WHO probes bird flu outbreak in Shanghai

The God of The Bible Warned of Nation Rising Against Nation,…and There Shall be Famines & Pestilences, & Earthquakes in Diverse Places. All These Are The Beginning of Sorrows…

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1758542/WHO-probes-bird-flu-outbreak-in-Shanghai

Authorities say 20 people have died from a new strain of bird flu in China, with dozens infected. (AAP)

Crisis Debt Levels Causing a Vortex in European Union

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2012/feb/06/europe-government-debt

€10,320,106,100,000: The Figure floated is owed by the 27-member nations of the European Union? The reality could be far, far worse!

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Spain’s unemployment rate climbs to record high!

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/25/world/europe/spain-unemployment/index.html?hpt=wo_c2

Anti-eviction activists protest against the government's eviction laws in Mallorca on April 23, 2013.

Gay marriage opponents stage last-ditch protest in Paris

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/21/us-france-gaymarriage-idUSBRE93K08B20130421

People gather at the Place de la Bastille from groups including Act-Up (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) to protest against homophobic attacks stemming from protests against France's planned legalisation of same-sex marriage in Paris, April 21, 2013. REUTERS-Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS SOCIETY)

Protesters understand that the passage of “gay-marriage” by wicked governments is an attack, and affront on the very fabric of our societies! And yet the so-called “leaders” can’t?! The blindness is an astounding situation, but, really, what has changed in human conduct in thousands of years? The truth is, Very little, except that it is going back to a time as it was in the days of Noah. Just as God said in the time of Noah in Genesis 6:5,7,8;

“And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the LORD said I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repents me that I have made them.. But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD”.

A man called Jesus Christ came proclaiming the Law, way and gospel of God to a largely unheeding world, who rejected, despised and then killed him for proclaiming the truth of God, and he specifically warned; But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the son of man be. We have indeed entered a time where it is becoming like it was in the days of Noah, when sexual corruption, violence and animal behaviours are commonplace, and the fabric of our societies are breaking down very rapidly.

This article is sounding a warning to all those prepared to heed and make a decision to listen, and come to the LORD for his mercies BEFORE the destruction that is surely coming, will come, when it will be cut short, and there will be no more time, just as it was in the days of the flood, when only 8-souls were saved by the righteousness of one man, Noah!! 

 

In this protest, it is somewhat refreshing that finally, a people have the guts to stand up against the tide of rottenness in Governments, who are proposing this destabilization, this deconstructing of our communities, and societies all over the earth, in “giving” the “right” for homosexuals, and lesbians “marry” and to adopt children! This is nothing short of an abomination in the sight of Almighty God, and flies in the face of all that is written in the Holy Bible as inspired by the Great Creator God.

Though the Governments of this world, seldom, if ever, do the right thing, and will listen even less to right, natural and much needed societies, national, and especially family needed actions to quell the tide of filth coming from the “gay is proud brigade”, the looney left of the media, many in the judiciary, and in the left of politics, it is evident from this demonstration that the people still want the natural order of a man and a woman nurturing children in a loving monogamous marriage. This is evidenced by some of the placards, one in particular stating loud and clear;  “MADE IN PAPAN + MAMAN” with a picture of a baby alongside.

Anyone in their right mind knows that babies are created in the womb of a woman, resulting from the natural God ordained sex relationship between consenting men and women, as ordained in the marriage relationship. Hopefully, it is in a lifelong marriage, where the children can have their best opportunities to grow up, as aided by their parents right examples.

So much of everything we see as the “effects” of wrong conduct in everything from child abuse, violence in drunkenness and violent demonstrations, political upheavals, wars, sickness and disease, rape, murder, prostitution, broken families, etc, are as a result of abandoning the Laws and way of God.

Unfortunately, today, as in ancient times, the world in which we inhabit is also inhabited by many perverted and twisted minds, including those of homosexuals, and lesbians, whom the word of God condemns in strong and unambiguous terms. See (Romans. 1:24-32;  I Corinthians.6:9;)  

The arrogant “gay is proud brigade” was prophesied of 2,700- 2,750 years ago by God through the prophet Isaiah 3:9;

The show of their countenance does witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe to them for they rewarded evil to themselves. Have you heard the slogan, “Gay is proud”?

They “think” they can side step every decent norm of society, and in this case, take a child made naturally by a man and a woman, and raise that child in an unnatural, and unholy union against the dictates of the Creator God, and decent living members of our societies, which are being corrupted and dumbed down in this abominable attack on human society.

We see this in ever increasing rates, due to children’s wrong exposure to those engaged in these unnatural unions, who under the guise of a “loving-relationship” want to be as normal society, and “marry”??? 

To those who cannot see this is impossible, let me make this real plain; One man, one woman in a loving marriage = children being loved and nurtured by, and in a loving family. Two males only equals confusion, no love, no children, who cannot of themselves produce children. And this same can be said of two women. You would think that any rational mind could see that this passage through parliaments all around this world will only bring confusion to an already upset, topsy turvy and divided world.

In our western nations, we are literally bombarded with the left-leaning media, whose programming is a thinly veiled veneer in their agreement with this wretched way, against decency, and on almost every level you care to mention, from Politics, to marriage and children, to the legal fraternity, and the list goes on, and on.  

Those that allow this corrupt conduct and behaviour sanction and encourage the degradation of our societies and communities which have over the last 40-years become filled with ever increasing wickedness and violence, and become vile to the point, as in ancient times, where surely the Creator God will do as he did when he came down from his heavenly abode, due to the cry of it being great, and their sin very grievous, he will again come down  and destroy entire cities, as he did in the lands of Sodom and Gomorrah for this abominable practice. (Genesis.18:20-33. 19:1-13,24-28.) Interestingly for God’s people who do not agree with this filthy conduct,  God will save them out of the soon coming overthrow of this entire global system.

Likewise the apostle Peter likewise said in II Peter.2:6-9; And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an example to those that after should live ungodly. And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conduct of the wicked: For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds; The Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations, (trials) and to reserve the unjust to the day of judgment to be punished.

How few actually believe this in todays modern babylon of religious and political conduct? Jesus Christ, (Yeheshua) said not everyone that calls me Lord, Lord, will enter into the kingdom of heaven, but he that does the will of my Father which is in heaven. Enter you in at the strait (difficult) gate, for wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat. Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way which leads to life, and FEW there be that find it. Matthew.7:13-14.

Brethren of God, we need to be some of those that are entering in at the strait gate, and be prepared to stand up against the tyranny of this world’s evil abominations, vexing our righteous souls with the filthy conduct of the wicked. Let us stand together, “sigh and cry over the abominations that are in the midst thereof so that we be not caught up in the punishments, Almighty God has promised, like the flood, are coming! (Ezekiel.9:4.) As we are taught in the Holy Scriptures; “Come out of her my people that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. (Revelation.18:4)

 

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HOW JUST 20-PHOTO’S CAPTURE A DEEPLY TROUBLED WORLD

http://blogs.reuters.com/fullfocus/2013/04/19/photos-of-the-week-13/#a=1

FROM NORTH KOREA, TO THE RECENT BOSTON BOMBING, TO CARACAS,  TO OUR WASTED CHILDREN WORSHIPING A TEENAGE SINGER, TO AN INNOCENT 14-YR OLD BOY CRIPPLED BY A STRAY BULLET IN RIO DE JANEIRO, TO THE FUNERAL OF A ONCE GREAT LEADER IN BARONESS, LADY THATCHER, AND THE AWFUL RANTS OF THE LEFT AGAINST ARGUABLY, ONE OF BRITAINS GREATEST PRIME MINISTERS, TO BOMBING OF BLACKS IN MOGADISHU IN SHANTY VILLAGES.

MANKIND WILL CONTINUE TO UNDERGO MANY SUCH SEVERE TRIALS & HORRORS UNTIL THEY LEARN THAT THE ONLY WAY TO PEACE IS THROUGH THE GREAT CREATOR GOD.

 

Kerry hits out as N Korea threatens Japan

http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/world/north-korea-has-no-nuke-missiles-says-us/story-e6frfkui-1226618925858

A North Korean Musudan missile during a military parade

US Secretary of State John Kerry is demanding North Korea abandon an expected missile launch as the communist state threatens a nuclear strike on Japan amid a chilling new evaluation of its offensive capability.

Kerry, visiting Seoul to give strong US backing to military ally South Korea, joined President Barack Obama in decrying North Korea’s incendiary rhetoric and urged China to step in.

The air of crisis that has engulfed the region for weeks, since North Korea staged a rocket launch and atomic test, was given even greater menace from a US intelligence report that said it may now have a nuclear warhead in its arsenal.

US and South Korean military officials downplayed the assessment by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), but Pyongyang warned of dire results if Japan executes its threat to shoot down any North Korean missile.

The North’s Korean Central News Agency said that such a “provocative” intervention would see Tokyo – an enormous conurbation of 30 million people – “consumed in nuclear flames”.

“Japan is always in the cross-hairs of our revolutionary army and if Japan makes a slightest move, the spark of war will touch Japan first,” KCNA said in a commentary.

Unbowed, an official at Japan’s defence ministry told AFP that the country “will take every possible measure to respond to any scenario”, while Kerry warned that a North Korean missile launch would be a “huge mistake”.

“The rhetoric that we are hearing from North Korea is simply unacceptable by any standards,” he told a news conference in Seoul alongside South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se.

“The United States, South Korea and the entire international community… are all united in the fact that North Korea will not be accepted as a nuclear power,” Kerry added.

“If (North Korean leader) Kim Jong-un decides to launch a missile, whether it’s across the Sea of Japan or any other direction, he will be choosing wilfully to ignore the entire international community.

“It will be a huge mistake for him to do that because it will further isolate his country,” Kerry said, adding that North Koreans want food, not a leader “who wants to flex his muscles”.

Kerry also that it was high time for China – whose trade and aid have propped up North Korea since the end of the Cold War – to intervene with its wayward ally if it truly wants to safeguard regional stability.

“China has an enormous capability to make a difference here,” he said.

Intelligence officials in Seoul say the North, as a show of force, has two mid-range missiles ready for imminent launch from its east coast, and South Korea and Japan remained on heightened alert for any test.

Observers believe a launch is most likely in the build-up to Monday’s anniversary of the birth of late founder Kim Il-sung, for which celebrations are already well under way in Pyongyang.

The mid-range missiles mobilised by the North are reported to be untested Musudan models with an estimated range of up to 4000 kilometres.

Chinese authorities kill 20,000 birds as avian flu toll rises to 6

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/05/world/asia/china-bird-flu/index.html?hpt=wo_c2

Chinese health workers collect bags of dead chickens at the Huhai wholesale market on April 5.

Hong Kong (CNN) — Chinese authorities have killed more than 20,000 birds from a live-poultry trading zone in Shanghai after an unusual strain of bird flu that has so far killed six people in the country was found in pigeons on sale in the city, state-run media outlet Xinhua reported Friday.

Details of the slaughter of chickens, ducks, geese and pigeons come as the city prepares to temporarily close all its live poultry markets. It wasn’t clear how long the market closures — announced Friday on the Shanghai Municipal Government’s microblog account — would last.

By Friday morning, authorities in Shanghai had already closed the Huhai agricultural market, where the H7N9 avian flu virus had been found in pigeons, Xinhua reported. The virus had not previously been found in humans until a series of cases were reported in China this week.

The cull at the Shanghai poultry trading zone came as researchers in the United States said they had started work on developing a vaccine for H7N9.

 

The Chinese Minister of Agriculture said Thursday an analysis showed a strong genetic overlap between the strain found in the Huhai market pigeons and the one detected in infected humans.

At the Huhai market, Shanghai authorities were disinfecting the area and objects that came into contact with the birds, Xinhau reported.

Officials are trying to track where the infected pigeons came from.

A growing number of cases

A 64-year-old man died Thursday night in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, the provincial health bureau said Friday. He died hours after doctors had confirmed he had been infected with the H7N9 virus, it said.

He is one of the 14 human cases of H7N9 reported so far — all of them in the coastal area of eastern China. Authorities there began reporting the first cases on Sunday. Four of the deaths happened in Shanghai, the two others in Zhejiang.

The ages of those infected have ranged from a 4-year-old child, who was reported to be recovering, to an 83-year-old man.

No cases of human-to-human transmission of the H7N9 virus have been confirmed so far.

A person in Shanghai who developed flu symptoms after coming into close contact with a patient who died of the virus tested negative for H7N9, city authorities said.

Seeking the cause and a vaccine

“We don’t know yet where the humans got their virus from,” said Dr. Joseph Bresee, who heads the epidemiology and prevention branch in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) influenza division.

The virus has not been shown to spread easily between humans, he added.

The CDC, based in Atlanta, is working closely with Chinese authorities trying to find the source of the human infections, Bresee said.

“There are lots of things happening at CDC to prepare for this virus,” Bresee said. “State health departments are readying themselves just in case,” and researchers are working on developing a vaccine for this strain, he said.

Bird flu research resumes — but not in U.S.

Regional concerns

In a sign of broader regional concern about the situation, the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong said it had sent a team of six people, including experts from Hong Kong University and the Center for Health Protection, to Shanghai on Thursday.

The team’s purpose was to “learn about the experience of H7N9” in Shanghai, the authority said, adding that it was due to return late Friday.

And Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases will receive samples of the virus from Chinese authorities as soon as this month, CNN affiliate NHK reported. The institute is already analyzing genetic information from the virus in order to be ready to quickly produce vaccines, if needed, NHK said.

Other strains from the H7 virus family caused previous outbreaks in poultry in countries including the Netherlands, Britain, Canada, the United States and Mexico, Malik Peiris, a professor at Hong Kong University’s School of Public Health, said earlier this week. Human infection was documented in all of those cases except the Mexican one.

The outbreak of the H7N7 strain in the Netherlands in 2003 infected 89 people, one of whom died, according to Peiris.

The better known H5N1 avian flu virus has infected more than 600 people since 2003, of which more than 370 have died, according to the World Health Organization.

In February, China reported two new human cases of H5N1 in the southern province of Guizhou, both of whom were in a critical condition, the WHO said.

A spike in H5N1 deaths, many of them children, has been reported in Cambodia, prompting concern among health authorities.