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.


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...

At Least 68 Killed in Ecuador Prison Gang Shootout

14 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Ecuadorian officials stated that at least 68 inmates were killed and 25 others were wounded after an 8-hour shootout and fight broke out between rival gangs at the Litoral Penitentiary in the city of Guayaquil. The fighting started before dawn, and p...

Tokyo Subway Knife and Arson Attack Injures 17

1 Nov 2021 1 minute read 2 comments AverageVancouverite

The Tokyo Fire Department and local Japanese officials reported that 17 passengers were injured after a man stabbed several passengers on a subway train before starting a fire. The incident happened on the Keio train, near the Kokuryo station at abou...

Evergrande Group Makes $83.5 Million Dollar Payment to Avoid Default - For Now

23 Oct 2021 1 minute read 2 comments AverageVancouverite

China's Evergrande Group avoided default and bought itself another week to deal with a looming debt crisis after it made a last-minute bond coupon payment. China's second-largest property developer sent $83.5 million to a Citibank trustee account, en...

Australian Police Make Record $104 Million Heroin Seizure

17 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Australian police spokespeople announced the seizure of the largest heroin shipment ever intercepted in the nation with a street value worth about 140,000,000 Australian dollars (Equivalent to about 104,000,000 United States dollars). Authorities say...

Power Returns to Lebanon After 24-Hour Outage

10 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Lebanese officials say that power has been restored after a 24-hour shutdown of Lebanon's energy supply due to a fuel shortage at the nation's two largest powerplants. While officials initially said that it may take several days for the network to re...

Sierra Leone Abolishes Death Penalty

9 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Sierra Leone has become the 23rd nation in Africa to abolish the death penalty after President Julius Maada Bio signed into a law a new measure outlawing capital punishment, which was initially unanimously agreed upon by the 146-seat legislature of t...

Private Plane Crash in Milan, Italy, Kills 8

3 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A small private plane with service from the Milan Linate Airport to the Olbia Airport on the Italian island of Sardinia lost contact with air traffic control just minutes after taking off about about 13:00 local time, crashing into a vacant two-store...