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Two killed in Pakistan anti-US protest

The second demonstrator died on Monday afternoon after being shot in the head during clashes with police near the US consulate in Karachi on Sunday, a hospital official said. “One person was killed and two injured during exchange of fire between the police and protesters, we are trying to control the situation,” AFP quoted Mohammad […]

Two killed in Pakistan anti-US protest

The second demonstrator died on Monday afternoon after being shot in the head during clashes with police near the US consulate in Karachi on Sunday, a hospital official said. “One person was killed and two injured during exchange of fire between the police and protesters, we are trying to control the situation,” AFP quoted Mohammad […]

Japanese firms halt business in China

Major car-makers Toyota and Honda, as well as electronics-maker Panasonic were on Monday obliged to shut their businesses in China after some of their factories were attacked by Chinese protesters across the country. Toyota and Honda also reported arson attacks on their stores in Qingdao. Meanwhile, several Japanese schools across China, including in Beijing and […]

Japanese firms halt business in China

Major car-makers Toyota and Honda, as well as electronics-maker Panasonic were on Monday obliged to shut their businesses in China after some of their factories were attacked by Chinese protesters across the country. Toyota and Honda also reported arson attacks on their stores in Qingdao. Meanwhile, several Japanese schools across China, including in Beijing and […]

Indonesian students trample US flag

The protests were held outside the US consulate in the city which is the capital of the North Sumatra province on Monday. “We condemn the film that insults the Prophet Mohammed, and which is hurtful to Muslims around the world. Crush America,” a protester told the crowd. The protesters shouted “God is the greatest” and […]

Indonesian students trample US flag

The protests were held outside the US consulate in the city which is the capital of the North Sumatra province on Monday. “We condemn the film that insults the Prophet Mohammed, and which is hurtful to Muslims around the world. Crush America,” a protester told the crowd. The protesters shouted “God is the greatest” and […]

US to shut Thai embassy during demo

The consulate, on a main road in the business district at the heart of the Thai capital, will close at noon Tuesday and “non-essential personnel will be sent home”, according to a statement posted on the embassy website on Monday. “The large number of demonstrators is expected to disrupt traffic in the area,” it added. […]

US to shut Thai embassy during demo

The consulate, on a main road in the business district at the heart of the Thai capital, will close at noon Tuesday and “non-essential personnel will be sent home”, according to a statement posted on the embassy website on Monday. “The large number of demonstrators is expected to disrupt traffic in the area,” it added. […]

Afghan soldier fires at NATO vehicle

The development came on Monday, as protests against an anti-Islamic movie produced in the US spreads across the country. An Afghan soldier opened fire on a NATO vehicle inside a base in southern Zabul province. one NATO civilian worker has been wounded in this latest shooting. Afghan sources are saying the anti Islam video was […]

Afghan soldier fires at NATO vehicle

The development came on Monday, as protests against an anti-Islamic movie produced in the US spreads across the country. An Afghan soldier opened fire on a NATO vehicle inside a base in southern Zabul province. one NATO civilian worker has been wounded in this latest shooting. Afghan sources are saying the anti Islam video was […]

Protestors enter US Consulate in Lahore

Pakistani police forces fired shots into the air to disperse protesters and arrested some 70 of them but many demonstrators managed to clamber the walls and enter the consulate compound. Two protesters died on Monday as rallies over the movie intensified, with thousands taking to the streets, burning US flags and an effigy of US […]

Protestors enter US Consulate in Lahore

Pakistani police forces fired shots into the air to disperse protesters and arrested some 70 of them but many demonstrators managed to clamber the walls and enter the consulate compound. Two protesters died on Monday as rallies over the movie intensified, with thousands taking to the streets, burning US flags and an effigy of US […]

Pakistanis denounce sectarian violence

Activists from the Pakistan Youth Alliance took to the streets of Lahore on Sunday to protest against what they called the government’s deliberate disregard for the country’s Shia minority. The protesters called for the state protection of the community as well as an immediate end to the killing and harassment of Shia Muslims across the […]

Pakistanis denounce sectarian violence

Activists from the Pakistan Youth Alliance took to the streets of Lahore on Sunday to protest against what they called the government’s deliberate disregard for the country’s Shia minority. The protesters called for the state protection of the community as well as an immediate end to the killing and harassment of Shia Muslims across the […]

Afghans rally against anti-Islam film

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Afghans rally against anti-Islam film

Meanwhile, demonstrations over the movie have been held across the Muslim world, with the protesters in some countries marching on the US embassies and torching the US flags. AO/MA Related Posts Israel Defence Force talking shit to University students IDF Soldiers visit a University – Amazing Response of Students! Love this… !!! He starts Samsung […]

24 Afghans killed in US-led airstrikes

Local witnesses said on Sunday that at least eight women died and several others were wounded in an overnight attack in Laghman. The US-led military coalition has confirmed the airstrike. Sixteen other Afghans were also killed in another airstrike carried out in Kunar on Sunday. Many civilians have lost their lives in the US-led operations […]

Bomb blast kills 14 in NW Pakistan

The explosion occurred on Sunday in the Lower Dir district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. “It was a remote-controlled bomb blast which killed 14 people including three women and wounded 10 others,” AFP quoted local police official Farman Khan as saying on Sunday. The van was carrying pro-government people, he added. No group has yet claimed […]

Karzai condemns US for killing civilians

The condemnation comes after at least 24 people, including eight women, were killed in two US-led airstrikes on the two provinces on Sunday. Local witnesses said on Sunday that at least eight women have lost their lives and several others were wounded in an overnight attack in Laghman. The US-led military coalition has confirmed the […]

One killed in Pakistan anti-US protests

Police forces reportedly opened fire and used tear gas to disperse the crowd, injuring another 20 protesters. The number of casualties and injuries are likely to increase. Local sources say smoke is visible around a building near the US consulate. Demonstrations are also being held in Quetta, the capital of the southwestern Balochistan Province, with […]

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