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Nine thousand Romanian miners to be laid off in 2006

Tuesday, May 3, 2005 Romania’s mining industry is gradually being restructured and downsized to comply with European Union competition laws Approximately 9,000 Romanian miners will be made redundant in 2006, slightly more than the 7,000 which are expected to be… Continue Reading →

On the campaign trail in the USA, July 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 The following is the third edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s… Continue Reading →

43 dead in Iraqi bomb blast

Monday, July 19, 2010 A suicide bomber killed 43 people in Iraq Sunday, injuring an estimated 40 more. The attack occurred southwest of Baghdad and targeted members of a government-backed militia, Sons of Iraq, also known as the Sahwa, who… Continue Reading →

Two Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants close in Buffalo, New York, USA

Friday, May 11, 2007 The front doors of the Elmwood and Bryant KFC.Image: Jason Safoutin. At least two Kentucky Fried Chicken [KFC] restaurants, operated by G & H Restaurant Specialties, have closed in Buffalo, New York “for remodeling,” according to… Continue Reading →

CEO of GM outlines plan for “New GM” after auto company declared bankruptcy

Thursday, June 4, 2009 In a New York press conference at 16:15 UTC, June 1st, Fritz Henderson, the Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, which filed for bankruptcy and Chapter 11 protection from its creditors earlier today, outlined a plan… Continue Reading →

UK denies pressuring Scotland into Lockerbie release

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 Since the August 20 release of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, who was convicted of planting a bomb on Pan Am Flight 103, there has been growing controversy surrounding the events which led to his release…. Continue Reading →

Exclusive report on New Zealand’s digital TV service

Friday, August 17, 2007 Wikinews has compiled the views from various politicians on New Zealand’s latest digital television service, Freeview. Those interviewed were Sue Kedgley, Jonathan Coleman, and Steve Maharey, the broadcasting spokespeople for their respective parties; the Green Party… Continue Reading →

Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties… Continue Reading →

Google planning PayPal rival

Monday, June 20, 2005 Larry Page and Sergey Brin, co-founders of Google Financial analysts say Google is planning an e-wallet service that could eventually compete with eBay’s payment service PayPal. Google has not confirmed the development. The rumor is a… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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