Egyptian police wearing riot gear walk in front of the presidential palace on December 16, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptians went to the polls yesterday to vote in a referendum on a proposed constitution that could change the character of Egypt and gradually bring its laws closer to Sharia, or Islamic law. The Freedom and Justice Party reported that unofficial results, based on 99.2 percent of polling stations, show 56.5 percent of voters approving the constitution and 43.5 percent rejecting it. (Getty Images)
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