Wikinews Shorts: May 14, 2009
A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, May 14, 2009.
Swine flu reaches Southeast Asia
On Wednesday, Chinese Ministry of Health officials reported a man had the disease. Currently, the officials are searching for people the man may have come into contact with.
- Xuequan, Mu. "China seeks passengers with exposure to new A/H1N1 flu case" — , May 14, 2009
- Kwok, Vivian Wai-yin. "Asian Swine Flu Risk Rises" — , May 13, 2008
Pope visits the Middle East
While in the Middle East, Pope Benedict XVI told the Prime Minister of Palestine, "It is understandable that you often feel frustrated. Your legitimate aspirations for permanent homes, for an independent Palestinian state, remain unfulfilled. Instead, you find yourselves trapped in a spiral of violence.”
The pope was speaking about the Palestinian housing, and how there are refugee camps.
- Hider, James. "Pope Benedict XVI calls for Palestinian state on visit to refugee camp" — , May 14, 2009
- "The Pope in the Mideast’s Minefields" — , May 13, 2009
Craigslist monitors adult ads
After the USD fee.over the "Erotic Services" section on , the Web service will require manual posting and a $5 - $10
Craigslist will delete the "Erotic Services" section to replace it with "Adult Services."
- Stone, Brad. "Craigslist Plans to Monitor ‘Adult’ Ads" — , May 13, 2009
- Raphael, J.R.. "Craigslist's 'Erotic Services' Shutdown Could Backfire" — , May 13, 2009