Portal:Current events/2008 September 15

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  • Six men have been found guilty of terrorism-related offences in Melbourne, Australia. Abdul Nacer Benbrika was found guilty of intentionally directing the activities of a terrorist organization while five other men were found guilty of being members of the same organisation. Four other men were acquitted and the jury is still considering its verdict on two men. (ABC News Australia)
  • Hurricane Ike (2008)
  • NASA scientists report that the ozone hole over the Antarctic has reached its largest expanse, 27 million square kilometers, vs 26 million square kilometers in 2006. (NASA) European Scientists at ESA concur. [1]