Seven Canadians killed by Israeli air strike


Sunday, July 16, 2006 Seven Canadians were killed, and six others were in critical condition, after an Israeli raid in Lebanon on Sunday, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay announced. The deaths were believed to be the first recent casualties in Lebanon from any G8 country. Associated Press reports anonymous Lebanese officials saying the family […]

Southern Ocean whale slaughter to resume


Tuesday, January 3, 2006 The international environmental organisation, Greenpeace, have been shadowing a Japanese whaling fleet currently operating in the Southern Ocean in Australian Antarctic Territory. They claim a minor victory against the six-vessel fleet, saying no whales have been killed since Christmas Eve. However they expect a resumption of whaling and protest activity soon. […]

Benefits Of Vertical Window Air Conditioner


Read An Opinion On: Air Conditioning Newcastle By William I. Neil When it comes to standing the heat during the hot summer months, more and more homeowners are starting to turn to using vertical window air conditioner units to cool down the temperature inside their house. While using an air conditioning unit may seem like […]

Two dead after building collapse in Kenya


Sunday, January 10, 2010 Two people in Kenya died earlier today after a five-storeyed building under construction in the town of Kiambu collapsed. Four others were said to have been injured. The incident occurred in the middle of the night, at 02:30 local time (23:30 UTC), on Sunday morning. The building was only a few […]

Small British island gets first democratic election


Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Voters in the small Channel Island of Sark, a Crown dependency of the British Crown, have voted in their first democratic election, bringing an end to almost 4½ centuries of feudal rule. Voting in the election opened at 10:00 local time (UTC) today, and closed at 18:00. The result is expected […]

Medical Device Design And Development


Read An Opinion On: Medicinal Cannabis Products Australia The medical device design and development life cycle consists of three main stages: conception, design and development, and mass production. ConceptionAs early as the device conception stage, factors relating to economic and production feasibility must be taken into account. Most medical devices will require mass manufacturing and […]

eBay removes Canadian town’s listing of sperm whale carcass


Thursday, May 8, 2014 Citing violations of its policy regarding “Marine mammal items”, eBay terminated an online listing on Monday by the town of Cape St. George, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, for a 40 ft (12 m) sperm whale carcass reportedly beached upon its shores about a week prior. With an initial asking price of […]

MLB: Upcoming Tribe home games moved to Milwaukee


Monday, April 9, 2007 Major League Baseball is moving the upcoming Anaheim Angels at Cleveland Indians series to Miller Park in Milwaukee after snow and cold has led to the cancellation of the Tribe’s four-game home opener against the Seattle Mariners at Jacobs Field. The games, which were rescheduled to be played in double-headers on […]

Crosswords/2005/February/19


Saturday, February 19, 2005 Feel free to use the Wikimedia sites to solve our Wikinews crossword. Please do not fill it out online as it would spoil it for other people; print it out and fill it in at your own leisure! < Previous crossword. Contents 1 Quick crossword 2 Across 3 Down 4 Yesterday’s […]