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In pictures: Muslim anger at Pope

Pope Benedict in Regensburg, Germany, on 12 September

A speech this week by Pope Benedict XVI has incensed Muslims across the world.

Muslim students burn an effigy of the Pope in Allahabad, India

Some Indian Muslims burnt an effigy of the world's Roman Catholic leader who quoted remarks which linked Islam to violence.

Muslim protestors shout slogans against the Pope at a rally in Jammu, India

Other Indian Muslims joined protest marches.

Pakistani Muslims hold rallies in Islamabad

Pakistani Muslims held rallies at which they asserted that jihad was peaceful.

A Palestinian youth holds a copy of the Koran during a protest in Gaza City.

Palestinian demonstrators expressed their devotion to the Koran during a protest in Gaza City.

Muslims condemn the Pope at al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Egypt

Angry protesters in Egypt converged on a Cairo mosque.

Members of the Muslim League demonstrate in Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir

In Srinagar in Kashmir, where members of the Muslim League demonstrated, police detained a number of protesters.

Pakistani policeman stands guard in front of St John's Catholic Church in Peshawar, Pakistan

In mainly Muslim Pakistan, security forces turned out to guard Roman Catholic churches.

Protesters display banner in Ankara, Turkey

The row is being felt particularly in Turkey which the Pope is due to visit this year.

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