GCSB protesters have laid formal complaints with the Broadcasting Standards Authority after an inaccurate television report said rocks and bottles were thrown during a Palmerston North rally. A 3News report on Saturday night claimed Palmerston North people clashed with police and threw bottles and rocks at the city’s protest
Troubled actress Amanda Bynes seems to have a busy time ahead: First she’s planning to basically sue everybody – and then start a career as a rapper. The actress also claims that the drug related items discovered in her home do not exist.
Monday’s news that Afghanistan’s Electoral Complaints Commission has stripped President Hamid Karzai of his first-round re-election victory potentially removes the last obstacle cited by the Obama Administration to sending thousands more U.S.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is expected to announce Tuesday whether he will accept findings that indicate he did not secure enough votes to win a second term.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai maintains a substantial lead in the country’s August presidential polls, according to partial results issued by election officials on Saturday. Out of 5,545,149 valid votes from 92.82 percent of the country’s polling stations, Karzai has 3,009,559 and his closest challenger, Abdullah Abdullah, the nation’s former foreign minister, has 1,558,591, the Independent Election Commission said.
Afghan presidential election results from five polling stations were declared invalid by the Electoral Complaints Commission on Thursday because of fraud. The polling stations are in Paktika province, where incumbent President Hamid Karzai has considerable support.
Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission sought to reassure voters Saturday that it was impartially tallying the results of the August presidential election.
A new Defense Department review of detainee operations at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, concludes that the operation does not torture detainees but rather treats them humanely and in accordance with the Geneva Conventions. The report, released to the public Monday, was prepared for President Obama, who has ordered the closing of the facility within a year.
WASHINGTON (CNN) — A new Defense Department report concludes that the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, treats detainees humanely, to a department official with knowledge of the report. The conclusion comes in a Pentagon report prepared for President Obama, who has ordered the closing of the facility within a year.