February 12, 2006 - Posted at 1:06 p.m. CST
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) _ Protesters shouting for ``blood'' and
``vengeance'' have targeted the French consulate in Istanbul,
Turkey, as demonstrations continue over cartoons depicting the
Some 150 ultra-nationalist Turks pelted the door of the
consulate with eggs and tried to break into the building.
Meanwhile, thousands of demonstrators rallied outside an
Istanbul mosque to condemn the drawings, which first appeared in a
Danish newspaper. The crowd shouted ``Down with Israel, America and
Denmark,'' and waved banners calling for a boycott of Danish goods.
Other protests were held elsewhere in Turkey, and riot police
stood by during a demonstration outside the embassy in Ankara.
Denmark has been sending warnings to its citizens as the
controversy simmers across the Muslim world. In the latest move,
officials are urging Danish citizens to leave Indonesia, saying it
had information that Danes were at risk in the world's most
populous Muslim nation.