In focus: Mohammed Mursi sentenced to death
US “deeply concerned” over former Egyptian president’s death sentence bid by Egyptian court.
Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi waves from inside the defendants cage during his trial at the police academy in Cairo on January 8, 2015. An Egyptian court is to deliver a verdict on April 21 in the trial of Morsi and 14 others charged with inciting the killing of protesters, judicial officials said. (AFP/Getty Images) Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi arrives at the Chancellery to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on January 30, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Mursi has come to Berlin despite the ongoing violent protests in recent days in cities across Egypt that have left at least 50 people dead. Mursi is in Berlin to seek both political and financial support from Germany. (Getty Images) Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood candidate for the presidential elections Mohammed Mursi gestures as he gives a press conference in Cairo on June 13, 2012. Egypt is to hold a presidential run-off election on June 16-17, in which Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi will square off against Mubarak's last premier Ahmad Shafiq. (AFP/GettyImages) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi speak to the media following talks at the Chancellery on January 30, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Mursi has come to Berlin despite the ongoing violent protests in recent days in cities across Egypt that have left at least 50 people dead. Mursi is in Berlin to seek both political and financial support from Germany. (Getty Images) Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi looks at documents at the start of the third Arab Economic, Social and Development Summit, on January 21, 2013, in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia is hosting the two day summit aimed at relaunching regional cooperation in the face of economic challenges which were at the root of the Arab Spring uprisings. (AFP/Getty Images) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi at the United Nations during a meeting at the General Assembly on September 25, 2012 in New York City. Over 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the U.N. for the annual meeting. This years focus among leaders will be the ongoing fighting in Syria with is beginning to threaten regional stability. (Getty Images) Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood candidate for the presidential elections Mohamed Morsi gives a press conference in Cairo on May 29, 2012. Egypt's cabinet is to meet on May 29, after a presidential election turned violent when protesters torched the offices of Ahmed Shafiq, the runoff candidate from the regime of ousted president Hosni Mubarak. (AFP/GettyImages)