Palestinians take over key border
BBC NEWS - 15/11/2005

PALESTINE - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has presided over a ceremony marking the official re-opening of the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt. Declaring the crossing at Rafah open, Mr Abbas said it was "a dream come true" for Gaza's 1.3 million residents.

Colombia's Galeras volcano erupts
BBC News - 15/11/2005

COLOMBIA - One of Colombia's largest volcanoes has erupted, spewing huge amounts of ash and sulphur fumes.

Drug fakes damage malaria control - 15/11/2005

UK - Anti-malaria drugs which save hundreds of thousands of lives every year are at risk of becoming useless, because of new counterfeiting tactics.

France seeks to extend crisis law
BBC NEWS - 14/11/2005

FRANCE - The French cabinet is seeking to extend by three months a state of emergency aimed at controlling suburban unrest. In the last seven days, over 4000 cars have been destroyed.

Pope tells US ambassador to keep ethics in politics.
AEDT - 13/11/2005

VATICAN - Pope Benedict told the United States' new ambassador on Saturday that world leaders had to consider the ethical and moral dimension of every political decision.

Jordan's king asks global terror fight
The Associated Press - 13/11/2005

AMMAN, JORDAN - King Abdullah II called for a global fight against terrorism Saturday as Jordan acknowledged for the first time that al-Qaida in Iraq used three foreign suicide bombers to attack Amman hotels, killing 57 others.

Chirac speaks of inequalities leading to riots
Associated Press - 11/11/2005

PARIS, FRANCE - French officials say violence abating, but risk remains.

Half of South Asia quake dead were likely children: UNICEF
AFP - 11/11/2005

MUZAFFARABAD, PAKISTAN - Children likely make up half of the 74,000 people who died in the South Asian quake, the United Nations said on Friday, confirming fears that the disaster had claimed a "lost generation."

Bird flu battle's 3-year cost is put at $1.5 billion
AP - 10/11/2005

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Fighting the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in poultry and preparing for the next human flu pandemic will cost about $1.5 billion over the next three years, experts estimated Wednesday.

Jordan's trust in security shaken
BBC - 10/11/2005

JORDAN - In a region shaken by violence, Jordan has thrived over recent years as a safe haven - not least for Iraqis fleeing the mayhem in their own country.

Torture is a blight on America's image
Gulf News - 10/11/2005

USA - On October 6, Glen Beck, the host of a US syndicated radio show, received a call from a former "intelligence officer" called Mitch, who claimed to have personally tortured foreign detainees by burning their retinas with high-powered Halogen lamps and bursting their eardrums using high-pressure water and air.

China trade surplus grows.
China Daily - 30/10/2005

CHINA - China's trade surplus will probably widen to $90 billion this year from $32 billion in 2004 because of surging exports from the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, clothes and steel, the Ministry of Commerce said.

Geologists visit quake zone to check on possible volcano
Associated Press - 25/10/2005

PAKISTAN - Pakistan's army was flying geologists to an isolated northwestern valley Tuesday to investigate reports of possible volcanic activity after the massive October 8 earthquake that killed about 80,000 people, an official said.

Iran threatens to hold back oil sales
The New Zealand Herald - 20/10/2005

IRAN - Iran, the world's fourth biggest oil producer, may hold back on oil sales if its nuclear programme is referred to the UN Security Council, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said.

Death toll in Pak quake nears 40,000; rain compounds misery
AP - 16/10/2005

BALAKOT, PAKISTAN - The death toll from Pakistan's earthquake rose sharply to nearly 40,000, with the president warning the numbers could jump still higher as relief teams reach more villages in the endless folds of the Himalayan mountains.

“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)