Iranian International Master Dorsa Derakhshani discusses her chess career with Wikinews

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 In February 2017, the Iranian Chess Federation announced two teenage chess players, Dorsa Derakhshani and her younger brother Borna Derakhshani, were banned from representing the national team. The federation announced their decision although Dorsa Derakhshani had previously decided and informed the chess federation she did not wish to play for Iran. Dorsa Derakhshani is currently 21 years old and holds the International Master (IM) as well as Woman Grand Master (WGM)Continue reading


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Wikinews Shorts: December 14, 2008

A compilation of brief news reports for Sunday, December 14, 2008. Contents 1 23 pirates captured by Indian navy in Gulf of Aden 2 Gunman in Mumbai attacks confesses 3 Fire burns Alaska Governor Palin’s church 4 Rallies held across Australia to protest against Internet filtering 5 Cabinet member breaks ranks over Heathrow expansion The Indian navy has announced that it has captured 23 Somali and Yemeni pirates in the Gulf of Aden who were attackingContinue reading


We’ll always have .paris: ICANN votes for top level domain registration in 2009

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a non-profit organisation based in California, United States to regulate internet domain names, will vote on Thursday for a proposal to allow the open registration of top-level domains (TLDs) for Internet addresses. If the proposal succeeds, then as soon as next year any entity with sufficient funds may be able to apply for ownership of a relevant TLD, so that, for example,Continue reading


The Types Of New And Used Cars For Sale In Kelowna

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U.K. National Portrait Gallery threatens U.S. citizen with legal action over Wikimedia images

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The English National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London has threatened on Friday to sue a U.S. citizen, Derrick Coetzee. The legal letter followed claims that he had breached the Gallery’s copyright in several thousand photographs of works of art uploaded to the Wikimedia Commons, a free online mediaContinue reading


Michael Jackson doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Dr. Conrad Murray has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection to the death of Michael Jackson, who Murray was doctor to. Dr. Murray was with the singer when he died on June 25 last year. The doctor is alleged to have acted “unlawfully and without malice“. The prosecution’s complaint said that when Dr. Murray gave Michael Jackson a powerful sedative to attempt to assist Jackson with his sleeping, he actedContinue reading


A Look At A Skin Doctor

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Wikinews interviews Australian Glider Amanda Carter

Friday, September 28, 2012 Melbourne, Australia — Monday, following her return from London, Wikinews talked with Amanda Carter, the longest-serving member of Australia’s national wheelchair basketball team (the Gliders). ((Wikinews)) You’re Amanda Carter! Amanda Carter: Yes! ((WN)) And, where were you born? Amanda Carter: I was born in Melbourne. ((WN)) It says here that you spent your childhood living in Banyule? Amanda Carter: City of Banyule, but I was West Heidelberg. ((WN)) Okay. And youContinue reading


Wikinews interviews Darcy Richardson, Democratic Party presidential challenger to Barack Obama

Friday, November 25, 2011 U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate Darcy Richardson of Florida took some time to answer a few questions from Wikinews reporter William S. Saturn. Richardson, 55, is a political activist that helped form the New Democrats in 1989 and founded the progressive Battleground Blog earlier this year. He is also a political historian, and has authored six books covering third parties and presidential elections, including A Nation Divided: The 1968 Presidential CampaignContinue reading