Further demolition of Hare Krishna homes in Kazakhstan seems imminent

Tuesday, February 6, 2007 Official pressure on the Hare Krishna community near Almaty in Kazakhstan is mounting, according to Norwegian religious rights organisation Forum 18. Following on from the demolition of homes at the end of last year three more home owners have been issued with demolition notices. If the owners fail to demolish their […]

Militants in Pakistan torch NATO, US military vehicles

Sunday, December 7, 2008 Pakistani officials have reported that vehicles supplying NATO forces in Afghanistan have been set on fire by suspected militants. The attack occurred in the northwestern city of Peshawar which lies on Pakistan’s North-Western frontier at 0230 local time. Sources claim that more than 250 gunmen using rockets, grenades and AK-47s overpowered […]

Know Your Restaurant’s Start Up Cost

More On This Topic: Wolf Appliances Best Kitchen Design By Hazel Leong The cost of opening your own restaurant business is one very important matter to be dealt with and often the hardest to determine because, to a great extent, it depends on the type of restaurant that you desire to open. Your restaurant ‘start-up […]

Ousted Honduran president says crisis deal has failed

Friday, November 6, 2009 An aide to ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said that a deal designed to end the country’s political crisis has failed, after interim leader Roberto Micheletti announced the formation of a new cabinet. Micheletti said late on Thursday that he is installing a national unity government without the participation of Zelaya, […]

CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate Don Davies running in Vancouver Kingsway

Friday, September 26, 2008 On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. New Democratic Party candidate Don Davies is standing for election in the riding of Vancouver Kingsway. A lawyer, he has spent the last 25 years fighting for human rights. A two-time student government representative, Davies was […]

5 Best Home Remedies For Acne

More On This Topic: Surgical Treatment Of Chronic Hidradenitis Suppurativa Acne Inversa Surgery Cost Usa Submitted by: 10acne.com – Best thing about today is there are a lot of ways to treat acne and you can do it at the confines of your home using the best natural remedies for fighting acne. Here we will […]

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BBC Radio Bristol presenter fired over ‘racist’ phone call

Thursday, November 13, 2008 A United Kingdom radio presenter with the BBC was fired on Saturday, and replaced, after an allegedly racist off-air phone call. Sam Mason of BBC Radio Bristol had earlier called up a taxi firm to arrange a booking for her 14-year-old daughter. Mason asked the operator not to send an Asian […]

Pittsburgh playwrights pen furry musical, invite Anthrocon attendees to observe reading

Friday, July 6, 2007 When Pittsburgh lyricist Bill Medica and musician JC Carter saw the influx of furries for the first Anthrocon in their city, they were mystified. But as they observed Anthrocon 2006, their thoughts on furries changed. “They’re not afraid to be themselves,” said Carter. “When they left, the magic left.” “They were […]

Explosion at ConAgra plant in North Carolina, multiple injuries

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 An explosion has caused catastrophic damage to a ConAgra Foods plant on Jones Sausage Road in Garner, North Carolina in the United States. At least 300 people were at work in the plant at the time of the incident, 11:27 a.m. EDT (3:27 UTC) on June 9. Estimates indicate that up […]

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