Thursday, November 16, 2006

November 15 in the news.....

In Nairobi, UN Chief Kofi Annan gave a speech highlighting how Global Warming was as dangerously destructive to the world as weapons of mass destruction in the hands of terrorists. After the speech, Islamists threatened to strike the Zionist enemy by increasing carbon emissions around Israel ten fold.

At a conference on teaching for the future educators said reading, writing and arithmetic alone aren't going to cut it in the Internet age. The "School of the Future World Summit" took place across the road from the "Bullying of the Future World Summit".

Pakistan's parliament began debate on Wednesday on a government attempt to amend Islamic laws on rape and adultery. Sydney-based Muslim cleric Sheik Taj Din al-Hilali - in another sermon at Lakemba Mosque - noted the developments and in a softening of his stance noted that any law change would be okay as long as the responsibility only fell from 90% of the time on the woman to 85%.

A French satellite dedicated solely to seeking out new planets beyond our solar system will be launched next month. Hopes for the mission come on the back of other great preplanned French achievements such as the Maginot Line and the Franco-Prussian War.