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Fri Sep 21, 2012, 04:34 AM

French Muslim leader urges calm as Mohammad cartoons republished

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - The main agency representing Muslims in France appealed for calm on Friday as a new print run of cartoons featuring a naked Prophet Mohammad hit newsstands, raising fears of protests on prayers day around the Islamic world.

The drawings in satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo risk stoking a furore over a film mocking the Prophet, which provoked the storming of U.S. and other Western embassies, the killing of the U.S. envoy to Libya and a suicide bombing in Afghanistan.

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In the French capital, police were on alert after protests planned by some Muslim groups were banned.

Read more: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/09/21/uk-protests-france-idUKBRE88K09G20120921

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