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Wikinews Shorts: March 7, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Wednesday, March 7, 2007. The European Union has banned the 35 planes in the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) 45 aircraft fleet from flying in EU airspace. The reason provided by EU was that these plans do not fulfill the safety requirement for international planes and thus were banned. PIA […]

Early morning fire kills four New York group home residents

Sunday, March 22, 2009 After an early morning fire began, four out of the nine people living at the Riverview Individual Residential Alternative group home located in Wells, New York were killed by the blaze. The Sunmount Developmental Disabilities Services Office, which supervises the home, told the media that the fire started at approximately 5:30 […]

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Here’s An Opinion On: Land Survey Company Hatch And Hatch Site See what you get from the best site to book hotel and flight by sylverOne of the best things that the internet has given us is online flight and hotel booking. Today we don’t need to visit a travel agent’s office for booking flights […]

Franco-Belgian bank Dexia to restructure, lose 900 jobs

Saturday, January 31, 2009 The Franco-Belgian bank Dexia has announced it will restructure and cut 3% of its staff after posting a €3 billion full-year loss. Dexia says it will close operations in Australia, eastern Europe, Mexico and Scandinavia and reduce business in the United Kingdom and the United States. Dexia specialises in finance to […]

Queensland prisoners put to work manufacturing water tanks

Monday, April 30, 2007 Prisoners in the Australian state of Queensland have been put to work manufacturing rainwater tanks to help meet a shortfall in supply. The southeast corner of Queensland, which is currently undergoing one of its worst droughts on record, is experiencing a boom in the rainwater tank industry. Households, encouraged by subsidies […]

What You Need To Know About Water Damage Restoration

Here’s An Opinion On: Tube Fittings Carrington Products byAlma Abell There are times when calamities like floods lead to the destruction of real estate property. If your house or any other property has undergone destruction as a result of water, it is possible to have it reconstructed to the state that it was in before […]

Canada’s Beaches—East York (Ward 32) 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 Beaches—East York (Ward 32). Four candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for […]

Results of 2005 German federal election

Sunday, September 18, 2005 This article is part of the seriesGerman federal elections 2005 Complete Coverage Prelude Schröder loses motion of confidence German president dissolves parliament; elections in September German Constitutional Court green-lights early elections call TV debate between German chancellor Schröder and opposition leader Merkel held Death of candidate will delay final results for […]

Decisions To Make When Planning A Memorial Service In Debary, Fl

Here’s An Opinion On: Au Pop Rock Music Aria Charts Site byAlma Abell Losing a loved one is a difficult ordeal. Aside from the shock and trauma of the death, there is the task of planning a memorial service in honor of that person. Planning such a task is very emotional. Even though emotions are […]

Pakistan Taliban say Baitullah Mehsud is dead

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 Baitullah Mehsud, am?r (leader) of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), is dead, said two Taliban leaders in a phone call to the BBC. Mehsud was reportedly killed on August 5, 2009, during a U.S. drone attack on South Waziristan; however, Hakimullah Mehsud, who was recently chosen as Baitullah’s successor, and Wali-ur-Rehman told […]