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Italy win with last kick against Australia; into quarter-finals

Monday, June 26, 2006 A Francesco Totti penalty deep in added time put Italy through to the next round of the 2006 Fifa World Cup at the expense of Australia, Monday. Fritz Walter Stadion, Kaiserslautern. The Australian Socceroos had the ball more, but the more experienced Azzuri defenders created an impenetrable defence, limiting the number of Australian scoring opportunities. This was despite the Italian team shrinking to ten men after Marco Materazzi was shown aContinue reading


Wikinews interviews candidate for Cleveland mayor Arthur Kostendt

Monday, June 14, 2021 Arthur O’Kostendt. Image: Arthur O’Kostendt . Incumbent Mayor Frank G. Jackson at the Cleveland March for Our Lives demonstration on March 28, 2018. Image: Erik Drost. Arthur Oliver Kostendt, a candidate running in the mayoral election of the US city of Cleveland, Ohio set to take place November 2, discussed his campaign and policies with Wikinews this spring. According to Cleveland Scene, 29-year-old Kostendt is a member of the Cuyahoga County,Continue reading


Benefits Of Considering Condos For Sale In The Las Vegas Strip

Here’s An Opinion On: Premier Box Website byAlma Abell Condo living is a fun and exciting take on a house. If you enjoy living in homes, you’ll probably find that condos for sale in the Las Vegas Strip are relatively similar. They both give privacy, and both will let you make small alterations to the walls. However, a condo offers even more options because they include more amenities, state-of-the-art appliances/equipment and much more. Friendly WhileContinue reading

India: Jammu and Kashmir government orders private tuitions to shut down for 90 days

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 On Sunday, the government of Jammu and Kashmir, India, ordered private academic coaching institutions for students until and including class XII to shut down for the next three months calling those institutions “distractions” for the students; with an exception of coaching institutions preparing students for professional exams. After meeting the heads of some educational institutions, the state’s education minister Syed Altaf Bukhari said: “We had a discussion with our principals todayContinue reading


Norwegian politicians face voter suppression allegations

Monday, September 14, 2009 A viral election joke has landed several politicians in hot water as Norway goes to the polls to elect its parliament today. A hoax message turning voters away from polling stations is circulating in digital media. The message was also passed on by politicians, who have used social media like Twitter and YouTube to interact with the voters during the campaign. The targeted party is not laughing, and is warning thatContinue reading


Open software developers meet at FOSDEM 2008

Sunday, February 24, 2008 Key signing participants in front of FOSDEM 2008. Hundreds of developers of freely licensed and open source software from all over Europe met in Brussels, Belgium this weekend for FOSDEM 2008. The 8th edition attracted considerably more visitors than previous editions, mainly from Belgium and its neighbouring countries the Netherlands, Germany, France and the United Kingdom, but also from other European countries and even from the United States. During the conferenceContinue reading


Mortgage advisers attempt to collect rent from neighbors after FBI raid in Union City, California

The former offices of the Dorean Group in Union City, California. Friday, May 6, 2005 Three months after the FBI raided the offices of the Dorean Group in Union City, California, neighboring companies in the same office park have received letters claiming that rent for the office park should now be paid to the Dorean Group. The owner of the office park, Hanover Properties, insists that they have not sold the park and called theContinue reading


UN summit results in pledge to mitigate food crisis

Friday, June 6, 2008 A three-day United Nations (UN) summit, bringing together leaders from 181 countries, has wrapped up with a pledge by all attending countries to address the global food shortage crisis. Key actions cited include doubling the world’s food production by 2030, providing resources for farmers in poor countries and increasing humanitarian aid in times of crisis. Protests and violent riots have resulted in parts of the world in recent months due toContinue reading


US stock markets fall amid credit fears

Friday, August 3, 2007 The New York Stock Exchange Image: Colin Gregory Palmer. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 280 points, Friday, to 13181.91, just two weeks after soaring to a historic record of 14,000. Two other major indexes, the Nasdaq and the Standard and Poor 500, fell more than 2% in a widespread market sell-off. Shares of Bear Stearns, the largest United States underwriter of mortgage bonds, fell 6.3% today, resulting fromContinue reading


Russian photographer Viktor Pinchuk presents textbook in Simferopol, Crimea

Tuesday, December 20, 2022 Russian Wikinews attended a December 8 presentation by Russian traveler and photographer Viktor Pinchuk at the Ilya Selvinsky Museum in Simferopol, Crimea of his textbook “Basics of fine-art photography”, published on English and Russian Wikibooks. During the speech, Pinchuk took questions from the audience about the textbook, which includes 35 chapters blending instruction and examples and eleven photo exhibitions taken from June 2005 to July 2014. They include photos taken fromContinue reading