Czech PM calls Obama’s rescue plan a ‘road to hell’

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Mirek Topolanek, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic and the head of the European Union, called United States President Barack Obama’s plan to spend almost US$2 trillion to revive the country’s faltering economy a “road to hell”. “The US treasury secretary talks about permanent action and we at our [EU […]

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How To Choose The Best Commercial Moving Company

More Detail Here: Best Motor Insurance Australia byAlma Abell Home movers are very helpful to homeowners since they make the residential moving process stress-free and less challenging. When you settle on the right movers, you stand a chance to benefit from their services. It is always good to undertake a background check on the company […]

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Australian Air Force crews “at war” with Veterans’ Affairs over compensation

Friday, August 19, 2005The Australian Federal Government has revealed today that it is going to give A$21 million (US $15.76 million) as compensation to approximately 600 former RAAF maintenance workers, who where exposed to highly toxic chemicals while working on the fuel tanks of the nation’s F-111 fleet. Under the government’s proposal, depending on the […]

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Arsonist behind Namdaemun gate fire in Seoul imprisoned for 10 years

Friday, April 25, 2008 The arsonist responsible for setting fire to the historic Sungnyemun gate (more commonly referred to as Namdaemun gate) in Seoul, South Korea in February has been sentenced to ten years’ imprisonment. The 600-year-old landmark was considred one of the nation’s greatest and most iconic, with some sources describing it as the […]

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Computer glitch delays online tax filing in Canada

Thursday, March 8, 2007 Computer systems used by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for the handling of tax filing data for Canadians have been temporarily shutdown due to infrastructure problems.[1] A March 7 article in the Toronto Star[2] states that due to errors in the electronic filing system, Canada Revenue Agency will be unable to […]

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Chemical firm LyondellBasell collapses

Friday, January 9, 2009  Correction — January 17, 2009  LyondellBasell did not collapse. Although the United States units and an affiliate registered in Germany filed for voluntary bankruptcy protection, the rest of the group, including the Netherlands parent, is operating normally. Sources: “Press release: Non-U.S. Operations Not Affected By Chapter 11 Filing (English version)” — LyondellBasell, […]

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Australian PM faces inquiry into Iraqi kickbacks

Friday, April 14, 2006 Wikinews Australia has in-depth coverage of this issue: Cole Inquiry Australian Prime Minister, John Howard appeared before the Cole inquiry on Thursday, the first time an Australian Prime Minister has appeared before an inquiry with royal commission powers since 1983. Unlike his foreign minister Alexander Downer who gave evidence before the […]

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