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Brussels 9 May 2005 (ICFTU OnLine): The ICFTU, together with the Global Union Federations IUF and ITGLWF, today condemned the arrest and continued detention of three Eritrean trade union leaders by security police. Two of the three, Tewelde Ghebremedhin and ...
This lecture was delivered at the University of Wisconsin at Madison on April 18, 2005. - I will begin by unpacking the key terms in the title of my talk: “9/11,” “American empire,” and “religious people,” beginning with the last one.
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today voiced concern about Israeli overflights into Lebanese airspace, reminding the parties of the fragile situation in Lebanon and the wider region.
1. Immigration Service—Information from MPs 2. Childcare—Grandparents 3. Police—Former Commissioner 4. Research—Health 5. New Zealand Certificate of Educational Achievement—Scholarship 6. Elderly and Disabled—Support Services Report 7. Tertiary Education—Savings Provision ...
Rev. Tim LaHaye thinks deep thoughts. Co-author of the best-selling Left Behind and Babylon Rising novels, the 78-year-old evangelical probes the mind of God as revealed in Holy Scriptures.
The President of The Correspondence School parents and supervisors association, Sharon Buckland, has slated moves by the school to cut core services to rural children, saying students needs will suffer because the Ministry of Education "can't get ...
Unfortunately, the mainstream media in the United States was too busy with wall-to-wall coverage of a "runaway bride" to cover a bombshell report out of the British newspapers. The London Times reports that the British government and the United States government ...
Progressive Democrats of America Make National Call of Support for Congressional Letter Demanding Investigation of British Intelligence Leak on Iraq Invasion Strategy
Labour approved a discussion paper that proposed legalising brother-sister sex for over-20-year-olds, according to official documents released today by National’s Law and Order spokesman, Tony Ryall.
The prestigious American wine magazine ‘Wine Spectator’ (May 15th Issue, 2005) features the Babich Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2004 in the top 5 Best Value Global White Wines.
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Director of Biosecurity Barry O’Neil said today that MAF and Police were responding to a claimed deliberate release of foot and mouth virus on Waiheke Island.
A magazine containing writings by controversial American Libertarian, Jim Peron has been found by the Censor’s Office to be objectionable. According to New Zealand First leader Winston Peters the magazine, titled Unbound, was also published by Mr Peron.
The failure of Christian moderates to take on publicly religious extremists who claim the same Bible and theology sadly brings to mind the failure of liberals to take on Joseph McCarthy. As with McCarthyism, extremism thrives in the valley of fear ...
I have trouble imagining what it must be like to be a Republican these days. The party of Lincoln and TR, the party of fiscal responsibility and small government, has become so profoundly separated from its roots that it is barely recognizable ...
New chair appointed to NZQA The Associate Minister of Education David Benson-Pope today announced the appointment of Catherine Gibson as interim chair of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority for a three month period.
”The Council of Te Wananga o Aotearoa met this evening to consider a letter received on 9 May from the Minister of Education, Hon Trevor Mallard, in which he advised:
Farmers throughout New Zealand will be shocked at the malicious threat to release foot and mouth disease on Waiheke Island, said Tom Lambie, President of Federated Farmers of New Zealand (Inc).
Philip Zelikow, Counselor for the Department Stanford University Institute for International Studies Stanford, California May 6, 2005
The top-level government memo marked "SECRET AND STRICTLY PERSONAL," dated eight months before Bush sent us into Iraq, following a closed meeting with the President, reads, "Military action was now seen as inevitable. Bush wanted to remove Saddam ...
President George W. Bush claims that he is spreading freedom throughout the world. However, for him “freedom” appears to be more a slogan, devoid of content and used to harness U.S. nationalism for his own purposes.
Actions related to the claimed release of Foot and Mouth Disease on Waiheke Island continue to take place.
Today’s Labour Government decision to seek expressions of interest from companies willing to provide a tertiary education savings scheme is deeply offensive.
“More evidence has been released today that shows Labour is presiding over a slide to mediocrity,” says National Party Finance spokesman John Key.
Muriel Newman Speech to the Otago Property Owners Association AGM, Dunedin Public Library, Tuesday May 10, 7.30pm
NEW ZEALAND CINEMA INDUSTRY HEATS UP WITH PREMIERE OF STAR WARS EPISODE 3: Revenge of the Sith
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Counties Manukau Gymnastics celebrated 30 years on Saturday with the unveiling of its honours board. 30 years of dedication, effort, time, commitment and excellence is very worthy of congratulations.
Even as Tim Russert solemnly announced on Meet the Press Sunday that the "Number three man" in the entire Al-Qaeda network was now under lock and key, the world edition of The Sunday Times quoted European intelligence as saying that Abu Faraj al-Libbi ...
The Chief Censor has advised Rt Hon Winston Peters that the publication “Unbound” published by Jim Peron has been classified as “objectionable” because it promotes the exploitation of children and young people for sexual purposes.
In summary: * 56 year old man in Class III heart failure was successfully implanted with the first non-blood contacting C-Pulse device for the treatment of heart failure.