Wellington, Nov 30 (DPA) Fiji's prime minister acceded Thursday to his military commander's demand that he drop contentious legislation to grant amnesty to Fijian nationalists convicted in a 2000 coup.
Thursday, November 30, 2006 2:16:50 PM
Wellington, Nov 30 (IANS) Two Indian restaurants in New Zealand were targets of vandalism and arson last week, but its owners have ruled out racism as the motive.
Thursday, November 30, 2006 11:27:07 AM
Wellington, Nov 29 (DPA) Peace talks between Fiji's government and military rivals Wednesday ended in New Zealand with no assurances there would not be a coup as Fiji's military announced that it would conduct exercises in the country's capital of Suva.
Wednesday, November 29, 2006 5:11:53 PM
Wellington, Nov 29 (DPA) Peace talks between Fiji's government and military rivals Wednesday ended after an hour, though there were no assurances that there would not be a coup.
Wednesday, November 29, 2006 12:40:12 PM
Wellington, Nov 28 (DPA) Fiji Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase is set to hold peace talks Wednesday here with his military rival amid fears of a military coup in the Pacific island country.
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 12:29:23 PM
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Disgraced Indian-born surgeon Jayant Patel, wanted in Australia for manslaughter, is merely a scapegoat, a Queensland investigator who first probed his work has said.
Sunday, November 26, 2006 4:42:52 PM
Sydney, Nov 25 (IANS) An Indian tourist in Brisbane has been sent to jail by a court on charges of sexually assaulting two women in a park.
Saturday, November 25, 2006 11:26:39 AM
Wellington, Nov 23 (DPA) A tsunami created by a huge Russian earthquake last week raced to New Zealand at nearly 700 km an hour and caused waves higher than half-a-metre for three to four days, according to a scientific report released Thursday.
Thursday, November 23, 2006 4:39:45 PM
Sydney, Nov 22 (DPA) There is renewed fear of clashes between the military and the government in Fiji after reports that the country's army chief had given Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase a fresh warning to clean up corruption and sack ministers involved in a May 2000 coup that overturned the previous administration.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 4:47:09 PM
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Queensland police in Australia have applied to a magistrate to approve the extradition of disgraced India-born surgeon Jayant Patel, dubbed as Dr Death by the media, from the US.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 12:51:27 PM
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