September, 2017

Wikinews interviews biologist Chris Simon about periodical cicadas

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 In May, periodical cicadas with 17 years life cycle emerged on the East Coast of the USA after underground development as juveniles since 1996. Researchers and scientists worked to map and study the rare wave, and the locals prepared for the noisy event. First recorded in 1666, the Magicicada septendecim species […]

The Best Places To Live In Cape Town

Click Here To Know More About: Challenger Brands Agency Challenger Brand Strategy Sydney By Elizabeth McLachlan Cape Town is one of the world’s top destinations, making property here extremely popular. Here are some suggestions as to where you will find the best places to live in Cape Town. For First Time Buyers Cape Town offers […]

U.S. force-feeding Guantanamo hunger strikers

Friday, October 7, 2005 Reports from Amnesty International and an attorney representing some detainees indicate that hunger strikes continue among those held at the United States detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More than 200 prisoners are participating in the hunger strike — of these, 21 are being force fed by military personnel. According to […]

G8 finance ministers agree on deal to relieve debts of 18 poorest nations

Saturday, June 11, 2005 The finance ministers of the G8, the world’s eight richest countries, after years of pressure from wide coalitions of human rights campaigners, such as the Committee for the abolition of third world debt (CADTM), have agreed to a deal to relieve the debts of 18 of the poorest countries in the […]

Six Papuans reported camping on Australian island

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 The Australian government has received reports that a family of six people from the Indonesian province of West Papua are camping on Bamboo Island in the Torres Strait. The Australian customs service is trying to verify the accuracy of the reports. It is believed that the group consists of a union […]

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