Day: October 3, 2012

Arson In Toledo Mosque

Huff Post: TOLEDO, Ohio (RNS) Muslim worshippers are reeling from an arson fire at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, but are grateful for an outpouring of support from the local interfaith community. “All the support we get is very welcome because if you are going through a tragedy and […]

‘Put Yourself in Israel’s Situation’

Source: Spiegel Carl G. Friedrich / DER SPIEGEL Jewish World Congress President Ronald Lauder: “Does the American guarantee take effect five minutes before the first explosion? Or five minutes after?” Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, speaks to SPIEGEL about the conflict between the West and Iran, Israel’s threat […]

Picture of the Day: After the mob in Bangladesh

Source: Asiatimes A Buddhist monk looks on in a burnt temple in Cox’s Bazar, some 396 kilometers from the capital Dhaka. Bangladesh police said they had arrested nearly 300 people after Muslim mobs attacked temples and houses in what Buddhist leaders described as the worst violence against the community since […]

U.S. companies add 162,000 jobs in September

(Reuters) – U.S. companies added 162,000 jobs in September, more than economists expected but still pointing to slow improvement in the labor market, data from a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 143,000 jobs. The […]