Europe faces 'very real threat'
BBC News - 17/08/2006

UK Home Secretary John Reid has said Europe faces a "persistent and very real" threat from terrorism, after a meeting with EU counterparts in London. But he said the presence of five other interior ministers and top EU officials symbolised Europe's determination to stand together and defend their values.
Finland, holder of the EU presidency, congratulated the UK on pre-empting an apparent plot to bomb US-bound planes.

Twenty-four people are now in custody in the UK over the alleged plot.

Europe resolves to shore up defences
BBC News - 17/08/2006

An emergency meeting of European Union ministers, held in London in response to the alleged plot to blow up planes taking off from British airports, saw broad agreement that Europe's defences against attack must be sharply upgraded.

So what will really change, and how fast?

Give Us Shari'a, UK Muslim Leaders Tell Gov't - 16/08/2006

British Muslim leaders meeting with government representatives to discuss ways of combating extremism are calling for the establishment of Islamic law (shari'a) to govern Muslims' family life.

"We told her if you give us religious rights, we will be in a better position to convince [Muslim] young people that they are being treated equally along with other citizens," said Syed Aziz Pasha, secretary general of the Union of Muslim Organizations of the U.K. and Ireland.

Antibiotic Resistant Staph Infections Now Very Common
ABC News - 16/08/2006

That's No Spider Bite:Staph Infections Are Often Frustrating, Painful and Hard to Treat. Their stories are numerous - the people who know, firsthand, how common antibiotic-resistant skin staph infections have become.

The Psychology Behind Suicide Bombings.
MSNBC - 15/08/2006

If anyone has a problem with supporting our current policy of dealing with TERRORISM and the ongoing operation in Iraq, please read and digest every word of this revealing documentary aired recently by MSNBC. The World is facing a culture of hatred, paraded as religion, that civilization has never had to deal with in the history of mankind..

E-Passports Issued Despite Security Concerns
The Scotsman - 14/08/2006

Privacy groups have raised concerns that the e-passports are vulnerable to remote scanning, which would allow pirates to copy the holder's details and create bogus travel documents. Such fears were heightened earlier this month when a German computer security expert demonstrated at a conference in Las Vegas how to crack the RFID chip and clone the new passports.

Pacific 'Dead Zone' Worse Than Thought
ABC News - 12/08/2006

PORTLAND, Ore. The oxygen-starved "dead zone" along the Pacific Coast that is causing massive crab and fish die-offs is worse than initially thought, scientists said.

'Plot to blow up planes' foiled
BBC News - 10/08/2006

A major terrorist plot to blow up planes in mid-flight has been disrupted, Scotland Yard has said.
It is thought the plan was to detonate explosive devices smuggled on aircraft in hand luggage, with flights from the UK to the US being targeted.

Mid-East conflict: Who stands where
BBC News - 07/08/2006

The fighting between Israel and Hezbollah is part of a wider conflict in the Middle East. The BBC News website's World Affairs correspondent Paul Reynolds examines who stands where and what is at stake for the main parties involved.

Islamic leaders warn on Lebanon
BBC - 03/08/2006

The UN Security Council lacks the courage to condemn Israeli attacks on Lebanon, Malaysia's PM has said, as Islamic states hold crisis talks.
He and other leaders from the world's Muslim nations warned of the effects of the violence in the Middle East as they met to discuss the crisis.

Aborting the British
Zenit NEWS agency - 29/07/2006

Calls Mount for a Change to 1967 Law. Official data for 2005 show a slight increase in abortion for England and Wales. The total number of abortions on women resident in the two areas was 186,416, compared with 185,700 a year earlier, a rise of 0.4%, according to information published July 4 by the Department of Health.

China to 'space-mutate' seeds - 24/07/2006

China intends to launch a satellite aimed at developing super space-enhanced fruit, vegetables and other crops.

What the EU's 'commitment' to freedom and democracy really means
The Business - 23/07/2006

Do our "opposition" politicians have nothing to say about this? Is it enough to turn up and lay a wreath at the Cenotaph or local war memorial once a year? Well, by November this will have already happened, unless it is stopped.

Schools in fingerprinting row
BBC News - 23/07/2006

Tens of thousands of children are being fingerprinted in school - often without the consent of their parents, a human rights group has complained.

Prints are taken for a library lending system which the makers say makes lending more efficient and less vulnerable to abuse.

But the pressure group Privacy International says the practice is illegal and breaches the human right to privacy.

Methodists and Catholics mend a historical rift
Reuters - 23/07/2006

Greater harmony among Christians, a key goal of Pope Benedict's papacy, took a step forward on Sunday when Methodist churches joined a landmark agreement that has brought Catholics and Lutherans closer together.

The World Methodist Council, which represents about 70 million believers, signed on to the 1999 agreement resolving the main theological dispute that led to the 16th-century Protestant Reformation and the splitting of western Christianity.

“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)