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.


Swedish Police Investigating Explosion Injuring 16 in Gothenburg

28 Sep 2021 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

At about 04:45 local time, an explosion and subsequent fire took place at an apartment block in Gothenburg, Sweden, resulting in the evacuation of about 100 residents and the injuries of over a dozen people. According to Swedish police, 16 people wer...

China Declares all Cryptocurrency Transactions Illegal

24 Sep 2021 1 minute read 5 comments AverageVancouverite

Warning that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum "seriously endangers the safety of people's assets", the People's Bank of China (PBOC) announced that all transactions of cryptocurrencies are now illegal. The PBOC also ordered banks and oth...

Russian University Shooting Leaves 6 Dead and 28 Injured

21 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

At about 11:00 local time, a gunman walked onto the Perm State University campus in Russia and opened fire, killing 6 people and injuring 28 others. The assailant wielded a gun and a knife, and was identified as a student at the university. Eyewitnes...

North Korea Suspended from IOC Until End of 2022

8 Sep 2021 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) has been suspended from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) until the end of 2022 for failing to send a team or delegation to the Tokyo Olympic Games. According to IOC President Thomas Bac...

Knife-Wielding Man Injures 10 on Tokyo Train

7 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

At about 20:40 local time, a 36-year-old man with a knife attacked fellow passengers on a train on the Odakyu Line near the Seijogakuen Station of Tokyo, Japan, injuring 10 people. According to local media, one victim, a female University student, wa...

Eurozone Out of Recession After 2% Quarterly Economic Growth

1 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The 19-nation Eurozone's economy grew by about 2% in the second quarter of 2021, taking the region out of recession, though the Eurozone remains about 3% down from late-2019 pre-pandemic figures. Compared to the same quarter a year ago, the latest Gr...

Bangladesh Factory Owner Charged with Murder After Fire Kills 52

10 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A fire broke out in a 6-storey Bangladeshi factory in the town of Rupganj, resulting in at least 52 deaths along with over 50 injuries. Fueled by chemicals and plastics stored in the food and drink factory, the blaze took firefighters almost 24 hours...

Aircraft with 28 on Board Missing in Russia's Far East

7 Jul 2021 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

An Antonov An-26 aircraft with service from the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to the town of Palana lost contact with ground crew and disappeared from radar during its landing approach at about 15:00 local time. Flight 251 was about 10 kilometers...

Didi Ordered off Chinese App Stores by Nation's Cyberspace Regulator

4 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Days after it raised 4.4 billion United States dollars through an initial public offering in New York and becoming the largest share launch since online retailer Alibaba's 2014 share debut, the ride-hailing app Didi has been ordered off of China's ap...

At Least 31 Killed in Philippine Air Force C-130 Crash

4 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A Philippine Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules carrying 96 people crashed and exploded at about 11:30 local time in the periphery of the Jolo Airport in the Sulu Province, killing at least 31 soldiers on board and 2 civilians on the ground while inju...