South African apartheid assassin Eugene de Kock granted parole

Saturday, January 31, 2015 South African Justice Minister Michael Masutha yesterday announced he is granting parole to Eugene de Kock, an apartheid-era assassin who has spent twenty years in prison. After South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994 de Kock… Continue Reading →

Bangladesh security tightened following Pilkhana massacre and Bashundhara City fire

Friday, March 20, 2009 Following the Pilkhana massacre which occurred February 25 and 26 leaving 74 dead and the inferno at the Bashundhara City shopping mall complex March 13 leaving seven dead, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said security measures are… Continue Reading →

How To Protect Your Kids From Internet Predators

Here’s An Opinion On: Richard Light Submitted by: Paultu Hubbard Save the evidence. You may need it to protect your kids from internet predators and cyber bullies. If your child ever receives a message or e-mail that is slanderous and… Continue Reading →

American actor Morgan Freeman in serious condition after car accident

Monday, August 4, 2008 American Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman is in reported to be in serious condition but good spirits in a Tennessee hospital following a single car accident in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi in the Mississippi Delta. The 71-year-old actor… Continue Reading →

2008-09 Wikipedia for Schools goes online

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Monday saw the latest edition of the vetted version of Wikipedia, which is… Continue Reading →

Baby in California born with 12 functioning fingers and toes, in a rare case of polydactylism

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 A six-pound infant born in San Francisco, California has six perfectly formed and functional fingers and toes on his hands and feet, so that it isn’t considered a disability or deformity, say doctors at Saint Luke’s… Continue Reading →

Hire Professional Commercial Painting Contractors

Here’s An Opinion On: Lake Macquarie Painters Hire Professional Commercial Painting Contractors by House Painter Anyone doing home renovations will look to ways of saving money and that usually includes doing the painting themselves rather than looking for commercial painters… Continue Reading →

Italian goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini seriously injured in motorcycle accident

Friday, November 13, 2009 Italian goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in London. The player, who plays for Tottenham Hotspurs, was involved in a collision with a car at 10:30 GMT. The football club reported… Continue Reading →

On the campaign trail in the USA, June 2020

Saturday, July 25, 2020 The following is the second edition of a monthly series chronicling the 2020 United States presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. This month’s… Continue Reading →

US Supreme Court upholds ban on partial birth abortions

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 The Supreme Court of the United States on Wednesday April 18 has upheld the federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003. The 5-4 vote reflected the change in vote count resulting from the retirement of Justice… Continue Reading →

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