A Turkish court has blocked access to a website for the country`s first atheist association, ruling it was an "insult to religious values" in the overwhelmingly Muslim nation, the group said on Wednesday.
A Swedish cartoonist believed to have been the target of one of the deadly weekend Copenhagen shootings said on Tuesday that Danish police had underestimated the terrorist threat since January`s Paris attacks.
The backlash over Charlie Hebdo rumbled on Monday after days of bloodshed in Niger, with a huge rally in Chechnya against the weekly`s cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, Afghan protesters burning the French flag and Gazans levelling threats against France.
Police in Niger fired tear gas Sunday to break up a banned opposition demonstration in the capital Niamey, a day after deadly riots over the publication by France`s Charlie Hebdo magazine of a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.
Almost half of French oppose publication of cartoons depicting Islam`s Prophet Mohammed, according to a poll Sunday, as global debate deepened on the limits of free speech in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings.
Five people were killed in the Niger capital on Saturday during violent riots against the depiction of the Prophet Mohammed on the cover of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, President Mahamadou Issoufou said.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday condemned the decision by French magazine Charlie Hebdo to show a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed on its cover following a deadly attack on its offices by Islamist gunmen.
A Turkish court on Wednesday ordered a block on websites featuring the controversial front cover of the first issue of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo since the massacre at its offices, as anger grew in the Islamic world over the edition.