Archive for December, 2018

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KKE: Interview with the Greek Communist Party

Thursday, May 13, 2010 Wikinews reporter Iain Macdonald has performed an interview with Dr Isabella Margara, a London-based member of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE). In the interview Margara sets out the communist response to current events in Greece as well as discussing the viability of a communist economy for the nation. She also  [ Read More ]

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Investigation of Deutsche Bank headquarters spills into second day

Monday, December 3, 2018 On Friday, German police investigators continued their previous day’s search of the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, for evidence of money laundering and other wrongdoing in connection to the group of leaked financial documents called the Panama Papers. A police spokesperson explained the roughly 170 searchers, including officers, prosecutors  [ Read More ]

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UK Wikinews Shorts: July 8, 2013

A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, July 8, 2013.

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City Planning Board postpones decision on Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews,  [ Read More ]

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Dec 09

Polish drug company Jelfa ordered to shut-down over mislabelled drugs

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Polish drug company Jelfa ordered to shut-down over mislabelled drugs

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Polish Prime Minister Jaros?aw Kaczy?ski has ordered the pharmaceutical company Jelfa to halt production following revelations that Jelfa had placed mislabelled medication on the market, whose use could be potentially fatal. Jelfa distributed vials labelled as Corhydron, a hydrocortisone used to treat allergies and inflammation, but in fact containing Suxamethonium chloride,  [ Read More ]

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Dec 08

Questions raised over Mosquito device ahead of New South Wales trial

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Questions raised over Mosquito device ahead of New South Wales trial

Sunday, June 23, 2013 A device known as the Mosquito, set to be trialed in New South Wales (NSW), Australia by RailCorp in a bid to deter vandals from areas frequently the target of graffiti, is attracting criticism. Wikinews reached out to several people about the trials. The units work by emitting a high-pitched buzz,  [ Read More ]

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Dec 08

Five arrested in Italian art smuggling

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Five arrested in Italian art smuggling

Saturday, October 8, 2005 Numerous smuggled artifacts were found at an Austrian tour guide’s home. Five Italians were arrested and twenty-eight others are now being investigated. The Austrian, known as “Mozart” in the art trafficking world, received a citation for his involvement. Police claim that some 600 artifacts, which had been illegally excavated, were found.  [ Read More ]

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Dec 08

Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery further delayed

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Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery further delayed

Thursday, March 12, 2009 NASA has decided to postpone the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, mission STS-119, for at least four more days. The further delay of launch was due to a hydrogen fuel leak. Discovery was previously set to liftoff tonight at 9:20 p.m. (EDT). “Space shuttle Discovery’s launch to the International Space Station  [ Read More ]

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Dec 08

Reliance Protectron 2011 Circle Of Excellence Awards

Here’s An Opinion On: Financial Planning Services Independent Financial Adviser Submitted by: Graham Wood Titan Alarm LTD was the proud recipient of several dealer awards at the Reliance Protectron 2011 Circle of Excellence Awards ceremony held in Ottawa, Ontario on October 3, 2011. Graham Wood, the President of Titan Alarm LTD and Tyler Hatch, the  [ Read More ]

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Dec 07

Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

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Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

Tuesday, March 29, 2005A team of Australian surgeons yesterday reattached both hands and one foot to 10-year-old Perth boy, Terry Vo, after a brick wall which collapsed during a game of basketball fell on him, severing the limbs. The wall gave way while Terry performed a slam-dunk, during a game at a friend’s birthday party.  [ Read More ]

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