Day: December 18, 2011

Ten Grim Lessons Learned From the Iraq War

Source: CNN Author: Tony Karon Saddam Hussein has gone, but at a cost to his own people of almost nine years of war, civil strife, terrorism and occupation that left more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians dead and millions displaced from their homes, infrastructure destroyed (water and electricity supplies in Iraq […]

Spanish Inquisitions

This is a Wikipedia article and reproduced here to ensure longevity of its contents The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was a tribunal established in 1480 by Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand II […]

Global malaria death toll falling

Source: BBC News By: Fergus Walsh We all like reports of dramatic medical and scientific breakthroughs but the reality is that most developments are incremental. As a result, important issues can get overlooked. Take malaria. Deaths from the parasitic infection – which is spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes […]

Promoting Religious Harmony

Promoting religious harmony Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Canada Credit: Jeff Tribe Source: Tillsonburg News A dozen volunteers from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Canada (AMYAC) will be visiting Tillsonburg Saturday to promote religious harmony and understanding. “Sunshine or snow, they will be there on Saturday,” said AMYAC National […]