UN halts aid to Gaza after tons of food aid is seized


Saturday, February 7, 2009 The United Nations has halted aid shipments to the Gaza Strip after Hamas’ Ministry of Social Affairs confiscated ten truck loads of flour and rice on Thursday. This is the second seizure of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) aid by the ministry, […]

2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships preparations underway


Saturday, February 16, 2013 Preparations are underway ahead of the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championship, with a flag exchange taking place Tuesday, volunteer recruitment ongoing, USParalympics unveiling a new uniform for their team, skiers like the United States’s Jon Lujan actively training for the event and other skiers competing in preparation for the Championships […]

Bluetongue outbreak in Germany


Thursday, September 20, 2007 A highly dynamic Bluetongue (or catarrhal fever) infection of sheep herds is underway in Germany. From August 2006 till September 9, 2007, 1,833 farms had reported the presence of the infection. From Sept 9. till September 14, 2007, the number of farms reporting infections has grown to 5,686. The number of […]

Asian earthquake toll nears 60,000


December 28, 2004 The toll from the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster that affected coasts of a dozen Asian and African nations has risen to nearly 60,000 people reported dead. The nations struck by the catastrophe are struggling to bury the bodies of the dead before disease adds to the already high casaulty figures. Health […]

US unemployment rate reaches 9.8%


Friday, October 2, 2009 Companies in the United States are shedding more jobs, pushing the country’s unemployment rate to a 26-year high of 9.8%. The US Labor Department said on Friday that employers cut 263,000 jobs in September, with companies in the service industries — including banks, restaurants and retailers — hit especially hard. This […]

Vehicle Rental Services In Bangalore}


Read An Opinion On: Tjm Parramatta Site Tjm Paramatta Vehicle Rental Services in Bangalore by Meena VEHICLE RENTALS INTRODUCTION Vehicle Rent is one of the main auto procure intermediaries in the business. We offer auto contract in more than 140 nations at more than 8000 distinct areas, all over the place from Slovenia to Argentina. […]

UK allows corporations to award high school credits


Monday, January 28, 2008 The government of the United Kingdom has given corporations like fast food chain McDonald’s the right to award high school qualifications to employees who complete a company training program. Two other businesses, railway firm Network Rail and regional airline Flybe, were also approved. The decision was made by the Qualifications and […]

Egypt protests: Army say they will not use force on demonstrators as Mubarak announces cabinet


Tuesday, February 1, 2011 The president of Egypt has suffered a “devastating blow” after the country’s army announced they would not use force against their own people, who continue to protest against the government tonight. The news came hours after six journalists who reported on the protests were released from custody. Hosni Mubarak yesterday announced […]

Top Tips For Choosing 2 Seater Or 3 Seater Leather Sofa


Read An Opinion On: Future Classics Furniture Buy Modern Dining Chairs Australia By Thomas M. Roberts The sofa is one of the most important pieces of furniture in a home – it is the star of the living room, and one of the biggest stars in the sofa material lineup is leather. There are some […]