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US on alert as protests over anti-Islam video spread (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As protestors took to the streets in at least 12 nations over an anti-Islam video, US missions across the Middle East kept security forces at the ... Read more...

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UN chief slams `hateful film’, calls for calm


September 14th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling for calm and restraint at the time of rising tensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned as "hateful" the anti-Islam that triggered anti-American ... Read more...

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Four killed in Afghanistan Quran burning protests (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 19 injured Wednesday after thousands of Afghanis for the second day staged angry demonstrations in Kabul and Jalalabad ... Read more...

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3,000 Afghans protest long-term US deal


November 21st, 2011 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 3,000 people, mostly students, staged a protest in Afghanistan against an agreement that would allow a long-term presence of US troops in the country.A ... Read more...

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Pakistani Consul General visits Aafia Siddiqui at Texas detention facility


April 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan's Consul General in Houston, Aqil Nadeem, has visited Pakistani neuroscientist and terror convict Dr Aafia Siddiqui in the Carswell detention facility in Texas.Nadeem had a two-hour meeting with ... Read more...

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Shoe hurled at Musharraf during London conference


February 7th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7(ANI): A man threw a shoe at former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf when he was addressing a gathering in London.According to the News, the shoe fell in the front ... Read more...

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‘Bold steps’ by Pak govt. might help in Aafia Siddiqui’s release, says sister


January 31st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 31(ANI): The sister of Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, who was sentenced to 86 years in prison by a US federal court, has said that strong efforts by the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda repeats call to take revenge over Pak neuroscientist’s US sentencing


December 16th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec 16(ANI): Al-Qaeda has repeated calls to avenge Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, who was sentenced to 86 years in prison by a US federal court for trying to kill American agents ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad creates panel to prove US hand behind 9/11 attacks


October 14th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beirut (Lebanon), Oct 14(ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has created a panel to prove that the United States government was behind the 9/11 attacks."I announce that the formation of an independent and ... Read more...

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Iranian clerics call for slaying of Quran burners


September 14th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sep 14(ANI): Two Iranian clerics have said that anyone desecrating the Quran must be killed.American pastor Terry Jones had earlier threatened to burn copies of the Quran on the ninth anniversary ... Read more...

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2 die in the anti-Koran burning protest event in Kabul


September 13th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anti-Koran burning protest protest against the United States in Afghanistan on Sunday turned deadly, when two people died after they clashed with Afghan security forces.The protesters were believed ... Read more...

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Two die in Afghan protest over Quran burning


September 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 12 (DPA) Two people protesting against the desecration of the Quran died after clashes with Afghan security forces Sunday, witnesses said. A group of about 500 people converged on the headquarters ... Read more...

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One dies in Afghanistan protest over Quran burning (Second lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (DPA) At least one demonstrator was killed Friday in northeastern Afghanistan at a protest against a Christian minister's plan to burn Qurans in the US, the provincial government ... Read more...

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Afghans stone US convoy protesting Quran burning plan


September 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (DPA) Thousands of Afghans demonstrated Thursday north of the capital Kabul by throwing rocks at Afghan police and a US military convoy to protest a US church's plan ... Read more...

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US commander in Afghanistan asks church not to burn Quran


September 7th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Kabul, Sep 7 (DPA) The top US military commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, has warned against a plan by a Florida church to burn copies of the Quran Saturday, saying ... Read more...

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Top U.S. Commander In Afghanistan Slams Dove World Outreach Center’s Proposal To Burn Quran


September 7th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Kabul, Sep 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The top US commander in Afghanistan has expressed his view about a proposal by an American church to burn copies of the Islamic holy book ... Read more...

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Gen. Petraeus warns US church plans to burn Koran on 9/11 will hit Afghan campaign


September 7th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): The commander of foreign forces in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has condemned the threat of a church in Florida to burn the Holy Koran on the September ... Read more...

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July Has Become The Deadliest Month For The American Services In Its 9-Year-old Afghan War


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): NATO enunciated on Friday that six additional American soldiers have been liquidated in Afghanistan. This has brought the demise toll of Americans in July to ... Read more...

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Pakistan lifts YouTube ban, but says blasphemous links will be blocked


May 27th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 27 (ANI): Pakistan has lifted the ban from the famous video sharing website YouTube, but said that some of the objectionable links on the website would remain blocked in ... Read more...

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Facebook divides civil society in Pakistan


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Islamaba, May 23 (ANI): When hundreds of Pakistanis are protesting against social networking websites Facebook and Youtube for carrying the caricatures of Prophet Mohammed Peace Be Upon Him, there are many ... Read more...

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Karachi locals shout ‘Death to Facebook’, burn US flags


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 22 (ANI): Pakistani protesters shouted "Death to Facebook", "Death to America" and burnt US flags on Friday, venting growing anger over "sacrilegious" caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) on ... Read more...

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Anti-American anger growing in Afghanistan after Monday NATo attack


April 13th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr.13 (ANI): Ordinary Afghans and tribal elders have reportedly expressed concern and anger of the latest incident of violence involving American troops in Kandahar City.According to The Globe and Mail, they ... Read more...

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Flash floods kill 77 Haj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia (Lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Nov 26 (DPA) Seventy-seven people were killed in flash floods as the annual Haj pilgrimage began in the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi government reported Thursday. The civil defence authority ... Read more...

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Floods kill 48 as Haj pilgrimage begins in Saudi Arabia


November 26th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Nov 26 (DPA) Forty-eight people were killed in flash floods as the annual Haj pilgrimage began in the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi government reported Thursday. The civil defence authority ... Read more...

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