Australian Parliament hears reply to Budget

Thursday, May 11, 2006 The Australian House of Representatives heard the traditional right-of-reply to the Budget released May 9, from the Australian Labor Party, led by Kim Beazley (Labor, Brand), plus Budget replies from minor parties in the Australian Senate.…

On the campaign trail in the USA, September 2020

Thursday, October 29, 2020 The following is the fifth edition of a monthly series chronicling the 2020 United States presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. This month’s…

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency

Monday, August 11, 2014 On Friday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) stated the West African Ebola outbreak is now an international health emergency. The current ongoing outbreak of Ebola is the deadliest since the disease was first reported in humans…

Zarqawi shows face in new video

Saturday, April 29, 2006 The first “visual issue” of the Emir of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was issued April 25, 2006, by the Mujahideen Shura Council. A thirty-four minute video containing an approximately twenty minute oration by Zarqawi,…

Wayne Rooney will play in Germany

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 England soccer player Wayne Rooney, 20, has been passed fit to play in the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament which starts on June 9 in Germany. The £27 million Manchester United star had a scan on…