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Fire Guts French Newspaper Office

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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French police say fire has gutted a satirical newspaper’s Paris offices. The Charlie Hebdo newspaper this week published a special Arab Spring edition that featured a cartoon image of the Prophet Mohammed on its cover. His depiction is prohibited in Islam. Police cite witnesses as seeing Molotov cocktails being thrown at the building. An investigation […]

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Pakistan Rejects ‘Vilifying’ Reports

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s military says it has rejected recent reports in The New York Times criticizing the Pakistani army and the country’s powerful intelligence agency, known as the ISI. Major General Athar Abbas said the articles in the U.S. publication are part of a “vilifying campaign.” The New York Times published an editorial and an article last […]

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