The 9th annual Forum 2000 Conference with the theme "Our Global Co-Existence: Challenges and Hopes for the 21st Century" will take place on October 9-10, 2005 in Prague. The conference will examine the nature and meaning of the current conflicts preventing peaceful co-existence of the international community. The Opening Ceremony will take place on the evening of October 9 in the Prague Crossroads; the working part of the Conference will then move to the Žofín Palace.
Major health care changes won’t take place until 2014
Delays could help Obama’s reelection hopes
New York City Marathon: should the race take place after Sandy?
Mayor Bloomberg says the race will go ahead on Sunday, but many think it should be cancelled. Tell us what you think...
Mayor Bloomberg says it is definitely going ahead as planned. He thinks the five boroughs of the city can handle the strain even as they clean up the debris of Hurricane Sandy.
Four solar, two moon eclipses to take place in 2011
The first solar eclipse will take place on January 4. It will begin at 06:40 GMT and will be visible from Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa. At maximum eclipse in northern Europe, the Moon will cover 86 percent of the Sun's diameter.
The next solar eclipse will occur on June 1. Residents of the Russian Kolguyev island in the Barents Sea will have a chance to observe the Moon covering 60 percent of the Sun's diameter. The eclipse will also be visible from the eastern Arctic, northern Canada, the Kamchatka peninsula and other regions of Russia's Far East.
On June 15, a total moon eclipse will take place, visible from India, the Middle East, Africa and southern Europe. Soon after it, another solar eclipse will occur, but this time the Moon will cast its shadow on less then 0.1 percent of the Sun.