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Clinton Says US Taking Aggressive Steps to Protect Diplomats

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is taking aggressive steps to protect diplomats worldwide, as protests against an anti-Islam film produced in the United States spread. Clinton said Tuesday that officials are reviewing security at every post and adding to it when necessary. The secretary said the State Department had no actionable […]

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Clinton Says US Taking Aggressive Steps to Protect Diplomats

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is taking aggressive steps to protect diplomats worldwide as protests against a U.S.-made anti-Islam film spreads. Clinton said Tuesday that officials are reviewing security at every post and adding to it when necessary. The secretary said the State Department had no actionable intelligence that last week’s […]

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Protests Spread Over Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Protests against an anti-Islam film spread to Thailand, northwestern Pakistan and Indian-controlled Kashmir Tuesday, while an insurgent group in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for a suicide attack it says was in response to the video. The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok closed at midday, ahead of the planned protest, but said it was not aware of any […]

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Protests Spread Over Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Protests against an anti-Islam film spread to Bangkok, Thailand and Indian-controlled Kashmir Tuesday, while an insurgent group in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for a suicide attack it says was a response to the video. The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok closed at midday, ahead of a planned protest, but said it was not aware of any specific […]

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Protests Spread Over Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of protesters rioting against an anti-Islam film torched a press club and a government building in northwest Pakistan Monday, sparking clashes with police that left at least one person dead. Demonstrations also turned violent outside a U.S. military base in Afghanistan and the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia, while the leader of the Shi’ite militant […]

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Protests Spread Over Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of protesters demonstrating against an anti-Islam film torched a press club and a government building in northwest Pakistan Monday, sparking clashes with police that left at least one person dead. Demonstrations also turned violent outside a U.S. military base in Afghanistan and the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia. The attacks followed demonstrations and violence in […]

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1 Dead in Pakistan in Anti-Islam Film Protest

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwest Pakistan say a protester has died in a clash with police during a demonstration against an anti-Islam film. Authorities say the protester died Monday in the Upper Dir district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Muslims say The Innocence of Muslims insults the Prophet Muhammad. It has prompted a wave of protests across various […]

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Muslims Protest Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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A low-budget film that Muslims say insults the Prophet Muhammad has prompted a wave of protests across various countries. Western embassies across the Muslim world are on high alert for violence stemming from the film The Innocence of Muslims produced by an obscure group in the United States. Indonesian protesters threw Molotov cocktails as they […]

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Anti-US Protest Erupts in Afghanistan

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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Nearly 1,000 demonstrators have staged a protest in Afghanistan’s capital against a film produced in the U.S. that insults the Prophet Muhammad. The protesters shouted “death to America” as they burned cars and tires Monday in Kabul, near a U.S. military base. The low-budget film entitled The Innocence of Muslims has prompted a wave of […]

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Pakistan Protesters March on US Consulate

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Pakistanis protesting an anti-Islam video produced in the United States have clashed with police as they tried to march toward the U.S. Consulate in the southern city of Karachi. Police fired tear gas and water cannon at the demonstrators Sunday as they approached the heavily guarded consulate. Karachi police chief Iqbal Mehmood said […]