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Air France passenger jet intercepted by Indian Air Force

Thursday, August 27, 2009 The Indian Air Force (IAF) has said that an Air France passenger jet was intercepted by a fighter jet on Thursday, after failing to identify itself correctly. A MiG-29 jet was scrambled to intercept the flight, an Airbus A340-300, which was bound for Bangkok after departing from Paris. The Air France […]


One killed, many boats damaged in storms on Spanish island of Majorca

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 One person has been killed and dozens of boats have been severely damaged or sunk by storms on the Spanish island of Majorca. The storms hit the island frequently last week, and the weather finally calmed on Sunday. In San Telmo, a 62-year-old man died when he tried to save his […]


CanadaVOTES: Libertarian John Kittridge in St. Paul’s

Monday, October 13, 2008 In an attempt to speak with as many candidates as possible during the 2008 Canadian federal election, Wikinews has talked via email with John Kittredge. John is a candidate in Toronto, Ontario’s St. Paul riding, running under the Libertarian Party banner. Libertarians are a minor, registered political party; they are looking […]


Restrictions imposed in China textile trade with U.S.

Saturday, May 21, 2005 In an effort to ease complaints by the U.S. and Europe about a heavy influx of low priced Chinese goods, China will raise export tariffs on 74 categories of textile products in June. This follows plans from the U.S. to impose quotas on Chinese textiles and clothing. Products likely to see […]


Class action: Foreign workers pay thousands to obtain jobs in Canada

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Cook Islands rugby league player Adam Watene dies after training session age 31

Monday, October 13, 2008 Cook Islands and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats rugby league player Adam Watene has died. The Wildcats announced the death of the 31-year-old earlier today. They reported he collapsed in the gym shortly after a training session. A spokesman said, “The Wakefield Trinity Wildcats are sad to announce the sudden passing of Adam […]


Iran to conduct missile defense exercise

Saturday, September 26, 2009 The Iranian government has announced that the nation will be participating in a missile defense test which could take place as early as tomorrow. According to the IRNA, Iran’s official news agency, the test is an annual exercise aimed to “maintain and develop” defense capabilities of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. The […]


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Chinese ship leaking oil near Great Barrier Reef

Sunday, April 4, 2010 A Chinese merchant ship has run aground off the coast of Australia and began leaking oil into the ocean near the Great Barrier Reef, triggering fears of a major oil spill into the waters near the reef. The ship, the Shen Neng 1, was carrying 950 tonnes of oil, along with […]