New Zealand

Prime Minister Key said that there are al Qaeda operatives and trainees in New Zealand. He is seeking the removal of restrictions barring the country’s intelligence service from spying on New Zealand citizens or residents. Critics have accused him of scaremongering; the parliament is currently debating the issue.

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