April, 2019

White House press center evacuated after bomb scare

Monday, June 18, 2007 A press room across the street of the White House was evacuated after a bomb sniffing dog had a reaction to a van it was searching. The van was believed to be a transport vehicle for Israeli Prime Minster Ehud Olmert, but some reports also say that it is not known […]

Insurgent attack in South Thailand injures 24

Monday, October 19, 2009 The city of Yala, Thailand was hit by a bomb attack this morning in a fresh food market wounding 24, including three soldiers. One injured soldier is said to be in a serious condition. The bomb was hidden in a motorcycle and detonated via remote. The police believe the bomb contained […]

Cisco sues Apple for iPhone trademark

Friday, January 12, 2007 The iPhone only made its appearance as a prototype and there have been controversies aroused. The dispute has come up between the manufacturer of the iPhone (which was resented on Wednesday for the first time) – Apple Inc. – and a leader in network and communication systems, based in San Jose […]

US fans turn out for 2012 Phoenix Comicon

Saturday, June 2, 2012 Phoenix, Arizona — Last weekend, Phoenix fans of comics, science fiction, horror, fantasy, cos-play, anime and manga, Society for Creative Anachronism, and more, marked a milestone as the city held its tenth annual Phoenix Comicon at the Phoenix Convention Center. The event — which is entirely the work of more than […]

USPTO partially confirms validity of Amazon “1-click patent”

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 Today, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued an office action, which confirmed the patentability of claims 6 to 10 of the Amazon 1-Click patent, US 5,960,411. The patent examiner, however, rejected claims 1 to 5 and 11 to 15. Amazon now has up to six months to amend […]

Wikinews wanders the Referendum-year Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 With many venues reporting sell-out shows, the 68th year of the Edinburgh Festival attracted visitors from around the globe. Wikinews’ Brian McNeil roamed the city for the four weeks of the event, capturing the colour, spectacle, and comedy, in photos. The image gallery below may take some time to load on […]

Toronto to have socialized city-wide wi-fi access

Thursday, March 9, 2006 Toronto’s public utility, Toronto Hydro Telecom, will make Canada’s largest city into a huge wireless hotspot. “This is both an exciting and very important initiative for the city of Toronto”, said Toronto’s mayor, David Miller. “It puts us on the leading edge of the telecommunications industry nationwide and globally.” Toronto Hydro […]

Wikinews Shorts: January 27, 2012

A compilation of brief news reports for Friday, January 27, 2012. Contents 1 Medicins Sans Frontieres announces partial withdrawal over Libyan torture abuses 2 Jagger tells World Economic Forum, “can’t always get what you want” 3 UK Prime Minister calls for European Union to be more competetive 4 Coup in Papua New Guinea fails 5 Australian […]

Sydney prepares for Forbes Conference and 30A protest

Tuesday, August 30, 2005 Sydney is today preparing for the Forbes Global CEO Conference and 30A Protest. A major police operation is occurring in the vicinity of the Sydney Opera House, where the conference is scheduled to occur. The Opera House forecourt has been closed to the public, and barricades have been set up down […]

The Oberoi Hotels In Delhi, Mumbai, Gurgaon

Read More About: Hotels In Sydney Accomodation In Sydney THE OBEROI – HOTELS IN DELHI, MUMBAI, GURGAON by sumanasamuk The Oberoi, Mumbai, located at the heart of Mumbai s business and shopping districts at Nariman Point is one of India s most renowned luxury hotels. Overlooking the Arabian Sea, the hotel is an hour’s drive […]