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11th January 2001

World Affairs:

BBC World Service Religion explores the history of Islam and examines the future of the faith in the modern world.

“I have a right to …” BBC audio feature

Life on the scrapheap

Women in political power, reveal what it takes

This is the beginning of a major crisis.

In view of the additional UN sanctions, UN agencies withdrew their international staff, bringing their vital relief operations almost to a standstill.

Echelon Watch:

WAIHOPAI SPYBASE PROTEST SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2.30 P.M.

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology:

Europe’s growing concern over BSE

Germany's health and agriculture ministers resign amid allegations that they mishandled the country's BSE crisis.

Increased profits of almost threefold in the last year on sales of organic food for Prince of Wales

Organic farming is increasingly the saviour of Britain's rare wildlife, the vernment's top conservation adviser said yesterday.

Germany unveiled plans yesterday to promote organic farming

The GE stock-feed (StarLink) controversy in the US could cost the food industry billions of dollars and has thrown the future of genetically modified foods into doubt

NZ Border checks will be in place by March to test for genetically engineered material in imported seed shipments

The NZ Herald checks our supermarket for GE food

Use Greenpeace’s database for your own supermarket trolley

Despite over 90% of submissions against GE trees field trials, ERMA approves the deal

Read about the details of the ERMA submission process results

Defence Policy:

The Laboratory of War

Nukes:

BBC coverage of the Depleted Uranium munitions issue

The UK Guardian special report

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