Monday, March 31, 2008
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
A chunk of Antarctic ice about seven times the size of Manhattan has suddenly collapsed, putting an even greater portion of glacial ice at risk, scientists said.
Satellite images show the runaway disintegration of a 415 square kilometre chunk in western Antarctica, which started on February 28. It was the edge of the Wilkins ice shelf and has been there for hundreds, maybe 1,500 years. http://au.news.yahoo.com/080325/2/169d4.html?f=mv
This is the result of global warming, said British Antarctic Survey scientist David Vaughan.
Sunday, March 23, 2008
Saturday, March 22, 2008
The two countries will also exchange more military personnel, expanding an exchange programme launched in 1998 to include officers and cadets from their navies and air forces.
The memorandum of understanding signed by Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak and his German counterpart, Franz Josef Jung, and detailing the stepped up military cooperation is as part of a broader bilateral agreement between the two countries.
Germany may be the key nation to break the United Nations gridlock over how to deal with Iran (Jerusalem Post, March 16, 2008). Daniel 9:27 talks about a “prince” confirming a covenant with many—a covenant that will lead to the establishing of sacrifices on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. A King of the North will defile the “sanctuary fortress” and remove the daily sacrifices, eventually magnifying himself above the gods (Daniel 11:29-37). This King of the North will emerge from a powerful political-religious union involving European nations. It is important to watch the continuing involvement of European nations and the Vatican in Israel. from: The World Ahead Update (LCG) 20 March 2008
Prime Minister Gordon Brown's decision to reject a referendum on the new European Union Reform Treaty (Treaty of Lisbon) should be viewed as one of the biggest acts of political betrayal in modern British history.
Thursday, March 20, 2008
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has called on countries all over the world to agree on a new emissions reduction pact; following a revelation that global glaciers, a vital water source for millions, or even billions, of people worldwide, are melting at a record rate.
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist, Jain and Hindu communities will meet with Pope Benedict XVI April 17, at the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center during the April 15-20 papal visit to the United States."The cry for peace in our world calls for religious bodies to come together," Bishop Sklba said. "This meeting denotes the Holy Father's belief in the need for religious bodies to stress the goal for peace which lies at the heart of all religions. It "exemplifies what must happen all over the world." Read all : Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist, Jain, Hindu Leaders to Meet With Pope ... meet-with-