Hurricane Dorian leaves trail of destruction in the Bahamas

Thursday, September 5, 2019 As the slow-moving tropical cyclone known as Hurricane Dorian finally cleared the Bahamas yesterday, the level of destruction left in its wake began to emerge. Dorian made its initial landfall as a Category 5 hurricane in the Abaco Islands on Sunday. Its wind speeds reached 185 mph (~295 km/h), tied for the strongest sustained winds at landfalling on record, according to the National Hurricane Center. After landfall, the speed at whichContinue reading


All About Gold Jewelry And Muslim Matrimony

Here’s An Opinion On: Charm Bracelets For Women Gold Bracelets For Women All about Gold Jewelry and Muslim Matrimony by Ankush Singhal The yellow metal shines in any wedding, be it any the Hindu matrimonial functions or the Muslim matrimony. Shopping for jewelry is an important part of any wedding preparations. And Gold jewelry is a must. Not only has it added to the beauty of the bride and other female members at the wedding,Continue reading

Man charged with attempted murder in £40 million London jewel heist

Sunday, September 6, 2009 24-year-old Aman Kassaye, of no fixed abode, is to face a charge of attempted murder for his alleged role in an armed robbery that netted £40 million ($65 million) worth of jewelry from a London store. Kassaye is the seventh man to be charged, and is also facing prosecution for conspiracy to rob the Graff store in New Bond Street, false imprisonment, and using a handgun to resist arrest. He willContinue reading


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 single most important one in the country. The 69-year-old male defendant has a previous conviction from two years ago forContinue reading


Advantages Of Synthetic Mooring Lines For Transport Vessels

Here’s An Opinion On: Rope Galore byAlma Abell Advantages of Synthetic Mooring Lines for Transport Vessels Traditionally, many transport ships used wire rope mooring lines because it was the best option available. Manufacturers have been working hard to create mooring lines that not only do a great job, but also have advantages over the traditional wire lines. This has led to the creation of synthetic mooring lines, CT. These lines are constructed from polyester, nylon,Continue reading

Bucharest to be ‘rebranded’ for 800 million euro

Wednesday, March 2, 2005 Bucharest, Romania — The city centre of Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is set to get a major facelift due to a real estate project called Esplanada (The Esplanade), which will be constructed by TriGranit Development Corporation. The total investment in the project will be greater than 800 million euro and aims to build a modern commercial pedestrian area in downtown Bucharest, with several shopping malls, office buildings, hotels and dwellings.Continue reading


Canada’s Parkdale—High Park (Ward 13) city council candidates speak

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Monday, October 30, 2006 On November 13, Torontoians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Parkdale—High Park (Ward 13). Two candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include Linda Coltman, David Garrick, Greg Hamara, Aleksander Oniszczak, Bill Saundercook (incumbent), and Frances Wdowczyk.Continue reading


Alaska GOP calls for Begich resignation for Senate revote

Saturday, April 4, 2009 The Republican Party of Alaska is requesting United States Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, to resign to pave way for a new election. This request is based on the U.S. Justice Department withdrawing charges against former Senator Ted Stevens. Stevens was originally convicted in October just before the November election. He lost the election to Begich by a narrow margin. Given that the U.S. Justice Department has dropped charges that had affectedContinue reading


Instructions For Salton Yogurt Maker

Here’s An Opinion On: Electric Pressure Cooker Buy Pressure Cooker Online Instructions For Salton Yogurt Maker By Atica Brewton Making yogurt with the Salton Yogurt Maker is fun, easy and worry-free. A few things you’ll need are milk, powdered milk for thickening, a thermometer and a yogurt starter. Be sure your yogurt maker is clean before starting. It will provide a stable temperature for incubating the yogurt. In this article you will find the bestContinue reading