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China Investigates Demonstration Around U.S. Ambassador’s Car

Posted September 20th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. has expressed concern at an incident in which dozens of Chinese protesters surrounded the car of U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke, pelted it with objects, and blocked its entry to the American embassy in Beijing. U.S. State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland says Chinese authorities have expressed regret for the Tuesday incident, which occurred during […]

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China Investigates Demonstration Around U.S. Ambassador’s Car

Posted September 20th, 2012 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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China has promised to investigate an incident in which a group of Chinese protesters surrounded the car of U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke, pelted it with objects, and blocked its entry to the American embassy in Beijing. U.S. State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland says that Chinese authorities have also expressed regret for the Tuesday incident, which […]

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China Investigates Demonstration Around U.S. Ambassador’s Car

Posted September 20th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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China has promised to investigate an incident where a group of Chinese protesters surrounded the car of U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke, pelted it with objects, and blocked its entry to the American embassy in Beijing. U.S. State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland says that Chinese authorities have also expressed regret for the Tuesday incident, which occurred […]

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Protests in Sudan Near US Embassy

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Sudan’s capital have clashed with thousands of protesters marching on the U.S. embassy. Video from the scene Friday showed police trying to beat back demonstrators with batons and tear gas. But a number of protesters were able to break through a embassy security perimeter. There are reports of gunfire at the embassy compound. […]

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Protests in Sudan Near US Embassy

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Sudan’s capital have clashed with thousands of protesters heading toward the U.S. embassy. Witnesses said police fired tear gas at the demonstrators, who are protesting a film made in the U.S. deemed offensive to Muslims and the Prophet Muhammad. An embassy employee told VOA the embassy is being protected by more than 200 […]

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Protesters Storm German Embassy in Sudan’s Capital

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Protesters in Sudan’s capital stormed and broke into the German embassy Friday, raising an Islamic flag and setting fires outside the facility. Video from Khartoum showed black smoke rising over the building as demonstrators chanted outside. The German foreign ministry said all embassy staff members were safe. The protest was the latest across the Arab […]

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Protesters Storm German Embassy in Sudan’s Capital

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Witnesses say protesters have stormed the German embassy in Sudan’s capital and torn down the German flag. Initial reports from Khartoum say the protesters broke into the embassy Friday afternoon, and that part of the facility is on fire. U.S. embassies across the Middle East have been targeted by mobs this week. This is the […]

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Actor Clooney Arrested Outside Sudanese Embassy in Washington

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Academy Award-winning actor George Clooney has been arrested in Washington outside the Sudanese embassy while protesting the situation in Sudan. Police Friday detained Clooney, several members of Congress, and religious leaders and activists, including Martin Luther King Jr.’s oldest son. The group ignored three police warnings to leave the embassy grounds and were taken […]

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Actor George Clooney Arrested Outside Sudanese Embassy in Washington

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Academy Award-winning actor George Clooney has been arrested in Washington outside the Sudanese embassy while protesting the situation in Sudan. Police Friday detained Clooney, several members of Congress, and religious leaders and activists, including Martin Luther King, Jr.’s oldest son, after they refused to leave the grounds of the embassy. Clooney said humanitarian aid […]

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Movie Star George Clooney Arrested Outside Sudanese Embassy in Washington

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Academy Award-winning actor George Clooney was arrested in Washington Friday, while taking part in a protest at the Sudanese Embassy. Clooney was among a number of activists arrested for civil disobedience. Also taken into custody were several members of Congress and Martin Luther King Jr.’s oldest son. Clooney testified before Congress this week on the […]

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