April 1 Attack in Afghanistan German Army Criticized For Failing to Protect UN Workers

Although the German ISAF troops stationed in northern Afghanistan were promptly informed of an April 1 attack on a UN mission, they didn't deploy. Critical questions have been raised about the Bundeswehr's initial inaction.
Von Ulrike Demmer, Susanne Koelbl und Enayat Najafizada
Afghan protesters at an April 1 demonstration to condemn the burning of the Koran by an American pastor: ""Use every weapon, the word or the club to defend the Koran."

Afghan protesters at an April 1 demonstration to condemn the burning of the Koran by an American pastor: ""Use every weapon, the word or the club to defend the Koran."

Foto: OMAR SOBHANI/ REUTERS