More MH17 remains identified


Experts working to identify the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 say they have positively identified 173 of them.

Netanyahu under fire

Open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war held as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in Israel.

Released journalist thankful

US journalist freed after being held captive for two years by Syrian insurgents thanks those who worked for his release.

Air France suspend flights

Air France France recommended that its citizens leave the African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia because of the outbreak of Ebola.

Girl, 9, shoots instructor dead

US instructor dies when child accidentally shoots him in head with sub-machinegun.

Wright murder accused to seek bail

Man accused of murdering Lower Hutt woman is set to apply for bail.

Banned from driving for 78 years

An elderly man has been banned from driving for the next 78 years after driving while disqualified for the 21st time.

Homicide police quiz suspect

Sydney school in lockdown

Lava flow could threaten homes

Scientists and officials warn residents of Hawaii's Big Island that lava from Kilauea, moving through a forest toward their neighbourhood, could hit their homes.

Test 'driving' an autonomous car

Going for a cruise in an autonomous vehicle on the busy streets of America's capital.

And now for the weather...

Baby left in trash can

The boy who rode The Beast

Denis taught me how to tame "The Beast" to the United States. He was 12. I was 52.

'World's tallest man' dies

Ukrainian widely thought to have been the tallest person in the world has died aged 44.

Johnson to run for parliament

Mayor of London Boris Johnson, seen as a potential successor to British PM David Cameron, seeks to stand in a west London seat in 2015.

Iceland volcano hit by quake

1400 children exploited

IMF boss probed in fraud case

IMF chief Christine Lagarde under investigation by French magistrates for her alleged role in a long-running fraud case.

UAE bombed Libyan Islamists

United Arab Emirates warplanes have secretly bombed Islamist militia targets in Libya, the US says.

Baghdad car bombs kill many

Two car bombs have killed at least 11 people and wounded 25 in a mainly Shi'ite district of Baghdad, police and medical sources say.

Was beheading video staged?

More beheadings in Syria

Gazans celebrate as truce holds

Is a seven-week conflict that's killed more than 2200 people finally over?

Woman fights off leopard

A woman in India, armed only with a sickle and spade, has fought a leopard. And won.

Psych test complete

Psychiatric evaluation of Malaysian diplomat accused of sexually assaulting a Wellington woman complete.

Japan to offer Ebola drug

Thai king endorses new PM

Japanese firm blamed for death

A Fukushima court has ruled Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a suicide.

'We are doing Allah's work'

DANGEROUS MAN: Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. Islamist militants Boko Haram declare Shariah law in a Nigerian town.

Mistakes may help fight Ebola

A day after the death of Patrick Sawyer Nigeria's government took over the empty floor of a building.

Ebola deaths in Congo

Clashes at Ebola slum

Kiwi nurses on Ebola front line

Kiwi nurses fighting Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone unable to work in hospital because it's too dangerous.

Refugees 'live like animals' in Nauru

More than 50 refugees resettled from Australian care on Nauru say they are contemplating mass suicide.

Police investigated after death

Fiji police investigated after authorities reveal gruesome details of how a prisoner died while being held in police custody.

Fiji's 'sudoku-like' voting papers

Gunshot victim recovers at home

Rights group probes video

A graphic video in which castaway fishermen are murdered on the high seas is yielding information on the killers.

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