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STOCKHOLM - Blaine Williams hasn't stopped grinning since he arrived in Sweden two weeks ago. Several times a day he'll approach a complete stranger, offer a handshake and a smile, introduce himself as a former CIA analyst from America, and proceed ...
Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee made the announcement of giving dual citizenship to Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) at the opening of the first Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Indian Migrant's Day) earlier in the day on January 9th 2003.
(Special Briefing Via Telephone Onboard the USS Mount Whitney in the Gulf of Aden. Also participating: Maj. Stephen Cox, public affairs officer, Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa.)
Again, my thanks and gratitude to everyone who helped me after my recent nabbing, detention and deportation. I'm overwhelmed by your support and solidarity. Thanks to all of you, in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Nablus, Beit Sahour, Montreal, Toronto and ...
ISM Activist Abducted And Beaten To Be Deported To Canada - Jaggi was to be deported to Canada for visa violations. The Canadian Consulate visited him in prison and provided laisse passé documents for his return to Canada. Jaggi is now at Ben Gurion airport ...
A company that provided security at the World Trade Center, Washington D.C.'s Dulles International Airport and United Airlines between 1995 and 2001 was backed by a private Kuwaiti-American investment firm whose records were not open to full public disclosure, ...
Germany’s now on the UN Security Council. Will it vote yes to an Iraq war? And is its goal to 'stiff' Bush and have Europe become the balancing superpower preventing the USA from achieving its stated goal of sustainable global dominance?
New Zealand First has described the so-called ‘Biodiversity Action Group’, who claimed to have released possums onto Kapiti Island, as a bunch of absolute lunatics.
While we undoubtedly finished last year with a buoyant economy, the country continues its inexorable slide to Third World status. From being a world leader in living standards we have now dropped to 21st position in the OECD rankings, below Puerto Rico. As ...
The National Party’s echoing the concerns of tourist operators and businesses after the United Airlines decision to abandon New Zealand as a destination.
Please look at this face. Tell me. What do you see? Do you know who this man is talking to? He's making a speech in front of a group of soldiers in Texas, on January 3, 2003. He's talking to the television.
Taranaki Maori objecting to the use of the region’s mountain in the Tom Cruise movie “The Last Samurai” are at risk of undermining the country’s reputation as a good place to make films, according to the National Party.
A study of the irresponsible and continuing use of depleted uranium ammunition by the United States armed forces proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that exposure to this poisonous substance guarantees cancer, birth defects and other lethal hazards.
The National Party’s alarmed by new statistics showing the number of HIV positive refugees who plan to give birth in New Zealand, putting stretched hospital services under more strain.
"The naked greed and avarice of some Maori in Taranaki toward the filming of The last Samurai is disappointing, embarrassing, and a threat to further investment in this country, ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Ken Shirley said today.
“Trade Minister Jim Sutton’s bumbling diplomacy is putting New Zealand’s interests at risk,” according to the National Party’s Trade spokesman, Dr Lockwood Smith.
The Green Party is horrified by threats to New Zealand's precious flora and fauna by pro-hunting radicals who claim to have released possums on Kapiti Island, and have threatened to release stoats on Codfish and Stewart Islands, Green Party Associate ...
Iraq Has No Smoking Guns: Blix - Which Country is the Biggest Threat to World Peace? - Is Germany About to 'Stiff' Bush? - I Was Nabbed, Beaten, and Deported: Jaggi Singh Tells all - NZ POLITICS: Brownlee Gears Up For Leadership Challenge - Scoop Letters ...
Threats to assault some of New Zealand’s most valuable conservation sanctuaries were nothing short of eco-terrorism, Conservation Minister Chris Carter said today.
Talk of empire is everywhere, yet seldom has the word been applied in the context of American foreign policy. That is beginning to change.
The following pictures show film director Peter Jackson with members of the cast and crew of the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films, the filming of which is now drawing to a close in the Wellington region.
Rick Barker, Associate Minister of Social Services and Employment, in his defence of high payouts to welfare beneficiaries said yesterday that the state has a legal and moral obligation to help and support people through their time of need.
From the Inbox: Is Germany About to ‘Stiff’ Bush? - Brownlee’s Nuke Rethink Dangerous...
One of the few things to go right in Indonesia in recent years was media reform. Soon after the ouster in 1998 of President Suharto, the country's strongman of 30 years, the new government abolished the reviled Ministry of Information, freed anybody ...
With only two days to go before their first $250,000 draw, the organisers of the new rewards programme Kachingo! are reminding shoppers to check their Kachingo! tickets.
The National Party’s calling for a formal apology from Child Youth and Family after sending an ill-considered letter to the mother of murdered Masterton girls Olympia Jetson and Saliel Aplin.
It is likely that Brownlee will challenge English at National’s forthcoming caucus retreat in February. Whoever wins the leadership must demand consistency from his caucus colleagues. A clear, consistent and credible policy alternative is the only ...
AUCKLAND, Jan. 10, 2003 - As part of the carrier's programme to return the company to profitability United Airlines today announced changes to its international schedule which includes discontinuing flying its aircraft between the United States and New ...
Figures from the March 2001 Census show that over 80 percent of female sole parents rely on the state for their income, Lindsay Mitchell, petitioner for a Parliamentary review of the DPB, said today.
The Inland Revenue Department's demand that Charlene Aplin - mother of the two recently murdered Masterton girls - repay $120 in overpaid child support, shows just how insensitive the department is, ACT Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman said today.