Sunday, February 26, 2012

Quran burning protest

  • The names of the victims have not been released. The attack came after days of violent protests over the burning of copies of the Quran at a U.S. base last week.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  • By week's end, the Quran-burning riots had turned into one of the most sustained the scenes of strife triggered conflicting emotions.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • Protests erupted in Afghanistan after the accidental burning and two American troops were killed by an an Afghan soldier. "I think it shows weakness," said Santorum on the apology. Santorum is not the first Republican to criticize President Obama for his actions.
  • (ABC News)
  • The rising violence over the Quran burnings appears to underscore the but he said that insurgent groups were trying to exploit the burning incident for their own gain.
  • (The Keene Sentinel)
  • and NATO ordered military workers out of Afghan ministries as protests raged for a fifth day over the burning of copies of the Quran at the sprawling Bagram air base.
  • (Pensacola News Journal)
  • KABUL, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday reiterated his call for calm and called upon Afghan people to remain peaceful following days of angry protests over Quran burning by U.S.
  • (Xinhua News Agency)
  • Massive protests over the U.S. military's burning of Muslim holy books have caused two dozen deaths in Afghanistan and has now spread to Pakistan, where anti-American sentiment has hit unprecedented levels.
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  • KABUL, Afghanistan Afghans took to the streets for a fourth day Friday to protest the burning of Qurans at a U.S.
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