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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Egypt's Crackdown On Islamists Spreads To Mosques, Charities
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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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A Graduate Student's Odyssey From Gaza To Indianapolis
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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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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Leila Fadel reports from Cairo
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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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From 'Morning Edition': Cairo Bureau Chief Leila Fadel reports
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