October 14, 2005
Dutch police make terror arrestsThe BBC, Reuters and other media report:
Six men and a woman were detained in raids in The Hague, Amsterdam and nearby Almere, the national prosecutor's office said. (...) Riot police moved in to strengthen security at the Binnenhof castle in the city where Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende and others have offices.
October 10, 2005
How We Can Help Quake Victims
The death toll is in the tens of thousands and the United Nations says more than 2.5 million people were left homeless by Saturday’s monster 7.6-magnitude quake.
A number of charities have already launched appeals to help with the earthquake relief efforts in south Asia. As always in a natural disaster, the immeadiate need is for cash.
Give to the charity of your choice, or consider one of these and while you have the checkbook or charge card out consider giving even more to the US hurricane victims.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
From California Yankee.
Quake kills More Than 18,000
The Associated Press reports more than 18,000 were killed in South Asia earthquake: