South Korea: Fire in hospital housing elderly people kills at least 37

Friday, January 26, 2018 Fire broke out on Friday morning and destroyed the bottom two floors of a six-story hospital in Miryang, South Korea, killing at least 37 people, most of them elderly. More than a hundred injuries were reported, with eighteen people in critical condition. This is the highest death toll from fire in […]

In depth: Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal controversy

Friday, May 26, 2006 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 […]

Sewerage project starts in Pakistan

Friday, January 19, 2007 In Pakistan, the Daily Times reported that construction work on a sewerage project has started in Pindi. It said that the construction work for the Rawalpindi Environment Improvement Project (REIP) aims to lay a new underground drainage and sewerage system in the area. The project director of REIP, Aslam Sabzwari, said, […]

Wikinews Shorts: May 15, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Friday, May 15, 2009. California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed budget cuts and layoffs for California yesterday. Californian education budgets would be cut by $3 billion USD for the next five years if California voters gave a yes votes to the budget-related measures for May 19’s special election. Schwarzenegger is […]



Internally distributed DHS memo: al-Qaeda and Hezbollah may attack U.S. within three years

Thursday, November 15, 2007 In an exclusive report, Wikinews has obtained documents via Wikileaks that state al-Qaeda, Hezbollah and or single interest groups is planning to attack the United States homeland within three years, this according to a 27-page internally distributed memo circulated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on the threat of […]

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

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 […]

Common Marketing Mistakes Investors Make And How To Avoid Them..

Click Here To Know More About: Commercial Real Estate Sydney Best Commercial Real Estate In Australia Common Marketing Mistakes Investors Make And How To Avoid Them.. by ralphjimenezMarketing plays an important role, when it comes to selling anything under the sun. No mater how much enticing your property looks and what prime location it holds […]

Five police officers killed in Dallas, Texas during sniper attack

Sunday, July 10, 2016 On Thursday, five police officers were killed and seven were injured after a sniper attacked a public protest march in downtown Dallas, Texas. Sources indicate at least three other people were taken into custody for questioning relating to the attack. The march was held to protest the shooting deaths of Alton […]

2007 ING Taipei Marathon: Charity & Kids Running comes back to Taipei

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 After a series warm-up matches at Hualien, Kaohsiung, and Taichung, the special “Charity and Kids Running” event came back to Taipei yesterday at Taipei Municipal Datung Senior High School. Before the event, John Wylie (President & CEO of ING Antai) encouraged citizens in Taiwan to add their signatures to the “Charity […]

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