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.


Attack on Afghan Ceremony Results in Nearly 30 Deaths

6 Mar 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

Unidentified gunmen opened fire upon a ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, marking the 25th anniversary of Abdul Ali Mazari's death at the hand of the Taliban group, resulting in nearly 30 deaths and at least 55 injuries. At least a dozen of those injure...

At Least Two Tornadoes Kill 25 in Tennessee

4 Mar 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

At least two tornadoes ripped through the center of Tennessee, the United States of America, leaving at least 25 dead (1 indirectly), about 150 injured, several missing, and widespread damage to home and other buildings around Nashville, the state's...

Global Update on COVID-19 (March 2, 2020)

2 Mar 2020 3 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

As of March 2nd, 2020, there have been just over 90,000 confirmed cases worldwide and over 3,000 deaths due to the Covid-19 (formerly known as 2019-nCoV) coronavirus. Although over 90% of the deaths have occurred in China's Hubei province, 10 other n...

Covid-19 - The Latest Updates from Around the World

2 Mar 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

As of March 2nd, 2020, there have been nearly 90,000 confirmed cases worldwide and over 3,000 deaths due to the Covid-19 (formerly known as 2019-nCoV) coronavirus. Although over 90% of the deaths have occurred in China's Hubei province, 10 other nati...

USA and Taliban Sign Historic Deal to End 18 Year War

29 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The United States of America and the Taliban group have signed an agreement in Doha, Qatar, aimed at ending their 18 year-long war and moving towards peace in Afghanistan. The deal was signed by US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban politicia...

China May Deploy 100,000 Ducks to Fight Locusts

28 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

While Pakistan declared an emergency earlier this month saying that locust numbers were the worst in over two decades, Chinese reports say that China could deploy about 100,000 ducks to its neighbor to help combat swarms of crop-consuming insects. Lu...

Car Drives into Carnival Crowd Injuring 30 in Germany

25 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

At about 14:45 local time, a silver Mercedes Benz car drove through plastic barricades and into a carnival crowd in the German town of Volkmarsen. The incident took place during Rosenmontag (Rose Monday) celebrations, authorities in the Hesse state c...

New Antibiotic Discovered Using Artificial Intelligence

22 Feb 2020 1 minute read 4 comments AverageVancouverite

In a historical first, scientists have discovered a new type of antibiotic using artificial intelligence (AI) after analyzing over 107,000,000 chemical compounds in a matter of just days. The new antibiotic known as "Halicin" was able to kill Mycobac...

First Underground Counterfeit Cigarette Factory Shut Down in EU

21 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

An illegal cigarette factory was discovered and shut down in the province of Malaga, Spain, where 20 people were arrested and 6 Ukrainian and Lithuania workers were found gasping for breath in a bunker under horse stables after an air pump's generato...

4 Dead in Australian Midair Collision

19 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Four people were killed after two twin-engine light aircraft collided midair near the Mangalore airport over the Australian state of Victoria. According to the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, two aircraft were both travelling at about 400...