Category:September 27, 2006

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The time is 18:00 (UTC) on September 27th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs.


New Zealand

New Zealand broadcast company, Television New Zealand (TVNZ), has won a 20 year court battle to show court footage of Alain Marfart and Dominique Prieur pleading guilty to the manslaughter of photographer, Fernando Pereira during the bombing of Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. The Supreme Court dismissed the pair's request of appeal and has ordered that they pay NZ$2,500 to TVNZ.


The Indian newspaper Tehelka has carried out a sting operation which shows how coercion and bribes were used to manipulate the witnesses in the high-profile Jessica Lall homicide case.


Canadian MP Belinda Stronach, 40, has reportedly cheated with Canadian hockey star Tie Domi. Domi and his wife were in court today getting divorced and both have now reached a temporary settlement in their divorce proceedings, less than an hour before the case was to be heard before Toronto's Superior Court.

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