Obama admits US tortured al Qaeda detainees captured after September 11 attacks.
Hamas claims it has no clear indication on the whereabouts of a missing Israeli soldier.
US singer Michelle Shocked has released an entirely silent album she claims only dogs can hear.
It's become obligatory for big tech companies to have quirky and colourful offices.
Gaza ceasefire crumbles hours after it began, with at least 40 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and Israel accusing militants of violating truce.
Video captures moment of gas explosion in Taiwan that killed at least 24 and injured 271.
For months, she walked across America. Now she has stopped and revealed her remarkable story.
Not many teenage boys would dare to take on Kiwi golden girl Valerie Adams. Enter Liam Martin.
John Banks says he has "unimpeachable, watertight" evidence to exonerate him as he's sentenced over donations.
Amazon tribespeople emerge from the rainforest and make contact with the wider world.
It was like something from a movie. A giraffe on a trailer and a low bridge. What happened next was tragic.
NZ's reigning queen of pop asked to curate soundtrack to upcoming Hunger Games film.
Restrictions lifted at Auckland airport but patches of fog remain over the city.
Disgraced weightlifter sent back to Australia after breaking rival's nose in fight over a woman.
Katy Perry's new music video released overnight was directed by a Kiwi.
Auckland student becomes first gymnast to win a medal for NZ in gymnastics since his coach did in 1998.
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Christchurch teenager Maya Payne is attracting international attention with her music.
Justin Bieber has posted an image on Instagram of Orlando Bloom crying.
A golden throw of 19.88m secures champion shotputter a special place in NZ's Games history.
An "intimidating" sports car was trailed by helicopter searchlights through Auckland streets last night.