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Tamil Guardian: What is your assessment of the current crisis? Do you think that Karuna's mutiny will seriously undermine the Tamil national struggle? How far will it affect the peace process?
MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand.
Ariel Sharon was born in Palestine in 1928, grandson of a Russian migrant family and the son of farmers. When he was 13, his father gave him a knife. Sharon remembers, "The knife was symbolic, to
The Herald has abandoned acceptable checks and balances, printing a course of sensational unsubstantiated claim by an unknown former agent - of the same organization that bombed the Rainbow Warrior while docked at Auckland City’s Marsden Wharf in 1985.
In anticipation of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the central instalment in writer/director/producer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece, Te Papa proudly announces a world exclusive and a bold ...
A Framework for Building the ''Cui Bono?'' UnAnswered Questions - Much has transpired since September 11, 2001. Something does not add up. Someone has something to hide.
The ZM radio network in association with the mary-kateandashley brand is searching for New Zealand's biggest Mary-Kate and Ashley fan! The winner and two companions will get to meet the most famous teenagers on the planet in their home city, Los ...
After all these years, a nice early start on Fridays has been etched into my neurons, and Good Friday wasn't any different. So just before seven, I was up in a quiet house, reading about Iraq. There was something eerie about encountering this noise and chaos ...
A Letter to the Wall Street Journal. ''I fear you buried your lead. The reason citizens develop theories is because those with the responsibility, authority and resources to provide answers fail to do their job. ''
EASTER RECESS Parliament is in recess for three weeks coinciding with the first term school holidays. So many MPs have school-age children that Parliament has adjusted its program to the school calendar.
New Zealand First has called on the Government to make a clean sweep through the Immigration Service to get rid of staff involved in corrupt or fraudulent practices and the management that allowed it to happen.
"On the fourth day of the 1982 Israeli attack on Lebanon, I crossed the border at a lonely spot near Metulla and looked for the front, which had already reached the outskirts of Sidon. I was driving my private car, accompanied by a woman photographer. ...
At the end of a 15-day mission to Haiti, Amnesty International is deeply concerned for the security of the civilian population. Despite the presence of the Multinational Interim Force (MIF), a large number of armed groups continue to be active throughout ...
Dear Ms. Rice: I am writing to communicate four points regarding your testimony yesterday under oath before the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.
Rt Hon Winston Peters has told National to “put up or shut up” over the foreshore and seabed issue instead of sitting in a glasshouse, throwing stones and making nonsensical statements.
Protestors spraypainted messages on Mahara Okeroa's electoral office early this morning accusing him of being a sellout on the impending theft of Maori land by the Crown.
From an interview with Dr. Mae-Wan Ho, Director of the Institute of Science in Society, by Anastasia Stephens of the Evening Standard
Green Party Co-Leader Rod Donald says the way Trevor Mallard announced the closure of several Timaru schools today has added insult to injury.
There is a new potential threat affecting the Macintosh operating system. Discovered on March 20, MP3Concept (MP3Virus.Gen) is a Trojan that imbeds mp3 data in an application. Once the file is executed, the Trojan executes and displays the following message ...
In a same-day double-first, fast-growing Emirates Airline yesterday started non-stop services to two new destinations: China (Shanghai) and Scotland (Glasgow).
The difference between what Bush officials say to Congress and the pap they feed foreign audiences makes interesting reading for anyone trying to figure out US government rhetoric on Latin America.
I didn't have access to a TV while I was away (in fact, due to a screwup by the power company, I didn't even have electricity on my first night), so I had to get all my news on the uprising in Iraq from the Net.
The following feedback has been received from Scoop readers in response to our decision to publish graphic pictures from Al Jazeera showing the true horror of war.
The Tainui Waka Alliance applauds the three Maori MPs who have stood up against their Prime Minister and the rest of the Labour caucus over the foreshore and seabed issue.
"Advocates for Ahmed Zaoui, a convicted criminal in France and Belgium, continue to ignore damming evidence and decisions made by respected senior courts in modern western democracies," says National Party Immigration spokesman Wayne Mapp.
Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...
Cartoon By John Chuckman
National is questioning police vetting procedures in light of allegations that one of the British police officers recruited to New Zealand allegedly provided false information in his application.
Green MP Ian Ewen-Street says the forestry sector's present slump demonstrates that New Zealand needs to put a greater emphasis on added-value exports.
Originally Released in November/December 2003, this three-part series conveys with clarity the situation in present-day Iraq.