Wikinews interviews 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor Candidate Wayne Tseng

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Thursday, October 22, 2020 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor candidate Wayne Tseng answered some questions about his campaign for the upcoming election from Wikinews. The Lord Mayor election in the Australian city is […]

Finland, Canada named among world’s most-fit nations

Saturday, January 15, 2005 Finland and Canada — The Northern European country of Finland was named among the world’s most healthy, according to an investigation by the London-based newspaper, The Guardian. According to health experts, Finland joins Canada as having the distinction of being home to the lowest percentage of “couch potato” citizens among developed […]

Australia appeals for no execution in Indonesian drug case

Thursday, April 7, 2005 A 27-year-old former beauty student from the Gold Coast of Australia faces the death penalty. She was allegedly caught at Bali airport importing marijuana from Australia in October. Appearing before an Indonesian judge after authorities found 4.1kg of high-grade cannabis in her unlocked boarding bag, she could be sentenced to death […]

Concerns raised over UK hospital disinfection practices

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 A survey, conducted by the Patients’ Association, an independent charity devoted to defending the interests of patients, has revealed “unease and concern among health professionals” that infection control practices in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service are “endangering patients’ lives”. The survey published today, revealed that NHS infection control staff felt […]

Reasons You Need A Car Accident Lawyer Kent

Click Here For More Specific Information On: 200 Series Sunshine Coast byAlma Abell If you get injured in an automobile accident due to someone else’s negligence there are certain rights you have thanks to the personal injury laws in your state. To make sure these rights are protected you should enlist the help of a […]

Australian businessmen arrested in China for spying

Thursday, July 9, 2009 On Sunday July 5, Australian businessman Stern Hu along with three other Rio Tinto employees were arrested by Chinese officials claiming they have evidence that the men damaged China’s economy and security. The arrest come after the failed US$19.5 billion bid by state owned Chinalco to obtain an 18% stake in Rio […]

Pakistani general election likely to be postponed

Monday, December 31, 2007 The electoral commission of Pakistan held a meeting today to decide whether the general election of the country will go ahead as planned next week on Saturday January 8, 2008. A firm decision is expected on Tuesday; however, according to CNN, Election Commission Secretary Kanwar Dilashad told The Associated Press that […]

Investigation wanted into the murders of Iraqi academics

Sunday, February 26, 2006 Majid Majhoul Hawi al-Moussawi said his family “locked the door and left for Syria, the only country that would have us. We are grateful, but there is no work. There is nothing for us here.” He took his family out of Baghdad after his daughter Hanan, 16, was kidnapped. Professionals in […]