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Top 30 Stories On Scoop For September 29

Published: Fri 30 Sep 2005 09:30 AM
Top 30 Stories On Scoop For September 29
Dates: 29/Sep/2005
1: U.S. Soldiers Trade Images Of Iraqi Dead For Porn Richard Ehrlich reports that U.S. troops in Iraq have traded hundreds of images of mutilated corpses in exchange for free online pornography, according to the owner of a Web site investigated by the Pentagon.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00389.htm
2: UN: Kosovo, attempt on police commander's life The top United Nations official in Kosovo this evening condemned the attempted assassination of the police commander for the Gjilan/Gnjilane region of the province, according to a statement released by the UN mission there.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00555.htm
3: U.S. Support for Democracy in Latin America? Latin America has made great progress toward democratic consolidation over the last 25 years, but corruption, weak public institutions and inequality and poverty undermine this progress, says Adolfo A. Franco, assistant administrator for Latin America and ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00572.htm
4: Maori Party Post-election Consultation Hui Details The Maori Party made a commitment before the General Election, that whatever governing arrangements were discussed with the Party, post-election, the members would be fully consulted on before any decisions confirmed.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0509/S00505.htm
5: Statement From Chief Electoral Officer The Chief Electoral Office is making good progress with the official count and results process for the 2005 General Election.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0509/S00296.htm
6: Peaceful Assault on the Epicenter of Evil I arrived home on Sunday from the peace and social justice rally in Washington DC and began reflecting. As my mind sifted through the barrage of information which came at me over the course of the weekend, and the information I absorbed while reading ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00382.htm
7: PUBLIC ADDRESS – Mega Serene Sep 29, 2005 fireflyfans.net and browncoats.com are counting down to the release of Serenity (and they have different countdowns, btw) but who cares? I've seen it! Hah! The line was very long at the megascreen in the Village Force cinema complex, hereafter known ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00392.htm
8: Karim Sahai: Wearable Arts Parade Photos A collection of photographs of the very colourful World of Wearable Arts parade by Wellington photographer Karim Sahai.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00388.htm
9: South Africa & Cuba to hold bilateral discussions Havana - South African Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is expected to hold bilateral political discussions with her Cuban counterpart, Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque later today (Wednesday, 28 September) in the Cuban capital, ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00567.htm
10: Congress Reps. Object To Valerie Plame Inquiry Res Dissenting Views to Accompany H.Res. 420, Resolution of Inquiry to the Attorney General - We strongly dissent from the Majority’s decision to report unfavorably H. Res. 420, a resolution of inquiry directed to the Attorney General regarding the ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00403.htm
11: Queen's We Are The Champions Top Walkman Song 'We Are The Champions' by legendary rock band Queen is voted the World's Favourite Song in The Walkman(TM) phones 100 global poll.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0509/S00231.htm
12: Economic Partnership Agreements: EU and Caribbean EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson travels to St Lucia today to launch the third phase of Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations between the European Union and the Caribbean region. The crucial third phase will launch negotiations on the text ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00562.htm
13: The landscape of politics One thing for sure, Labour scored a pyrrhic victory. Although the special votes have yet to be counted they are unlikely to change the flavour of Parliament. Whatever the coalition/supply and confidence/or abstention arrangements, a difficult time ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0509/S00290.htm
14: Good Turnout Expected at CYF Strike Saturday The Public Service Association (PSA) is expecting a good turnout at rallies across the country tomorrow by more than 2,000 striking Child, Youth and Family social workers and support staff.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0509/S00295.htm
15: Maori TV Response To Metiria Turei Statement Maori Television rejects the claims being made by Metiria Turei regarding its employment practices. Ms Turei is uninformed and her comments are without foundation, inflammatory and deliberately misleading.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0509/S00458.htm
16: US & Turkey Discusse Iraq, Middle East, US Image Washington -- Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Karen Hughes continued her goodwill tour to key Muslim nations September 28, arriving in Ankara, Turkey, where she met with Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul and his ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00569.htm
17: Maxim Real Issues No. 176 On Monday the IRA announced it has completed its final disarmament; a bittersweet victory for the people of Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland as faced significant conflict, especially since the 1960s. At times its terror has reached as far as London. ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0509/S00297.htm
18: The Fundamentalist Shadow of George W. Bush “How do you find a lion that has swallowed you?” asked Swiss psychologist, Carl Jung, commenting on the moral dilemma posed by the “shadow,” his insightful term for the dark, hidden side of the human psyche. The answer to Jung’s questions is “you can’t ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00292.htm
19: Afghan-Pakistan Coop. Needed for Border Security President Bush’s national security advisor, Stephen Hadley, thanked the Pakistani government for its efforts to strengthen security along its border with Afghanistan, but said the United States, Pakistan and Afghanistan should coordinate more closely ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00570.htm
20: On the eve of accession negotiations with Turkey Let me first extend a warm welcome to the new observer Members of Parliament from Bulgaria and Romania. I am very happy to see that you are participating in the work of this House, and I am looking forward to cooperating with you in the future.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00560.htm
21: Aged Care Strikes Premature Industrial action in aged care facilities is hurting the wrong parties, and puts the care and well-being of elderly at risk. Government funding and DHB apathy are at fault for current wage levels, says Martin Taylor, CEO of Healthcare Providers ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0509/S00114.htm
22: SkyTV Revolution “My Sky” Launch Date Confirmed SKY Television today unveiled “MY SKY”, the personal video recorder (PVR), to be launched on 5 December 2005, which will forever change the way New Zealanders watch television.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0509/S00064.htm
23: Hope in Talks in Nigeria for Ending Darfur Crisis Washington -- Ending violence in Sudan's Darfur region, where more than 150,000 people have died in the past three years, is in the hands of negotiators for rebel factions and the Sudanese government who are now meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, Deputy Secretary ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00574.htm
24: Pukaha Kiwi Chick First For Forest In A Century For the first time in over 100 years a kiwi chick conceived in the wild has hatched at Pukaha Mount Bruce.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0509/S00056.htm
25: Interpol expands activities: fight terrorism The existence of international terrorist networks has made it necessary to improve the ability of international law enforcement authorities to conduct cross-border investigations. At the 74th Interpol General Assembly held in Berlin from September ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00566.htm
26: Hawke's Bay 1st To Get Smart Electricity Meters Central Hawkes Bay will become the first region in New Zealand to switch to smart electricity meters when Meridian Energy begins a major installation project shortly.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0509/S00438.htm
27: Solid Energy's haste risks snail's extinction Solid Energy risks causing the extinction of the endangered giant land snail, Powelliphanta "Augustus", in its haste to mine the only known habitat of this ancient species, the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society says.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0509/S00292.htm
28: Maori TV must smarten up its employment procedures Green Party Maori Affairs Spokesperson Metiria Turei is calling on Maori Television to reinstate presenter Julian Wilcox and improve its employment practices.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0509/S00503.htm
29: PM Howard on new Australian counter-terrorism laws Transcript Of The Prime Minister The Hon John Howard Mp Coag Joint Press Conference, Parliament House, Canberra
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00544.htm
30: DPRK's Stand on Nuclear Issue Reiterated The DPRK will closely follow how the U.S. will move at the phase of "action for action" in the future. A DPRK delegate declared this at a plenary session of the Geneva Conference on Disarmament on September 22, referring to the close of ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00548.htm
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