Europe set for bigger station role
BBC - 17/07/2006

As the US space agency (Nasa) prepares to resume assembly of the International Space Station (ISS) following the success of the shuttle Discovery mission, Europe is about to take on an enhanced role in maintaining and supplying the orbiting outpost.

Mideast, oil and earnings to roil stocks
Reuters - 17/07/2006

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An escalation of Middle East fighting and crude oil prices close to $80 a barrel will create more angst on Wall Street this week, just as the quarterly earnings reporting season hits full swing.

Q&A: Middle East crisis
BBC - 16/07/2006

The Middle East has been plunged again into an escalating crisis. The BBC News website's Tarik Kafala looks at the key issues.

Who are Hezbollah?
BBC - 16/07/2006

Hezbollah - or the Party of God - is a powerful political and military organisation of Shia Muslims in Lebanon.
It emerged with financial backing from Iran in the early 1980s and began a struggle to drive Israeli troops from Lebanon. In May 2000 this aim was achieved, thanks largely to the success of the party's military arm, the Islamic Resistance.
In return, the movement, which represents Lebanon's Shia Muslims - the country's single largest community - won the respect of most Lebanese.

Anglicanism at the Crossroads
Zenit .org - 15/07/2006

Recent decisions by the Anglican Church in Britain and the United States have raised the specter of further splits. Last weekend, the Church of England's Synod voted in favor of allowing women to be ordained bishops.
Already 14 out of the 38 autonomous Anglican churches in other countries have approved women bishops, reported the BBC on Monday. The British decision, however, was important given the status of England as the home of Anglicanism.

Gingrich says it's World War III
Seattle Times by David Postman - 15/07/2006

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich says America is in World War III and President Bush should say so. In an interview in Bellevue this morning Gingrich said Bush should call a joint session of Congress the first week of September and talk about global military conflicts in much starker terms than have been heard from the president.

Germany asked to mediate in Middle East
Reuters - 15/07/2006

Several western nations have asked German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to mediate in the Middle East conflict, weekly magazine Der Spiegel reported on Saturday.

US 'could be going bankrupt'
Telegraph.co.uk - 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.

ECONOMIC WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION
by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.
Editor, Safe Money Report & MoneyandMarkets.com - 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.

“Just what is an APOSTLE?”
Just what is an Apostle?

Today we find the Church of God in a “wilderness of religious confusion!”

The confusion is not merely around the Church – within the religions of the world outside – but WITHIN the very heart of The True Church itself!

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Listen to Me, You who know righteousness, You people in whose heart is My Law: …I have put My words in your mouth, I have covered you with the shadow of My hand, That I may plant the heavens, Lay the foundations of the earth, and say to Zion, “you are My people” (Isaiah 51:7,16)