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CANCER ORDEAL: A Ministerial inquiry is to be held into the misreading of the Gisborne cervical smear tests conducted by a former pathologist.

WAIT OVER: An Iranian refugee who has been living without identity papers at Paris’s main airport for the last 11 years has finally been issued with travel documents.

QUAKE: More than 1500 people were killed in a massive earthquake in Taiwan yesterday.

TIMOR: Peacekeepers detained at least eight men for possession of weapons in Dili yesterday.

TAX DEAL Bill Birch is working on a multi million dollar deal to secure the support of Tau Henare’s Mauri Pacific for tax cut legislation.

SPY: The daughter of a Kiwi man exposed as a KGB spy said she had no idea of the allegations.

SCHOOLS: A national system of assessing primary schools is to be launched by the government today.

BRAVERY: A new award system for bravery was unveiled yesterday.

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