January, 2019

Lula’s future in the hands of Brazilian Parliament

Sunday, June 12, 2005 The government of Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is in a severe political crisis. The crisis began after the exposure of a series of scandals which involve the Workers’ Party, the Brazilian ruling party. In 2002, Celso Daniel, the mayor of Santo André, 10 km (6 miles) away from […]

Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Also try the 2008 World News Quiz of the year. What would you tell your grandchildren about 2008 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 years’ time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2008, what would the question be? The year that markets collapsed, or perhaps […]

Don’t Let Your Teeth Become Unhealthy

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Argentine footballer Mascherano announces international retirement

Sunday, July 1, 2018 Argentine footballer Javier Mascherano announced retirement from international football after losing 3–4 against France in the Last 16 knockout phase of the FIFA World Cup yesterday. Mascherano made his international debut on June 17, 2003, at the age of nineteen. Since then, he has won 147 international caps with Argentina, a […]

ASEAN basketball league moves closer to reality

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 The formation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Basketball League this week almost certainly ensures that a professional basketball league will be run across southern Asia. In planning for almost two years a US$5 million backing from Malaysian business tycoons Tony Fernandes of AirAsia and Indonesian media mogul Erick […]

HIV-positive man receives 35 years for spitting on Dallas police officer

Sunday, May 18, 2008 An HIV-positive man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday, one day after being convicted of harassment of a public servant for spitting into the eye and open mouth of a Dallas, Texas police officer in May 2006. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that no […]

Woman in Buffalo, New York accidentally sets herself on fire

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 Buffalo, New York —A woman in Buffalo, New York in the United States is in critical condition tonight at Sisters Of Charity Hospital after she accidentally set herself on fire. The unnamed elderly woman was receiving oxygen for medical problems in her home and lit a cigarette, and the oxygen coming […]

2007 Brooklyn Book Festival showcases borough’s continued literary tradition

Thursday, September 20, 2007 Wikimedia Commons has media about 2007 Brooklyn Book Festival. Brooklyn Borough Hall featured a Who’s Who in New York’s literary community during the second annual Brooklyn Book Festival. According to Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, the borough’s zip code 11215 boasts more authors than anywhere else in the country. It appeared […]

“Bigoted woman”: controversial Gordon Brown remarks caught on air

Thursday, April 29, 2010 UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown is now at the centre of controversy when, on Thursday, a live microphone caught him describing a voter he had talked to as being a “bigoted woman”. The incident occurred after Brown, encouraged by his advisors to interact with ordinary people more often before next week’s […]

Zimbabwe submits to popular pressure: foreign currencies now legal tender

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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