Thursday, June 9, 2005 Canada’s top court has struck down Quebec’s bans on private health care insurance, citing an increased risk to the life and health of Canadians. [1] The Supreme Court of Canada ruling looked into a patient’s right to pay for faster service in a system that currently treats patients on the basis […]

News briefs:April 28, 2005

Thursday, April 28, 2005 Contents 1 UK Attorney General raised legal doubts over Iraq invasion 2 New Italian government gets confidence from the House 3 European human rights body condemns U.S. “torture” at Guantanamo Bay 4 Munch’s “The Scream” might have been burned 5 Lebanon government wins ‘vote of confidence’ 6 CIA gives up search

News briefs:April 28, 2005

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Saturday, August 13, 2011 As Japan last weekend marked the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, concern continues to mount about new revelations of elevated radiation readings following the March 11 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Evidence of unsafe levels of radiation within the food supply chain continues to emerge, with Japanese

Renewed concern over nuclear response following atomic bomb anniversary

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Saturday, November 4, 2006 An advertisement for Dove beauty products has been viewed by well over three million people, without ever being on television. A copywriter from Ogilvy Toronto, the advertising agency that created a spot named “evolution”, uploaded the advertisement to video sharing website YouTube. While the official upload of the ad itself has

Dove ad viewed more than 3 million times on YouTube

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Zara Kay tells Wikinews about her non-profit organisation Faithless Hijabi

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Thursday, July 28, 2005 Dr. Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher, the Ethiopian government’s chief scientist and its representative to the Montreal-based UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) had his passport returned without the requested Canadian visa, and without explanation. Dr. Tewolde is Africa’s chief negotiator for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. Tewolde had announced he would

Canada denies visa for Africa’s top biosafety negotiator

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Monday, February 9, 2009 Michael Ray Aquino, a former Philippines National Police officer serving six years imprisonment in McRae, Georgia for espionage could now be eligible for immediate release after a United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit judge panel Friday modified a United States District Court for the District of New Jersey‘s

US Court of Appeals reduces sentence for former Philippines officer in spy case

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Monday, December 24, 2007 Finnish theatrical hard rock band Lordi have released Beast Loose in Paradise – which will be the soundtrack to the band’s upcoming horror movie Dark Floors – as a downloadable single. The song was originally intended to be released via Zed.fi, but for unknown reasons has not appeared on the site.

Lordi release future Dark Floors soundtrack ‘Beast Loose in Paradise’ as single

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