African Union Summit ends in Accra

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African Union Summit ends in Accra

Wednesday, July 4, 2007The 9th summit of the Assembly of the African Union ended in Accra, Ghana just before midnight yesterday. The three day summit, which was scheduled to last until the afternoon of July 3 overran, ending just before midnight. The main issue discussed was the call for the setting up of a Pan-African […]

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U.K. National Portrait Gallery threatens U.S. citizen with legal action over Wikimedia images

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U.K. National Portrait Gallery threatens U.S. citizen with legal action over Wikimedia images

May 11th, 2019 by

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The English National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London has threatened on Friday to sue a U.S. citizen, Derrick Coetzee. The legal letter followed claims that he had breached […]

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Abu Musab al-Zarqawi killed in airstrike

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Abu Musab al-Zarqawi killed in airstrike

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Thursday, June 8, 2006 The head of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, has been killed in an air strike on a building north of Baqubah city, according to the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki. “Today [sic] Zarqawi has been terminated,” he said Thursday, and suggested the man the United States had placed a $25 […]

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Freshwater lakes in Texas show signs of extreme drought

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Freshwater lakes in Texas show signs of extreme drought

May 11th, 2019 by

Monday, August 29, 2011 Extreme drought conditions this summer have reduced many of Texas’ freshwater lakes to a fraction of their usual water levels. Central Texas, home to Lake Buchanan and Lake Travis, has seen severe effects of the drought. Those two lakes are currently 45 percent full and further drops in water levels are […]

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Three Romanian ports closed due to heavy fog

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Three Romanian ports closed due to heavy fog

May 10th, 2019 by

Monday, February 28, 2005 Bucharest, Romania — The Romanian Black Sea ports of Constan?a, Midia and Mangalia were closed on Saturday due to heavy fog. The Danube-Black Sea Canal was also caused due to reduced visibility. The canal, which runs for 64 km, is an important part of the European shipping channel that links the […]

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US automakers GM and Chrysler seek more government aid

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US automakers GM and Chrysler seek more government aid

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009 The United States auto manufacturer Chrysler, which has been badly affected by the ongoing recession, has asked the US government for an additional US$5 billion in aid on top of the four billion it has already received, saying that it plans to fire three thousand employees. At the end of last […]

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India: Maharashtra plastic ban comes into force

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India: Maharashtra plastic ban comes into force

May 9th, 2019 by

Monday, June 25, 2018 On Saturday, the plastic ban in the Indian state of Maharashtra came into force. In an attempt to minimise pollution, the state government has introduced a ban on single-use plastics. The leader of the Yuya Sena political party, Aaditya Thackeray, said on Twitter, “The ban on single use disposable plastic cups, […]

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Discovery lands at Kennedy Space Center

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Discovery lands at Kennedy Space Center

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 Space shuttle Discovery landed at Cape Canaveral at 9:14 a.m. (1314 UTC) yesterday. It returned after a thirteen day mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission was used to provide thousands of pounds of supplies to the ISS and brought thousands of pounds of trash and discarded equipment back […]

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Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

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Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

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Saturday, October 27, 2007 Gay Talese wants to go to Iraq. “It so happens there is someone that’s working on such a thing right now for me,” the 75-year-old legendary journalist and author told David Shankbone. “Even if I was on Al-Jazeera with a gun to my head, I wouldn’t be pleading with those bastards! […]

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