US 'could be going bankrupt' - 14/07/2006

The United States is heading for bankruptcy, according to an extraordinary paper published by one of the key members of the country's central bank.

US faces dilemma in Mid-East crisis
BBC - 14/07/2006

Israel is America's ally. When Israeli troops are captured by Hezbollah, the immediate sympathies of the United States lie with Israel. President George W Bush and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert both say that they're fighting a war on terror.
They have common enemies - radical Islamic extremists willing to use violence.
Both view Hezbollah as a terrorist group. Both see the hand of Syria and Iran in supporting Hezbollah.
But Israel's military action against Lebanon has huge complications.

Ahmadinejad says 'Zionists' are 'most detested' people in humanity
AFP - 13/07/2006

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a fresh verbal attack on Israel by describing "Zionists" as the "most detested people" on the planet.
The comment came after Iran's top national security official, Ali Larijani, had met Palestinian groups to voice the Islamic republic's "decisive support" for their battle against Israel.

'Lab-made sperm' fertility hope
BBC - 11/07/2006

Scientists have proved for the first time that sperm grown from embryonic stem cells can be used to produce offspring.

The discovery in mice could ultimately help couples affected by male fertility problems to conceive.

New terror warning system rates threat as severe
The Guardian - 11/07/2006

Britain faces a "severe" terrorist threat - meaning that an attack is "highly likely", and will remain so for a long time to come - under the system of public warnings unveiled yesterday by the home secretary, John Reid.

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.
Editor, Safe Money Report & - 10/07/2006

This coming weekend, something very unusual is going to happen. Eight of the world's most powerful heads of state ? Bush, Blair, Chirac, Harper, Koizumi, Merkel, Prodi and Putin ? will be gathering in St. Petersburg, Russia for their "G8" economic summit.

But for the first time in this decade, the most urgent topic will not be America's gaping trade deficit, now running at more than double the rate of just five years ago. Nor will it be China's bulging trade surplus, now flying at triple the level of 2004 ... or the Chinese yuan, still greatly undervalued ... or the U.S. dollar, still sinking against almost all currencies.

Instead, the most heated debate at this year's G8 meeting will be about the threat that has suddenly jumped ahead of all others in urgency ...

It's WWIII, and U.S. is out of ideas
New York Daily News - 09/07/2006

Last week's headlines prove the point: North Korea fires missiles, Iran talks of nukes again, Iraq carnage continues, Israel invades Gaza, England observes one-year anniversary of subway bombing. And, oh, yes, the feds stop a plot to blow up tunnels under the Hudson River. World War III has begun.

China and EU can 'strike bargain'
BBC - 07/07/2006

Europe and China could strike a "grand bargain" by agreeing to accommodate each other's commercial interests, EU Commissioner Peter Mandelson has said.

Speaking ahead of an EU-China trade conference in Brussels, Mr Mandelson said China must abide by world trade rules and be more open in its dealings. In return, Europe must accept the "challenge" posed by China's economic strength and adapt to better compete.

Historic India-China link opens
BBC - 06/07/2006

China and India have opened a historic trade route that had been closed for nearly half a century.

The Himalayan pass of Nathu La, 4,000m (14,000 feet) above sea level, was once part of the ancient Silk Road and saw clashes between the sides in the 1960s.

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EU. Returns To its Roman Latin Roots
The Guardian - 03/07/2006

Sniffy classicists, who have always looked down at the European Union as a pale imitation of their beloved Roman Empire, will be delighted. Having pinched the Romans' idea of a single currency, the EU has now decided to embrace Latin. Finland, which is running the EU for the next six months, is to publish weekly news bulletins in Latin on its special EU presidency website.

Colourful parade marks EuroPride
BBC - 01/07/2006

Thousands of people have attended a huge parade marking the end of a two-week European festival of gay and lesbian culture. Streets in central London were closed as marchers, floats, dancers and bands led the EuroPride procession. Spectators cheered as the parade, including a giant rainbow flag, wound its way towards Trafalgar Square.

"It shows to the world what London is, the world's most diverse, gay-friendly city," said organiser Jason Pollock.
Mr Pollock, EuroPride London 06 chief executive, said the festival had drawn 750,000 people to the capital.

New rulers to stone rapists to death
Herald Sun - 28/06/2006

SOMALIA'S newly powerful Islamists say they will stone to death five rapists, in what some fear is the latest sign of a plan to install a hardline Islamic authority like Afghanistan's Taliban.

The punishments, like others carried out by the Islamists in their sharia courts in the capital Mogadishu and elsewhere, follow the naming of Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys - on a U.N. list of al Qaeda associates - to a top post over the weekend.

Buffett gift means millions for abortion - 28/06/2006

Pro-life advocates are concerned about investment guru Warren Buffett's massive donation to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation because of the Microsoft founder's support for abortion.

The Gates Foundation has given the Planned Parenthood Federation of America almost $12.5 million since 1998, including funds to persuade teens to support abortion and to lobby the United Nations to advance pro-abortion proposals, reported

Israeli army enters Gaza in ground offensive
The Times of India - 28/06/2006

GAZA: Israeli troops entered the southern Gaza Strip, starting a broad ground operation early Wednesday, following the abduction of an Israeli soldier by Palestinian militants.
The Israeli army has confirmed the start of the offensive, code-named "Summer Rain", adding that the military operation is aimed to secure the return of the kidnapped soldier.

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