South Korean police clamp down on protests against US beef

Monday, June 30, 2008 South Korean authorities are refusing to allow more protests against the government’s decision to allow beef imports from the United States, after hundreds of people were injured in clashes with riot police overnight Saturday. Around 300 police buses blocked protesters from entering the plaza in front of Seoul City Hall on Sunday, where a candlelight vigil […]

Wikinews interviews Mark Bunker, producer of anti-Scientology website ‘XenuTV’

Monday, February 18, 2008 Television producer and owner of the anti-Scientology website (XenuTV), Mark Bunker, also known as Wise Beard Man, chatted online with Wikinews for nearly three hours. More than 120 people followed the interview live (many from Project Chanology), which makes this exclusive Wikinews interview our most attended IRC interview to date. Bunker started XenuTV in 1999 […]

Caravan Park Facilities What To Expect When You Arrive

Get More Information Here: Australian Off Road Caravans For Sale Australian Off Road Caravans Caravan park facilities – what to expect when you arrive by Craig Robertson If you re new to the world of caravans and are planning to make one your home, or holiday destination, then you might want to know what you can expect from a caravan […]

New law to help asbestos sufferers in Victoria, Australia

Saturday, May 24, 2008 New legislation in Victoria, Australia will provide for greater compensation for victims suffering from effects of exposure to asbestos. The legislation is called “Bernie Banton law”, after the late campaigner for asbestos-related issues. The law will remove a restriction which prevented asbestos victims from making another claim after being diagnosed with a terminal illness. Banton contracted […]

Spanish Football Federation appoints Luis Enrique as men’s national team coach

Thursday, July 12, 2018 On Monday, the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (Royal Spanish Football Federation; RFEF) announced Luis Enrique as the new coach of the Spanish men’s national football team. Per the contract, Enrique is to serve as the coach for two years. Speaking about Enrique’s appointment, RFEF president Luis Rubiales said, “The decision was unanimous. I like his […]

8.8 magnitude earthquake hits Chile; tsunami warnings issued throughout Pacific rim

Saturday, February 27, 2010 An 8.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Chile on Saturday, killing at least 214 people and causing significant structural damage. The earthquake was felt in Chillan, Talca, Concepcion, and the capital Santiago. Sea level recording triggered tsunami warnings for Chile, Peru, and Ecuador. The earthquake, which started at 06.34.14 UTC, was felt as far as Argentina. […]

Sea Kayak Gives Endless Adventure

Get More Information Here: Working Hands Online Relaxation Classes Submitted by: Rajesh Karavadia Sea kayak encourages the sport of paddling on open waters of lakes, bays and oceans. They are stable and seaworthy with a covered deck and ability to incorporate a spray deck if needed. One of the advantages of these kayaks is that they are extremely maneuverable and […]

News briefs:June 1, 2010

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Interview with Sean Semper-Whyte, City Council candidate for Ward 6 in Mississauga, Canada

Saturday, September 23, 2006 The upcoming 2006 Mississauga municipal election, to be held November 13, features an array of candidates looking to represent their wards in city council. Wikinews contributor Nicholas Moreau has contacted as many candidates as possible, including Sean Semper-Whyte, asking them to answer common questions sent in an email. There is no incumbent in the ward; also […]