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An open letter to GE-Free NZ and the Green Party, in response to the GE-Free survey of candidates' views
No sooner had US papers printed this picture than they received calls, asking if the photo had been faked to appear to show a face with horns. The answer from Associated Press was no.
EDITORS NOTE: The following is a transcript of a link submitted to Scoop by a Scoop reader. Clearly questions are raised in this material about the nature of the relationship between the Bush family and the family of Osama Bin Laden.
A defiant reconstructionist view of the World Trade Center bombing. Submitted by a reader. See also... Scoop Oddity #1: Eerie Elevens And Spooky Smoke Face .
A shroud of secrecy is tonight being cloaked around the United States' preparations for war. The labelled “War against terrorism” will certainly be fought with a shield of silence [rhetoric aside] not seen since the height of Cold-War years.
An innovative research programme at Princeton is attempting to measure disturbances in the zeitgeist, or global consciousness. A series of random number generators around the world (called eggs, some of which are in New Zealand) have been wired together, ...
Israel's armed forces today shelled a kindergarten in Betunia, a West Bank town on the outskirts of Ramallah City, with one person reported clinically dead, Palestinian security said. Meanwhile the Israeli press reported violence from an opposing viewpoint.
To turn an intrinsic value that we take for granted every day into the excuse to devalue some other individual life is to participate in giving up your agency as an individual.
Historians of the future will record the recent terrorist attacks on the United States as an intelligence disaster comparable not only to Pearl Harbour but also Hitler's attacks on the Soviet Union in 1941 that cost millions of Russian casualties. ...
The United Nations Security Council has urged Afghanistan's ruling militia, the Taliban, to comply with texts ordering that Osama bin Laden be handed over.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... It was as strange as if we had dreamed it. And, in a very modern sense, we have. We have seen Armageddon, Deep Impact and Independence Day. We have seen New York laid waste in the movies.
Hitwise now tracks the daily behavior of over 5 million Internet users on an ongoing basis, the largest sample size of any Internet monitoring company in the world.
Wellington, New Zealand, September 18, 2001 - experiencenet.com has selected Writerfind.com, Wellington, New Zealand to provide web-based writing, editing and corporate communications services through its site. experiencenet.com, is a leading Internet company that ...
The Middle Eastern Times was last week barred from publishing this AFP article depicting a large anti-US mood within Egypt after the terrorist attacks on the USA.
Since last Wednesday’s terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon, the name Osama bin Laden has been spoken with increased frequency. In the days that have followed the terrorist attacks, the Bush Administration has indicated that it ...
1. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: On what does she base her reported belief that, despite the terrorist attacks in America, New Zealand was living in a "benign" defence environment but what was not so benign was the intelligence environment?
THE PRESIDENT: Today, millions of Americans mourned and prayed, and tomorrow we go back to work. Today, people from all walks of life gave thanks for the heroes; they mourn the dead; they ask for God's good graces on the families who mourn, and ...
Afghanistan's ruling Taliba has announced this afternoon that a Grand Islamic Council involving 20 of the country's pre-eminent clerics will decide Osama bin Laden's fate.
Two planned attacks on the United States Embassy in Jakarta have been prevented, Indonesia's Foreign Minister Hassan Wirayuda said.
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT TO THE LUNCHEON IN HONOR OF THE MINISTERS ATTENDING THE MEETINGS OF THE WORLD TRADE ORGANZATION
Osama bin Laden has been linked to two fundamentalist Islamic groups in Egypt, the Middle Eastern News agency reported tonight.
On Thursday 20th September 2001, from 12 - 1pm, a group of concerned Wellington citizens will hold a peaceful, apolitical demonstration to support the victims of the terrorism against the US and celebrate peace, and the tolerance and understanding that sustains ...
"Islam is Peace" Says President Remarks by the President at Islamic Center of Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.
Protests For Peace – In Midland Park And Around The Country - Howard’s End: Ignored Warnings - Global Economic Meltdown? - David Miller: Osama bin Laden – Who Is He? - Latest Terror In The USA News Roundup – From Scoop Auckland’s Selwyn Manning
Despite ceasefire calls from both the PLO and Israel over-night, tentions remain on a knife-edge in Israel, the West Bank and around Gaza.
Japan's Kyodo News agency reports 12 Islamic extremists arrived in Japan in September shortly before the terrorist attacks began on the United States.
On September 11, 2001 the world was stunned with the horrific terrorist attacks on the United States. RAWA stands with the rest of the world in expressing our sorrow and condemnation for this barbaric act of violence and terror. RAWA had already warned ...
In the latest news from the Israeli Yasha News Agency, Israeli Armed Forces [IAF] helicopters rocket PLO posts in Gaza.
In the maternal bosom are formed the bodies of creatures who will be rational if they belong to humanity… The plant lacks the instinct of the beast, the beast the reasoning of man; this one, on the other hand, possesses all the attributes of the ...
Well, this thing has a life of its own and the logical option seems to be to go with it. Below is a digest of some of the many emails I've received since Friday's Hard News and the subsequent follow-up yesterday. I thought that, taken as a whole, the ...