G20 protests: Inside a labour march

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G20 protests: Inside a labour march

Wikinews accredited reporter Killing Vector traveled to the G-20 2009 summit protests in London with a group of protesters. This is his personal account. Friday, April 3, 2009 London – “Protest”, says Ross Saunders, “is basically theatre”. It’s seven a.m. and I’m on a mini-bus heading east on the M4 motorway from Cardiff toward London. […]

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Theresa May’s Conservative Party wins UK election but loses majority, leaving Brexit plan in question

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Theresa May’s Conservative Party wins UK election but loses majority, leaving Brexit plan in question

March 26th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Sunday, June 11, 2017 While Theresa May remains Prime Minister of Britain, her party, the Conservative Party, won Thursday’s general election but lost its majority in Parliament. The next scheduled general election was not until 2020. May requested this general election, called a snap election, in April, when polls indicated it would strengthen the then-slight […]

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Intel launches Centrino 2 aiming for performance and mobility

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Intel launches Centrino 2 aiming for performance and mobility

March 25th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 After the launch of Intel Atom for low-price PCs during the 2008 COMPUTEX Taipei, Intel globally unveiled the Centrino 2 Processor Technology (formerly codenamed “Montevina“) products for laptops yesterday July 15. This Centrino 2 continues support for features on the earlier-released 45 nanometer (45nm) “Penryn” processor, and implements enhanced security and […]

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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

March 24th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

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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