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Pakistani police foil attempt to burn church

Police broke up a mob of people armed with sticks that was threatening to attack a church Saturday after word spread that two copies of the Quran had been burned in eastern Pakistan, officials said. Full story

Poll: Most Egyptians want Quran as source of laws

A majority of Egyptians believe laws in their country should observe the teachings of Islam's holy book, the Quran, according to the results of an opinion poll by a U.S.-based research center. Full story

NJ worker fired over Quran burning gets job back

The New Jersey Transit employee fired for publicly burning pages of the Quran on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is getting his job back. Full story

Prosecutor tries to stop Koran-burning pastor

A Detroit prosecutor has filed a petition in district court to stop a Florida fundamentalist Christian preacher, who recently caused riots in Afghanistan after he burned a Koran, from holding a rally outside a large Michigan mosque. Full story

Anti-Western messages grow among Afghanistan's imams

Enayatullah Balegh is a professor at Kabul University and preaches on Fridays in the largest mosque in central Kabul, where he advocates jihad, or holy war, against foreigners who desecrate Islam. Full story

Suicide attackers kill 6 at Afghan police compound

Suicide attackers stormed a police compound with AK-47s, grenades and an explosives-rigged ambulance in southern Afghanistan Thursday in an escalation of fighting that coincides with demonstrations — some of them deadly — over the burning of a Quran in Florida. Full story

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  Afghanistan explodes after burning of Quran

Daisy Khan of the American Society of Muslim advancement shares her thoughts on the response to Pastor Terry Jones’ burning of the Quran.

  Zealots abroad, zealots at home

Al-Jazeera’s Abderrahim Foukara and Prof. Irshad Manji debate whether the recent violence in Afghanistan – sparked by Pastor Terry Jones’ burning of the Quran – hurt American support for the war.

  Quran burnings spark deadly protests

For the fourth day, anti-American protests continue in Afghanistan over a Florida pastor’s burning of the Quran. 22 people have died, including seven U.N. staff members. The Daily Beasts Leon Dische Baker joins Chris Jansing to discuss the Florida church at the center of the controversy.

  Bernstein: 'Nutjob' pastors don't deserve attention

Journalist Carl Bernstein joins Morning Joe to discuss the continuing protests in Afghanistan over a Florida pastor’s burning of the Quran, and the GOP budget proposal set to be released Tuesday.

  April 3: Nightly News Sunday broadcast

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