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.


Mexican Senate Backs New Bill to Legalize Cannabis Nationwide

22 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Voting 82 to 18, Mexico's upper house of parliament, the Senate, has passed a new bill to legalize recreational cannabis nationwide and allow for the use of cannabis for medical, scientific, and industrial purposes. Members of the Senate backing the...

Oil Prices Surge on Vaccine Hopes - And Drop on Covid-19 Realities

15 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

North American benchmark oil prices climbed from $37.14 United States dollars per barrel on Friday November 6th to $43.06 on Wednesday November 11th following the unexpected news that Pfizer and BioNTech had a vaccine breakthrough that appeared about...

At Least 10 Killed in Romanian Covid-19 ICU Hospital Fire

15 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A fire broke out at an intensive care unit of the Piatra Neamt Regional Emergency Hospital in Romania, leading to at least 10 deaths and 10 injuries. According to official local reports, all 10 dead were Covid-19 coronavirus patients while several of...

Typhoon Vamco Hits the Philippines

14 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Bringing sustained winds of over 115 kilometres per hour (71 miles per hour) and gusts of over 255 kilometres per hour (158 miles per hour), Typhoon Vamco has slammed into the Philippines, killing at least 42, destroyed infrastructure, and leaving so...

Russian Soldier Detained for Killing 3 Other Soldiers

10 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A Russian soldier has been detained after killing three people and injuring a fourth at the Baltimor airbase near the city of Voronezh. The incident started at about 05:00 local time. According to Russian defense officials, the soldier first killed a...

Azerbaijan Apologizes After Accidentally Downing Russian Helicopter

9 Nov 2020 1 minute read 4 comments AverageVancouverite

Azerbaijan's foreign ministry apologized to Russia and offered to pay compensation after a Russian Mil Mi-24 helicopter gunship was accidentally shot down by Azerbaijani forces near Nakhchivan, resulting in the deaths of two crew members and the inju...

Canadian Man Kills 2 and Injures 5 in Sword Attack

2 Nov 2020 1 minute read 4 comments AverageVancouverite

24 year-old Carl Girouard has been detained and charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder and 5 counts of attempted murder after a sword attack while wearing "medieval style clothes" in the Old Quebec neighborhood of Quebec City, Canada, on Hallow...

British Prime Minister Proposes New Lockdown in England

31 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

As total confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus cases surge past 1 million nation-wide, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson proposes a new month-long lockdown for England beginning on Thursday November 5th, 2020, and ending on December 2nd, 2020. The Prime...

Spain Declares National State of Emergency and Imposes Curfew

25 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

In an effort to help combat a new spike in Covid-19 coronavirus infections, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has declared a national state of emergency and imposed a night-time curfew between 23:00 and 06:00 local time alongside other emergency m...

18 People Killed in Suicide Bombing Outside Education Center

24 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The Ministry of Interior Affairs of Afghanistan stated that at least 18 people were killed and dozens more were injured after a suicide bomb attack took place outside a private education center offering sources for students in higher education in the...