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The Green Party today challenged the Labour Government to justify its incarceration of Ahmed Zaoui for 21 months without charge, when it has allowed two convicted spies to fly home to a hero's welcome after serving just three months of their sentence.
As the fourth global-warmed hurricane in two months rips through Florida, we are reminded that George W. Bush is history's top terrorist.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding The Deployment Of The New Zealand Light Engineer Group To Iraq
The Apple Computer Division of Renaissance has just welcomed Steve Ford on board as General Manager.
The Green Party launched a comprehensive proposal to cover all controlled drugs today.
It may have come as a surprise to many (particularly market analysts) that the price of oil didn’t just magically stop at US$40 a barrel. As we push beyond the $50 per barrel barrier the G-7 finance leaders seem to have given up demanding the impossible ...
Labour’s lead solidifies as new polls come into the exclusive Molesworth & Featherston rolling poll of polls. We ask why we’re paying so much and getting so little for domestic aviation security. There is a sneak preview of the new Sunday Herald, and ...
Following close in the wake of hurricanes Charley, Frances and Ivan, three new hurricanes - Jeanne, Karl and Lisa - are now meandering around the Atlantic Ocean and bringing a sense of unease to those living in coastal areas of the United States.
National Party immigration spokesperson Tony Ryall today accused the Government of enabling ''immigration by stealth'' in the Dominion Post. Mr Ryall's concerns related to the situation regarding the number of Tampa refugees in NZ and highlighted the ...
New Zealand First today announced a new Treaty of Waitangi policy aimed at ending the grievance industry but safeguarding genuine claims.
The Lord of the Ring's stars come face to face with themselves on the side of Air NZ planes as they bid New Zealand goodbye at Wellington Airport before boarding the Air New Zealand 767 emblazoned with giant images of the characters Aragorn and Arwen.
ACT New Zealand Maori Affairs Spokesman Stephen Franks today commended parts of New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters' Treaty policy but questioned its sincerity, saying that what Mr Peters does with his vote is more telling than what he says.
It's not an ''if''. It's a ''when''. Pentagon officials have indicated that they plan to send as many as 15,000 additional troops during the first four months of 2005, and the President George W. Bush continues to insist ''we will stay the course'' ...
Top-polling Auckland mayoralty candidate Dick Hubbard has endured attacks from right-wingers determined to spoil his chances of ousting the incumbent, John Banks. But Hubbard tells Scoop’s Yasmine Ryan he will overcome the sleaze thrown at him...
Christian World Service and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand report continuing attacks in Darfur, forcing thousands more people from their homes and into relief camps.
Creating fresh enthusiasm for New Zealand education is the key objective behind a visit of four education agents from Hong Kong next week. The four agents will spend a week in New Zealand, visiting institutions across the North Island.
Senator John Kerry - Response to U.S.-Appointed Iraqi Prime Minister Allawi's Remarks - Thursday 23 September 2004
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Former CIA, State Department and Pentagon Officials Call on Current Government Employees to Blow Whistle on Bush's Iraq War Deceptions - Interview with Daniel Ellsberg, former government employee who released the "Pentagon Papers," conducted by Scott Harris
National Party Leader Don Brash has issued a brief statement in relation to the launch of New Zealand First's Treaty policy today.
Now that the re-election of George W. Bush seems certain (God help us!), the question becomes, will the rest of the world be able to meet the danger America now poses to humanity?
"The Government U-turn to allow Nanaia Mahuta to give evidence at the select committee considering the foreshore and seabed legislation smells like a secret deal," says National's Maori Affairs spokesman Gerry Brownlee.
Both the U.S. and Russian empires face a similar problem—how to put down raging insurgencies which do not hesitate to kill civilians in attacks that rival those launched by the imperial forces themselves.
• Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is moving to enact a new press law calling for disturbing changes to the rules governing journalists that has some critics fearing a slow reversion to the era of dictatorship.
In 1983, the principal media in the Western world, which dominate much of the media in the rest of the world, were owned by 50 corporations. In 2002, this had fallen to nine transnational companies. Rampant deregulation has ended even a semblance ...
United Future law & order spokesman Marc Alexander has slammed the Greens’ just-announced drugs policy as a totally disintegrated approach that seeks to ban legal products while legalising banned ones.
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 ...
Winston Peters’ proposed bill to remove references to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi from the country’s legislation has won qualified support from Treaty historian Dr. Paul Moon.
Members of the National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) will commence strike action at Burnham Military Camp this morning in support of an 8% pay claim. NUPE represents civilian workers at Burnham who do a range of jobs from storekeeping, administration ...