An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 has struck the southern area of Lake Tanganyika.
Armed law enforcement officials cleared a protest camp and arrested protesters near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline.
The murder of Kim Jong Nam was carried out with a highly toxic chemical known as VX nerve agent, a preliminary report says.
A major police operation involving the armed offenders squad has come up empty after reports of a woman being injured in the Auckland suburb of Remuera.
Indonesia President Joko Widodo and Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull will discuss prospective joint patrols in the Sth China Sea.
A New Zealander allegedly involved in a worldwide paedophile ring that abused the adopted son of a gay Australian couple has been named.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush has opened up about a historic drink driving conviction, saying he was - and remains - ''hugely disappointed'' in himself.
The bodies of 27 migrants have been recovered in Western Libya, 13 of whom died of suffocation in a shipping container.
A study on people with severe anorexia has found implanting stimulation electrodes into patient's brains could ease anxiety and help weight gain.
President Donald Trump says he wants to ensure the US nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack," saying America has fallen behind in its weapons capacity.
A gravel truck has lost its load on Taieri Mouth Rd, damaging a following car.
France's presidential race has taken a new turn, as independent Emmanuel Macron raised the curtain on a partnership with centrist Francois Bayrou to help beat the far-right's Marine Le Pen.
Northern Districts cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn has been found not guilty of rape in the Hamilton District Court.
It will be a plane-spotter's paradise this weekend, with the Royal New Zealand Air Force Black Falcons performing publicly for the first time.
Sweden has hit back at criticism from US President Donald Trump, defending its generous immigration policies and saying the diversity from thousands of asylum seekers would build a stronger society.
Senior Mexican officials have expressed "worry and irritation" about US policies during a visit by two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, who in turn sought to cool tempers after weeks of tension.
An Auckland high school has been closed today after a block of classrooms was extensively damaged in an early morning blaze.
Environmental groups are upset that rivers deemed to be ‘‘excellent for swimming’’ under new water quality standards could still make swimmers sick.
Plummeting numbers of drivers caught speeding in the South have coincided with the deadliest year on southern roads in a decade.
University of Otago student Emma Cordell (18), of Dunedin, with a haul of pre-loved textbooks she bought at the Student Christian Movement Book Exchange at the All Saints Church Hall yesterday.