One year on: Egyptians mark anniversary of protests that toppled Mubarak

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Across Egypt hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets for the day, marking exactly one year since the outbreak of protests leading to 83-year-old longstanding ruler Hosni Mubarak’s downfall. The country’s decades-long emergency rule was partially lifted this week; meanwhile, a possible economic meltdown looms and a newly-elected parliament held

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Recalled pet food found to contain rat poison

Friday, March 23, 2007 In a press release earlier today, New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker, along with Dean of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Donald F. Smith, confirmed that scientists at the New York State Food Laboratory identified Aminopterin as a toxin present in cat food samples from Menu Foods. Menu Foods

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Benefits Of Elderly Home Health Care

Read More About: Retirement Villages Nsw Submitted by: Homer M. Cho Are you aware of the fact that elderly individuals prefer to stay at home than to be placed in nursing home or long-term care centers? Are you aware of the benefits of home health care? To know more about it, read the article below.

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Report urges Kenya to ban plastic bags

Wednesday, March 9, 2005File:Plastic bag stock sized.jpg They are cheap, useful, and very plentiful, and that is exactly the problem, according to researchers. A report issued on Feb. 23 by a cadre of environment and economics researchers suggested that Kenya should ban the common plastic bag that one gets at the checkout counter of grocery

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Wikinews Shorts: April 9, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, April 9, 2007. Contents 1 Three-year-old New Zealander chokes to death on candy 2 Golf: Zach Johnson wins 71st Masters 3 New York couple taking taxi to Arizona 4 Vocational nurse charged with fatal Houston fire 5 Iran starts industrial-scale production of nuclear fuel The New Zealand Police

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UK energy companies announce that prices for bills could increase

Saturday, September 19, 2009 Six energy companies in the United Kingdom have announced that it is likely that the prices for energy bills could increase over the course of 2010. The companies, which are nicknamed the “big six” in the United Kingdom, did not pass on information that there would be price cuts in energy

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Wikinews interviews Victor Kline, leader of newly registered The New Liberals party in Australia

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 On June 3, the New Liberals were officially registered as a political party by the Australian Electoral Commission, enabling them to run candidates for federal elections in the country. While the party has been in existence for over a year, with member Karen Porter having run in the 2020 Eden-Monaro by-election

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Australian police seize one tonne shipment of ecstacy

Friday, April 15, 2005Police in Melbourne have seized over a tonne of ecstacy in a shipment of tiles from Italy. Four were arrested on Thursday and early Friday relating to the shipment, which the Australian Federal Police has called the biggest shipment of street-ready ecstacy pills in the world. The four men were charged with

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“PGR4” pre-launch in Taiwan: TOP Drivers’ Derby

Saturday, September 29, 2007 After the launch of “Halo 3” on Tuesday (September 25), Microsoft promoted a brand new Xbox360 racing game “Project Gotham Racing 4” (PGR4) with a friendship match as a “TOP on TOP” competition between Taiwanese World Cyber Games (WCG) PGR3 Delegate You-cheng Liu and “Drift Master of Taiwan” Po-hsiung Chou at

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