United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging "a quick return to civilian rule in Egypt based on a clear road map for elections" after the ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, says a UN spokesman on Ban's behalf. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay expressed concern about the detention of Muslim Brotherhood members and emphasized that all sides need to refrain from violence. Multiple clashes have been reported in Egypt, with at least one dead.

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