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IRA disbands military structure

Thursday, October 5, 2006 The Independent Monitoring Commission has reported that the Provisional Irish Republican Army has undergone major changes within their military structure and shows that the IRA Army Council wants to put its military campaign behind it. The Commission consists of John Alderdice, a former Alliance Party leader; Joe Brosnan, former Secretary General […]

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Haiti relief efforts: in depth

Friday, January 15, 2010 Countries and relief organisations around the world are sending aid to Haiti, which was hit by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Tuesday, affecting up to three million people, most of them in the capital, Port-au-Prince. Relief efforts, however, have been hampered by damaged or destroyed infrastructure, lack of shelter, and communications […]

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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 […]

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Category:Iain Macdonald (Wikinewsie)/Aviation

Aviation articles by Wikinewsie Iain Macdonald. Power firm helicopter strikes cables, crashes near Fairfield, California Germany bans Mahan Air of Iran, citing ‘security’ Lion Air disaster: Crashed jet’s voice recorder recovered from Java Sea Iranian cargo plane crashes into Karaj houses Police warn new drone owners to obey law after disruption at UK’s Gatwick Airport […]

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Pirates killed 30 sailors in 2004

Monday, February 7, 2005 The International Maritime Bureau, an agency of the International Chamber of Commerce, has stated that 30 sailors were murdered by pirates during 2004. The Bureau’s 2004 Annual Report on Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships shows that the number killed has increased from the 21 who died in 2003, according to […]

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Sprint/RealNetworks to provide cell phone Internet radio and podcasts in US

Tuesday, September 20, 2005 Wireless provider Sprint announced today, that they would be working with RealNetworks to launch a streaming music service, for Sprint wireless customers, called Rhapsody Radio. The service will allow users to listen to podcasts and six streaming radio stations (rap, hip-hop hits, alternative, country, ’70s, and music news) from their mobile […]