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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 strong Western response to a threatened death sentence for an Afghan convert to Christianity looks something like a mirror image of the Muslim reaction to the Prophet Mohammad caricatures printed in the European press.
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.
By Per Bech Thomsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Only an official apology by the Danish government to all Muslims for offence caused by the Prophet Mohammad cartoons will prompt the lifting of the boycott of Danish goods, Muslim preachers said on Friday. An official apology "is absolutely necessary ...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shouting slogans and waving banners, more than 1,000 Muslims in Hong Kong mounted a protest on Sunday to denounce cartoons lampooning the Prophet Mohammad.
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.
By Chris Johnson and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters)
By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - The far-right British National Party (BNP) said on Wednesday it planned to distribute a campaign leaflet featuring the Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad which have enraged Muslims around the world.
By Kim McLaughlin COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark said on Tuesday weeks of sometimes violent protests against Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad appeared to be calming down, and world political and religious leaders appealed for tolerance.
By Kim McLaughlin COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's prime minister said on Tuesday the row over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad was calming down after weeks of violent protest, while he rejected opposition calls for an inquiry into his handling of the crisis.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).