Wikinews 2014: An ‘Original reporting’ year in review

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Wikinews 2014: An ‘Original reporting’ year in review

Wednesday, December 24, 2014With the English-language Wikinews continuing to increase the amount of original content published, we take a look back at some of the eighty-plus original reports from our contributors during 2014.

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Wikinews interviews painter Pricasso on his art and freedom of expression

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Wikinews interviews painter Pricasso on his art and freedom of expression

February 14th, 2019 by

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Monday, October 12, 2015 Wikinews interviewed Australian painter Pricasso on his unique artwork created using his penis, and how his art relates to freedom of expression and issues of censorship. He is […]

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US stock markets reach 12-year lows

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US stock markets reach 12-year lows

February 14th, 2019 by

Thursday, March 5, 2009 US stock markets dropped to twelve-year lows on Thursday, amidst falling confidence in the financial sector and worries over whether the US automobile manufacturer General Motors will be able to keep operating. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 4.08%, or 280.52 points, at the closing bell, reaching a level of […]

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Dozens die in Iraq bombing, al-Sadr blames occupation forces

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Dozens die in Iraq bombing, al-Sadr blames occupation forces

February 13th, 2019 by

Friday, April 7, 2006 At least seventy civilians were killed, with many more injured in an apparent suicide attack at the popular Buratha mosque in northern Baghdad soon after the Friday prayers. Police have said that two of the bombers were dressed as women. The attack comes a day after the Iraqi interior ministry issued […]

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Whole Life Insurance Complete Details About Whole Life Insurance 00 1426}

February 13th, 2019 by

Click Here To Know More About: Personal Financial Management Software Australia Coin Financial Planning Software Whole Life Insurance – Complete details about Whole Life Insurance-00-1426 by BendzWhole life insurance, also known as cash-value” insurance is a basic and consistent type of permanent life insurance which remains in effect your entire life at a level premium. […]

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Democratic holdout agrees to support health care reform in US

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Democratic holdout agrees to support health care reform in US

February 13th, 2019 by

Sunday, December 20, 2009 A conservative Democratic United States senator has agreed to supply the key 60th vote needed for passage of a sweeping health care reform package. Senate Democrats have reached a breakthrough in their struggle to pass sweeping heath care reform legislation, lining up the 60 votes needed to overcome fierce Republican opposition. […]

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Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

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Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

February 13th, 2019 by

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]

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Interview with Glen Stollery of ScienTOMogy.info

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Interview with Glen Stollery of ScienTOMogy.info

February 13th, 2019 by

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 Glen Stollery is a New Zealand website developer who created the site ScienTOMogy.info in mid 2005. The site, which is a parody of Tom Cruise and his involvement with the Church of Scientology, became the centre of controversy when it was served with a number of cease and desist orders initiated […]

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British Prime Minister David Cameron makes unannounced visit to Libya

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British Prime Minister David Cameron makes unannounced visit to Libya

February 12th, 2019 by

Friday, February 1, 2013 British Prime Minister David Cameron made an unannounced visit to the Libyan capital city of Tripoli yesterday after visiting Algeria earlier in the day. David Cameron pledged that Britain would help in training Libya’s security forces. He said in a joint press conference held with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan that […]

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Keep your eyes peeled for cosmic debris: Andrew Westphal about Stardust@home

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Keep your eyes peeled for cosmic debris: Andrew Westphal about Stardust@home

February 12th, 2019 by

Sunday, May 28, 2006 Stardust is a NASA space capsule that collected samples from comet 81P/Wild (also known as “Wild 2) in deep space and landed back on Earth on January 15, 2006. It was decided that a collaborative online review process would be used to “discover” the microscopically small samples the capsule collected. The […]

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