Afghan Protest Over Anti-Muslim Film Turns Violent

Hundreds of demonstrators attacked the security personnel and burned cars early Monday during protests in the Afghan capital against an anti-Islamic film that has been creating ripples in the Middle East, North Africa and some parts of Asia.
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Google Blocking Access To ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ In Middle East, India

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), the No. 1 search engine, said it’s blocked access to the controversial “Innocence of Muslims”on YouTube in countries with large Muslim populations, including India, Libya and Egypt. But Afghanistan's government blocked all access to YouTube, claiming the video is offensive.
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ONGC Hits Iranian Wall In $5 Billion Bid For ConocoPhillips Units

Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (Mumbai: ONGC), India's largest state-controlled energy driller, could lose its bid for $5 billion in Canadian assets controlled by energy giant ConocoPhillips Co. (NYSE: COP), due to its investments in Iran, which is facing U.S. sanctions.

Do Something Awards 2012: Winners And Best Dressed At VH1?s Annual Charitable Award Show [PHOTOS]

On Sunday, celebrities, athletes and those in the limelight gathered in Santa Monica, Calif. for the 2012 Do Something Awards by VH1 to celebrate the year's most charitable people. Some of the best dressed of the night on the red carpet included Lea Michelle, Kristen Bell, Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed and Olivia Munn. View photos of the red carpet and ceremony and a full list of winners ahead of the VH1 broadcast which will air on Tuesday.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir meets with Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, on visit to Beijing

China Hails Sudanese Oil Deal

China hailed the recent agreement between Sudan and South Sudan that will allow the landlocked South to resume exporting crude oil through its northern neighbor's pipelines after months of tense negotiations.


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