Red Shirts cause state of emergency in Thai capital

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Red Shirts cause state of emergency in Thai capital

Friday, April 9, 2010 Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva declared a state of emergency in Bangkok, Thailand and its surrounding areas today with the intention of combating anti-government protesters. The proclamation was made shortly after a group of Red Shirts, the common name for a political group in Thailand, stormed parliament. Senior officials were airlifted in […]

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Category:May 21, 2006

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Category:May 21, 2006

November 13th, 2018 by

? May 20, 2006 May 22, 2006 ? May 21 Pages in category “May 21, 2006” Media in category “May 21, 2006”

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

November 13th, 2018 by

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

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Pakistan International Airlines sacrifices goat, resumes ATR flights

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Pakistan International Airlines sacrifices goat, resumes ATR flights

November 12th, 2018 by

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Images of Pakistan International Airlines sacrificing a goat went viral on Monday as the beleaguered state-run airline resumed ATR flights. All ten ATRs in its fleet were grounded last week in the aftermath of a crash near Havelian earlier this month. PIA ground staff ritually slaughtered the black goat beside an […]

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Canada’s Etobicoke Centre (Ward 3) city council candidates speak

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Canada’s Etobicoke Centre (Ward 3) city council candidates speak

November 11th, 2018 by

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Monday, October 30, 2006 On November 13, Torontoians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Etobicoke Centre (Ward 3). One candidate responded to Wikinews’ requests for […]

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Russian citizen jailed for sending military intelligence to US

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Russian citizen jailed for sending military intelligence to US

November 11th, 2018 by

Friday, May 14, 2010 A Russian citizen identified as Gennady Sipachyov has been convicted of “state treason in the form of espionage” and was sentenced to four years in a Russian maximum-security prison. According to the Russian intelligence agency Federal Security Service (FSB), Sipachyov was found guilty of giving the American government classified military maps, […]

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2008 Canadian Championship: Toronto FC vs. Montreal Impact

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2008 Canadian Championship: Toronto FC vs. Montreal Impact

November 10th, 2018 by

Thursday, May 29, 2008 May 27, 20087:30 PM (EDT) Toronto FC 1–0 Montreal Impact Saputo Stadium, Montreal, Quebec Attendance: 12,083 Referee: Paul Ward Brennan 32’Wynne 37’Dichio 41’Smith 41’Valez 72′ (1) 24′ Di Lorenzo 24′ Ribeiro 37′ Pesoli 53′ Pesoli Toronto FC opened up the Nutrilite Canadian Championship with a 1-0 win against Montreal Impact at Saputo Stadium […]

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Wikinews interviews academic Simon Li?en about attitudes towards US Paralympics

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Wikinews interviews academic Simon Li?en about attitudes towards US Paralympics

November 10th, 2018 by

Saturday, November 16, 2013 On Thursday, with 110 days until the start of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Wikinews interviewed Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership, Sport Studies and Educational/Counseling Psychology at Washington State University Simon Li?en about attitudes in United States towards the Paralympics. Licen has recently joined the Sport Management Program at […]

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Apple introduces iPhone and Apple TV

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Apple introduces iPhone and Apple TV

November 10th, 2018 by

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 Apple Inc. today has introduced the much-anticipated iPhone at the Macworld Conference in San Francisco. The iPhone is claimed to be “a revolutionary mobile phone” as stated on the Apple website. The device appears to be running a mobile version of the Apple operating system Mac OSX. It is approximately the […]

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Polish drug company Jelfa ordered to shut-down over mislabelled drugs

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Polish drug company Jelfa ordered to shut-down over mislabelled drugs

November 10th, 2018 by

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Polish Prime Minister Jaros?aw Kaczy?ski has ordered the pharmaceutical company Jelfa to halt production following revelations that Jelfa had placed mislabelled medication on the market, whose use could be potentially fatal. Jelfa distributed vials labelled as Corhydron, a hydrocortisone used to treat allergies and inflammation, but in fact containing Suxamethonium chloride, […]

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