9,000 Still Missing in Quake-Hit Areas
Arab News - 24/12/2005

PAKISTAN - At least 9,000 people are still missing in Azad Kashmir and the North West Frontier Province following the October 8 earthquake.

Hunger leads to deaths in Kenya
BBC - 22/12/2005

KENYA - At least 10 people have died of hunger in northern Kenya, Dr Boniface Musila a health official in Mandera says.

Israel ready to strike Iran
AlJazeera - 22/12/2005

ISRAEL - In October, a Russian rocket carried Iran's first spy satellite, the Sinah-1, into orbit. This launch accelerated Israel's plans to strike Tehran's nuclear facilities; the Jewish state is now getting ready for an attack by the end of March.

Worst floods in decades in Southeast Asia: 130 killed
AP - 22/12/2005

THAILAND - Unrelenting rains, some of the severest floods in decades have killed at least 130 people in peninsular Southeast Asia, according to the latest reports Thursday.

Blair's EU deal gives Brown a 2 billion pounds headache
The Observer - 18/12/2005

UK - Tony Blair's sacrifice over Britain's European Union rebate has left his Chancellor to plug a multi-billion pound hole in this country's future spending plans, it emerged last night. Gordon Brown will have to find between 1-2 biliion pounds a year.

 
Cameron appoints lesbian as key aid
Daily Mail - 16/12/2005

UK - David Cameron made another break with the past yesterday when he appointed a lesbian businesswoman as vice chairman of the conservative party. Millionairess Margot James, 47, has been given special responsibility for woman's issues.

 
British Firefighters Battle Final Blazes
Associated Press - 13/12/2005

UK - Firefighters on Tuesday battled the last three blazes at an oil-depot inferno that has spewed thick smoke as far away as France, while health officials said tests indicated the cloud was not toxic.

Buncefield Depot: Eyewitness reports
BBC - 12/12/2005

UK - A huge explosion at the Buncefield oil distribution depot in Hemel Hempstead has rocked Hertfordshire. Eyewitnesses tell us what they saw.

Business prepares for avian flu pandemic
BBC News - 12/12/2005

UK - It is only a matter of time before bird flu hits the world of commerce. Not necessarily as a result of a pandemic, a scenario that might never happen, but rather because business is a confidence game that relies entirely on the emotional responses of investors and consumers.

WCG considers denominational name change
WWN - 12/12/2005

USA - Joseph Tkach, WCG president, announced at the pastors conference in Rancho Mirage, California, August 13 that the church was considering changing the name of the denomination.

A Look at US Military Deaths in Iraq
By The Associated Press - 12/12/2005

IRAQ - As of Sunday, December 10, 2005, at least 2,142 members of the US military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,676 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.

 
Taiwan Flashpoint
BBC - 10/12/2005

TAIWAN - Taiwan has one of Asia's few functioning democracies and one of its strongest economies.

'Gay weddings' become law in UK
BBC news - 06/12/2005

UK - At least 1,200 ceremonies are confirmed as being scheduled already, according to figures from councils compiled by the BBC News website.

Panic as giant earthquake rocks east Africa
The Associated Press - 06/12/2005

CONGO - A powerful earthquake in Lake Tanganyika yesterday toppled dozens of homes in the Congolese town nearest the epicentre, burying children, according to a doctor and the United Nations.

 
Brown fights on over farm subsidies
The Observer - 04/12/2005

UK - 'We want reform,' chancellor insists as he ignores Blair's deal and takes on the French. Gordon Brown yesterday piled the pressure on France to cut lavish farm subsidies, in the latest twist on the battle over Britain's EU rebate.

 
“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)