Rescue workers search wreckage of Brazilian air crash

Tuesday, October 3, 2006 Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907 crashed 1,750km (1,100 miles) north-west of Rio de Janeiro killing all people onboard, on Friday September 29. National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) has confirmed that the crashed Brazilian airplane did crash into a smaller aircraft. Rescue workers and air force personnel are searching the wreckage for […]

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Over 100 people protest exclusion of gender identity protection in ENDA outside HRC dinner

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 More than 100 protesters gathered Saturday in San Francisco to object to the Human Rights Campaign‘s (HRC) stance on gender identity. The protesters picketed the HRC’s annual fundraising dinner to protest the organization’s efforts to remove gender identity protections from legislation that would add sexual orientation to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act […]

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In pictures: Japan earthquake and tsunami

Friday, March 18, 2011 A week ago today, at 2:46 pm JST, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of the T?hoku region in Japan. The earthquake created an extremely destructive tsunami that spawned 10 metre (33 ft) high waves just moments later. The tsunami travelled 10 km (6 mi) inland causing massive destruction […]

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Strengthen Your Market Position With Invoice Discounting

Read An Opinion On: Vehicle Finance Emerald Car Leasing Moranbah Strengthen Your Market Position with Invoice Discounting by Lee Simons Working with an expert advisor, invoice discounting facilities are the ideal solution for larger businesses and mid-sized companies with ambitious plans. Providing quick access to cash that is otherwise tied-up, it is an opportunity that […]

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IDF soldiers’ account of Gaza incursion sparks new war crimes investigations

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 During a seminar with students at the Mechinat Rabin in Oranim, Israeli veterans of the 2008–2009 Israel–Gaza conflict revealed accounts of the deaths of unarmed civilians. This has prompted new allegations of war crimes and a review and investigation into the rules of engagement within the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). There […]

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Canada pursues new nuclear research reactor to produce medical isotopes

Friday, July 10, 2009 The Saskatchewan provincial government alongside the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have come together to establish a CA$500 million, 10 megawatts research nuclear reactor to produce medical isotopes. “In 1949 … cobalt-60 treatment was tried for the first time here in Saskatchewan, where it saved a woman battling cervical cancer. […]

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Wikinews interviews 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor Candidate Wayne Tseng

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Thursday, October 22, 2020 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor candidate Wayne Tseng answered some questions about his campaign for the upcoming election from Wikinews. The Lord Mayor election in the Australian city is […]

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