Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc. said it had punished a total of 54 current and former executives over its loans to organized crime groups, but a third-party panel found no sign of a deliberate cover-up. Mizuho Bank president Yasuhiko Sato said his salary would be cut for six months and other executives would step down from their posts or face pay reductions. Frank Robichon/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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An Egyptian lawsuit against former interim vice president of Mohammed ElBaradei, seen here in 2010, has been dismissed. ElBaradei is not currently living in Egypt. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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Palestinian travelers wait to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing terminal in the southern Gaza Strip earlier this month. Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Security officials inspect the scene of a bomb blast that apparently targeted Egyptian Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim near his home in Cairo's Nasr City on Thursday. He survived the attack. Khaled Elfiqi /EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak sits in the dock during a June 8 court hearing in Cairo. Amr Abdallah Dalsh /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Egyptian soldiers stand guard in front of the constitutional court in Cairo. Al Youm Elsabaa newspaper /EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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An Egyptian Apache helicopter flies over a crowd of pro-military demonstrators at Tahrir Square in Cairo on July 26. U.S. firms supply military hardware to the military, including the Apache helicopters. Ed Giles/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak sits in the dock during a court hearing in Cairo on June 8. Amr Abdallah Dalsh /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Cairo, soldiers have put barbed wire around the constitutional court, one of many government institutions under guard. Amina Ismail /MCT/Landov hide caption

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Crowds gather around the burning headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo on Oct. 27, 1954. The building was set on fire following the attempted assassination of President Gamal Abdel Nasser. AP hide caption

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