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A nuclear attack by terrorists against the United States is inevitable, according to an American international relations expert visiting the University of Canterbury.
Anita McNaught: You based yourself in the Middle East 25-30 years ago… in terms of writing about history being forged, you could scarcely have put yourself in a better spot, could you?
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 Sri Lanka Peace Process, MoU at grave risk becouse of the Hidden hand behind killings "It is apparent that the killers have all the assistance from the SLA and we request of you to advise the [Sri Lanka] government that if the SLA continues ...
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 ...
It would seem counterintuitive - absurd, actually - that the Internet in New Zealand could become more expensive and less efficient, but that's an entirely likely outcome of the way its two biggest players, Telecom and TelstraClear, seemed poised to take ...
George W. Bush promised us a foreign policy with humility. Instead, he has brought us humiliation in the eyes of the world.
Firas Al-Atraqchi: Zarqawi Be Damned - Nicholas Berg screamed. He screamed when he saw the sword brandished in the hands of one of his captors. He screamed when he was pushed down on the ground and his held pulled back, ready for the slaughter. ...
Bush "Stays Course" on Iraq Plan But Confronts Difficult Military and Political Reality - Interview with Wayne Madsen, investigative reporter, formerly with the National Security Agency, conducted by Scott Harris
UK PM Tony Blair recieves an award from the Chimp in Chief - Cartoon by John Chuckman
The Appeals Chamber of the United Nations-sponsored Special Court for Sierra Leone has ruled that the former Liberian President Charles Taylor is subject to its criminal proceedings even though he was in office at the time of his indictment in March 2003.
The movie "The Day After Tomorrow" provides a dramatic picture of climate change and sea level rise. Whilst the reality may not be as dramatic, climate change is nevertheless devastating for small island developing states like Tuvalu.
President Bush’s strategy in Iraq is now clear. And I don’t mean the five-point rehash of existing platitudes found in his recent ''major'' speech at the Army War College. I’m talking about the real, behind-the-scenes plan.
On 22 May the Seasprite helicopter onboard the frigate HMNZS Te Mana suffered damage during a routine engine run. Damage to the structure of the Seasprite occurred following the development of significant ground resonance vibration during this engine run. ...
• Recall validation petition ends today as country heads for a count-down over whether a referendum vote will be announced on June 4.
The Ministry of Justice is to be commended for re-examining the law surrounding age of consent, however Labour’s abrupt U-turn would have us criminalise half of all teenagers who continue to experiment sexually outside the law. The attitude of ...
The All Blacks squad announced today is undoubtedly the most controversial in recent history with numerous big names, most notably Andrew Mehrtens and Christian Cullen not included.
Last week, the Minister of Finance brought down his fifth Budget. There has been an abundance of media comment about it, so let me make just a few additional comments.
The other week I got a phone call with the Good News. The Destiny New Zealand Political Party was coming to Wellington! Knowing, as they did, I wanted to live in a decent society but that looking at the TV I could see that this wasn't the case, they had ...
Hundreds of Sudanese fleeing attacks by Janjaweed militias in the western Darfur area must be transferred to refugee camps located well away from the Chadian border before the rainy season begins, the United Nations refugee agency said today.
"Energy Minister Pete Hodgson must stop trying to dream up new excuses for his failure to take any action over the deteriorating state of our electricity infrastructure," says National Party Energy spokesman Roger Sowry.
The All Blacks squad to face England at Carisbrook in the first test on Saturday June 12 follows. The province the player usually plays for is listed in brackets.
The speed with which the anti-war forces have coalesced and influenced the general mood of the country about Iraq has amazed the peace-movement.
An Address to the Upper Hutt Chamber of Commerce, 7pm Tuesday, 1 June 2004, Telford Room, Trentham Gardens, Wellington Racing Club, Racecourse Road, Trentham, Upper Hutt
"The new restrictions on Instant Kiwi sales are childish and create another victimless crime by teaching young people that they are incapable of being responsible," announced Libertarianz Leader Bernard Darnton today.
The rightist ''conservative'' media moguls who hate ''liberals'' actually hate a free America. Rush Limbaugh and Ann Coulter, Hannity and O'Reilly, the Weekly Standard and Wall Street Journal---they all rant at some unspecified species allegedly left ...
ACT Leader Richard Prebble said he was not surprised that the budget had failed to lift Labour's poll rating, and in fact, "I predicted it".
Will Bush The Beheader Use Terrorism To Become America's Pinochet? by Harvey Wasserman May 28, 2004 From: http://www.freepress.org/columns/display/7/2004/897
Speaking at a World Trade Organisation symposium in Geneva on Thursday 27th May, Professor Jane Kelsey from Auckland University and ARENA (Action, Research and Education Network of Aotearoa) condemned the torturous process of accession as ‘one of the ...