Prophecy in today's headlines

Human Sperm Created In Lab From Stem Cells

Women who say they don’t need a man may well be right – after human sperm was created in the lab. The breakthrough could give hope to infertile couples and men left unable to have children after having cancer treatment. But don’t worry guys, the scientists who created the sperm using stem cells don’t plan […]

Russia, India Question Dollar Reliance Before Summit

Russia and India said the world economy is too reliant on the U.S. dollar and called for changes in how $6.5 trillion in currency reserves are managed, as Group of Eight leaders prepare to meet this week. “The dollar system or the system based on the dollar and euro have shown that they are flawed,” […]

China Calls To Replace Dollar With World Currency

China’s central bank has reiterated its call for a new reserve currency to replace the US dollar. The report from the People’s Bank of China PBOC said a “super-sovereign” currency should take its place. Central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan has loudly led calls for the dollar to be replaced during the financial crisis. The bank […]

Israel Peace Talks In Paris Called Off

A meeting between Israel’s prime minister and a senior US envoy has been canceled amid growing differences over settlement building in the West Bank. Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot said the US put off the meeting in response to Benjamin Netanyahu’s refusal to heed US demands to halt settlement activity. But Mr Netanyahu’s aides say it […]

Cash To Become Extinct As Chips Take Off

Cash is accelerating down the path to extinction as new technologies threaten to mark the end of loose change within a decade. Bank and credit union bosses say cash won’t be alone, with wallets and credit cards also likely to disappear too. They told The Advertiser’s round table forum that cash and cards will be […]

Can 3rd Temple Be Built Without Destroying Dome Of The Rock?

A new Jewish interfaith initiative launched last week argues building the Third Jewish Temple in Jerusalem would not necessitate the destruction of the Dome of the Rock. “God’s Holy Mountain Vision” project hopes to defuse religious strife by showing that Jews’ end-of-days vision could harmoniously accommodate Islam’s present architectural hegemony on the Temple Mount. “This […]

What the World Thinks of God – Poll Results

Britain is one of the most secular nations in the world, a new poll in 10 countries finds Levels of religious belief and activity in the UK are far lower than in almost all other countries surveyed across the globe in a special poll undertaken for the BBC. The ICM poll of 10,000 people in […]

Russia Aims To Host Mideast Peace Meeting

The Russian president said in Cairo on Tuesday that Moscow aimed to hold a Middle East peace conference before the end of 2009, a move backed by Egypt and which Russia said also had Israel’s approval. Russia, which has proposed such a conference in the past, is a member of the Quartet of Middle East […]