Over 60 illegal miners die in South African mine fire

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Over 60 miners were killed in an abandoned gold mine shaft near Welkom, in the Free State province of South Africa, after a fire broke out inside the mine. 36 bodies from the Harmony Gold mining company Eland mine shaft were brought up earlier on the weekend from depths up to […]

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United States 2003 National Adult Literacy Survey released

Sunday, December 25, 2005 Preliminary results from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), released 15 December 2005 by the US National Center for Education Statistics, indicate gains and losses in literacy among minority adults between 1992 and 2003. Contents 1 Understanding the results 2 Selected results 3 Why are the tests carried out? 4 […]

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Top Reasons You Should Consider Hiring Maid Services In Brooklyn

More Detail Here: Best Custom Home Builders Adelaide byadmin If you find that your house isn’t as clean as it used to be due to being constantly on the go, you might have considered hiring maid services in Brooklyn to help you with the cleaning. However, like most Americans, you feel that having someone else […]

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Global study dispels some myths about sexual behaviour

Wednesday, November 1, 2006 The first comprehensive global study of sexual behaviour, published today as part of The Lancet’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Online Series, found that people aren’t losing their virginity at ever younger ages, married people have the most sex, and there is no firm link between promiscuity and sexually transmitted diseases. Experts […]

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Preparations for inaugural Bathurst International Motor Festival begin

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 The Bathurst Regional Council has begun preparing the Mount Panorama motor racing circuit for the inaugural Bathurst International Motorsport Festival (BIMF) to be held between April 13 and 16, 2006. The Mount Panorama motor racing circuit is considered to be the home of motorsport in Australia. Council’s staff have been busy […]

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Melbourne Airport Parking}

More Detail Here: Sydney Long Stay Parking Melbourne Airport Parking by Kael SablayaParking Your Car in an Airport? Know the Top 5 Secrets of the Savvy Melbourne Traveler Nothing dampens the excitement of traveling to a new adventure locally or abroad than having to circle around the airport looking for an empty parking slot that […]

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Four people shot in parking lot of Wal-Mart store north of Austin, Texas

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Witnesses heard gunshots in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Cedar Park, Texas, near Highway 183, on Sunday morning. Police arrested eighteen year-old Soloman Onwukaife at the scene. Four, including the gunman who had facial wounds unrelated to the shooting, are being treated for injuries after the incident. A fifth victim has […]

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John Reed on Orwell, God, self-destruction and the future of writing

Thursday, October 18, 2007 It can be difficult to be John Reed. Christopher Hitchens called him a “Bin Ladenist” and Cathy Young editorialized in The Boston Globe that he “blames the victims of terrorism” when he puts out a novel like Snowball’s Chance, a biting send-up of George Orwell‘s Animal Farm which he was inspired […]

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Iranian International Master Dorsa Derakhshani discusses her chess career with Wikinews

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 In February 2017, the Iranian Chess Federation announced two teenage chess players, Dorsa Derakhshani and her younger brother Borna Derakhshani, were banned from representing the national team. The federation announced their decision although Dorsa Derakhshani had previously decided and informed the chess federation she did not wish to play for Iran. […]

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