Officials: Eight insurgents killed in Orakzai, Pakistan

Sunday, April 25, 2010 In a gun battle that took place between Pakistani soldiers and insurgents on Sunday, eight insurgents were killed and ten others were injured. The incident occurred when about 40 rebels attacked a checkpoint near the Goain village in the Orakzai district of the North-West Frontier Province of the country. Jahanzeb Khan, a local administrative official, said […]

SpaceX scrubs Falcon I rocket launch

Monday, November 28, 2005 TacSat-1 spacecraft, which was supposed to be the successor to the Falcon I SpaceX called off the much-delayed inaugural launch of their new Falcon 1 rocket on Saturday from Kwajalein’s Omelek Island launch site. The intent was to launch the U.S. Air Force Academy’s FalconSat 2 satellite, which will monitor plasma interactions with the Earth’s upper […]

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Technological University Dublin senior lecturer Dr Lorcan Sirr speaks to Wikinews on housing market in Ireland

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Dr Lorcan Sirr. Image: J.J. Liu. Wikinews correspondent J.J. Liu spoke with Technological University Dublin (TUD) senior lecturer at the School of Surveying & Construction Management, Dr Lorcan Sirr on Friday regarding the supply of housing in the Republic of Ireland and relevant parallels across the rest of Europe, as well as recent developments by the […]

China overtakes Germany as world’s biggest exporter

Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed that exports jumped 17.7% in December from a year earlier. Over the whole of 2009 total Chinese exports reached US$1.2 […]

Buying Property In Greece: Beware The Squatter’s Law

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Family Lawyer Armidale By Gerald Brown Greece is currently a Mediterranean hotspot for foreign property buyers. Many European Union nationals are investing lifelong savings in holiday properties or land for development. This is particularly true for British and Irish expatriates who head the list of private foreign real estate investors, notably in Crete, […]

Monte Carlo hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada catches fire

Friday, January 25, 2008 An image of the fire, taken with a cell phone. Image: Bryan Correira. The hotel before the fire. Image: Mamy69. A fire has been confirmed at The Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States. Reports say the fire, which was reported at about 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Time) began in the […]

Remote Assistance service of Windows OS vulnerable to attack

Tuesday, July 19, 2005 Until a patch is issued, Microsoft recommends that users close or block TCP port 3389, the port opened when the Remote Assistance service of its Microsoft Windows operating system (OS) is enabled. The Remote Assistance feature is a service of the OS that allows Internet Technology administrators of corporate workgroups remote access to other desktops to […]

Fur fans flock to Toronto’s Furnal Equinox 2019

Monday, March 25, 2019 Tingles, a pink space squirrel. Image: Nicholas Moreau. Eredran, the “Business Dragon”. Image: Nicholas Moreau. From March 15 to 17, the Canadian city of Toronto played host to the tenth Furnal Equinox, an annual event dedicated to the “furry fandom.” Wikinews attended. Programming ranged from music to gender, science to art, covering dozens of aspects of […]