Scoops Top 20 ratings list today is dominated by items on the crisis in East Timor. They were...
Suppress a powerful internal military revolt - and quite probably run the risk of provoking a military coup - or
continue as present and risk becoming as much of an international military pariah as the Serbian army?
Speaking from the UN Compound in Dili by phone to Radio New Zealand New Zealander Andrew Ladley of the UNAMET mission
says the compound is now secure as it is being defended by a new army unit which has just arrived.
Our Kiwi correspondent from Dublin, W.S. Sumpter, writes on the much touted 'Celtic Tiger', thoughts on East Timor and
the prospect of hoping the All Blacks lose the World Cup.
Hysterical responses to Indonesian President Habibe’s decision not to come to APEC are likely. He will be accused of
staying away because he is a coward, he will be accused of staying away because he does not wish to face his accusers.
A clear indication has been given to the Government of Indonesia by three quarters of the world’s nations to move on
restoring peace in East Timor immediately.
A commander of the pro-Indonesian militia's in East Timor said yesterday his men were ready to "burn everything" if the
territory's vote is not held again. John Howard reports.
Images of world leaders leaving the Auckland Town Hall after this morning's special Foreign Minister's meeting to
discuss the crisis in East Timor.
The events of the last few days in East Timor show, perhaps even more clearly than the recent war over Kosovo, the
limitations of the nation state in the modern world. In our system of nation states, no responsibility exists for the
provision of security ...
Interview Transcript Between Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and CNN Correspondent Andrea Koppel, Auckland, New
Zealand, September 8.
It is clear the crisis in East Timor is to overshadow Auckland's APEC Foreign Minister's meetings tomorrow.
Green Party Co-Leaders Jeanette Fitzsimons and Rod Donald will cease to be Alliance MPs from today, in preparation for
Jakarta, already plagued with East Timor problems, is now watching its currency, the rupiah, slip to levels not seen
since the end of April. John Howard reports.
Auckland’s Queen Street has been brought to a halt this afternoon after a group opposing the atrocities in East Timor
took to the streets in protest.
With APEC crumbling around them, and East Timor in crisis, the formal APEC meetings continue to insulate themselves from
the real world. Ignoring all social, environmental and political concerns which do not fit into APEC’s narrow economic
agenda, Bill ...
The Alliance will lift the student debt burden by removing the interest on student loans immediately and reviewing
alternative payment options for outstanding loans on becoming part of a government.
Inside APEC Series- Auckland now definitely resembles a police militarised zone with security at full strength for this
week’s APEC leader’s summit meetings.
Indonesia has confirmed that it will be represented at the APEC Leaders' meeting by a senior minister, Prime Minister
Jenny Shipley said today.
"Labour Leader Helen Clark's credibility has been dealt a major blow with defamation proceedings against her over her
claims about surgery at Ascot Hospital," Health Minister Wyatt Creech said today.
"Michael Cullen will never get a job as a lumber jack, because he doesn't know an unprocessed log from a processed one,"
Associate Minister of Forestry, David Carter said today.
Events over the past week have now brought the true situation in East Timor into the open, and in the process the
innocence and naiveté of the wider international community has been harshly exposed. Scoop's Alastair Thompson analyses
the latest ...