November, 2018

Second weekend of protests begins in China

Saturday, April 16, 2005 Defying government warnings against further demonstrations, as many as twenty-thousand Chinese protesters turned out for a second weekend of anti-Japan demonstrations in Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Tianjin. In Shanghai, a crowd broke many windows at the Japanese consulate, according to Kyodo News. The crowd also busted up a Japanese restaurant and set […]

Conservatives win majority in 2015 UK general election

Saturday, May 9, 2015 David Cameron is to continue being Prime Minister of the UK after his Conservative Party won a majority of seats in a general election on Thursday. Although the party led a Coalition government it formed alongside the Liberal Democrats after the previous general election in 2010, this is the first time […]

Sri Lanka accepts ‘One China’ policy

Monday, March 28, 2005 Sri Lankan Ministry Of Foreign Affairs said the government accepts Beijing’s “One China” policy and that Taiwan is an inalienable part of the People’s Republic Of China, according to a March 17 press release. The current foreign Ministry communiqué, recollects the press communiqué issued by the Foreign Ministers of China and […]

UK shopping centre Afflecks Palace secures its future

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 Afflecks Palace, the “iconic, alternative shopping centre” in the Northern Quarter of Manchester in England, United Kingdom, was saved from closure this week after long-running rumours that the market may have to “kick out its traders” due to a dispute between the management of the Afflecks Palace brand and the leaseowner […]

United States begins testing equipment for demolition of a major VX nerve gas stockpile

Saturday, May 7, 2005 Testing began on a chemical reactor at the Newport Chemical Depot near Terre Haute, Indiana on Friday morning. If successful, the reactor will be put to use destroying the large VX nerve gas stockpiles stored at the facility over the course of the next two years. After the disposal project experienced […]

On the campaign trail, March 2012

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 The following is the fifth in a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2012 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after a brief mention of some of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail, a politician from outside the fifty states receives […]

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Errant monkeys draw the ire of Delhi court

Thursday, January 19, 2006 The Delhi High Court expressed its displeasure to the civic authorities on their continued failure to resolve the problem of marauding monkeys in the court premises. The court was in session when the public interest litigation filed by a Supreme Court lawyer was brought to its attention. The petitioner Mr.Nirmal Chopra […]

No prosecution for UK minor who called Scientology a ‘cult’

Saturday, May 24, 2008 The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) of the government of the United Kingdom told the City of London Police on Friday that there will be no prosecution for a 15-year-old boy who called Scientology a “cult” at a May 10 peaceful protest. The City of London Police had previously confiscated the boy’s […]

Israeli paratroopers stop 15-year-old Palestinian from detonating himself

Wednesday, April 13, 2005 Hassan Hashash, a Palestinian aged 15, was detained by the Israeli military on Tuesday, April 12, at the Hawara checkpoint south of Nablus in the West Bank. Hashash had been hiding five explosive charges under a winter coat before attempting to ignite one in the presence of Israeli soldiers, the military […]