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2006-02-10 17:41:43

By Guled Mohamed NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police opened fire at hundreds of people demonstrating against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Friday, wounding at least one, as protests across the Muslim world showed no sign of abating.

2006-02-10 07:31:04

By Alistair Lyon LONDON (Reuters) - The furor over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad has unleashed passions in the Muslim world and Europe that can be yoked to causes as varied as al Qaeda's global jihad and blocking Turkey's path into the European Union.

2006-02-10 10:00:41

By Guled Mohamed NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police opened fire at hundreds demonstrating against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Friday, wounding at least one person, as protests across the Muslim world showed no sign of abating.

2006-02-10 07:35:25

By Mark Bendeich KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia slapped a blanket ban on circulating or possessing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad as angry protests still flared up across the world.

2006-02-10 00:26:23

By Mark Bendeich KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has slapped a blanket ban on circulating or even possessing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad after it closed a local newspaper for printing the same caricatures that have enraged the Islamic world.

2006-02-09 07:41:51

By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Shi'ite Muslims in Lebanon turned a religious ceremony on Thursday into a peaceful protest against a series of cartoons in the Western media lampooning the Prophet Mohammad.

2006-02-09 03:36:44

By Tomi Soetjipto JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's president on Thursday called on the media to draw a lesson from the publication of cartoons that have sparked Muslim protests worldwide, saying freedom of the press was not absolute.

2006-02-08 23:03:31

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union may try to draw up a media code of conduct to avoid a repeat of the furor caused by the publication across Europe of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, an EU commissioner said on Thursday.

2006-02-08 17:38:47

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday accused Iran and Syria of deliberately stoking rage among Muslims over cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad, as three people were killed in fresh protests in Afghanistan.

2006-02-08 16:44:41

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice accused U.S. adversaries Iran and Syria on Wednesday of inciting Muslim anger against the West over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad that have sparked deadly protests. President George W.


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