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IMF and EU approve aid for Georgia

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 The International Monetary Fund and the European Union approved aid packages to help Georgia recover from its conflict with Russia, which occurred in early August. The IMF approved a US$750 million loan which will allow Georgia to rebuild its currency reserves. The European Union also approved an aid package of €500 […]

Oil leaking container ship might cause environmental catastrophe

Sunday, January 21, 2007 In the United Kingdom, an anti-pollution operation is under way after the stricken ship MSC Napoli started to leak dangerous heavy fuel oil. The heavy fuel oil that is leaking from the beached Italian ship is extremely dangerous for the environment. Fear of pollution increased after the ship was further damaged […]

Benazir Bhutto buried; violence erupts in assassination aftermath

Friday, December 28, 2007 Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto, who was killed in a suicide attack yesterday, has been buried in her ancestral home in the village of Garhi Khuda Bakhsh. Meanwhile, violence has erupted across the nation in protest to the 54-year-old opposition leader’s death. The Pakistani government has claimed to have […]

CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate David Sparrow in Don Valley West

Friday, October 10, 2008 In an attempt to speak with as many candidates as possible during the 2008 Canadian federal election, Wikinews has talked via email with David Sparrow. Sparrow is a candidate in Ontario’s Don Valley West riding, running under the New Democratic Party (NDP) banner. The riding was set to vote in a […]

British Government warns against tax breaks for Scientology

Thursday, October 21, 2010 The new British coalition government has warned local authorities in the United Kingdom not to provide tax breaks to branches of the Church of Scientology. After an investigation by The Guardian newspaper revealed that several local authorities have granted Scientology tax breaks worth over a million pounds, Secretary of State for […]

Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics

Monday, December 3, 2007 At Thanksgiving dinner David Shankbone told his white middle class family that he was to interview Reverend Al Sharpton that Saturday. The announcement caused an impassioned discussion about the civil rights leader’s work, the problems facing the black community and whether Sharpton helps or hurts his cause. Opinion was divided. “He’s […]

What To Expect From Vein Treatment In Campbell

Find Out More About: The Best Treatment For Acne Inversa Acne Inversa Surgery Cost Usa byadmin Setting an appointment for vein treatment in Campbell can be a daunting experience, especially for those who don’t know what to expect from a doctor’s visit. Even so, malfunctioning veins that present with spider or varicose veins can cause […]

First penis transplant reversed after two weeks

Friday, September 22, 2006 Two weeks after Chinese surgeons successfully transplanted a donated penis onto an unidentified 44-year-old man, they were requested to remove it. Despite functioning perfectly and having been physically accepted by the body, the patient and his wife asked for the penis to be amputated, due to the severe psychological trauma they […]

Stingray kills head diver of Underwater World Singapore

Friday, October 7, 2016 Following an accidental death at the closed Underwater World Singapore (UWS) aquarium in Sentosa on Tuesday, operations to relocate the facility’s animals have been suspended. Phillip Chan, 62, the head diver of the defunct facility, was moving stingrays in preparation for transfer to another aquarium when one of them stung him […]

Calls made for prosecution in light of Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 report

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 Australia is calling for criminal charges to be made in light of the final report into the Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 disaster, which was published yesterday. Five Australians were among the 21 killed when the Boeing 737 jetliner overshot the runway at Adisucipto International Airport, near Yogyakarta, Indonesia on March 7 […]

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