Thai anti-government leaders escape capture

Saturday, April 17, 2010 In a new setback to the Thai government’s efforts to ease mounting political tensions, protest leaders escaped from their hotel Friday after security forces arrived to arrest them. One, Arisman Pongruangrong, climbed down three floors using a rope, and was rushed away by supporters thronging the building. The police say Arisman led recent rallies at the […]

UK announces £200 million polar research ship

Friday, April 25, 2014 UK Chancellor George Osborne today announced a new £200 million research ship to ply Arctic and Antarctic waters. The new vessel will make Nerc’s entire fleet, ton for ton, the most advanced scientific fleet in the world “One of the final frontiers in the world where there is still much discovery to be done are the […]

How To Tie A Neck Tie

More On This Topic: Building Contract Disputes Gold Coast By Hendrik Pohl There are many different ways to tie your neck tie, but one of the most commonly used necktie knots which is both easy to learn and stylish looking, is the so-called Four in Hand Necktie knot. The Four in Hand knot is a slightly smaller, and somewhat asymmetrical […]

U.S. military confirms Qur’ans were kicked, stepped on and splashed with urine at Guantanamo

Saturday, June 4, 2005 On Friday, the U.S. military released the results of their investigation and confirmed that in 5 separate incidents, American guards at the Guantánamo Bay prison “mishandled” the Islamic holy book. However, they stress that guards were usually “respectful” of the Qur’an. One incident involved splashing a Qur’an with urine by urinating near an air vent while […]

Bank of America leads Consumer Financial Protection Bureau complaints about mortgages

Thursday, October 3, 2013 A review this week by Wikinews of US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) complaints about mortgages in the United States shows Bank of America leads all lending institutions in complaints. Since mortgages complaints were recorded in December 2011, 77,622 total have been added to CFPB’s database. 29.2% of these complaints involved Bank of America, with the […]

Time Warner, Sprint close to mobile pact

Wednesday, December 29, 2004 New York — Time Warner Cable is close to a deal with Sprint Corp. to offer mobile telephone service under the TimeWarner brand to the cabler’s 11 million subscribers, according to a report in Wednesday’s The Wall Street Journal. If such a deal is struck, Time Warner will be the first cable company to offer the […]

Wikinews interviews 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor Candidate Wayne Tseng

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Thursday, October 22, 2020 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor candidate Wayne Tseng answered some questions about his campaign for the upcoming election from Wikinews. The Lord Mayor election in the Australian city is scheduled to take place this […]