Afghan women’s rights official shot dead

Tuesday, September 26, 2006 Safia Ahmed-jan, the director of the Afghan Ministry of Women’s Affairs for the Khandahar province and an advocate of women’s rights and a strong critic of the Taliban‘s repression of those rights, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside her home in Khandahar city in southern Afghanistan on Monday. Safia Ama-jan, …

New Zealand airlines relax knife regulations

Saturday, October 1, 2005 New Zealand has relaxed the safety rules imposed on internal airlines in 2002, once more allowing passengers to carry pocket knives with blades less than 60mm long and knitting needles. Other larger items remain banned, including ice-skates, pool cues, hockey sticks, skateboards, cricket bats and harpoons. Other countries more at risk …

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Wikinews attends Christy Carlson Romano concert in Sesame Place

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Wikinews reporter Nicholas Moreau contacted professional photographer David Fore of Lloyd David Photography to go to the recent Christy Carlson Romano concert at Sesame Place theme park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Romano, perhaps best known for her breakout role in Even Stevens opposite Shia LaBoeuf, is presumably working towards a new album, …

Australian Senator arrives at Parliament dressed as a beer bottle

Thursday, March 13, 2008 Family First Senator Steve Fielding arrived at Parliament today, dressed as a beer bottle to raise awareness of a bill he intends to move in the Senate today. Senator Fielding will introduce a bill to establish a nationwide refund scheme for bottles and cans. A similar scheme has operated in South …

Ransomware attack hits over 200 US companies, forces Swedish grocery chain to close

Monday, July 5, 2021 On Friday, a ransomware attack which initially targeted software company Kaseya spread to over 200 companies in the US through Kaseya’s network management software. Huntress Labs, a cybersecurity company, alleged the attack was carried out by REvil, a Russia-based ransomware group. Kaseya told its customers to stop using its services when …

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Read An Opinion On: Reverse Mortgage Finance Everyone always says ”I want to be rich”. Fair enough, but how does one go about getting rich? If it were so easy we would all be millionaires. Your goal should be financial freedom that ultimately leads to personal freedom, which is what all people want, regardless of …

London Police seize massive gun cache

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 In raids that were part of Operation Mokpo, police seized a massive weapons haul from a suburban house. Officers from Britain’s Metropolitan Police arrested a 55-year-old man after two houses and a business were raided in Dartford, South East of London. The firearms include hundreds of shotguns, semiautomatic guns and automatic …

US Airways jet makes emergency landing in river by New York City

Thursday, January 15, 2009 A US Airways Airbus A320, Flight 1549, has made an emergency landing in the Hudson River after a failed attempt to take off near Manhattan. There were 148 passengers and five crew on the flight to Charlotte from LaGuardia Airport. The plane took off at 3:26 PM EST (UTC-5) and went …

Haunted attractions in Texas prepare for 2013 Halloween season

Thursday, September 12, 2013 With Halloween approaching, numerous haunted attractions all over Texas are preparing for the big “haunt” season. Directors and staff of such attractions must invest significant time preparing their buildings; such efforts gear up significantly during September. Wikinews caught up with some owners of these attractions to learn more about the hard …