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National Radio Midday Bulletin


1. Nato troops in Kosovo have reached the provincial capital of Pristina. The Nato commander says he welcomes the surprising presence of Russian troops there.

2. Russia's armed forces have been ordered to take part in military exercises in Belarus.

3. Ten NZ police officers are on their way to East Timor to take part in a UN monitoring force.

4. An Auckland school says it is juggling privacy rights and the safety of others in dealing with a boy with HIV.

5. There's been a breakthrough in the Muriwhenua land claim after a hui was held to deal with the two year stand off on who should negotiate.

6. Air NZ says a strike by two-thirds of it pilots will go ahead tomorrow.

7. An escaped maximum security prisoner who has been on the run for six years has been recaptured.

8. Michael Jackson has broken the record price for a piece of Hollywood memorabilia paying $3 million for the Oscar for best picture given to Gone with the Wind.

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