INDEPENDENT NEWS

National Radio 7.30am Bulletin

Published: Fri 20 Aug 1999 07:59 AM
TURKISH QUAKE: Death Toll is now over 7000 as rescue workers continue to flood into the country. NZ Red Cross have raised $120,000 so far - the best quick response to a Red Cross appeal ever.
SERBIA: Opposition parties hold huge, 100,000 person, rally against Milosevic in Belgrade.
FIJI BOMBINGS: Fiji's PM says all efforts are being made not to allow a bomber to undermine peace.
TAURANGA MURDER: The officer in charge of the murder case of Tauranga woman says he believes the victim was deliberately targeted and that he is now working on motive. A second post-mortem last night found the cause of death to be several shots to the head.
ELITE UNIVERSITIES?: University Vice Chancellors committee is opposing an idea which would see 2-3 elite research universities saying it would make NZ a laughing stock.
INFERTILITY: The Infertility Society is calling for fairness in distribution of fertility services.
CRICKET: At the end of the first day NZ are on 170 for 8 with skipper Stephen Flemming on an unbeaten 53.
TRAFFIC: The desert Road is closed.
....MURDER: A body has been found in a Christchurch City building and the central city has been cordoned off.
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