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US Envoy to Pakistan Condemns Filmmaker Bounty

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has again condemned last week’s $100,000 bounty offered by a Pakistani federal minister for the murder of the maker of an anti-Islam film. U.S. acting ambassador to Pakistan Richard Hoagland told reporters Thursday in Islamabad that it was irresponsible of Pakistani Railway Minister Ghulam Ahmad Bilour to offer the reward. Bilour announced […]

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New Protests Erupt in Islamic Countries Over Video

Posted September 22nd, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Muslim demonstrators in Islamic countries and elsewhere held new protests Saturday against an Internet video that mocks the Prophet Muhammad. In Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, at least 10 people were injured in clashes between police and protesters. Security forces fired tear gas and used batons to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing protesters who were part of an […]

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Protesters, Police Clash in Bangladesh Over Video

Posted September 22nd, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Police and protesters clashed Saturday in Bangladesh during fresh demonstrations sparked by an Internet video that mocks the Prophet Muhammad. Security forces fired tear gas in the capital, Dhaka, to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing protesters who were part of an alliance of about a dozen Islamic groups. Witnesses say the protesters burned vehicles, including a […]

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Protesters, Police Clash in Bangladesh Over Video

Posted September 22nd, 2012 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Police and protesters clashed Saturday in Bangladesh during fresh demonstrations sparked by an Internet video that mocks the Prophet Muhammad. Security forces fired tear gas in the capital, Dhaka, to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing protesters who are part of an alliance of about a dozen Islamic groups. Witnesses say the protesters burned vehicles, including a […]

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Protests Erupt Across Islamic World Over Video

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Fresh protests erupted Friday across the Islamic world, sparked by an Internet video produced in the United States that mocks the Prophet Muhammad. Thousands of people took to the streets in Pakistan, where at least 17 people were killed and dozens wounded in clashes between security forces and protesters. The deadliest violence was in the […]

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Protests Erupt Across Islamic World Over Video

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Fresh protests have erupted across the Islamic world, sparked by the Internet video that mocks the Prophet Muhammad. In Pakistan, protests turned violent in the capital, Islamabad, and in Karachi and Peshawar. At least 13 people were killed in clashes between security personnel and protesters, including a policeman in Karachi. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry says it […]

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Protests Erupt Across Pakistan Against Video

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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Protests are being held in cities across Pakistan against an Internet video that demonstrators say insults the Prophet Muhammad. The Pakistani television station, ARY, said one of its employees was killed Friday in the northeastern city of Peshawar after police opened fire on protesters who torched a cinema. At least 11 people were wounded in […]

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Protests Erupt Across Pakistan Over Video

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Protests are being held in cities across Pakistan against an Internet video that demonstrators say insults the Prophet Muhammad. Friday has been designated a national holiday and “a day of love for the Prophet Muhammad,” with police urging demonstrators to protest peacefully. The Pakistani television station, ARY, said one of its employees was killed Friday […]

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Pakistan Blocks Cell Phones as Protests Erupt

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan has blocked cell phone service in major cities as the country braces for massive protests against a video that insults the Prophet Muhammad and was produced in the United States. Officials say the service outage has hit 15 cities, including the capital, Islamabad, and the eastern city of Lahore. Friday has been designated a […]

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Pakistan Blocks Cell Phones, Braces for Massive Protests

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan has blocked cell phone service in major cities as the country braces for massive protests against a video that insults the Prophet Muhammad and was produced in the United States. Officials say the service outage has hit 15 cities, including the capital, Islamabad, and the eastern city of Lahore. Friday has been designated a […]

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