Over 60 illegal miners die in South African mine fire


Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Over 60 miners were killed in an abandoned gold mine shaft near Welkom, in the Free State province of South Africa, after a fire broke out inside the mine. 36 bodies from the Harmony Gold mining company Eland mine shaft were brought up earlier on the weekend from depths up to […]

Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control


Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

Plumbing Care Tips From An Experienced Plumber In Murrieta


Read An Opinion On: Ute Headboards For Sale Buy Ute Headboards Melbourne byalex For most of us, maintaining the condition of our homes is not an easy task, and especially not for those who aren’t very handy with the tools. Trying to troubleshoot and correct even minor problems can seem like an overwhelming proposition, so […]

Valentine Gifts For A Perfect Celebration Of Love!


Read An Opinion On: Best Beginners Guitar Best Guitars For Beginners Valentine Gifts For A Perfect Celebration Of Love! by Sougat Mukherjee Couples wait for the 14th of February all the year round because it is the special day of love. On this day love-birds all over the world leave no stone unturned to show […]

Rwandan genocide investigations to be completed by end of July


Thursday, June 9, 2005 The investigations into the 1994 Rwandan genocide should be completed by the end of July, according to a spokesperson for the traditional Gacaca courts. The courts are a form of community based justice that were set up in an attempt to deal with the nearly 100,000 people accused of war crimes. […]

Manitoba volunteers go to war against Red River flooding


Monday, April 6, 2009 Over 1,600 volunteers registered to help build approximately 65,000 of the 500,000 sandbags to create dikes 20.5 feet (6.2 meters) high to protect the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba in the war against the Red River of the North flood. 700 volunteers answered at the rural municipality of St. Andrews alone. Once sandbags are […]

Wikinews wanders the Referendum-year Edinburgh Festival Fringe


Wednesday, August 27, 2014 With many venues reporting sell-out shows, the 68th year of the Edinburgh Festival attracted visitors from around the globe. Wikinews’ Brian McNeil roamed the city for the four weeks of the event, capturing the colour, spectacle, and comedy, in photos. The image gallery below may take some time to load on […]

Graphic Design Miami From The Graphic Umbrella Company


Read An Opinion On: Buy Strapping Supplies Buy Steel Strapping Australia Graphic Design Miami From The Graphic Umbrella Company by jackauthors The Graphic Umbrella Company works with clients to create all the graphic communications products and services necessary to support their marketing and business communications needs. Their team is headquartered under one roof. From concept […]