Chilean earthquakes: in pictures

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Thursday, March 18, 2010  On the Feb. 27, Chile was hit by an magnitude 8.8 earthquake; almost 500 were killed, with resulting tsunami destroying most coastal towns between Llolleo and Araucanía Region. A second earthquake last week, with its epicentre in Pichilemu, caused destruction in the Coquimbo and Bío Bío regions. A Wikinews contributor is [...]

Ice, snow, and cold strike throughout Europe

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009  Freezing temperatures, combined with snow over the past few days, have caused travel problems throughout Europe and been responsible for the deaths of 10 people. On Monday a strong winter storm moved across Europe, covering parts of France and the United Kingdom with several inches of snow. The storm ranged as [...]

The Options Available When Looking To Exercise Regularly Including A Look At Elliptical Cross Trainers

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Find Out More About: Recumbent Exercise Bikes Recumbent Exercise Bikes For Sale The Options Available When Looking to Exercise Regularly Including a Look at Elliptical Cross Trainers by elismith461202 Lots of people have varying methods and approaches to getting fit. Finding a form of exercise that you enjoy is so important as it will help [...]

Garden at Elmwood and Forest in Buffalo, N.Y. dedicated

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Thursday, June 22, 2006  Buffalo, New York – Yesterday, a recently-planted garden and “Welcome to the Elmwood Village” sign at the corner of Elmwood and Forest Avenues in Buffalo, New York was dedicated to the community at 6 PM. The garden was planted by a group of local citizens known as the Elmwood Village Gatekeepers, [...]

Auckland City Council acts to remove suspect chemicals in pre-school’s soil

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Saturday, April 1, 2006  Chemicals, which the Auckland City Council said are a suspected cause of cancer and are considered toxic, have been found in soil at a children’s playcentre in Auckland. The contamination was found at the Auckland Central Playcentre in Freemans Bay, and the Council will now spend $100,000 removing the top 50 [...]

Two men shot during robbery in Houston, Texas

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015  Two men were shot during a robbery at a car stereo and alarm business in the city of Houston, Texas yesterday evening, according to police. One of the men, Abdullah Shakur, 65, later died at a local hospital. The other man, Samer Salam, 32, was reportedly in critical condition late Tuesday [...]

Growing Pomegranate Trees In Florida

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Find Out More About: Tree And Stump Removal Cheery Chops Growing Pomegranate Trees In Florida by Juicing First, a little about the pomegranate tree, also called Punica granatum. It is dense in nature and a deciduous plant that grows bushy, especially if not cared for properly. Training, as with everything in life, is best done [...]

Historic ‘Tree of Knowledge’ dies in Queensland, Australia

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Wednesday, October 4, 2006  The tree said to be the birthplace of the centre-left Australian Labor Party, the Tree of Knowledge, in Barcaldine, Queensland has been pronounced dead by a tree doctor. In May the 200-year-old tree was poisoned with up to 40 liters of Glyphosate, the main ingredient in the herbicide Roundup. “In May [...]

Tanks, APCs deployed to presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt after deadly clashes

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Thursday, December 6, 2012  At least four tanks and several armored personnel carriers (APC) have been deployed outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt following clashes between supporters and opponents of president Mohamed Morsi where as many as six people were killed. More than 700 others have been reported injured. Opponents of Morsi began camping [...]

Frenchman climbs skyscraper in 20 minutes without any equipment

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010  48-year old Alain Robert, affectionately known as the ‘French Spiderman’, has climbed a 57-storey {[w|Sydney}} skyscraper without any equipment in 20 minutes. The purpose of Alain Robert’s actions was to raise awareness of global warming. Following the previous like events in other cities, he was arrested and will possibly be fined. [...]