Archive: October 2008

Oct. 01

EU monitors start patrols in Georgia

Oct. 01

France, Solana press EU to revamp defense structures

Oct. 01

Foreign economists urge ‘global plan’

Oct. 01

Glaring Omission — What Holly Thinks

Many modern-day “prophets” claim to speak for God. But they’re missing one of His major messages.

Oct. 01

Council of Europe and AoC agree on future cooperation

Oct. 01

Brussels calls for EU-wide response to financial crisis

Oct. 02

Unconfirmed Report: Palestinians accept Olmert peace offer

Oct. 02

Georgian president praises Solana’s foresight

Oct. 02

NATO and EU to pool helicopters and air carriers

Oct. 02

Egypt to host ‘Annapolis 2’ peace summit in November

“An international summit is to be held in Egypt in November, with representatives from Israel, the Palestinian Authority and the members of the Quartet — the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations.”

Oct. 03

More calls for global economic order

In the wake of the financial turmoil, world leaders are calling for global regulations.

Oct. 03

‘Abbas to meet with Assad in Damascus’

Oct. 03

Rebuilding EU-US relations

Oct. 05

Livni: Peace process will move forward

The Middle East peace process will continue under the new Israeli government, said Israeli prime minister-designate Tzipi Livni, on Sunday, during her first national policy address.

Oct. 05

Obama’s foreign policy adviser: Notion U.S. tried to sabotage Lisbon Treaty ‘silly’

Oct. 05

‘U.S. considers lifting Syrian sanctions’

Oct. 05

Abbas promises to continue peace talks with any Israeli leadership

Oct. 06

Iran: Teheran sends letter of protest to Solana

Oct. 06

Four European nations call for new EU body to supervise banks

Oct. 06

Flashback: Bush’s One Fatal Mistake — What Herb Thinks

Most everyone agrees: The current state of the union is a mess. What made it this way? Could it be the result of two UN resolutions America sponsored back in 2002?

Oct. 07

Russia to stage largest air force war games since Soviet times

Oct. 07

Solana’s remarks at conference on “National Interests and European Foreign Policy”

Oct. 07

Russia’s Jerusalem land claim worries Israelis

Oct. 07

Looking Back, Looking Forward

We hate to ask for money and do so as little as possible. But we could use your help.

Oct. 07

Sarkozy: ‘We want a new world to come out of this’

Oct. 07

EU envoy: PM’s remarks on pullback to be point of reference

Oct. 08

George Bush to summon European leaders to emergency finance summit

Oct. 08

Sarkozy supports Russian security pact idea

Oct. 08

Video: Jerusalem unveils 2nd Temple fragment with inscription ‘Son of High Priest’

Oct. 08

Video: Historic first at Vatican, Rabbi speaks

Oct. 08

Solana’s statement on the withdrawal of Russian troops

Oct. 09

The Prewrath Rapture

Most Christians have heard of a pre-, mid- and postribulational rapture. But a fourth view — the prewrath rapture — blends the best arguments from each view. This article, from Prewrath Rapture Dot Com, explains how.

Oct. 09

UK calls for EU-wide rescue plan

Oct. 09

New World Order: Global cooperation, nationalisation and state intervention — all in one day

Oct. 09

EU wants global governance of the Internet

Oct. 10

European electronic ID framework gathers pace

Oct. 10

Berlusconi says leaders may close world’s markets

“Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said political leaders are discussing the idea of closing the world’s financial markets while they ‘rewrite the rules of international finance.’”

Oct. 10

Solana confirms Russian troop withdrawal from Georgia

Oct. 10

EU flag and anthem revived by MEPs

Oct. 11

Bush, allies seek to calm jittery investors

Oct. 12

European leaders seek ‘one voice’ to counter economic crisis

“`I want Europe to speak with one voice for Europe and for the world because this is a global crisis,’ French President Nicolas Sarkozy told reporters”

Oct. 13

Solana spokeswoman: We expect everyone to cooperate with EULEX mission

Oct. 13

Russian troops must leave disputed territories, EUMM chief says

Oct. 13

EU ministers keep Russian partnership on hold

Oct. 13

Peres: Both religions must live together

Oct. 13

Kazakh forum promotes Alliance of Civilizations

Oct. 13

EU tightens ties with Morocco, Moldova through ENP

Oct. 13

‘Lost’ synagogue reopens in Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter

Oct. 13

EU flag and anthem revived by MEPs

The EU flag and anthem were removed from the rejected Lisbon Treaty, but now EU leaders are sneaking them in through the back door.

Oct. 14

Euro-Med Assembly: The Annapolis process should continue

Oct. 14

UN chief and Solana meet to discuss Russia-Georgia conflict

Oct. 14

Belarus tells Solana: We are ready to cooperate with the EU

Oct. 14

Arrgh: Solana’s EU forces battle pirates

‘The European Union aims to launch a planned air and naval force in December to combat piracy threatening sea lanes off Somalia, the bloc’s foreign policy chief said on Tuesday.’

Oct. 15

How to False Prophet-Proof Yourself — What Holly Thinks

Theology will soon be our only spiritual protection — during the Antichrist’s reign — when the False Prophet will deceive many professing Christians.

Oct. 15

MEPs say Solana’s EU anti-pirate mission is ‘military nonsense’

Oct. 15

EU summit to push global regulation

Oct. 15

Turkey: ID cards with chip technology go into circulation

Oct. 16

UK seminar asks: War on terror or new world order?

Oct. 16

Jesse Jackson on Obama’s America

Oct. 16

Former UN chief mulls ‘phenomenal’ Obama presidency

Oct. 17

Ireland to work with EU lawyers on Lisbon opt-outs

Oct. 17

Bush to Assad: Sever ties with Iran and take the Golan Heights

Oct. 17

WEU Assembly calls for Solana, 10 nations to lead EU’s security strategy

WEU Assembly Recommendation 816 encourages Javier Solana “to lead the way in providing the Union with a foreign, security and defence policy vision to meet the challenges of the 21st century.”

Oct. 18

Oh Brother! —Adam’s Angle

The very thing you think is holding you back may be the thing that is holding you close to God.

Oct. 18

Sarkozy to press Bush to relaunch international financial system

Oct. 19

Solana visits Syria, UAE, S. Arabia and Qatar

EU high representative for common foreign and security policy, Javier Solana, will meet with Middle East leaders, October 19-23, to discuss the peace process and Iran.

Oct. 19

Israel prepares to give PA control of additional cities

Oct. 19

UN offers Sarkozy its headquartes for summit

Oct. 20

Pontiff puts world in Mary’s hands

Oct. 20

Olmert seeking Golan-giveaway agreement

Oct. 20

EU leaders demand leadership of the global financial system

Oct. 20

Russia proposes council of religions to support AoC

“Russia has come up with an initiative to establish a council of religions as a consultative body under UN auspices that will provide support for the Alliance of Civilizations international project, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told an international conference of foreign ministers.”

Oct. 20

Bush backs EU plan on global financial reform

Oct. 20

Abbas hints he might not leave office when his term ends

Oct. 20

NYU poll: US Jews favor Obama 2:1

Oct. 20

Solana Middle East tour: UAE prime minister lauds EU role in Mideast

Oct. 21

Sarkozy in fresh call for eurozone ‘government’

Oct. 21

UN General Assembly President sets up task force to review global financial system

“There is a growing recognition that the current turmoil in the financial system cannot be solved through piecemeal responses at the national and regional levels but requires a coordinated effort at the global level,” the [UN] release stated.

Oct. 21

Catholic and Muslim scholars initiate formal talks

Oct. 21

UN chief tells Solana: EU mission must be neutral on Kosovo independence

Oct. 21

Solana Middle East tour: Saudi foreign minister praises Solana’s role in Iran talks

Oct. 21

AoC president Sampaio addresses conference in Iran

Oct. 21

AoC co-sponsors conference on Education and Intercultural Understanding

Oct. 22

Damascus calls for a more engaged EU political role in the Mideast

Oct. 22

Coordinated European action needed to tackle financial crisis says the European Parliament

Oct. 22

Solana seeks free-trade agreement with Gulf countries

Oct. 22

Solana interview with Saudi newspaper

Oct. 22

Solana says EU wants ‘vital role’ in Mideast peace process

On day four of his Mideast tour, EU high representative Javier Solana arrived in Damascus for talks with the Syrian government. Solana said the EU has “a long-standing position that aims at reaching a comprehensive peace process in the region.”

Oct. 23

EU’s Solana targets ENP association agreement with Syria next year

Oct. 23

Middle East Quartet may meet soon — Russia’s Lavrov

Oct. 23

Israeli officials consider Arab peace initiative

Oct. 23

Closer global integration needed: Blair

Former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair urged Western nations to create global economic regulations that will help define a new world order.

Oct. 24

Council of the EU conclusions for reporting offenses on the Internet

Oct. 24

AoC’s Sampaio wants new UN policies to integrate Muslims

Oct. 24

Livni rebuffed by Shas in bid to form Israel cabinet

Time is running out for Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni to assemble a coalition government. If she fails, a general election will determine the next prime minister of Israel — and who will carry on the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Oct. 26

At the U.N., many hope for an Obama win

Oct. 26

Israel goes to elections in February

Israeli acting prime minister Tzipi Livni announced that she failed to form a coalition government. A general election will be held in February to determine the next prime minister.

Oct. 27

UK defence minister supports EU army

Oct. 27

Report: Sarkozy wants to hold EU presidency until 2010

Oct. 27

PA negotiator Qurei praises Livni

Oct. 27

BiBi’s back!

Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu unofficially launched his campaign for next prime minister of Israel — vowing that he won’t give up Jerusalem.

Oct. 28

Solana expresses concern at US air raid in Syria

Oct. 28

Financial crisis builds Polish euro-entry momentum

Oct. 28

Most Icelanders want to join EU and eurozone after crisis

Oct. 28

China backs Europe’s push for oversight

Oct. 28

Joint press conference with NATO secretary general De Hoop Scheffer and EU high rep Solana

Oct. 28

Fatah, Hamas reconciliation is close

Oct. 28

Dershowitz: Obama will help bring peace to Israel

Oct. 28

Syria wants Obama, Livni to win elections

Oct. 28

Peres: Peace never closer

Oct. 28

All roads lead to Jerusalem

“Due to the centrality of Jerusalem in Livni’s failed negotiations with Shas, it is apparent that maintaining or ending sovereignty over united Jerusalem will be the central issue of the coming elections.”

Oct. 29

Quartet to meet in Egypt on November 6

Oct. 29

High-level conference on EU defense to be held Oct. 30-31

Oct. 29

Civil forum held ahead of Mediterranean Union meeting

Oct. 29

Too biblical?

Last Sunday, Robert H. Schuller — founder of the “Hour of Power” television ministry — announced he had removed his son, Robert A., as host of the show. Was he fired for preaching too much Bible?

Oct. 29

Barak takes aim at Yesha Jews

Oct. 30

Australia to implement mandatory Internet censorship

Oct. 30

The Green Bible

“Jesus is coming — plant a tree!” This is the message of the Green Bible — the latest example of Christians jumping on the environmental bandwagon. But is recycling replacing the gospel?

Oct. 30

Rice to travel to Middle East to assess progress of talks

Oct. 30

EU intervention in Congo ‘humanitarian’, says Solana

Oct. 30

Obama vows to boost UN

Oct. 30

Livni may attend interfaith session

Oct. 30

Archaeologists report finding oldest Hebrew text

Oct. 30

Solana’s speech to Institute for Security Studies

Oct. 30

Arab League to attend Union for Mediterranean meeting

Oct. 30

Brussels renews attempt to seize control of telecoms

Oct. 31

Financial crisis brings in Solana World

‘I have been convinced, for some time … that the current international system is inadequate. Now the case for deep reform has become overwhelming. This must start with the international financial institutions. But we need to go further.” — Javier Solana at the EU Institute for Security Studies

Oct. 31

Bush to attend UN dialogue on religions

Oct. 31

Livni: No Syria talks before elections

Oct. 31

EU urges Israel to curb settler violence

Oct. 31

An Obama presidency: The end of the special relationship between Israel and America?

Oct. 31

Tzipi or Bibi?