Hundreds of supporters of Egyptian Christians protesting a New Year's bombing that killed nearly two dozen of their members marched Tuesday night on a church in a Cairo suburb, where they were met by an equal number of security officers in riot gear.
More than a dozen trucks loaded with fruits, spices and other goods Tuesday crossed the line dividing Kashmir as India and Pakistan opened a symbolic trade route in the disputed region for the first time in more than 60 years.
Muslim demonstrators in Damascus torched the Norwegian Embassy and the building housing Denmark's embassy because newspapers in those countries published what the protesters consider blasphemous depictions of Islam's Prophet Mohammed.
First lady Laura Bush downplayed the hostile demonstrations she encountered Sunday while visiting some of Jerusalem's most holy sites, saying Monday she was not afraid and did not feel she was at risk.
Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has toured a bullet-riddled mosque that has become a lightning rod for Muslim anger over his government's tough military response to an uprising in the restive south.