ONE NEWS. 17/04/2006
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Papua New Guinea's leaders are warning that the AIDS crisis in the country could wipe out their population. Puka Temu (Cabinet Minister); Barbara Dreaver (Pacific Correspondent, Port Moresby); Steve Chadwick (Rotorua MP); Laurie Marks (New Zealand High Commissioner in Papua New Guinea).
India's High Commissioner to New Zealand has been removed from his office and ordered back to India, but has refused to leave.
Pope Benedict XVI has called for a honourable solution to the current stand-off between Iran and the United Nations. Plus a look at how the Pope has fared in his first year at the head of the Catholic Church. Pope Benedict XVI; Voxpop; Charles Sabine (NBC News).
Opposition MPs are questioning the Defence Force over money spent on horoscopes. Rodney Hide (ACT Leader); Ron Mark (New Zealand First Defence Spokesman).
America's Defence Department has launched a major offensive in support of US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld. John Yang (Reporter); General Richard Myers (Former Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff); Major General John Batiste (U.S Army, Retired); Major General William Nash (Retired, Council on Foreign Relations).
The AIDS epidemic in Papua New Guinea is putting even more strain on the already stretched health system there. Dr Uluk Tarcisius (Angau Hospital); Susan Hiwi (Angau Hospital Nurse); Barbara Dreaver (Pacific Correspondent, Angau Hospital); Cathy Seidam (Angau Hospital); Puka Temu (Cabinet Minister).