May 29, 2012 12:54 EDT
A Danish court on Tuesday remanded in custody two brothers of Somali origin who are suspected of plotting a terror attack and for their links to the Islamist Shebab network in Somalia.
Jan 30, 2012 12:27 EST
An Oslo court on Monday jailed two men for planning to bomb the Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, in Norway's first-ever guilty verdict for plotting terrorism.
Jan 30, 2012 10:11 EST
An Oslo court on Monday sentenced two men to prison for planning to bomb the Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, in Norway's first-ever guilty verdict for "plotting to commit a terrorist act."
Jul 22, 2011 19:52 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - A massive bomb shattered Norway's main government building in Oslo on Friday, killing two people, police were quoted as saying by local news agency NTB.
Jul 22, 2011 13:04 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - A massive bomb shattered Norway's main government building in Oslo Friday, killing two people, police were quoted as saying by local news agency NTB.
Jul 08, 2011 05:57 EDT
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish court on Friday extended the detention of four men charged with plotting an attack on a Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad and outraged Muslims around the world.
Jun 22, 2011 08:39 EDT
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish appeals court Wednesday lengthened the prison sentence of a Somali man to 10 years from nine for attempting to kill a cartoonist whose 2005 drawing of the Prophet Mohammad provoked Muslim outrage.
Apr 25, 2011 09:58 EDT
A Jordanian court on Monday put on trial in absentia Danish artist Kurt Westergaard who is being sued in the kingdom for blasphemy over a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.
Apr 15, 2011 10:06 EDT
Danish artist Kurt Westergaard, known for his controversial caricature of the Prophet Mohammed, said Friday he had not been informed of a trial against him in Jordan and said he would in any case not attend.
Apr 14, 2011 14:20 EDT
A Jordanian court will begin this month the trial of Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard over a controversial caricature of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed, but it was unclear if he will attend.
Feb 04, 2011 12:41 EST
A Danish court on Friday jailed a Somali Islamist for nine years and told him that he would then be kicked back to his homeland for trying to butcher a cartoonist who caricatured the Prophet Mohammed.
Feb 04, 2011 09:06 EST
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish court Friday sentenced a Somali man to nine years in prison followed by expulsion for trying to kill a cartoonist whose 2005 drawing of the Prophet Mohammad provoked Muslim outrage around the world.
Feb 03, 2011 15:44 EST
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish court found a Somali man guilty on Thursday of attempted terrorism for trying to kill a cartoonist whose 2005 drawing of the Prophet Mohammad stirred Muslim outrage around the globe.
Jan 19, 2011 12:21 EST
A Somali man charged with trying to kill a Dane who caricatured the Prophet Mohammed pleaded not guilty to attempted murder on the first day of his trial Wednesday, insisting he had only aimed to scare the cartoonist.
Jan 18, 2011 22:14 EST
A Somali man charged with trying to kill the cartoonist behind the most controversial of the Danish caricatures of Prophet Mohammed goes on trial Wednesday in the central town of Aarhus.
Dec 30, 2010 11:54 EST
1 suspect in Denmark terror case released due to apparent lack of evidence, 3 still held. An Iraqi asylum seeker accused of plotting a shooting attack on the Copenhagen office of a newspaper that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad was freed Thursday due to an apparent lack of evidence.
Nov 15, 2010 17:44 EST
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish cartoonist at the center of a crisis in 2006 that set off riots in the Muslim world dislikes the profile the incident gave him and would prefer to return to his old identity as an ordinary artist.
Nov 15, 2010 13:46 EST
"The drawing has taken on a life of its own, all around the world," Kurt Westergaard, 75, told reporters as he presented his new autobiography.
Nov 12, 2010 15:19 EST
In Denmark's western town of Aarhus, the autobiography of Kurt Westergaard had already sold out and book stores there were "desperate" for more copies, John Lykkegaard, the author and publisher of the book, said Friday evening.
Sep 17, 2010 12:56 EDT
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Seattle cartoonist who stirred up a religious storm with a tongue-in-cheek encouragement to draw images of the Muslim prophet Mohammed has gone into hiding after a threat to her safety.