Three killed in new Koran protests

Afghan police have shot and killed three protesters in two separate incidents as riots broke out during demonstrations over this week’s Koran burning incident.

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Afghans protest over Koran burning

Afghans protest over Koran burning

Anti-American demonstrations are under way on the outskirts of the Afghan capital and in another city over an incident that the US says was inadvertent burning of Muslim holy books at a military base.

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Koran-burning protests continue in Afghanistan

Protests erupted in Afghanistan again today over a US pastor’s burning of the Koran – the fourth day of demonstrations against the destruction of Islam’s holy book in a country struggling to beat back an insurgency led by Taliban religious extremists.

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Man arrested after 'Koran burning' in UK city street

A man has been arrested after a Koran was allegedly burned during an anti-Islamic rant, police said.

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Controversial pastor will not attend far-right demonstration

Controversial pastor will not attend far-right demonstration

Controversial American preacher Pastor Terry Jones will not attend an English Defence League (EDL) demonstration in Britain, the far-right group said.

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Police arrest six over 'burning Korans'

Police arrested six people on suspicion of inciting racial hatred after a recording of what appeared to be Korans being burned appeared on the internet, a force spokesman said today.

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Indian forces kill 13 in Kashmir

Indian forces killed 13 protesters and wounded scores of others in confrontations across Kashmir fuelled in part by a report that a Koran was desecrated in the United States, police said.

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Deadline passes with no offer of meeting for Koran-burning pastor

Deadline passes with no offer of meeting for Koran-burning pastor

The pastor who planned an “International Burn-a-Koran Day” is still hopeful of meeting the imam overseeing plans for a controversial Islamic centre in New York for talks.

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Father of 9/11 victim calls Koran burning 'distasteful'

The father of a victim of the 9/11 terror attacks has condemned the threats to burn the Koran made by an American Pastor.

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Obama: I had to act over Koran-burning plan

Obama: I had to act over Koran-burning plan

A US pastor’s plan to burn Korans on September 11 must be taken seriously because it could cause “profound damage” to US troops and interests around the world, President Barack Obama said today.

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'Burn-a-Koran' pastor gives imam two-hour meeting deadline

'Burn-a-Koran' pastor gives imam two-hour meeting deadline

The pastor who planned an “International Burn-a-Koran Day” tonight publicly challenged the imam overseeing plans for a controversial Islamic centre in New York to start talks.

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'Burn-a-Koran' pastor to meet Ground Zero mosque imam

'Burn-a-Koran' pastor to meet Ground Zero mosque imam

The pastor who planned an “International Burn-a-Koran Day” will instead fly to New York to try to meet the imam overseeing plans for a controversial Islamic centre near Ground Zero.

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Florida pastor abandons plans to burn Koran

Florida pastor abandons plans to burn Koran

A Florida pastor said today that will not now proceed with plans to burn copies of the Koran on tomorrow's anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.

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Injuries reported as thousands protest proposed burning of Koran

Injuries reported as thousands protest proposed burning of Koran

Thousands of Afghans were protesting today over suspended plans by a small American church to burn the Koran.

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Pastor's decision to cancel Koran burning in doubt

Pastor's decision to cancel Koran burning in doubt

The anti-Muslim leader of a tiny US church said he was lied to and is rethinking his decision to cancel burning copies of the Koran to mark 9/11.

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