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2006-04-11 17:42:53

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark on Tuesday reopened its embassy in Syria more than two months after it was set ablaze by demonstrators protesting the publishing of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, the Danish foreign ministry said. The ministry said the Damascus mission was now open to the public but cautioned Danes in Syria to be vigilant as the cartoon row could still induce negative reactions in the country. "Recently, there have been several instances of verbal threats against...

2006-03-15 10:29:25

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's public prosecutor decided not to press charges on Wednesday against a newspaper for violating Danish blasphemy law by printing 12 drawings of the Prophet Mohammad which triggered widespread Muslim anger. "I have today decided not to institute criminal proceedings in the case of Jyllands-Posten's article 'The Face of Mohammad', published on September 30," prosecutor Henning Fode said in a statement. Although the cartoons, one of them portraying the...

2006-02-23 04:29:32

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Around 1,000 Indonesians staged a protest outside a building housing the Danish embassy on Thursday against cartoons of Prophet Mohammad, two days after the Danish envoy returned to the country. The demonstrators carried a banner that read "Denmark is the Evil of the World." There was no violence during the one-hour rally, watched by around 100 police. Denmark's envoy left Indonesia on February 11 because of a "serious, concrete threat" against the mission by...

2006-02-19 14:00:06

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Police fired teargas and rubber bullets to break up a banned protest against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in Islamabad on Sunday and Denmark said its ambassador to Pakistan had returned home for security reasons. The government banned the demonstration after similar protests in Pakistan turned violent, with at least five people killed in the past week. The Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA), an alliance of six Islamist parties, said its...

2006-02-19 11:13:15

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Police fired teargas and rubber bullets to break up a banned protest against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in Islamabad on Sunday and Denmark said its ambassador to Pakistan had returned home for security reasons. The government banned the demonstration after similar protests in Pakistan turned violent, with at least five people killed in the past week. But the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA), an alliance of six Islamist parties, said its...

2006-02-13 13:32:07

By Samia Nakhoul LONDON (Reuters) - The Danish government should offer an official apology to Muslims over "irresponsible" cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad to avoid a clash of civilizations, Syria's ambassador to London said on Monday. "I think it is high time for the Danish government, in order to avoid a clash of civilizations, to express itself more vehemently against these irresponsible caricatures and present an official apology to the believers of the Islamic faith," Sami...

2006-02-08 06:35:11

By Robert Birsel KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan police fired at a crowd trying to storm a U.S. military base on Wednesday, killing three and wounding 20 in fresh protests over cartoons depicting Prophet Mohammad that have unleashed rage across the Muslim world. The latest deaths in the town of Qalat, in southern Zabul province, brought the total number of Afghans who have been killed this week during protests to 10. Afghanistan's top religious council called for an end to the protests...

2006-02-07 14:00:21

By Per Bech Thomsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's prime minister said on Tuesday violent Muslim protests over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad were a worldwide crisis spinning out of the control of governments. "We're facing a growing global crisis that has the potential to escalate beyond the control of governments and other authorities," Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen said as anti-Danish protests spread in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Accusing "radicals, extremist...

2006-02-07 15:41:24

By Robert Birsel KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan police shot dead four people protesting on Tuesday against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad that have unleashed waves of rage and soul-searching across the Muslim world and Europe. Tens of thousands of Muslims demonstrated in the Middle East, Asia and Africa over the drawings, first published in Denmark, then Norway and then several other European countries. Some Muslim leaders urged restraint. In Iran, locked in a nuclear stand-off with the...

2006-02-07 14:19:07

By Robert Birsel KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan police shot dead four people protesting on Tuesday against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad that have unleashed waves of rage and soul-searching across the Muslim world and Europe. Tens of thousands of Muslims demonstrated in the Middle East, Asia and Africa over the drawings, first published in Denmark, then Norway and then several other European countries. Some Muslim leaders urged restraint. In Iran, locked in a nuclear stand-off with the...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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