The Nauru government claims the tiny Pacific island nation has become a victim of fake news - just like Hillary Clinton.
Low-lying Vanuatu is considering suing fossil fuel companies and industrialised countries that use them for their role in creating catastrophic climate change, the foreign minister of the Pacific island nation says.
Cook Islands' PM Henry Puna says the US has isolated itself in the Pacific region in its actions on climate change, and says there are others to fill the gap - including China, India and Russia.
Rescuers in Hawaii have found a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve and survived by drinking from streams and eating plants.
A never-before-seen photograph has reignited the debate as to the fate of famed pilot Amelia Earhart after she vanished while attempting a round-the-world flight 80 years ago.
Tongan police are considering laying treason charges against people insulting the royal family on Facebook, says the kingdom's attorney general.
Researchers have found the wreckage of the US warship 'Indianapolis', which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the final days of World War Two, more than 15.5 kilometres below the surface of the Pacific Ocean.
Ten people in French Polynesia have been given jail sentences of up to seven years over a racket with child prostitution sex and drug dealing.
The King of Tonga has unexpectedly dismissed Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva, dissolved the Tongan Parliament and ordered a new election to be held by November 16.
More than 6000 people have been moved to emergency shelters on Vanuatu's northern island Ambae in the South Pacific as a volcano threatens to erupt, officials said on Tuesday.
Vanuatu ordered the full evacuation of the South Pacific nation's northern island of Ambae as a volcano there threatened to erupt.
A New Zealand Air Force plane is taking generators, tarpaulins and other emergency aid supplies to Vanuatu to help cope with families fleeing a possible volcanic eruption.
major undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck close to New Caledonia in the South Pacific today, the US Geological Survey said.
Thousands of Kiribati people are living in Auckland illegally because climate change has made their homeland almost uninhabitable, a human rights lawyer says.
A passenger ferry with 50 people on-board has gone missing in Kiribati and New Zealanders have today joined the search for it.
Tonga was bracing for Tropical Cyclone Gita to hit on Monday after the powerful storm sparked evacuations and cut off water supplies in Samoa over the weekend.
A massive new fissure opened on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, hurling bursts of rock and magma with an ear-piercing screech as it threatened nearby homes and prompted authorities to order new evacuations.