21:50 The trial of pro Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst, who led Cecil the lion hunting expedition, has been postponed until next month.

20:40 Two express trains derailed into a river in central India overnight after flood water weakened the tracks, killing 21 people.

20:39 Courier parcel headed to Wgtn address but intercepted by Customs in Operation Vector contained 1kg of meth.18 year old Chinese man arrested.

20:39 Construction union official & ex-NZ rugby league international John Lomax will fight allegations he blackmailed a Canberra employer.

17:36 A slight increase in the rate of unemployment - statistics out today put the rate at 5.9% for the June quarter, up from 5.8.

Mon, 20 Aug 2012

Coalition has been losing the upper hand in Afghanistan for sometime

Michael Laws speaks to Dr. Jim Veitch, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Defence Studies, Massey University, about New Zealand's presence in Afghanistan. Dr. Jim Veitch explains why we are involved in operations in the country. Dr. Veitch believes we have been losing the upper hand in the country for some time. 20th August 2012.

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