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2006-01-04 11:07:59

By Per Bech Thomsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Muslim leaders welcomed steps by Denmark on Wednesday to defuse a diplomatic row over newspaper cartoons that seemed to portray Prophet Mohammad as a terrorist. A Muslim community spokesman and Egypt's ambassador in Copenhagen welcomed Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen's New Year address, in which he defended free speech but urged Danes to exercise the right without inciting hatred against Muslims. Rasmussen's conciliatory words, which...

2005-07-03 14:24:03

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A summit of the world'sindustrialized nations this week provides an opportunity todiscuss ways to help the Palestinians, President Bush said inan interview published on Sunday. Bush said Africa, and its debt burden, was just one ofseveral regions that would receive attention at the July 6-8Group of Eight summit in Scotland. "We also want to talk about the Palestinian conflict. Thereis a possibility for the G8 countries, the industrializedcountries, to help the...

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.