Strong winds sink burning snowman in Zurich, disappointing Swiss | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Imagine if Punxsutawney Phil just didn’t show up one year. How would people know how long winter would last? Zurich residents found themselves in a similar state of limbo this week. On Monday, strong winds disrupted the city’s annual spring festival, a Swiss version of Groundhog Day that includes a parade and the ceremonial … Read more

Order and calm facilitated the evacuation of the burning Japan Airlines plane | ET REALITY

[ad_1] As smoke filled the cabin of Japan Airlines Flight 516 after its shocking landing in Tokyo on Tuesday, the sound of a child’s voice rose above the noise of confusion on board. “Please let us go quickly!” the boy pleaded, using a polite form of Japanese despite the fear that gripped the passengers when … Read more

Denmark Bans Burning of the Koran – The New York Times | ET REALITY

[ad_1] After a series of Quran burnings in Scandinavia caused uproar in Muslim communities, Denmark on Thursday banned the “inappropriate treatment” of religious texts in public. Under a new law passed by Parliament, those found guilty of the crime can be fined or sentenced to up to two years in prison. “The burning of the … Read more

The burning question of an alleged plot: Why would India take the risk? | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Page after page of scattered details, the indictment unsealed in New York this week outlines a chilling plot: A criminal agent, acting on orders from an Indian government official, attempted to arrange the murder of a Sikh American on American soil. As the plan developed, according to court documents, it became more brazen. When … Read more