Monday, October 13, 2008

In the News: Oct-13

Sudanese Arrest Militia Leader - 13 Oct 2008 at 1:29pm - The Sudanese government has arrested janjaweed militia leader Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-al-Rahman, charged by an international court with orchestrating mass murder in Darfur.

Under "No Child" Law, Even Solid Schools Falter - 13 Oct 2008 at 12:21pm - Required to make a giant leap in improving test scores, many once-successful schools in California have stumbled.

Bush critic Krugman wins Nobel for economics - 13 Oct 2008 at 8:49am - US economist Paul Krugman, a critic of the Bush administration for policies that he argues led to the current financial crisis, won the 2008 Nobel prize for economics.

IRAQ: Attacks drive thousands of Christians out of Mosul - October 13, 2008 2:57:00 PM - BAGHDAD, 12 October 2008 (IRIN) - Nearly 750 Christian families, about 3,750 individuals, have fled their homes in Mosul, a city about 400km north of Baghdad, as Sunni Muslim extremists have increased attacks against this religious minority since 4 October, a local official said on 11 October.

Thought for the day:
Men have become the tools of their tools. -Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)


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