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BANGKOK, Thailand -- Iran has ''a legal right'' to enrich uranium for peaceful purposes, but an attack by the U.S. or Israel would probably push the Iranians to build a nuclear bomb, former top U.N. weapons inspector Dr. Hans Blix said.
New Zealand's meningococcal disease story, as unravelled through analysis of previously secret documents obtained under the Official Information Act, reveals that the New Zealand government, media and public have been mislead and manipulated by officials, ...
Nepal's conditions have been going from bad to worse, there is no law and order, no peace and no security. The economic conditions too have deteriorated. I grew up in the country, and though a child's memories are always beautiful, I do remember ...
With the Royal proclamation of February 1, 2005, Nepal has once again been thrust onto the international arena, grabbing headlines and courting controversy. The image portrayed has all the elements of international disapproval, dissention, and emotionally ...
Nigeria: Fight for Oil Wealth Fuels Violence in Delta Government Must Combat Impunity; Oil Industry Should Ensure Transparency
Autism rates across the country have grown over 1000% since 1990, according to the National Autism Association. Autism was first diagnosed as a disorder in the 1950s. The symptoms described then are essentially the same as those used to diagnose autism ...
OPENING OF STONEHENGE AOTEAROA AND THE LAUNCH OF E=mc² The Story of the Universe
1. RON MARK to the Minister of Police: Is he satisfied that the policy of police having dedicated highway patrol units is not reducing the ability of police to respond to emergency situations?
Eight top New Zealand writers will appear together at an 11 February event in Wellington to raise funds for the New Zealand Red Cross’s relief work in tsunami-affected areas of Asia.
The International Federation of Journalists’ (IFJ) grave concerns for the safety of media in Nepal were reinforced today after it was confirmed that King Gyanendra has ordered a complete black out of all media outside the Kathmandu Valley.
In the weeks leading up to the November 2 election, the New York Times was abuzz with excitement. Besides the election itself, the paper’s reporters were hard at work on two hot investigative projects, each of which could have a major impact on ...
In a pre-planned, live sketch last night at The 2004 JUNO Awards, Canada's music awards, host Alanis Morissette made light of the recent Super Bowl controversy in the United States when she ''exposed'' herself on Canadian television.
I confess, I briefly wondered whether I had chanced upon a stray episode of Eating Media Lunch during the first item of the debut airing of Prime TV's Paul Holmes vehicle, Paul Homes. The eponymous host linked live to reporter Solina Theron for a report ...
In his State of the Union Address, President Bush described the state of our Union as confident and strong - the U.S. economy is growing steadily, more Americans are finding jobs, and our Nation is serving as an active force for good in the world. ...
QUESTION: What do you think about the recent Kurdish statements about breaking away from Iraq as an independent state? Can you declare clearly that the US will not tolerate any division of Iraq and will not allow any unilateral changes by the Kurds in the ...
"I think the situation is extremely volatile right now. If India, United States, and Great Britain decide not to support the King, then it is very likely that the Maoists will come to power in Nepal and establish a communist Republic," Dr. Khagendra ...
An address by Rt Hon Winston Peters to GreyPower Mana/Tawa, Pataka Community Room, Porirua 2pm Tuesday 8 February 2005
ASSA ABLOY New Zealand (formerly Interlock Group) Ltd, announced to staff today that all operations at the Miramar factory will wind down through this year culminating in the total closure of the Miramar plant by the end of 2005.
New Zealand farmers urgently need to work together to protect their long-term access to seeds and the right to save seeds for planting each year.
QUESTION: And, going on from there, we were looking at a website of your supporters here and, lo and behold, on that it says "Condi for 2008".
New Zealand biopharmaceutical company Protemix Corporation has taken a major step forward in its development by recruiting a top American pharmaceutical expert to head up its new centre of northern hemisphere operations in San Diego.
As of June 2004, the Government Accounting Office estimated that more than $1 billion in taxpayer money had been wasted due to illegal overcharges by contractors in Iraq, since the onset of the war. Furthermore, experts say that once the total is calculated ...
The Marine Ecology Research Group (MERG) at the University of Canterbury has, for the second time in five years, been funded by a major United States philanthropic organisation.
Office Accommodation Costs increase per Workstation in New Zealand with Auckland ranking 71st Globally in 2005, rising from 78th Position in 2004
Prime Minister and Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage Helen Clark today launched Te Ara: the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, the first original, official, digital, national encyclopedia in the world.
Who's responsible for the illegal and inhumane imprisonment scheme which has so far cost us over a million dollars...
New High Commissioners for Cyprus and Kenya and Ambassadors of Norway, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) and Egypt present their credentials to Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright at Government House tomorrow (8 February at 11am).
Interview With Kai Diekmann and Jorg Quoos of Germany's BILD Zeitung Newspaper Secretary Condoleezza Rice Berlin, Germany February 4, 2005
New Zealanders have a special responsibility to help the people of Nepal to restore democracy, Council of Trade Unions president Ross Wilson said today.
One fare, two people! Freedom Air launches a special three-day, two-for-one sale that will put a smile on Kiwi faces.