French police detain 20 terror suspects in dawn raid

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French police detain 20 terror suspects in dawn raid

Monday, December 12, 2005 French police said on Monday they have smashed an Islamist terrorism ring in Paris. Between 20 and 30 people were arrested in the Paris region following an investigation into the funding of Islamist extremists. Police described Monday’s events as a “major operation aimed at disbanding an Islamist network linked to terrorism”. […]

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Warhol’s photo legacy spread by university exhibits

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Warhol’s photo legacy spread by university exhibits

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Evansville, Indiana, United States — This past week marked the opening night of an Andy Warhol exhibit at the University of Southern Indiana. USI’s art gallery, like 189 other educational galleries and museums around the country, is a recipient of a major Warhol donor program, and this program is cultivating new […]

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Pressure mounts on US Senate candidate Todd Akin to withdraw after controversial rape comments

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Pressure mounts on US Senate candidate Todd Akin to withdraw after controversial rape comments

December 11th, 2018 by Adv59L

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Congressman Todd Akin is facing pressure from fellow Republicans to drop out of the United States Senate election in Missouri after he made controversial comments about abortion in cases of rape. If he withdraws by 5 p.m. central time (1100 UTC) today, the Missouri state Republican party would have 28 days […]

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Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

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Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

December 10th, 2018 by Adv59L

Friday, September 14, 2007 The Kennedy Center announced that its 30th presentation of the Kennedy Center Honors would go to pianist Leon Fleisher, comedian Steve Martin, singer Diana Ross, director Martin Scorsese and musician Brian Wilson. The Center was opened to the public in 1971 and was envisioned as part of the National Cultural Center […]

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Former Texas nurse charged with murder for allegedly injecting bleach into patients

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Former Texas nurse charged with murder for allegedly injecting bleach into patients

December 10th, 2018 by Adv59L

Thursday, April 2, 2009 A former nurse from Texas is in jail after a grand jury in Angelina County indicted her over allegations she murdered patients by injecting bleach into them. Kimberly Saenz is suspected of killing five people at the DaVita Dialysis Center in Lufkin. A sudden string of deaths caused the center to […]

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Wikinews interviews India’s first female Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik

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Wikinews interviews India’s first female Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik

December 10th, 2018 by Adv59L

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Wikinews on Sunday interviewed Deepa Malik, India’s first female Paralympic medalist, who won the silver medal in the Women’s Shot Put F53 event finals, at the 2016 Summer Paralympics being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Malik lost the gold medal to Bahrain’s Fatema Nedham, who had the best throw 4.76 […]

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Progessive Conservative candidate Tyler Currie, Trinity-Spadina

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Progessive Conservative candidate Tyler Currie, Trinity-Spadina

December 9th, 2018 by Adv59L

Monday, October 1, 2007 Tyler Currie is running as an Progressive Conservative candidate in the Ontario provincial election, in the riding of Trinity-Spadina. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from […]

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Indian spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 enters moon orbit

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Indian spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 enters moon orbit

December 8th, 2018 by Adv59L

Sunday, November 9, 2008 India’s first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 (meaning ‘moon craft’ in Sanskrit) has completed the tricky manoeuvre of entering the lunar orbit at 5:15 PM Indian standard time. This was an important milestone for the Indian mission to the Moon, which was launched on October 22 from Indian spaceport Satish Dhawan Space Center […]

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Eight dead and two missing after cargo ship fire in Kaliningrad, Russia

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Eight dead and two missing after cargo ship fire in Kaliningrad, Russia

December 7th, 2018 by Adv59L

Sunday, June 8, 2008 Eight people are dead and two more are missing and presumed dead after an explosion and fire on a cargo ship undergoing repairs at a naval dockyard in Kaliningrad, Russia. The container ship MV Yenisey was the scene of an explosion while in drydock at about 3:00 p.m. Moscow time (11:00 […]

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Freedom Party candidate David McGruer, Ottawa-Orleans

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Freedom Party candidate David McGruer, Ottawa-Orleans

December 7th, 2018 by Adv59L

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 David McGruer is running for the Freedom Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the Ottawa-Orleans riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from […]

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