Latest International reactions to the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy Stories
By Robert Birsel KABUL (Reuters) - At least two more Afghans were killed and 16 wounded on Wednesday in fresh protests against cartoons depicting Islam's most revered prophet that have enraged Muslims around the world.
By John Acher OSLO (Reuters) - The head of Norway's press association, whose life has been threatened by Muslims angered by satirical cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, said on Tuesday the right to offend others was crucial to freedom of expression.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush called Denmark's prime minister on Tuesday to voice support for the Nordic country, whose embassies are the target of violent protests over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.
By Robert Birsel KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan police killed four protesters on Tuesday in some of the worst violence to erupt over satirical cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad which have provoked a deepening crisis between Europe and the Muslim World.
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan police opened fire on a mob trying to storm a NATO peacekeeping base housing Norwegian troops on Tuesday as protests over cartoons depicting Islam's Prophet Mohammad flared again.
By Tomi Soetjipto JAKARTA (Reuters) - Denmark urged its citizens on Tuesday to leave Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, as Islamic outrage over a cartoon controversy continued to rage across Europe, the Middle East and parts of Asia.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Thousands of Islamists rallied in Pakistan's conservative northwest near the Afghan border on Tuesday to protest against cartoons depicting Prophet Mohammad published in Western newspapers.
By Raheb Homavandi and Saeed Komeijani TEHRAN (Reuters) - Fresh protests erupted across Asia and the Middle East over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Monday, despite calls by world leaders for calm after Danish diplomatic missions were set ablaze in Lebanon and Syria. U.N.
By Per Bech Thomsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - For years, Scandinavian countries have been among the most generous with aid to the Muslim world, but that generosity has stood for little in the scandal over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday condemned acts of violence related to Muslim anger over publications of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad and called on governments to take steps to lower tensions.
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