Day: June 13, 2011

Pilot killed in zeppelin crash

The pilot of a zeppelin was killed and three passengers had to leap to safety when the aircraft caught fire and crashed in central Germany Sunday evening, a police spokesman said. The accident happened at the Reichelsheim aerodrome, near Friedberg in central Germany as the aircraft was coming in to […]

Nowitzki crowns career with NBA championship

Dirk Nowitzki led the Dallas Mavericks to the NBA basketball championship on Sunday night, contributing 21 points to their 105–95 victory over Miami Heat. The German forward was named the most valuable player of the Finals. Nowitzki battled injury and illness during the best-of-seven series, but still managed to average […]

and more churches for sale:

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No, it is not true that all redundant churches are turned into mosques in Europe: You can turn them into your residence also!

Churches for sale, chapels for sale. Church and chapel renovations, ruined churches, decommissioned churches and former schools for sale One example: St Michaels, Barningham, Suffolk, IP31 1DD England. Enjoy life at the heart of a real village in rural Suffolk St Michaels is a former Wesleyan chapel in the Suffolk […]

Signs of decline mount for Southern Baptists

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Baptisms fell to their lowest number in 60 years among Southern Baptists, the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. The new numbers are a sign that the denomination is in trouble, Baptist leaders say. “This is not a blip,” said Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research. “This is a […]

Israel’s top 10 nature reserves

ISRAEL21c lists the country’s top 10 nature reserves and national parks to visit. Fancy an outdoor adventure in Israel? Whether it’s woodlands, wetlands, sand dunes, or cliffs – Israel has it allIt’s no simple task to identify the top 10 nature reserves and national parks in a country with about […]

Concerns about high folate levels

Increased folic acid from supplements, fortified foods not likely to affect B12 deficiency Taking folic acid supplements or eating fortified grain products is unlikely to worsen problems related to low levels of vitamin B12, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and five other institutions in the United […]

Political Islam

IN order to understand the logic — or the lack of it — behind terrorism, one needs to first understand the interplay of governance structures and radicalisation. Islam has widely been used throughout the Islamic world to mobilise the masses. The ruling elite has utilised it for political purposes ranging […]

Ethics and international affairs

Three events have been reported in the international press that have aroused moral controversy; the bombing of Muammar Gaddafi’s residence in Tripoli, the killing of Osama bin Laden when he was unarmed, the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn for attempted rape when it could be that there was partial consent. How […]