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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. The ministry said the Damascus mission was now open to the public but cautioned Danes in Syria to be vigilant as the cartoon row could still induce negative reactions in the country. "Recently, there have been several instances of verbal threats against...

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. The demonstrators carried a banner that read "Denmark is the Evil of the World." There was no violence during the one-hour rally, watched by around 100 police. Denmark's envoy left Indonesia on February 11 because of a "serious, concrete threat" against the mission by...

2006-02-04 12:35:00

By Rasha Elass DAMASCUS -- 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. The protest marked an escalation in the Muslim world's uproar over the cartoons, which have been reprinted in a number of European publications. One depicted Prophet Mohammad wearing a turban resembling a bomb. The fire badly damaged the Danish embassy's building, a Reuters...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin