Top 30 Itens On Scoop For Thursday
Speech delivered by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the Commemoration of the 60th
Anniversary of his admission to University of Havana, in the Aula Magna of the University of Havana,
An eye-catching glamorous billboard featuring four well-known scantily-clad Kiwi 'chicks' is being auctioned to help New
Zealand's 2.8 million battery hens.
Eritrea today requested that members of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) who are nationals of
key States leave that operation, drawing immediate condemnation from the Security Council and Secretary-General Kofi
Annan, as well ...
1. RON MARK to the Minister of Police: What assurances can she give that the New Zealand Police are to be adequately
resourced to cope with existing and future demands?
1. Dr DON BRASH (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister: Why has she referred the actions of the Hon David
Benson-Pope’s press secretary to Ministerial Services yet taken no action against the Hon David Benson-Pope himself in
relation to the ...
The Baghdad by Swords of Righteousness Brigade released a second video of hostages Auckland University student, Canadian
and New Zealand resident, Harmeet Sooden (32); Canadian James Loney (41); American Tom Fox (54); and Briton Norman
Kember (74). ...
In a national first, one of New Zealand’s newest and most misunderstood communities is the focus of a social photography
project due to open at the Waikato Museum on December 3.
Vienna: Haiti has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) with the
United Nations Secretary-General on 1 December 2005, bringing the total number of ratifications to 126. The number of
ratifying States in the Latin ...
SECRETARY RICE: Thank you very much, Professor Svenko (ph) for that very kind introduction and challenge to the students
and to me. I'm honored to be here in Kiev and I have been here before several times, but this is my first as Secretary
of State. And as ...
The terrible devastation wreaked on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina in late August, which took the lives of at least
964 people, and the subsequent political crisis caused by the failure of US President George Bush’s government to
adequately respond ...
Aside from the United States, two countries are widely recognized to have played major rolls in last years rightwing
paramilitary takeover of Haiti. One is France, the island nation's colonial antagonist for centuries. The other is
San Diego businessman Brent Wilkes, a key figure in the Randy “Duke” Cunningham bribery scandal—as well as the Justice
Department investigation of Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff—worked in Honduras during the 1980’s for a company accused
by federal prosecutors ...
Leaders throughout the Middle East have urged those who hold four men hostage in Iraq to set them free. One of the men,
New Zealand resident Harmeet Sooden, is well known for speaking out for the oppressed in Palestine and for those who
suffer in ...
The Final of the Miss World 2005 pageant will premiere on the E! Entertainment Network (SKY Digital Channel 7), 7.30pm
on Friday, December 16. The two-hour show from the Sheraton Sanya Resort on the shores of the South China Sea is set to
be the most ...
In Growing Numbers, Public Opposes Iraq War, While Most Congressional Democrats Play It "Safe" - Interview with David
MacMichael, former CIA analyst, conducted by Scott Harris
Security contractors of the so-called "Victory" Group of the British mercenary Firm Aegis Defense Services have
committed the ultimate war crime: the indiscriminate killing of civilians as part of a "game", not a video game but a
real game of shooting ...
Lots of accusations going on, and counter accusations, congressional investigations, demands for more investigations ...
Who said what? When did they say it? How did it contribute to the buildup for war? ... intelligence failures, the
Chris Black, since 2000, has been a lead counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal For Rwanda. From that
perspective he has seen that Rwanda was not a situation in which the United States and its allies failed to act. On the
contrary, it was an ...
This morning TVNZ's media competitors turned up in full force at Parliament to observe the finance and fxpenditure
committee members give TVNZ its yearly once over. Sadly, for many of the watchful media TVNZ's news boss Bill Ralston
was not able to answer ...
A new video of two of four hostages held in Iraq has been released by the group knows as Brigade of the Swords of
Righteousness: this part of the video shows Briton Norman Kember. The captors said the deadline for compliance to their
demands has been extended ...
The Official Cash Rate (OCR) will increase by 25 basis points to 7.25 per cent.
On Monday, December 5, the 9-11 Public Discourse Project—a private group formed by 9-11 Commission members after their
official mandate lapsed in 2004—held a wrap-up press briefing in Washington, signaling the last gasp of official
inquiries into ...
United Future MP Gordon Copeland today named 11 MP's who voted against his Marriage Bill in Parliament last night,
despite having previously said they supported its central provision of making marriage a union only between a man and a
Interview with Spc. Douglas Barber - OIF Vet suffering from PTSD Interview conducted by Jay Shaft, Editor and Lead
Investigative Reporter for Coalition For Free Thought In Media 12/03/05
[This is a major story. In many respects it is the last 48 hours most important international news story. As the
pre-trial Haaretz article below indicated a success for the government would have had implication for the act and would
have probably resulted in tis extension. ...
• Initial reports that 400-500 U.S. troops would be operating in Paraguay at once were incorrect.
Wellington is awash with excitement around the upcoming Red Carpet Screening of King Kong on Wednesday 14 December and
the City Council is offering the public the chance to win one of 50 double passes to the grandstands in Courtenay Place.
Twenty-five Christians in the nonviolent tradition of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker arrived in Cuba last evening
and plan to set out from Santiago today on a solemn fifty-mile march to the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. They
seek to ...
1. JEANETTE FITZSIMONS (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister for Trade Negotiations: Has he told China, Korea, and Argentina
that New Zealand rejects their claim that energy-efficiency standards and labels should be treated as non-tariff trade
He says "victory." But the bromide-heavy speech that President George W. Bush gave yesterday at the Naval Academy
presents a clear strategy for quagmire and eventual disaster. Despite the gathering storm of opposition to his approach
to the war in ...