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.


Australians to be Offered Half-Off Flights to Boost Tourism

11 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

In an attempt to revive and kickstart the local tourism sector, the Australian government announced a 1,200,000,000 Australian dollar (About 930,000,000 United States dollars) plan that offers Australians half-price flights to 13 domestic holidays sp...

United Kingdom to Cut Foreign Aid to Yemen

6 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Over a hundred charities in the United Kingdom including Oxfam and Save the Children have condemned the government's reported decision to cut foreign aid to Yemen from 164,000,000 Pounds (227,000,000 United States dollars) in 2019-2020 to 87,000,000...

13 Killed in Southern California Car Crash

3 Mar 2021 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

At about 06:15 local time in the morning, a 1997 Ford Expedition carrying 25 people was hit by a gravel-hauling truck, resulting in the deaths of at least 13 people on a highway in southern California near the USA-Mexico border. While the driver of t...

Italian Ambassador to DR Congo Killed in Attack

22 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

43 year-old Luca Attanasio, Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, along with 30 year-old Vittorio Iacovacci, a military police officer, and a Congolese driver are dead after a United Nations' World Food Program convoy was attack nea...

Guinea Declares First Ebola Epidemic Since 2016 After 3 Deaths

14 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Guinea has officially declared an Ebola virus epidemic after at least three people died of the virus and four others fell ill with symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, and bleeding. This is the first time since 2016 that Guinea has confirmed deaths due...

Fuel Tanker Explosion Ignites Massive Fire in Afghanistan

14 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A fuel tanker exploded at the Islam Qala crossing in the Herat province of Afghanistan on the Iranian border, resulting in a massive fire that burnt over 500 trucks carrying natural gas and fuel. Afghan and Iranian media report that as of now, the im...

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes off Coast of Fukushima, Japan

13 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

At 23:08 local time, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima, Japan, at a depth of about 50.3 kilometers (About 31 miles), leaving at least 50 injured and about a million homes without power. Aftershocks as strong as magnitude 5....

New Case of the Ebola Virus Detected in the DR Congo

8 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Three months after announcing the end of its 11th outbreak, the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ministry of Public Health announced that a new case of the Ebola virus has been detected in the town of Biena in the North Kivu province. According to heal...

Cuba Opens Economy to More Private Businesses

7 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

With its economy shrinking by 11% last year, the worst decline in almost 3 decades as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic that devastated tourism alongside tough sanctions spearheaded by the Untied States of America, Cuba has announced that...

Liquid Nitrogen Leak Kills 6 in US Poultry Plant

29 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Firefighters and local officials reported that 6 people are confirmed dead and at least 10 others were hospitalized after a liquid nitrogen leak at the Foundation Food Group poultry plant in Gainesville, Georgia, the United States of America. Emergen...