Fears grow for missing surfers video

Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman haven't been heard from in a week.

1:18 PM  Police seek to identify bodies found in van after reports missing Australians drove through Mexican drug cartel area.

Can she save the planet?

Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), listens during a news conference after a week long preparatory meeting at the U.N. in Geneva February 13, 2015.  The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21 or CMP11, will be held in Paris November 30 to December 11, 2015.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND  - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT HEADSHOT)

12:11 PM  If the Paris climate change talks are a success, Christiana Figueres deserves most of the credit.

Australia's 'stinky school'

Local residents try to block the smell emitting while waiting for a train.

"It's like standing next to a bin full of three-day old prawns", says a local official.

Man falls from 8th floor after row

Sydney police are treating the man's death as suspicious.

Neighbours say they heard shouting before a man fell to his death from a Sydney apartment window.

New snaps of Princess Charlotte

Six-month-old Princess Charlotte was snapped by her mum earlier this month.

Adorable photos of the newest addition to the royal family, taken by the Duchess of Cambridge.

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Brisbane's wild weather caught on camera

Lightning strike at Brisbane Airport during severe thunderstorm.

More than 20,000 Queensland homes lost power during dangerous thunderstorms.

Shane Warne defends his personal charity

Shane Warne defends his personal foundation after a report it sought to block release of records by charity regulator.

Xmas tree world record video

One dead at music festival video


Baby survives being buried alive

Police discovered the baby girl buried next to a bike path.

A pair of friends heard the baby's muffled cries coming from a hole under a Los Angeles path.

Trump reframes 9/11 claim

Under fire for remarks about Muslims in New Jersey cheering over Sept. 11 attacks, Trump tries a new tack.

Investigators are still trying to figure out the exact motive behind Robert Lewis Dear's actions.

Shooter: 'No more baby parts'

Gunman suspected of killing three people at US clinic reportedly cites "no more baby parts" as reason for his actions.


Man scales Colosseum

A man stands after he climbed onto an outside ledge of Rome's Colosseum

"If he were a kamikaze with a gun or a bomb, he'd have blown up the Colosseum by now."

EU, Turkey seal migrant deal

Turkey signs agreement with European leaders to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe.

Lady Elliot Island, on the southern Great Barrier Reef, is home to a variety of marine megafauna.

Climate talks - where less means more

OPINION: How can emissions trend up, as targets are being met?

middle east

Turkey will return Russia pilot's body

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says Turkey will repatriate a Russian pilot's body.

Despite being slapped with sanctions, Turkey attempts a goodwill gesture after shooting down Russian jet.

Kiwis take flight at World Air Games

Proving kiwis can fly is a freefall away for professional skydiver Chris Stewart.

The 4chan duck attack has also made liberal use of toilet brushes.

Isis replaced by rubber ducks

Isis' terror is on course to get a lot less serious thanks to 4chan users.


Vehicles 'levitate' in bizarre crash video

Vehicles appear to levitate in this screen grab from a video clip of a crash in China.

A cable caught in a street sweeper is being blamed for a bizarre incident that seemed to make three vehicles levitate.

Japan plans to resume whaling

Japan has decided to resume whaling in Antarctic Ocean under a revised "scientifically reasonable" plan.

A 61-year-old woman donated her womb to the 36-year-old Swedish mother.

New hope for baby Nemo's family video

Senior Thai official promises to investigate Kiwi couple's embryo swap at hospital.


Queen Nefertiti in Tut's tomb?

Confirmation of Nefertiti's final resting place would be the most remarkable Egyptian archaeological find this century.

Experts "90 per cent" sure of hidden chamber in King Tut's tomb, which may contain Egypt's lost queen.

Suicide bomber strikes in Nigeria

A male suicide bomber hit a procession of Shi'ite Muslims in Nigeria's Kano state.

The remains of people that were slain by gunmen during the recent attacks on the Radisson Blu hotel are laid out during a funeral in Bamako, Mali.

Three dead at Mali UN base

Gunmen attacked and fired rockets at a UN peacekeeping base in Kidal in northern Mali.

south pacific

Cyclone Tuni hits Samoa

Cyclone Tuni brought torrential rains to Samoa.

Samoa cleans up after torrential rain causes flooding and slips.

Idyllic island life shattered by killing

A Kiwi teen will go on trial for the murder of a local youth in Vanuatu. It's a case that has brought simmering tensions bubbling to the surface.

Suva harbour.

Ferry capsizes in Fiji

A former Cook Strait ferry, now used as a cargo ship, has capsized off the Fijian capital Suva.


Fears for missing Oz surfers

Police seek to identify bodies found in van after reports men drove through Mexican drug cartel area.

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