Israeli Defense Force admits to targeting media center in Gaza City airstrike

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Israeli Defense Force admits to targeting media center in Gaza City airstrike

Monday, November 19, 2012 The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has admitted that in an airstrike, they targeted an office building housing offices for international media in Gaza City on Sunday night. The IDF called their specific targets “Hamas operational communication sites”. The IDF also claims Hamas staged a scene outside the building to make it […]

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Ukraine opposition candidate Yushchenko is suffering from a Dioxin intoxication, doctors say

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Ukraine opposition candidate Yushchenko is suffering from a Dioxin intoxication, doctors say

March 24th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Saturday, December 11, 2004 VIENNA –Doctors from the Rudolfinerhaus clinic in Vienna say “there is no doubt” Ukrainian opposition leader Victor Yushchenko was poisoned with Dioxin. Yushchenko’s body had about 1,000 times more than the normal concentration of the toxin. It is unknown if there were any other poisons in his system. Although it has […]

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Pakistan to Turkey container train service launched

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Pakistan to Turkey container train service launched

March 22nd, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Sunday, August 16, 2009 Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani has launched Pakistan’s first international container train service from Islamabad to Istanbul via the Iranian capital, Tehran, as a trial project of the Economic Cooperation Organization to boost Pakistan’s trade with Turkey and Iran. The train is carrying 20 containers on its first journey from […]

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

March 22nd, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, July 3, 2014 Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, this morning “unreservedly” apologised to clients who lost money in a scandal involving the bank’s financial planning services arm. Last week, a Senate enquiry found financial advisers from the Commonwealth Bank had made high-risk investments of clients’ money without the clients’ […]

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UK shopping centre Afflecks Palace secures its future

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UK shopping centre Afflecks Palace secures its future

March 20th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 Afflecks Palace, the “iconic, alternative shopping centre” in the Northern Quarter of Manchester in England, United Kingdom, was saved from closure this week after long-running rumours that the market may have to “kick out its traders” due to a dispute between the management of the Afflecks Palace brand and the leaseowner […]

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Ontario college teachers begin strike

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Ontario college teachers begin strike

March 20th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 All across the Canadian province of Ontario, college teachers have gone on strike, leaving more than 150,000 students in 24 colleges without classes. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union rejected the final offer from college management, after negotiations at the Delta Chelsea Hotel in downtown Toronto. This strike comes just a […]

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Zimbabwe submits to popular pressure: foreign currencies now legal tender

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Zimbabwe submits to popular pressure: foreign currencies now legal tender

March 20th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, January 29, 2009 Zimbabwe has decided to abandon its currency, the Zimbabwean dollar, in favour of other currencies. Acting Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa announced today that Zimbabweans will be allowed to make transactions in other currencies along with the local currency. “In line with the prevailing practices by the general public, [the] government is […]

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Historic summit, commemoration by Asian-African leaders in Bandung

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Historic summit, commemoration by Asian-African leaders in Bandung

March 20th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, April 26, 2005 The heads of state and representatives of 89 Asian and African countries met this weekend in Bandung, capital of West Java, Indonesia. The three-day meeting, started Friday in commemoration of the golden jubilee (50th anniversary) of the original Bandung Conference, resulted in the discussion of a number of important international issues […]

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News briefs:June 8, 2010

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News briefs:June 8, 2010

March 19th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide.

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green candidate Marija Minic, York Centre

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green candidate Marija Minic, York Centre

March 17th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Monday, September 17, 2007 Marija Minic is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the York Centre riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews […]

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