August, 2018

Author of My Billion Year Contract reflects on life in elite Scientology group

Thursday, January 14, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Nancy Many about her book My Billion Year Contract, and asked her about life working in the elite Scientology group known as the “Sea Org“. Many joined Scientology in the early 1970s, and after leaving in 1996 she later testified against the organization. Published in October, Many’s book […]

Thrill rides in U.S., Canada shut down after girl’s feet are severed

Friday, June 22, 2007 The United States amusement park operator Six Flags has shut down nine thrill rides at four parks after a 13-year-old girl’s feet were cut off on a tower-drop ride yesterday at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville. Kentucky state officials said a loose cable on a ride called the Superman Tower […]

News briefs:August 5, 2010

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China and Russia continue joint army exercise

Friday, August 19, 2005 Russian and Chinese armed forces began their first ever joint military exercises since the Korean War, when Russia was still part of the Soviet Union, on Thursday. The exercises are expected to last for eight days. 10,000 troops — about 1800 Russians, the rest Chinese — are participating in the war […]

Former Japanese prime minister Hashimoto indicated his retirement

Friday, August 12, 2005 On the 11th August, the former Prime Minister of Japan Riyutaro Hashimoto, age 68, formally indicated he would not run for the Okayama 4th constituency of the House of Representatives, the Lower House of Japan, due to defectiveness of his physical condition, possibly nominally. Since the current prime minister Junichiro Koizumi […]

Real Estate Investment Is The Way To Go

Here’s An Opinion On: Div 7a Loan Agreement Credi By Vince J. Paxton A study reveals that 23% of the homes sold in 2004 were all bought in forms of investments. When the historical returns and the increase in the high rate of prices for the past few years are considered, it does not surprise […]

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 […]


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Canada’s Don Valley West (Ward 26) city council candidates speak

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Friday, November 3, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Don Valley West (Ward 26). Four candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests […]

The Newsletter An Efficient Real Estate Farming Method

Here’s An Opinion On: Financial Services Salesforce Best Crm For Insurance Agents By Amanda Smith Two of the most pressing matters in real estate are: how to do efficient farming and how to do efficient follow-up with your leads. The farming process can be quite costly and it can consume a lot of time. At […]