Dutch parties agree on government formation

Friday, February 9, 2007 The leading political parties in the Netherlands have agreed on a work program, part of an effort to form a coalition government after the splintered verdict of the elections held in November 2006. The parties have yet to agree on who gets the top jobs in government. The main parties of […]

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Alaska GOP calls for Begich resignation for Senate revote

Saturday, April 4, 2009 The Republican Party of Alaska is requesting United States Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, to resign to pave way for a new election. This request is based on the U.S. Justice Department withdrawing charges against former Senator Ted Stevens. Stevens was originally convicted in October just before the November election. He lost […]

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Wikinews interviews on contributions to open-source: Opera

Monday, January 6, 2014 File:BRUCE LAWSON OPERA.png Wikinews interviewed Opera, a Norwegian software company, about its contributions to open-source, such as software. Questions discussed current workflow, dynamics of contributions, and background. ((Wikinews)) What caused your initial interest in open-source software? Bruce Lawson: Opera has long been involved in open source software — we’ve often used […]

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Hezbollah-Israel war continues for a third day

Friday, July 14, 2006 The fighting continues as Israel launches a fresh wave of attacks on Lebanese targets Friday, striking Beirut’s International airport, the road from Lebanon to Damascus and a power plant. Since Wednesday, Hezbollah have fired over 300 rockets into towns in northern Israel, killing four civilians and wounding dozens. Hezbollah rockets reached […]

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Canada’s social insurance assets pass $140 billion in fourth quarter

Sunday, February 13, 2011 With a fourth-quarter investment earnings of $3.9 Billion CAD, largely driven by stock market rises, the Canada Pension Plan’s (CPP) assets rose to $140.1 Billion reported the CPP Investment Board on Thursday. Rate of return for the quarter netted three percent, bringing the first nine months of the fiscal year to […]

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Cisco sues Apple for iPhone trademark

Friday, January 12, 2007 The iPhone only made its appearance as a prototype and there have been controversies aroused. The dispute has come up between the manufacturer of the iPhone (which was presented on Wednesday for the first time) — Apple Inc. — and a leader in network and communication systems, based in San Jose […]

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