Zarqawi shows face in new video

Saturday, April 29, 2006 The first “visual issue” of the Emir of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was issued April 25, 2006, by the Mujahideen Shura Council. A thirty-four minute video containing an approximately twenty minute oration by Zarqawi, footage of him leading mujahideen in training on the battlefield and in a war room, […]

Wikinews Shorts: August 13, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, August 13, 2009. Contents 1 Paris suffers second night of violence 2 No concrete progress but North American leaders express solidarity 3 Mexican federal police foil plot to assassinate President Calderón 4 Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to another three years of house arrest 5 Four Rio Tinto […]

Venezuela opens granite processing facility in Bolívar

Monday, February 18, 2013 Venezuela’s government has opened a granite processing plant in the state of Bolívar, with the intention of providing about 25% of the granite required nationwide. Ricardo Menéndez, vice president of the Productive Economic Area, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has yearned for the creation of this project to empower Venezuelan construction. […]

The Importance Of Maintenance For Your Plumbing, Cooling, And Heating In Moorhead, Mn

Read More About: Metal Fabrication Australia byAlma Abell Home and business owners all have at least one thing in common. Whether you are talking about your house, your store, or your commercial and industrial buildings, everybody needs to make sure that their needs are met when it comes to proper maintenance on your plumbing, coolong […]

Petition pressures City of Edinburgh Council to review clause affecting live music scene

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Live music venues in Edinburgh, Scotland are awaiting a review later this year on the 2005 licensing policy, which places limitations on the volume of amplified music in the city. Investigating into how the policy is affecting the Edinburgh music scene, a group of Wikinews writers interviewed venue owners, academics, the […]

Wikinews interviews Kent Mesplay, Green Party presidential candidate

Sunday, June 29, 2008 While nearly all coverage of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third-party candidates. These prospects represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. Wikinews has reached out to […]

Broadcasters push for new layer of intellectual monopoly at WIPO

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 Government delegates are meeting this week at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) general assembly in Geneva to discuss the WIPO Development Agenda. The meeting will determine how developing countries must implement existing controversial intellectual property rights laws including copyrights, patents, and trademarks. They will also consider the disputed proposal for […]

Still no action in standoff in Ontario town

Monday, April 17, 2006 Seven weeks after citizens of the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve repossessed land near Caledonia, Ontario, on February 28, the Ontario Provincial Police, who have authority from a court to arrest the protesters for contempt of court, have yet to act. On April 11, more than 50 police cruisers, […]

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