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2008-07-08 15:00:42

By Sarah Fortney, The Frederick News-Post, Md. Jul. 7--WALKERSVILLE -- A local landowner who wants to sell property to a Muslim group is taking legal action against the town today. The Walkersville Board of Zoning Appeals issued a 21-page document about a month ago, formalizing a February decision to reject the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community's proposal to build a worship and recreation center on 224 acres of agriculturally zoned land. Responding to the boards' action, attorney Roman...

2006-04-13 02:55:20

By Imtiaz Shah KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistani police released a photograph on Thursday of the bearded, bloodied head of a suspected suicide bomber, and the army was ordered onto Karachi's streets to prevent rioting after the killing of 57 people at a prayer meeting. No group has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's blast, which targeted a congregation of 15,000 Sunni Muslims, Pakistan's majority sect, celebrating the birthday of Prophet Mohammad. "We definitely know that the bomber...

2006-04-12 07:25:53

By Faisal Aziz KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistani paramilitary troops patrolled the deserted streets of the southern city of Karachi on Wednesday to stop any fresh violence after a suicide bomb blast at a Sunni Muslim prayer meeting killed up to 57 people. Tuesday's strike by two suspected suicide bombers was the worst ever on Karachi, which has been plagued by sectarian violence and Islamist militant organizations angered by President Pervez Musharraf's support for the U.S.-led war on...

2006-04-12 04:53:58

Faisal Aziz KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistani paramilitary troops patrolled the deserted streets of the southern city of Karachi on Wednesday to stop any fresh violence after a suicide bomb blast at a Sunni Muslim prayer meeting killed at least 57 people. Tuesday's strike by two suspected suicide bombers was the worst ever on Karachi, which has been plagued by sectarian violence and Islamist militant organizations angered by President Pervez Musharraf's support for the U.S.-led war on...

2006-04-11 23:51:11

Faisal Aziz KARACHI (Reuters) - The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a Sunni Muslim prayer meeting rose on Wednesday to 57 in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, where officials said they were on high alert for more violence. Tuesday's strike by two suspected suicide bombers was the worst ever on Karachi, which has been plagued by sectarian violence and Islamist militant organizations angered by President Pervez Musharraf's support for the U.S.-led war on terrorism....

2006-04-11 14:06:13

By Aamir Ashraf KARACHI (Reuters) - A suspected suicide bomber targeting Sunni Muslims killed at least 47 people in the Pakistani city of Karachi and wounded dozens at a prayer meeting marking the anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's birth, police said. "The blast shook the earth. It was like hell," Mohammad Ehtesham, a 70-year-old worshipper in the park where the blast took place, told Reuters. "We were about to finish our prayers when blast went off ... It was so strong," said Ali...

2006-04-11 13:34:10

By Aamir Ashraf KARACHI (Reuters) - A bomb targeting Sunni Muslims killed at least 47 people and wounded dozens in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday as they gathered to celebrate the anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's birth, officials said. "The blast shook the earth. It was like hell," Mohammad Ehtesham, a 70-year-old worshipper in the park where the blast took place, told Reuters. "We were about to finish our prayers when blast went off ... It was so strong," said Ali Nasir,...

2006-04-11 10:36:54

KARACHI (Reuters) - At least 21 people were killed and dozens more wounded in a blast at a park in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Tuesday where Sunni Muslim worshippers had gathered to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad. Officials at Karachi's Civil Hospital said they had received 21 bodies, but television channels reported another hospital in the southern Pakistani city had received more. Television pictures showed dead bodies lying on the ground and wounded...

2006-04-10 03:48:05

By Imtiaz Shah KARACHI (Reuters) - A day after at least 30 women and children were trampled and crushed to death at a mosque in Karachi, worshippers injured in the stampede prayed for recovery in time to celebrate the Prophet Mohammad's birthday on Tuesday. The stampede occurred on Sunday as worshippers were leaving the Faizan-e-Madina mosque -- one of the largest mosques in the sprawling southern Pakistani city. "I am praying to Allah that I am at least able to attend the...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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