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13 Sep 2012 13:25 GMT
A film released on Youtube that is considered blasphemous has sparked violent protests and attacks on US diplomatic missions in several countries. Here a Palestinian man burns the US flag during demonstrations in Gaza City on September 12.
Protesters angered by an anti-Islam film storm the US Embassy in Yemen(***)s capital.
A Libyan man holds a placard in English during a demonstration against the attack on the US consulate that killed four Americans, including the ambassador, in Benghazi, Libya.
A Palestinian man holds a placard praising Islam(***)s Prophet Muhammad during a demonstration against a film deemed offensive to Islam in front of United Nations(***) headquarters in Gaza City.
Egyptian protesters burn the US flag during a demonstration in Cairo.
Muslims demonstrate outside the US embassy in Tunis demanding its closure.
Demonstrators hold a message during a rally to condemn the killing of the US Ambassador to Libya.
A group of protesters shout slogans during a demonstration outside the US Embassy, in Tunisia. About one hundred people demonstrated in front of the US embassy for the second time in 24 hours on September 12.
An elite Philippine police commando stands guard near the perimeter fence of the US embassy in Manila on September 13.The Us has heightened security at its diplomatic missions around the world.
Egyptian protesters attend evening prayers during a demonstration in front of the US embassy in Cairo. Graffiti on the wall reads "there is one God, we will live with dignity," and "anyone but God(***)s prophet".
While targeting 'terrorists and junkies', Kremlin-backed strongman Kadyrov flaunts the law to safeguard moderate Islam.
Human Rights, War & Conflict, Chechnya
In Tripura, residents say barbed-wire barrier keeping out migrants threatens livelihoods - and their cultural spirit.
India-Bangladesh border, Asia
Thumbing its nose at the 'war on drugs', help for farmers has spurred a major drop in cocaine production since 2011.
Drugs, Agriculture, Bolivia
With the UN Security Council so often deadlocked, reformers are pushing to rein in the all-powerful veto.
War & Conflict, Human Rights, UN
In a Delhi slum, puppeteers, musicians, jugglers and acrobats try to unite as they wrangle with an approaching eviction.
Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
An investigation into the high rate of child sex abuse in Jamaica and the government's failure to protect its children.
Human Rights, Jamaica, Rape
The story of the 1994 Rwandan genocide told through the prism of the media, exploring their role then and today.
Media, War & Conflict, Africa
How Kenya's female water tank masons are delivering measurable benefits to their communities - and their country.
Women, Africa, Kenya