The veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution to
set up a MH17 tribunal is "deeply disappointing", Foreign
Minister Murray McCully says.
Nationals MPs are prepared to cross the floor if the sugar
industry doesn't get a leg up in the trans-Pacific
partnership trade deal.
Prime Minister John Key says he has been personally calling
other Pacific Rim countries' leaders to lobby for dairy
concessions in the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Labour leader Andrew Little has found a surprising ally for
his call to change the national anthem in NZ First leader
Colin Craig is seeking compensation for defamation against
the "Dirty Politics Brigade".
Ministers from countries that suffered the heaviest losses
from the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine a year ago
are gathering in New York in solidarity as they seek formal
action from the Security Council early tomorrow.
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