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Kim looks to Russia for support video

Kim Jong-un carefully times his missile tests.

ANALYSIS: Cunning timing was behind North Korea's new missile test.

Tot run over twice but survives video

The child can be seen getting up after the second car passes over her.

Chinese toddler ran into traffic and sat low enough for two cars to pass over her.

Trump: NK missile 'bad!'

Donald Trump did not speak about the missile launch on his return to the White House.

US president accuses Pyongyang of "disrespecting" China with its most recent ballistic missile test.

'Mother of all bombs': The aftermath video

Afghan police video of the aftermath of the bomb.

After the hype, did the dropping of the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal achieve anything?

Watch: Child leaps from burning building video

The boy (circled) makes his leap.

The boy survives thanks to quick thinking from passersby in the Russian city of Tomsk.

Kiwi arrested in Indonesian drug raid

Darren Lee Wong was arrested in Senggigi on the island of Lombok, east of Bali.

Darren Lee Wong could face years in prison after police allegedly found illicit party drugs hidden in his iPad case.

Our ruined American Dream

Cindy Warmbier holds a photo of Otto as a child.

Otto Warmbier is in a labour camp in North Korea. His parents don't know "if he still exists".

7.2 quake hits Philippines

A 7.2-magnitude quake has struck off the coast of the Philippines.

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes off the coast of the Philippines, triggering tsunami warnings.

Failure to act could be 'catastrophic' video

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged the United Nations to act on North Korea before the secretive state makes ...

US issues dire warning on North Korea, as China and Russia caution against military force.

'Major, major' N Korea conflict possible video

US President Donald Trump wants a peaceful solution to the situation with North Korea.

President Trump says a US-North Korea war is "absolutely" possible, amid calls for peaceful solution to ongoing crisis.

White House 'attacked' in NK video video

The White House and aircraft carriers are shown with a target on them, as if they are in the crosshairs.

Propaganda video simulates attack on White House while saying "enemy is in sight".

Found dead on Bali roadside

Ella Knights was holidaying in Bali when she died in a scooter crash. She had recently posted a video online of her ...

An Australian holidaying in Bali is dead after crashing her scooter, days after posting a video apologising for not wearing a helmet.

China's most wanted in Auckland

Ji Dongsheng is wanted by China and thought to be living in Australia.

Four of China's "most wanted" for corruption believed to be hiding in Auckland.

Aus woman dead after Bali crash

The woman was pronounced dead on arrival at a Bali medical clinic.

Australian woman found face down in the gutter and pronounced dead, following a scooter accident.

Trekker survives 47 days

Liang Sheng Yueh smiles as he undergoes treatment at a hospital after being rescued.

Man found after a month and a half lost on a mountain, his foot covered in maggots and 30kg lighter.

Former UK PM rips travel ban video

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron: "Our job is to take the side of the moderates and defeat the extremists."

Donald Trump's Muslim travel ban attempts helping the cause of extremists, says David Cameron.

US citizen spied in China

Sandy Phan-Gillis was arrested on suspicion of spying by Chinese authorities in March 2015.

The woman was sentenced to jail in China after pleading guilty to espionage in a case involving "state secrets".

Calls for Duterte to be charged

Lawyer Jude Sabio from the Philippines poses for a portrait as he holds a 77-page file outside the International ...

A Filipino lawyer is calling for his president, Rodrigo Duterte, and other officials to face charges of mass murder.

China to lead wind power growth

Wind turbines for generating electricity at a wind farm in Guazhou, Gansu Province, China.

Globally, wind power capacity installed in 2016 reached 54 gigawatts, which should rise to 60 GW this year.

US sends THAAD missiles to S Korea

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this ...

As North Korea bristles, the US has started sending a controversial anti-missile defence system to South Korea.

Another murder posted on Facebook video

Police at the scene where an 11-month-old girl and her father were found dead.

Thai man films himself killing 11-month-old daughter in two video clips, before committing suicide.

Youth suicides high in Japan

Japan ranks fourth among Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries for rates of suicide, ...

Schoolyard bullying has led to a high rate of suicide among students in Japan after being harassed in person and online.

11 years jail for Kiwi in Borneo

Kiwi citizen Gregory John Harland-White has been sentenced to 11 years jail in Borneo after being found in possession of ...

Kiwi man sentenced for methamphetamine possession also thought to be the same man who robbed an Aussie bank dressed as Santa.

Massive artillery drill in North Korea video

North Korean soldiers salute bronze statues (not pictured) of North Korea's late founder Kim Il-sung and late leader Kim ...

Country reportedly marks 85th anniversary of the founding of its military with enormous live-fire drill.

Time to reverse course on N Korea video

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has shown signs his priority is to improve the secret state's economy.

OPINION: Instead of threatening North Korea, Donald Trump should open dialogue.

Maoist rebels kill at least 24

Demonstrators affiliated with Maoist Communist Center Nepal take part in a protest near the Indian embassy in Kathmandu, ...

Maoist rebels kill at least 24 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in central India.

Haley warns North Korea

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley: "If you see him attack a military base, if you see some sort ...

US could strike North Korea if it attacks a US military base or tests a missile, UN ambassador says.

US carrier heads for Korean waters

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the South China Sea while conducting flight operations on April 9, 2017.

"What's only laid for aggressors is dead bodies and deaths" a defiant North Korea says as a US aircraft carrier heads for Korean waters.

Bracing for North Korea follow-up act

Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) are paraded at an event marking the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's ...

North Korea's neighbours on edge ahead of Anzac Day, when the state could carry out another missile or nuclear test.

Spending makes 'clear economic sense'

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says the pavilion will provide a springboard for Kiwi innovators.

A $53m NZ pavilion at World Expo 2020 in Dubai chance to grow trading partners, Govt says.

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