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Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs tonight insists atrocities in East Timor have been largely quelled.
His motorcade is now heading into Auckland to the Stamford Plaza Hotel where the President will be in residence over the next three days.
At the Amnesty international display on Queen and Wellesley Streets
Last month my father lost his job which, in a country with relatively high levels of unemployment is not in itself a big deal. However the nature in which the job was taken had me astounded at the coldness of the corporate culture. Jonathan Hill ...
Prime Minister Jenny Shipley is delighted to learn that the President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton, will be accompanied on his State visit to New Zealand by his daughter and Mrs Dorothy Rodham.
Indonesia’s Director of foreign relations tonight said a formal statement on the East Timore situation will be made on Monday.
His tale reads like a scene out of the Frederick Forsyth book "The ODESSA File".But while what you read here is clock and dagger, it is not fiction.
In Scoop's second guest commentary Indonesia watcher Jim Rolfe of Victoria University argues that calls for unilateral military intervention over East Timor are wrongheaded.
The Indonesian army has instituted martial law in East Timor tonight and now has retaken control of Dili. That’s the message given to Scoop only minutes ago by Indonesia’s economy media officer to the APEC leader’s summit in Auckland, Wahid Supriyadi.
Events over the last week prove either that the Labour Party hire extremely poor PR staff or that the party is committed to the heads down approach to this election campaign. Scoop's Jonathan Hill reports.
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Wellington internet based news agency Scoop today proudly launched an internet based special focussing on the rapidly unfolding events in East Timor and in Auckland at the APEC summit. Presented with the assistance of nzedge.com.
Scott Watson has been found guilty of the murders of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart
Police have arrested a protester for carrying a placard inscribed accusing US President Bill Clinton as being a sexual criminal.
Images from around APEC yesterday before the Clinton roadshow arrived…it was peaceful and quiet…. Scoop reporter Selwyn Manning says the helicopters and security in place now for the President are now giving the atmosphere an Apocalypse Now character. ...
His tale reads like a scene out of the Frederick Forsyth book "The ODESSA File". But while what you read here is clock and dagger, it is not fiction. Published on Scoop for the first time in New Zealand is Jaggi Singh's account of what Canada's ...
The skyline above Auckland’s central city resembles scenes from the movie Apocalypse Now. Huey choppers hover above Aotea Centre Square, their gunner doors open and at the ready. The “thud thud thud” of the sound breaking blades pound windows of the ...
The Alliance said Max Bradford's claims that wiping the interest on student loans would cost $122 million next shows he has no grasp on the student loans scheme.
By Selwyn Manning Amnesty International has set up a billboard of photographs displaying human right’s abuses it says are occurring in APEC member countries. The billboard is displayed on the corner of Queen and Wellesley streets. It is part of a growing ...
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Scott Watson's guilty verdict has probably brought to a close the most high profile criminal case in recent years.
As violence threatens to take still more lives in East Timor there are probably only three people capable of making any difference in East Timor: The President of Indonesia B.J. Habibe, leader of the largest opposition party Megawati Sukarnoputri, and ABRI ...
Recent testing of some matai and kahikatea trees at a reserve near Taihape has revealed they are among the oldest specimens of their kind in the country.
East Timor dominates the front pages of the press here as it does, no doubt, in New Zealand, and there is a clear sentiment that the United Nations has made another catastrophic mistake.
APEC MINISTERIAL AND LEADERS' MEETINGS Auckland, New Zealand September 1999 MEDIA BACKGROUNDER Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand September 1999
This morning's East Timor News from the BBC and CNN. The UN will be allowed to stay and a delegation is to travel to Dili on Saturday to observe.
Indonesia's Director of foreign relations tonight said a formal statement on the East Timor situation will be made on Monday.
The public should not underestimate seriousness of a Labour front bench MP resigning a portfolio over policy differences less than 100 days before an election, says ACT Leader Richard Prebble
Any hopes by the New Zealand Government that East Timor will not overshadow APEC look to be dashed this morning. US President Bill Clinton issued a press conference at the White House a short time ago protesting that Indonesia “must” ask the international ...