitutional decree on Thursday granting himself sweeping "final" powers that will not be subject to appeal. Morsi also replaced the country's prosecutor general, who he tried to oust last month.

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