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2006-04-11 17:42:53

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.

2006-02-23 04:29:32

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.

2006-02-04 12:35:00

Several thousand Syrian demonstrators set the Danish and the Norwegian embassies on fire on Saturday to protest at the publishing of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad by European newspapers.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.