Dozens killed after gunmen storm Turkish wedding reception

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 As many as 45 people have been killed and six others were injured after at least four gunmen with grenades stormed a wedding reception in the village of Bilge located in Turkey. Many of those killed were women and children. The attack is not believed to be related to terrorism. “According […]

Australian refugee contractor accused of breaching its duty of care

Friday, December 30, 2005 Contents 1 Richard Niyonsaba 2 Denial of food 3 Background and Criticisms 4 Sources The Australian Centre for Languages, a company which has a multi-million dollar contract with the Australian government to provide refugee services, has been accused of breaching its duty of care following the death of a chronically ill […]

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Liberal candidate Kate Holloway, Trinity-Spadina

Monday, October 1, 2007 Kate Holloway is running for the Ontario Liberal Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Trinity-Spadina riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, […]

Ford offers US$78 million for Romanian auto plant

Saturday, September 8, 2007 Ford Motor Company, the U.S. car maker, will reportedly pay €57 million (US$78 million) for a 72.4 percent stake in the Romanian assembly plant Automobile Craiova, a Romanian official said Friday. “The offer of Ford Motor Company for a 72.4 percent stake is €4.1556 per share or €57 million overall,” said […]

Criticism over Qingzang Railway as opening nears

Friday, April 28, 2006             Claimed by Tibetan exile groups. Tibetan areas designated by PRC. Tibet Autonomous Region (actual control). Claimed by India as part of Aksai Chin. Claimed by the PRC as part of TAR. Other historically culturally-Tibetan areas. The Qingzang Railway is a project by the Chinese Government […]

Northern Ireland police arrest man over Belfast double shooting

Monday, February 18, 2013 The Police Service of Northern Ireland arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder and threatening to commit murder Saturday after a shooting incident in the Northern Irish capital Belfast Friday. Two men, one aged 24 and the other 22, were both seriously injured in the incident at Old Park Road […]

Flight lands safely with help from mobile phone text messages

Monday, August 11, 2008 In November 2007, a twin-engine 30-year-old Piper aircraft lost all electrical power on board shortly after departing from Kerry airport in Ireland for a flight to Jersey. Without any electrical power, the pilot was unable to use his radio to contact air traffic control. He was briefly able to re-establish contact […]

Disney theme parks to rid trans fats internationally

Thursday, October 25, 2007File:Entrance of Disneyland Paris.jpg Walt Disney Resorts in Paris, Hong Kong, and Tokyo will eliminate trans fats from all food served at the parks by 2009. This move comes in addition to ridding foods of trans fats at Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida, by the end of this […]

Bat for Lashes plays the Bowery Ballroom: an Interview with Natasha Khan

Friday, September 28, 2007 Bat for Lashes is the doppelgänger band ego of one of the leading millennial lights in British music, Natasha Khan. Caroline Weeks, Abi Fry and Lizzy Carey comprise the aurora borealis that backs this haunting, shimmering zither and glockenspiel peacock, and the only complaint coming from the audience at the Bowery […]

House of Supreme Court Justice threatened

Monday, January 23, 2006 In the town of Weare, New Hampshire, a movement is under way to force Supreme Court Justice David Souter to sell his home for “public benefit,” an expansion of the eminent domain provision in the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution that the Supreme Court legalized in the controversial 5–4 decision […]

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