Pakistan's top court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office after a damning corruption probe into his family wealth.
Three Otago Polytechnic Central Campus culinary students have achieved a top three ranking in the annual Nestlé Toque d'Or student culinary competition.
British and Australian ministers have met in Sydney to discuss billions of dollars in defence projects and greater co-operation.
Dairy processor Fonterra Australia has lifted the price it will pay farmers for their milk and updated its price range forecast for the 2017/18 season.
The NSW Labor conference will this weekend debate a range of workplace relations issues including 10 days domestic violence leave.
Victorian upper house Labor MP Khalil Eideh has reportedly been prevented from entering the United States after he was detained at an airport.
A Brisbane couple have been charged with keeping a woman as a slave for the last eight years
Half of all Australian infants have been treated with at least one course of antibiotics in the first year of life, research suggests.
Road snowfall warnings are ramping up across the lower half of the North Island as snow begins to fall on high country ranges.
Open warfare has erupted inside President Donald Trump's inner circle, as new communications director Anthony Scaramucci attacked senior White House colleagues in obscene comments made public.
A truck carrying scrap metal has rolled in central Dunedin, damaging several parked cars in the process.
Hillary Clinton's memoir about her failed attempt to win last year's US presidential election will be called "What Happened" - a declaration rather than a question.
More than 70 years after Adolf Hitler died in his Berlin bunker in the final days of WW2, an exhibition examines how he became a Nazi and what turned ordinary Germans into murderers during the Third Reich.
In Afghanistan's patriarchal society, a woman's name should not be revealed, even on her grave.
The US Senate has voted to slap new sanctions on Russia despite President Donald Trump's objections to the legislation.
Labour leader Andrew Little’s Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill is on its way to becoming law, but it will not get there before the election.
An emergency response team has been set up to identify what is in the synthetic cannabis that has caused eight deaths in the past month.
New Zealand did a "horrific job'' looking after intellectually disabled people in state care, a report by the Human Rights Commission says.
As a child, Quinn Patterson was forced to help his "eccentric'' father dig graves and was the one who stepped in when his parents were fighting.
A Dunedin man accused of attacking someone with a ratchet during a home invasion has walked away from a potential jail term of up to 14 years because of a police mistake.