Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai discharged from hospital

Friday, January 4, 2013 The Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for education for girls, was discharged yesterday from the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham, England after success in the first stage of her medical treatment. In October, Yousafzai was shot by Taliban forces on a school bus in Mingora, Swat District, Pakistan. She was given emergency treatment in Pakistan and then flown to Britain for treatment at a specialist unit which deals with injured soldiers. Dave Rosser, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundati


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Canadian Parliament suspended until March

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has received approval from Governor General Michaelle Jean to prorogue the Canadian Parliament for about two months, up until the end of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, the Prime Minister's Office has announced today. Under the prorogation, Parliament will resume on March 3, as opposed to January 25, when it was originally scheduled to return from the holiday break. The move to prorogue will strike any currently proposed legislation off the order paper, including the anti-crime bill that was propo


Western Australia apologises to abused wards-of-state

April 7, 2005 The state Premier of Western Australia (WA), Dr Geoff Gallop, gave an apology to children physically and sexually abused in institutional care within the state between the 1920s and 1970s. The statement was given in reaction to an Australian Senate inquiry into institutional child abuse published last year. "We acknowledge our state's history, the role played by the state in providing care for children and particularly past practices in the provision of care," Dr Gallop told Australian Associated Press. "We apologise to all those people who were harmed as c


Wikinews interviews Australian wheelchair basketball coach Tom Kyle

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Toronto , Canada —What experiences makes a coach of an international sports team? Wikinews interviewed Tom Kyle, the coach of the Australia women's national wheelchair basketball team, known as the Gliders, in Toronto for the 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championship. Tom Kyle Image: Hawkeye7 .((Wikinews)) Tell us about yourself. First of all, where were you born? Tom Kyle: I was born in Cooma, in the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales. Way back in 1959. Fifteenth of June. Grew up in the Snowy Mountains Scheme with my family. At that


Pope in medical crisis

Friday, April 1, 2005Several sources report Pope John Paul II, who was receiving nutrition from a tube inserted through his nose, is no longer using the tube. The tube was inserted shortly after the pontiff appeared at his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square and was only able to speak several words. The tube used was threaded down the nose and throat into the stomach. A surgically implanted tube was also considered at the time, but it was deemed excessively invasive according to Dr. Barbara Paris, director of geriatrics at Maimonides Medical Center in New York. There ar


Wikinews interviews Duncan Campbell, co-founder of wheelchair rugby

Canada takes on Australia in wheelchair rugby Image: Laura Hale.Friday, September 7, 2012 Listen to the raw interviewLondon, England — On Wednesday, Wikinews interviewed Duncan Campbell, one of the creators of wheelchair rugby. ((Laura Hale)) You're Duncan Campbell, and you're the founder of... Duncan Campbell: One of the founders of wheelchair rugby. ((Laura Hale)) And you're from Canada, eh? Duncan Campbell: Yes, I'm from Canada, eh! (laughter) ((Laura Hale)) Winnipeg? Duncan Campbell: Winnipeg, Manitoba. ((Laura Hale)) You cheer for — what's that NHL team? Du


Satirist Stephen Colbert runs for U.S. President

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 Satirist Stephen Colbert plans to stand only in his home state of South Carolina.Colbert, seen at Florida State University, is no stranger to showmanship.The American satirist Stephen Colbert has announced that he will run for the Presidency of the United States. He made his announcement on his mock news show The Colbert Report. However, Colbert said that he would only run in his home state of South Carolina as a favorite son. He also said that he would represent both major political parties: the Republicans and the Democrats. It is not known h


Electronic voting disputed in France

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 An ES&S I-Votronic machine to be used in Issy-les-Moulineaux.File:Urne DSCN1426.JPGTraditional ballot boxes are transparent (since 1988) and vote counting procedures are heavily codified.In France, voting has traditionally been a low-tech experience: voters isolate themselves in a booth, put a pre-printed sheet of paper indicating their candidate of choice into an envelope. After officials verify the voter's identity, the voter drops the envelope into the ballot box and signs the voting roll. French electoral law rather strictly codifies the


Canadian soldier who filmed himself sexually abusing colleague has appeal dismissed

Sunday, February 26, 2023 The Canadian Embassy, Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2009. Image: Matthew G. Bisanz.The Supreme Court of Canada February 17 dismissed 8-0 an appeal by ex-corporal Colin McGregor arguing the investigation that led to his 2019 conviction for sexual assault violated the Charter of Rights and Freedoms' demands for reasonable search and seizure. Its unanimous judgment ends McGregor's multi-year court battle with successively higher bodies by describing the police's investigation of his US home "reasonable pursuant to Charter standards." On Septembe