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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Taliban uses burned Quran as weapon

Tires burn during a demonstration in Kandahar on Sunday. Protesters battled police in the southern Afghanistan city and took to the streets in the turbulent east for the first time as Western pleas failed to halt a third consecutive day of rage over a U.S. pastor's burning of the Quran.