World International News Group
World International News Group

World International News Group

The World International News Group is an independent Vancouver-based news agency that believes news should be accurate, honest, and unbiased.


The Central African Republic Approves Bitcoin as Legal Tender

7 May 2022 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

Lawmakers of the Central African Republic (CAR) unanimously voted and passed a bill to adopt Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender, becoming the second nation in the world after El Salvador to approve the usage of the cryptocurrency. CAR President Faustin-Ar...

China Eastern Airlines Plane Carrying 132 People Crashes

21 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

China Eastern Airlines Flight MU5735 with service from Kunming to Guangzhou crashed into a forested hillside near the city of Wuzhou in the Guangxi province at about 14:20 local time, presumably killing all onboard. According to the Civil Aviation Ad...

Search for 12 Missing Members of Spanish Fishing Vessel off Canadian East Coast Ends

17 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Officials of the Royal Canadian Navy told media outlets that the search for survivors from a Spanish fishing trawler that sank off the coast of Newfoundland has ended, as worsening weather conditions and the "low odds of survival" makes the North Atl...

Storm Ana Kills Dozens in Madagascar, Malawi, and Mozambique

27 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Several southern African nations have been hit by torrential downpours, powerful winds, and floods in the wake of Tropical Storm Ana, resulting in dozens of deaths, thousands of people displaced, and millions of dollars of damage. As of now, Madagasc...

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Cancels Ticket Sales to General Public

17 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The organisers of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games announced that as part of the Covid-19 restrictions in the nation’s capital, tickets will no longer be sold to the general public. Games organisers previously announced that while...

North Korea Tests Ballistic Missiles Following New Sanctions

17 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Hours after new sanctions were imposed by the Biden administration of the United States of America, state-run media outlets of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) announced that the nation successfully test-launched a pair of ball...

Denmark Releases 3 Suspected Pirates in Dinghy in Gulf of Guinea

8 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Danish Armed Forces spokespeople reported that 3 suspected pirates who were detained for about 6 weeks aboard the frigate HDMS Esbern Snare were released at sea in a small dinghy off the coast of West Africa. The suspects were released near Nigerian...

Nicaragua Cuts Diplomatic Ties to Taiwan in Favor of China

14 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Nicaragua has become the latest nation to cut diplomatic ties and any form of official contact or relation with Taiwan after the Nicaragua Foreign Ministry announced that it "recognizes that there is only one single China". While Chinese Foreign Mini...

WW2 Bomb Explosion Injures 4 in Germany

1 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

4 people were injured when a World War 2-era bomb exploded at a railway construction site near the Donnersberger Bridge of Munich, Germany. Local media outlets report that one person was seriously injured after the blast nearly tore off his leg, but...

Travel Restrictions and Fuel Rationing After Powerful Storm in BC

21 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Days after a state of emergency was declared due to a major storm in southern British Columbia (B.C.), Canada, the BC Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth announced travel restrictions and fuel rationing over shortage fears. The storm resulted in se...