Libya frees foreign HIV medics

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Libya has freed six foreign medical personnel who were convicted of infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV and sentenced to death. In jail since 1999, the five Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor arrived in Sofia, Bulgaria, today. The president of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, promptly pardoned them. All six have maintained their innocence throughout. They […]

Satirist Stephen Colbert runs for U.S. President

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 The American satirist Stephen Colbert has announced that he will run for the Presidency of the United States. He made his announcement on his mock news show The Colbert Report. However, Colbert said that he would only run in his home state of South Carolina as a favorite son. He also said that he would represent […]

News briefs:July 15, 2008

Audio Wikinews News Brief for July 15, 2008 Recorded by: DavumayaProblems listening to the file? See media help. RSS Contents 1 Media reports: Israeli warplanes training in Iraq 2 Three hostages return home to Florida 3 IndyMac Bank placed into conservatorship by US Government 4 Sixteen killed in Pakistan during Taliban ambush 5 Bronis?aw Geremek, former Polish Foreign Affairs Minister, […]

12 Tips To Guitar Sales}

Get More Information Here: Buy Music Keyboard Australia Submitted by: Fred Foley If you’re in search of information on guitar sales, how to buy a guitar or how to buy a bass guitar, there are some points you should take into consideration before you part with your hard earned cash. Whether you buy new or used, these steps should be […]

Kimi Räikkönen will start first for 2007 European Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton suffers a crash

Saturday, July 21, 2007 Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen won the pole on the FIA Formula-1 2007 European Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, Nürburg, Germany. Kimi’s rival Fernando Alonso split the two Ferraris and will start between Kimi and Felipe Massa. Lewis Hamilton suffered a serious crash in the third qualifying session after his tire broke in Schumacher‘s S-curve and he […]

Dairy cattle with names produce more milk, according to new study

Thursday, January 29, 2009 Giving a cow a name and treating her as an individual with “more personal touch” can increase milk production, so says a scientific research published in the online “Anthrozoos,” which is described as a “multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals”. The Newcastle University‘s School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development’s (of the Newcastle […]

Agriculture Department investigating possible U.S. case of mad cow disease

Saturday, March 11, 2006 The Associated Press has reported that the United States Department of Agriculture is currently investigating a possible case of mad cow disease. USDA official John Clifford said that a routine test indicated the possible presence of the disease. The Agriculture Department says that the first test was inconclusive and that further tests are being conducted in […]

Australian government hopes to establish triage by phone

Sunday, January 29, 2006 The Australian federal government hopes to slash hospital emergency department waiting queues by setting up a 24-hour national medical hotline. A government source said that the National Health Call Centre Network would be manned by registered triage nurses 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Triage nurses would perform a diagnosis over the phone based upon the […]

Danish Integration Minister’s car burned

Wednesday, June 8, 2005 Copenhagen, Denmark – The Danish Integration Minister Rikke Hvilshøj’s car was set ablaze outside her family-home on the morning of Wednesday 8 June. From there, the fire spread to the family’s garage, and further on to the side of the house, damaging the roof above the kitchen and children’s room. At the same time, an e-mail […]