February, 2019

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 […]

46 illegal Afghan immigrants suffocate in truck in Pakistan

Tuesday, April 7, 2009  Correction — Nov 1, 2013 The article below claims each passenger paid 4000 to 8000 USD. Each paid 30,000 Rupees, equivilent at the time to about US$375.  The bodies of 46 Afghan illegal immigrants who suffocated to death in a container truck Saturday near Quetta, Pakistan, returned home Tuesday. The Edhi Foundation […]

Leonard Skinner, namesake of rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies at age 77

Monday, September 20, 2010 Leonard Skinner, the namesake of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died at the age of 77. Skinner was a gym teacher and basketball coach and taught members of the group. His death was announced by his son, also named Leonard Skinner, who also said that he was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. […]

News briefs:August 3, 2010

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World AIDS Day events held around the globe

Sunday, December 2, 2007 The 20th annual World AIDS Day was December 1, 2007. The theme selected by the World AIDS Campaign is “Stop AIDS: Keep the Promise” as it will be through 2010. The day was marked by thousands of events around the world. “It is now time for bold leadership at all levels […]

Romanian road traffic laws aligned to EU standards

Friday, May 6, 2005 Romania’s new road traffic laws have been approved by the Senate, with the laws being in accordance with European Union legislation and updating a previous law from 1999. Romania is currently going through the process of aligning its legislation with EU standards, as it is set to become a member of […]

U.S. restores full diplomatic relations with Libya

Tuesday, May 16, 2006 The U.S. has announced full diplomatic relations will be restored with Libya and the country removed from the list of nations the U.S. considers to be state sponsors of terrorism following a 45-day open comment period. Renewal of diplomatic relations between the two states comes after extended diplomatic efforts by both […]

Ford Motor Company cutting 30,000 jobs by 2012

Monday, January 23, 2006 The Ford Motor Company, the second-largest car manufacturer in America, will cut 30,000 jobs and 14 plants as part of a restructuring plan to relieve Ford after a US$1.6 billion loss last year in North American sales. The plan, called “Way Forward”, the brainchild of Ford’s Chief Executive Officer, William Clay […]

Harley Davidson Dealers In Pittsburgh That Make Your Ride A Great One

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Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

Friday, September 14, 2007 The Kennedy Center announced that its 30th presentation of the Kennedy Center Honors would go to pianist Leon Fleisher, comedian Steve Martin, singer Diana Ross, director Martin Scorsese and musician Brian Wilson. The Center was opened to the public in 1971 and was envisioned as part of the National Cultural Center […]

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