UAE launches national authority for scientific research

December 2, 2022 0 Comments

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced its first national authority for scientific research (NASR) to coordinate and fund scientific research in the country. The national authority for scientific research was announced on March 7 by Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE minister for higher education and scientific research. NASR …

Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean

December 2, 2022 0 Comments

Thursday, June 23, 2011 NASA’s Cassini–Huygens spacecraft has discovered evidence for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft’s direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected from the moon. The study has been published in this week’s edition of the journal …

Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean

December 2, 2022 0 Comments

Thursday, June 23, 2011 NASA’s Cassini–Huygens spacecraft has discovered evidence for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft’s direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected from the moon. The study has been published in this week’s edition of the journal …

New South Wales government announces ‘Bradfield’ as name for third city of Greater Sydney

November 30, 2022 0 Comments

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Yesterday, the state government of New South Wales (NSW), Australia announced “Bradfield” as the name for the planned third city in Greater Sydney. Bradfield is located at west of City of Parramatta and Sydney, in vicinity of the then currently in construction Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport. The city is …

Category:Sports

November 29, 2022 0 Comments

This is the category for sports. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 26 June 2022: Tour de France: Cédric Vasseur wins stage 10 29 May 2022: BBC apologises after ‘Manchester United are rubbish’ appears on news ticker 2 May 2022: Brothers Sunshine Coast pick up first win in senior rugby at Australia’s University …

Canada’s Scarborough East (Ward 44) city council candidates speak

November 29, 2022 0 Comments

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Saturday, November 4, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Scarborough East (Ward 44). One candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for …

China overtakes Germany as world’s biggest exporter

November 27, 2022 0 Comments

Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed that exports jumped 17.7% in December from a year earlier. Over the whole of 2009 …

Wikinews interviews Australian disability standing skier Jonty O’Callaghan

November 26, 2022 0 Comments

Monday, December 17, 2012 Recently, Wikinews spent time with with Australian Paralympic skier Jonty O’Clallaghan who was in Copper Mountain, Colorado for the IPC Nor-Am Cup. ((Wikinews)) I’m interviewing Jonty O’Callaghan, one of the Australian skiers with the IPC [International Paralympic Committee] Nor-Am Cup, and you’re a fifteen-year-old? Jonty O’Callaghan: Yup. Yeah, I’ve been skiing …

Lawsuit sends Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal to New York Supreme Court

November 22, 2022 0 Comments

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October 2, 2006 “Court date …

Wikinews interviews Mike Lebowitz, Chairman of the Modern Whig Party

November 21, 2022 0 Comments

Monday, October 13, 2008 In the United States, there are two major political parties; the Republican and the Democratic. However, there are several other minor – commonly referred to as “third” – parties. One of these is the Modern Whig Party, which has been steadily increasing in popularity over recent months. Last week, Wikinews reporter …