Monthly Archives: May 2019

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Shortcut:WN:FA Featured articles are selected by the community to represent the best of Wikinews. See the Featured Article Candidates page for nominations and discussions of candidate articles for this page. Or, subscribe to the RSS feed! [edit] Pages in category … Continue reading

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China detains and beats mourners for Zhao Ziyang

Thursday, January 27, 2005 BEIJING, China –The People’s Republic of China intensified security to prevent mourners attending funeral in Beijing for Zhao Ziyang. Mr. Zhao was the former Communist Party secretary general who was purged for opposing the 1989 military … Continue reading

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Volkswagen emissions scandal may affect thousands more cars

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 The Volkswagen emissions scandal continued yesterday with the company announcing 800,000 mainly diesel vehicles may also be affected by carbon dioxide emissions problems. The company stated “the safety of the vehicles is in no way compromised”. … Continue reading

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Why Do Kids Get Chocolate Coins On Religious Holidays?

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Wolf Appliances Best Kitchen Design By Chris Alleny You may have seen chocolate coins in bright gold and silver colored wrappers in the stores around mid-winter. Unless you’re Jewish, you might not have … Continue reading

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Large creature loose in London suburb

Tuesday, March 22, 2005 Police organized a search in the Sydenham Park area of south-east London after a local, Anthony Holder, was attacked by a 6ft long black animal while looking for his kitten in his back yard that borders … Continue reading

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Belgian Indymedians discuss participatory journalism at open door day

Monday, February 18, 2008 Volunteers and interested people could visit the Belgian Indymedia headquarters in Brussels on Sunday during their second open door day. Around 50 people came to hear about the organisation’s evolution during 2007 and what’s coming up … Continue reading

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Canadian politician Manmeet Bhullar dies aged 35 after traffic collision

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 File:Media 2011 Picture (Leg) Bhullar Headshot.jpg A road accident killed Alberta Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Manmeet Bhullar on Monday. Bhullar pulled over to the median on a snowy stretch of the Queen Elizabeth II … Continue reading

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Sadr City suicide bomber uses fruit truck to kill 66 on market day

Sunday, July 2, 2006 A suicide bomber exploded a truck bomb in the crowded Al-Ula market in Sadr City in Baghdad on Saturday, killing 66 people and injuring over a 100. ‘At the beginning of this market, the criminal blew … Continue reading

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Freighter hits fishing boat in Gulf of Suez; thirteen dead

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 A freighter hit a fishing boat around midnight on Sunday morning in the Gulf of Suez in the Red Sea. Of the 40 Egyptian fisherman on board, thirteen are dead and thirteen more missing. Survivor Al … Continue reading

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Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, … Continue reading

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