German teenager sentenced to six years for stabbing police officer

Saturday, January 28, 2017 A court in Celle, Germany sentenced sixteen-year-old German-Moroccan girl Safia S. to six years in prison on Thursday for an attempted murder. Safia stabbed a 34-year-old police officer in February last year using a vegetable knife in a train station in Hannover. Phone chats revealed Safia acted on the behalf of […]

Nineteen activists killed by Israeli commandos aboard aid convoy bound for Gaza

Monday, May 31, 2010  Notice — August 24, 2015 The title of this article states nineteen were killed, whereas the body more accurately reflects the facts of the time by recording between nine and nineteen deaths. The correct figure at the time was in fact nine deaths.  Between nine and nineteen Free Gaza Movement activists died […]

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans graduate students

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list.Tuesday, September 13, 2005 NAICU has created a list of colleges and universities accepting and/or offering assistance to displace faculty members. [1]Wednesday, September 7, 2005 This list is taken from Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students, and is intended to make searching […]

Set Exam 2017: The Best Choice For Undergraduate Studies!}

Read An Opinion On: Tendering Process SET Exam 2017: The Best Choice For Undergraduate Studies! by settestYoung students in India are often overburdened with numerous responsibilities in terms of board exams, undergraduate entrance exams among numerous others. The students in their young, tender age are told to do numerous tasks at once where they cannot […]

Mayor of London Boris Johnson announces bidders for additional Tramlink vehicles

Saturday, March 26, 2011 On Thursday, London’s Mayor Boris Johnson announced the shortlist of bidders to supply up to ten further trams to Transport for London (TfL) for use on the city’s Tramlink network in Croydon. The trams will be used to supply additional capacity on the network between Elmers End, central Croydon and Therapia […]

Wikimania 2007 begins in Taipei, Taiwan

Friday, August 3, 2007 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The third annual conference for users of the Wikimedia Foundation projects, Wikimania, began today in Taipei, Taiwan. Over 1,100 people registered from 98 countries. Fifty-five percent of attendees […]

ACLU President Strossen on religion, drugs, guns and impeaching George Bush

Tuesday, October 30, 2007File:Nadine Strossen 5 by David Shankbone.jpg There are few organizations in the United States that elicit a stronger emotional response than the American Civil Liberties Union, whose stated goal is “to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of […]

Air Canada back in the black in 2010

Saturday, February 12, 2011 In the final quarter of 2010, airline Air Canada (TSX:AC.B) earnings rose to 134 million CAD, 42 cents per share, capping a sharp return to profitability in 2010. The year resulted in the company’s highest-ever earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortisation, and rent (EBITDAR) of $1.39 billion, 707 million more than […]

Moldovan government proposes awareness-raising strategy on EU integration

Monday, December 31, 2007 File:MoldovaEU.jpg This week the government of Moldova approved an awareness-raising strategy on Moldova’s integration into the European Union. The strategy was proposed to the Government by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration; the Ministry has argued that Moldova’s citizens must be educated about the impact of the forthcoming European […]

Zimbabwe submits to popular pressure: foreign currencies now legal tender

Thursday, January 29, 2009 Zimbabwe has decided to abandon its currency, the Zimbabwean dollar, in favour of other currencies. Acting Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa announced today that Zimbabweans will be allowed to make transactions in other currencies along with the local currency. “In line with the prevailing practices by the general public, [the] government is […]