February, 2019

Defendant shoots Judge, three others at Atlanta courthouse

Friday, March 11, 2005 A defendant on trial for rape in Atlanta, Georgia reportedly stole a deputy sheriff’s handgun and used it to shoot the judge, court reporter, and two deputies Friday morning. Three people were killed and one was wounded. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Rowland W. Barnes has been confirmed dead along with […]

Volunteers and food needed for flooded Manitoba, Canada

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Local municipal and provincial volunteers in Manitoba, Canada are exhausted in their efforts to divert the rising waters of the Red River of the North. It has been hard work with little sleep for the residents who live on the shores of the Red River to shore up their defences with […]

Hillary Clinton condemns violence in Northern Ireland

Saturday, December 8, 2012 United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called yesterday (Friday) for an end to violence which has taken place in Northern Ireland this week, following the decision of Belfast City Council to stop flying the Union Flag year round. Clinton, who was on a visit to Belfast as part of […]

Politicians and protesters prepare for G20 summit

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 World leaders and protesters are heading to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the eastern United States for the G20 summit set to begin this Thursday in Pittsburgh. Politicians at the summit will be discussing ways to help solve the global financial crisis while protesters will advocate everything from universal health care to an […]

Japan Airlines to relist shares

Saturday, January 7, 2012 Japan Airlines (JAL) is planning on relisting its shares in an IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. By September, JAL shareholders intend to sell between ¥500 billion and ¥1 trillion (US$6.4b – US$12.8b, €5b – €10b). If the sale goes into high-end estimates, it will make JAL the largest airline in […]

Fiat plans to buy majority stake in Chrysler

Sunday, May 29, 2011 Fiat announced on Friday that it intends to purchase the six percent of automaker Chrysler that the US government currently owns, which would give the Italian company a 52 percent majority stake in Chrysler. According to Fiat’s announcement, the company has told the US Treasury that it intends to use its […]

BDSM as business: An interview with the owners of a dungeon

Sunday, October 21, 2007 Torture proliferates American headlines today: whether its use is defensible in certain contexts and the morality of the practice. Wikinews reporter David Shankbone was curious about torture in American popular culture. This is the first of a two part series examining the BDSM business. This interview focuses on the owners of […]

Japanese earthquake death toll surpasses ten thousand

Friday, March 25, 2011 The death toll from the Sendai earthquake has now increased to over ten thousand. In Japan, the National Police Agency has stated that 10,019 are now known to have been killed as a result of the disaster. The Agency also reported that 2,775 had been injured and the location of 17,541 […]


This is the category for Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, India. Formerly called Madras. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 30 June 2017: Thousands gather in Jantar Mantar and other cities to protest against mob violence 20 December 2015: Chennaiyin FC score late goal, beat Goa 3-2 to win Indian Super League […]

John Vanderslice plays New York City: Wikinews interview

Thursday, September 27, 2007 John Vanderslice has recently learned to enjoy America again. The singer-songwriter, who National Public Radio called “one of the most imaginative, prolific and consistently rewarding artists making music today,” found it through an unlikely source: his French girlfriend. “For the first time in my life I wouldn’t say I was defending […]

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