Busy time for emergency services in Wellington after helicopter arrives to support flood rescue on South Island

Busy time for emergency services in Wellington after helicopter arrives to support flood rescue on South Island A helicopter has landed to provide emergency services to the New Zealand response to the country’s worst blizzard in more than 60 years. The helicopter, which was flown from Christchurch, was used for search-and-rescue efforts from 14 locations

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Delay to verdict in trial of three al jazeera journalist killed in Syria

Delay to verdict in trial of three al jazeera journalist killed in Syria Posted: 19 March, 2016 13:59 A leading US lawyer has appealed a court decision ordering the trial of three al jazeera journalists jailed in Syria for reporting on alleged human rights abuses by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The lawyers of Fahd al

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Military chiefs defend care for defence personnel amid attack

Military chiefs defend care for defence personnel amid attack The Pentagon said in a statement that its military was prepared for any possible scenario. “We have a full and robust response plan in place right now,” US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters at the Pentagon’s press briefing. “We are going to stand up for

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