Protest over burning of Korans in Afghanistan


The items are thought to have been burned as part of routine disposal of rubbish at the base. The protesters demanded to meet the country’s president over the issue and threatened to demonstrate again if their demand was not met. US Gen John Allen, the top commander in Afghanistan, apologised and ordered an investigation into the incident, which he was "not intentional in any way." The incident stoked anti-foreign sentiment that already is on the rise after nearly a decade of war in Afghanistan and fuelled the arguments of Afghans who believe foreign…

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Launch of Latin America’s Leading LGBT Marketing Event – WebWire (press release)

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