Scoop: Weekend Ratings
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MR. KANEHIRA: Thank you so much, Secretary. We just received the good news from Baghdad that three Japanese civilian hostages have been released in Baghdad.
BASRA - Fifty days after the first reports that the U.S. forces were unloading weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in southern Iraq, new reports about the movement of these weapons have been disclosed.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
REPORT: After last night's incursion by the Israeli army into the village of Kafr Ein, when two internationals (Janne from Denmark and Richard from the UK) were unlawfully detained by the army, this morning the IDF again entered the village, this time with ...
Several citizens' organizations as well as the families of the victims of the September 11 attacks have expressed hope that the 9/11 Commission will ultimately reveal the truth. Their hopes may be a little overblown.
Long live the King The following is a transcript of the last interview Michael King gave before his untimely passing. It aired March 22, 2004 on 95bFM . Interviewer is Simon Pound, transcriber Matt Nippert. From: http://fightingtalk.blogspot.com
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.
This year it’s Honduras’ turn to ‘pass-the-parcel’. That we might just be able to understand, but word is out that it is co-sponsored by New Zealand?!!! Que Linda! Whose dumb idea was this?
GEORGE BUSH, with the concurrence of his purported opponent, John Kerry, has effectively outsourced his major foreign policy to Israel, thereby creating a substantially increased risk of further attacks on the U.S. mainland.
A Hawkes Bay kiwi recovery programme is urging hunters to take proper care of their dogs in the bush after an adult female kiwi was killed by dogs in the Kaweka Ranges on Wednesday.
Lawyers Investigate Violations of International Law Surrounding de facto Haitian Government Following February Coup
Trucks, oil tankers, tanks are burning on the highway east to Falluja. A stream of boys and men goes to and from a lorry that's not burnt, stripping it bare. We turn onto the back roads through Abu Ghraib, Nuha and Ahrar singing in Arabic, past the ...
Scoop understands that a high-powered New Zealand Government crisis meeting was held in the last week of March after the Prime Minister was informed that two suspected Mossad connectives had been arrested in Auckland.
The first thing you got was the tie. You lost the importance of the press conference. You lost the fact that Bush had only done two of these prime time gigs in his entire term, and that he hates them because he isn't good at them.
Get ready for another jolt this summer. California energy officials are expected to issue a startling report next week warning that the state is going to be terribly short of electricity, which could result in a repeat of the energy crisis that wreaked ...
Politics, like firearms, can either be used to protect people or to enslave them - particularly when it comes to how we live as opposed to how we should live. After a year and a half, I have come to the conclusion that governments are a necessary ...
A cartoon by John Chuckman
IRAQ/IRAN 1 Assassination of Iranian Diplomat 1-2, 3-4, Iranian Role in Iraq 11-12 2,5 al-Sadr Situation 2-3 Iran Mediating Italian Hostage Release 4 U.S. Knowledge of Delegation
Remarks by the President and United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair in Press Availability Rose Garden
"In our culture, it is a shame, and women will hide this in their hearts so that the men do not hear about it," a woman interviewed by Amnesty International
In This Edition: Bigger Than Watergate! - How To Rig An Election In The United States - Fantasy vs Reality - How We Discovered The Backdoor - Evidence Of Motive - Evidence Of Opportunity - Evidence Of Method - Evidence Of Prior Conduct - Consistent Unexplained ...
I was in the centre of Nablus yesterday, about 5 o'clock in the afternoon, when a youth was shot and killed by the IOF. He is SAMER ZORBHA, aged 18, a student at the High School in Nablus.
Look closely, because I possibly will never say this again: thankyou John Banks. The Westhaven waterfront debacle probably always needed a little double-dealing and subterfuge to fix it, and Banks was always likely to be your man for that ...
Windflow Technology’s innovative turbine technology gained strong interest at the recent Global Windpower Conference in Chicago. Organised by the American Wind Energy Association, the convention attracted more than 3,600 delegates from around the world. ...
The Sunday of Easter, 2004, on Meet the Press, U.S. Senator John McCain crooned a soothing message to the nation. Iraq, he said, is not Vietnam. He remarked on how we lost more troops during a week in Vietnam than we've lost in Iraq all year.
Imagine you wake up from a coma and you learn that 11 months ago, an "Attack on America" destroyed some significant buildings, killed 3,000 people and forced a war against terrorism. You switch on the news and see pictures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, ...
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.
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 ...