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# Quran Burning

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# Quran Burning
Two US soldiers shot dead as protesters rage against Quran burning
Protesters in Afghanistan are still angered by the burning of the Islamic holy book at a church in Florida last month.
# Afghanistan
Eight UN workers killed at anti-Quran burning protests
Eight foreign staff – five of them Nepalese – are killed, with two beheaded, as four protesters also die.
# Barred
US pastor Terry Jones barred from UK
The controversial pastor who called a mass-burning of the Qu’ran last summer has been told he cannot enter the UK because of his “unacceptable behaviour”.
# September 11
Anger amid the sadness as America marks 9/11
Rival protests stay peaceful (just about) but sour the air as New Yorkers observe the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
# September 11
Man sets Quran on fire in New York 9/11 protest
# September 11
Terry Jones will hold Quran burning "not today, not ever"
# September 11
Obama appeals for calm on anniversary of 9/11 attacks
The president seeks to ease tensions between Christians and Muslims as New York marks the ninth anniversary of the attacks.
Shame on us for making Pastor Jones a celebrity
The Pastor may be legally entitled to set the Qu’ran alight – but that doesn’t make it right.