International news of August 29, 2008

2008-08-29 13:49:55 (GMT) (Caymanmama.com - World News News)

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International news of August 29, 2008

London Police chief taken to court by most senior Muslim policeman
Forbes Magazine nominates Angela Merkel, German Chancellor ‘most powerful’ woman for 3rd year
Poverty and injustice killing people at large scale - says WHO report
Bedum’s 36 meter church tower leans more that towers of Pisa
27 years old cake of Charles & Diana’s wedding auctioned foe $2,200

London Police chief taken to court by most senior Muslim policeman

London (AFP): The assistant commissioner of London Police, Tarique Ghaffur, a senior Muslim policeman in Britain launched a case against the Chief of London Police, Sir Ian Blair on charges of racial discrimination. While talking to the reporters he said “My current case is essentially to do with my treatment at the highest levels of the Met, in particular the discrimination I have been subjected to over a long period by the present Commissioner Sir Ian Blair,”

Forbes Magazine nominates Angela Merkel, German Chancellor ‘most powerful’ woman for 3rd year

New York (Reuters): For the 3rd straight year, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has topped the list of 100 most influential women in the world. The magazine’s list is based on the career media coverage and economic impact.

Poverty and injustice killing people at large scale - says WHO report

Geneva (AFP): The World Health Organization’s latest reports spells out the lethal combination of poverty and injustice that is killing people on a large scale. The WHO report urged the world community at large to cut inequality by funding healthcare.

Bedum’s 36 meter church tower leans more that towers of Pisa

Bedum (Reuters) Jacob van Dijk. retired Geometrician revealed yesterday that Bedum’s church tower leans more than the leaning towers of Pisa. To back is words, he said that the Bedum’s church tower height is 35.7 meters and it leans 2.61 meters where as Pisa towers are of 55.86 meters and the lean about 4 meters which proves that Bedum tower leans more than the towers in Pisa.

27 year old cake of Charles & Diana’s wedding auctioned foR $2,200

London (AFP): Slice of Prince Charles and Princes Diana wedding cake fetched $2,200 for the keeper of the slice who stored it for 27 years. The marzipan and icing cake decorated with royal coat of arms was presented by one of 22 cake distributors, given to the royal staff. The slice was auction to fetch $2,200.

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