World Bulletin/News Desk
More than 30,000 people took to the streets of Karachi on Saturday to protest the American anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims” as well as a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad published in a French magazine, according to Press TV.
Pakistan’s largest city was filled with protesters from various political parties and movements, from pro-government to Islamist. Crowds, waving Islamic flags and banner, are set to march toward the Tibet commercial center in the west of the city.
Such marches had been banned by the government for security reasons, according to TV channel Geo TV.
Similar protests erupted in Pakistan earlier this week, in which 19 people died.
Cartoons of Muhammad appeared in the French magazine Charlie Hedbo last Wednesday, despite warnings from various sources.
Enraged over anti-Islam movie “Innocence of Muslims”, scores of Muslims staged a protest outside Collector's office in Indıa's Ajmer and burnt America’s flag.
Demanding that ban be imposed on US-made movie, protesters handed over a memorandum, addressed to Prime Minister, to Collector.
The protesters waved banners and shouted anti-American slogans. The protesters also set ablaze flags of America, France, Israel and Germany.
According to the International Labor Organization there are still around 3.2 million child labors in Bangladesh
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Cambodia has millions of unexploded bombs, however young children are unaware of the danger of the objects.
Move comes as Kabul government gears up to enter peace talks with Taliban
Human rights lawyer says smuggling networks saw opportunity to profit from those fleeing Syrian conflict, with illegal entries believed to match 40-percent increase in legal entries
Pyongyang claims to have successfully launched satellite into orbit
Four-nation talks aimed at ending Afghanistan's 15-year war has been concluded with a call for direct talks between the government and the Taliban by the end of February.
A suicide bomber riding on a bicycle targeted a vehicle carrying security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing 8.
Of fatalities, 5 were inside 16-story building among those collapsed after magnitude 6.4 tremor strikes south Tainan city
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has in Sri Lanka on Saturday morning, on a four-day official visit.
Satellite images taken this week of North Korea's Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fueling activity seen in the past shortly before a rocket launch
Kashmir Day is observed every year on Feb 5 to express solidarity with the people of Indian-occupied Kashmir in their struggle for self-determination
In 2015, China for the first time has beaten Japan as biggest Asia-Pacific tech spender
US top general in Afghanistan says plan to reduce troops can be adjusted
Turkish member of body overseeing country's peace process says despite failure of house to seal peace expects efforts to continue
Defence ministry says strikes were carried out by the Afghan air force with the support of NATO troops