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Egypt freed and deported Australian journalist Peter Greste on Sunday after more than 400 days following a global outcry over his jailing on charges of backing the Muslim Brotherhood. Greste, an award-winning correspondent for Al-Jazeera English television, flew to Larnaca in Cyprus with brother Michael after his release from Cairo's Tora prison, interior ministry and airport officials told AFP. The reporter was detained along with two colleagues, Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and an Egyptian producer, Baher Mohamed, in December 2013 and charged with aiding the blacklisted Brotherhood movement. Qatar-based Al-Jazeera welcomed Cairo's decision and expressed hope the other two journalists would soon also be set free.