Middle East and North Africa
At least three die as protesters attack U.S. embassy in Tunis
TUNIS, Sept 14 (Reuters) - At least three people died and 28 others were wounded on Friday after hundreds of protesters incensed by a U.S.-made film insulting the Prophet Mohammad attacked the U.S. embassy in the Tunisian capital, state television said.
A Reuters reporter had seen police open fire to try to quell the assault, in which protesters managed to penetrate the embassy building.
GENEVA/MOSCOW - The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union called after crisis talks on Thursday for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine, where Western powers believe Russia is fomenting a pro-Russian separatist movement. | Video
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