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2006 “Stolenwealth” Games to confront Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

Friday, March 3, 2006 The possibility of large-scale protests in the face of the 3,000 journalists covering the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, has event organisers and the Government worried. The group “Black GST” – which represents Indigenous Genocide, Sovereignty and Treaty – are planning demonstrations at prominent Games events unless the Government agrees to a […]

US National Security Agency leaker Reality Winner pleads guilty to espionage

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Wikileaks cable disclosure shows Arab fears of Iranian ambitions

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Sunday night’s release of leaked United States diplomatic cables shows widespread concern in the Arab world over Iran’s ambitions to build a “Persian Empire in the 21st Century”. Wikileaks, so far, have released under 300 of the quarter million plus diplomatic communications posted to them on a memory stick. The small […]

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Great Cruise Destination Setting Ideas Families Cruise Cruise Vacation For Money

Here’s An Opinion On: Lifestyle Retirement Villages Lifestyle Retirement Villages For Sale Great Cruise destination setting ideas Families Cruise cruise vacation for Money by Florence Islip Enjoying retirement out in the ocean Vacations can be found for great prices for those of you trying to enjoy retirement. A good way to save money on cruises […]

One year on: Egyptians mark anniversary of protests that toppled Mubarak

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Across Egypt hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets for the day, marking exactly one year since the outbreak of protests leading to 83-year-old longstanding ruler Hosni Mubarak’s downfall. The country’s decades-long emergency rule was partially lifted this week; meanwhile, a possible economic meltdown looms and a newly-elected parliament held […]

Ben Folds performs at Western Connecticut State University

Monday, May 12, 2008 Friday, May 9, Ben Folds played at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) in Danbury, Connecticut, United States. Wikinews was there for the concert. Billed as the main event for WCSU’s annual “West Fest”, the concert took place in the Feldman Arena, which is part of the O’Neill Center on the western […]

Australian man to be executed in Singapore

Saturday, November 19, 2005 Supporters of convicted Australian drug trafficker, Van Nguyen, gathered outside the State Library in Melbourne yesterday to display thousands of messages of opposition to his death sentence. Callers to talkback radio in Melbourne were overwhelmingly against the death penalty of Nguyen, who immediately admitted his guilt and has cooperated with authorities […]

Inspectors close Chicago landmark Healthy Food restaurant after finding dead mouse in cooler

Saturday, April 2, 2005 Chicago city inspectors closed the landmark Lithuanian restaurant Healthy Food on Thursday, after finding mouse feces on the meat slicer and cutting board, and a dead mouse in the cooler. The restaurant has operated at 3236 S. Halsted, on the south side of the city in the Bridgeport neighborhood, since the […]

News briefs:June 30, 2006

The time is 20:00 (UTC) on June 30th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Contents 1 Headlines 1.1 Interior Ministry, Fatah offices in Gaza hit by Israeli airstrikes 1.2 Palestinian PM: Israel aims to topple gov’t 1.3 Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs Freitas do Amaral resigns 1.4 French Parliament adopts controversial copyright bill […]