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.


Nigerian Customs Officials Seize 8,800 Kilograms of Pangolin Scales

28 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments AverageVancouverite

Customs officials in Nigeria reported that they seized a shipping container carrying endangered animal parts falsely declared as furniture at the Lagos port destined for Haiphong, Vietnam. The Nigerian Customs Service say that in total, about 8,800 k...

Google Threatens to Pull Out of Australia

25 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Google has threatened to pull its services including Gmail, YouTube, and Google Maps out of the Australian market should the Australian government pass a new law forcing the tech giant alongside others such as Facebook to make financial agreements wi...

Mexican President Tests Positive for Covid-19

25 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Shortly after news emerged that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador would be speaking to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday about obtaining doses of the Sputnik V Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine, the 67 year-old President Obrador annou...

Twin Suicide Bombing in Baghdad Kills At Least 32

21 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A twin suicide bomb attack at a second-hand clothes market in the busy Tayaran Square of Baghdad, Iraq, resulted in at least 32 deaths and some 100 injuries. According to a statement by the interior ministry, the first bomber claimed to feel sick in...

At Least 15 Dead in Ukrainian Eldery Care Home Fire:

21 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Ukraininan officials reported that at least 15 people were confirmed dead and 11 others were injured after a fire started in the Zolotoye Vremya (Golden Hour) private care home for the elderly in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Currently, 5 of the injured are bein...

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

16 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

At about 01:00 local time, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island, toppling buildings, triggering landslides, cutting of power, injuring over 600 people, and killing at least 34 others. According to a report by the United State...

Uganda Hit by Internet Blackout Amid Tense Elections

14 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The Ugandan government ordered a temporary block on all social media and messaging apps, cutting internet access in the country hours before a tense presidential election pitting Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest serving leaders, against pop s...

United States Puts Cuba Back on List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

12 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Days before leaving the White House, United States President Donald J. Trump's administration announced that the US has once again placed Cuba on the list of state sponsors of terrorism, citing Cuba's backing of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, who...

6 Park Rangers Killed in DR Congo's Virunga National Park

10 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo reported that 6 park rangers were killed and another was seriously injured in an ambushed while on a foot patrol at the Virunga National Park. The ranger who was injured is now being treated at a local me...

62 Presumed Dead in Indonesian Boeing 737 Crash

10 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

4 minutes after taking off, Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ182 with service from the Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta to the Supadio International Airport of the Pontianak province disappeared from radar and crashed into the sea. The 26 year-o...