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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 23, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011.
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'South Park'

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- "South Park," Comedy Central's always irreverent animated program, caused a stir and drew threats with a depiction of the Prophet Mohammed.
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Web site warns 'South Park' creators

Web site warns 'South Park' creators

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- A radical Muslim Web site warned "South Park" producers of retaliation if the show airs a segment with a skewed depiction of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed.

Analysis: Anti-Islam film a security risk

BERLIN, April 1 (UPI) -- European security officials have warned of an increased terror threat after a Dutch lawmaker published an anti-Islam film on the Internet.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Germany Correspondent

Anti-Koran film posted on Web

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, March 28 (UPI) -- A right-wing member of the Dutch parliament has posted his film criticizing the Koran on the Web site LiveLeak.

Ex-Dutch official urges EU security fund

BRUSSELS , Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A former Dutch lawmaker who has spoken critically of Islam is asking the European Union to fund security for her and others who receive death threats.

Analysis: Anti-Islam film scares The Hague

BERLIN, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The Dutch government is bracing for widespread violence that could be sparked by an anti-Islam film that its producer wants to broadcast sometime this week.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Germany Correspondent

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 2, 2007.
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Cars torched in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The death of a Moroccan Muslim by Dutch police sparked a week of riots in Amsterdam.

Van Gogh painting to be auctioned in N.Y.

LONDON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- What is believed to be the last painting Vincent van Gogh completed before he committed suicide is set to be auctioned off in New York next month.

Los Angeles Times Book Prize winners

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- The winners of the 2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced at UCLA, with the Robert Kirsch award going to William Kittredge.

Anti-terror laws pass Dutch parliament

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, March 22 (UPI) -- The Dutch parliament approved anti-terror laws that would bar people suspected of terrorism from entering certain areas at certain times.

Muslims condemn burqa ban

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Muslims in the Netherlands say a move by the Dutch government to ban the wearing of burqa by Muslim women is an attempt to win the anti-immigration vote.

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UPI almanac for Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006.
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Terror suspects go on trial in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A Netherlands court in Amsterdam Monday opened its trial of six terror suspects, who face the country's tough new anti-terror laws.

Hirsi Ali resigns from Dutch parliament

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, May 16 (UPI) -- Dutch lawmaker Ayaan Hirsi Ali announced she is giving up her seat in parliament and leaving the Netherlands now that her citizenship has been revoked.

Netherlands MP's asylum being investigated

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, May 15 (UPI) -- A Dutch lawmaker accused of lying to immigration officials has decided to leave the Netherlands and move to the United States.

Man gets 3 years for jihad recruitment

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A young Moroccan-Dutch man has been sentenced to three years in prison for trying to recruit fellow inmates to attack "enemies of Islam." Expatica reports a three-judge panel also found that the defendant, identified as Bilal L., also tried to convince me

Hollywood to remake to van Gogh films

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Hollywood is planning remakes of two films by slain Dutch director Theo Van Gogh, "Blind Date and "Interview."

Amsterdam terror group trial begins

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The Netherlands trial for 14 Islamic terror suspects began in Amsterdam Monday, relating back to the killing of filmmaker Theo van Gogh.

Dutch film to look at Islam and gays

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A member of the Dutch parliament said she will make a film about Islam and homosexuality as a sequel to a religion-based movie that got a collaborator killed.

Politician's security irks her neighbors

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Security around the home of a Dutch member of Parliament threatened my Muslim extremists has angered her neighbors to the point of a court challenge.
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