UK Newswire Archive
17-11-2001 13:18ANTI-CAPITALIST BLOC:
BRING RED CARNATIONS
Meet at 12 noon at Speakers' Corner
17-11-2001 12:52Bristol's Chief of Neighbourhood and Housing Services gets taught a lesson
17-11-2001 12:21The Taliban's withdrawal from key Afghan cities was a strategic move, and Pakistan may have a role to play in their future course of action.
17-11-2001 11:52"It is already a crisis for Pakistan and has been for the past decade. We have already suffered a lot as a result of the conflict in Afghanistan - not just the present situation but dating back to the Russian invasion and the US intervention when lots of ammunition, guns and drugs came in to Pakistan. The current situation further threatens the safety of our people politically and economically."
17-11-2001 11:45Despite recent changes in Afghanistan, a humanitarian crisis still looms large over much of the country, Oxfam said today.
17-11-2001 11:42Trade ministers from around the world are gathered from the 9-13 November 2001 in Doha on the Persian Gulf for a crucially important meeting of the World Trade Organisation.
17-11-2001 11:37While there are rumours that tribal leaders are working on a peace settlement with possible government alternatives, most experts feel the final days of the conflict will be vicious and bloody
17-11-2001 01:40Terrorism bill gives new powers to MoD police
Ministry of Defence police will have sweeping new powers, allowing its officers to arrest people anywhere in the country
17-11-2001 01:35The net's eyes are watching
The new anti-terrorism bill may force internet firms to spy on us. S A Mathieson reports
17-11-2001 01:24THIS IS GREAT NEWS!
ETC group News Release:
9 November 2001
US Government's $2.5 Million Biopiracy Project in Mexico Cancelled
Victory for Indigenous Peoples in Chiapas!
17-11-2001 01:20To help publicise Sundays Stop the War demonstration
we are going to blockade Camden High Street this Saturday
(17th) at 2pm, meet outside Camden Tube, please get along
and bring everyone you can.
16-11-2001 23:22Are there any of us paranoids going on the 18.11 demo who feel discontent at the non-acknowledgement of a purposeful agenda behind 9-11 who would like to form a loose alliance of unveilers cos exposure is the game and we dont want to be perpetually chattering to ourselves on the net for ever?
16-11-2001 19:59One of the surest ways of knowing you're being blanketed by propaganda is to be told that whatever makes Washington look bad is propaganda.
16-11-2001 17:44Monkey anarchist halts Bank of India building project and raids bank workers offices
16-11-2001 16:39ISLAMABAD, 16 Nov 2001 (IRIN) - With Afghanistan's agriculture and economy in disarray, the head of the UN's drug control programme (UNDCP) in Afghanistan, Bernard Frahi, has warned that the temptation to replant poppies may prove too hard to resist for destitute Afghan farmers.
16-11-2001 16:35ISLAMABAD, 16 Nov 2001 (IRIN) - Some 5,000 unexploded and highly volatile cluster bomblets may have littered Afghanistan as a result of the US bombing. This unexploded ordnance (UXO) poses a grave threat to civilians, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).
16-11-2001 16:32ISLAMABAD, 16 Nov 2001 (IRIN) - With emerging reports of massacres in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif, debate persists over whether warlords and fighters should be held accountable for war crimes committed.
November 16, 2001
Charles Cobb Jr.
16-11-2001 16:08The tightly controlled Uzbek media has trumpeted the dangers posed by terrorism, while revealing few details about the US military presence in Uzbekistan.