Afghanistan women protest Shia Family Law

Sunday, April 19, 2009 In Kabul between 100 to 200 women protested the Shia Family Law and were met by a mob of 800 counterdemonstrators who were mainly men and Shia clergy. Many women were prevented from attending the protest by male family members and were denied entry to board buses by public transportation employees. […]

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green candidate Marija Minic, York Centre

Monday, September 17, 2007 Marija Minic is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the York Centre riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews […]

Iranian International Master Dorsa Derakhshani discusses her chess career with Wikinews

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 In February 2017, the Iranian Chess Federation announced two teenage chess players, Dorsa Derakhshani and her younger brother Borna Derakhshani, were banned from representing the national team. The federation announced their decision although Dorsa Derakhshani had previously decided and informed the chess federation she did not wish to play for Iran. […]

KKE: Interview with the Greek Communist Party

Thursday, May 13, 2010 Wikinews reporter Iain Macdonald has performed an interview with Dr Isabella Margara, a London-based member of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE). In the interview Margara sets out the communist response to current events in Greece as well as discussing the viability of a communist economy for the nation. She also […]

Seeds placed in Norwegian vault as agricultural ‘insurance policy’

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a vault containing millions of seeds from all over the world, saw its first deposits on Tuesday. Located 800 kilometers from the North Pole on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, the vault has been referred to by European Commission president José Manuel Barroso as a “frozen […]

ICANN top-level .xxx domain name not dead yet

Sunday, January 7, 2007 The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced Friday that its vote in May last year was not to reject the creation of ‘Triple X’, a top-level domain (sTLD). Rather, the corporation voted “not to approve the agreement as proposed, but did not reject the application”. A revised proposal […]

‘Bridezilla’ YouTube video: many debate legitimacy

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 A new video on popular internet video site YouTube has raised a question: Is it fake or real? The movie entitled Bride Has Massive Hair Wig Out that was released on the 18th of January shows a woman who is going to get married within hours, but instead she cuts off […]

Russian ICBM test launch failed again

Friday, December 18, 2009 A recent Russian test of an ICBM last week was unsuccessful as a result of third stage engine failure. It happened during a test launch of the Bulava missile from ‘Dmitry Donskoi’ nuclear submarine early last Wednesday. The missile has probably come out of control and exploded, … The peculiar spiral […]