Li Keqiang has arrived in New Zealand for a visit expected to focus on strengthening trade between the two countries.
Shoppers were sent tumbling when a malfunction caused an escalator to reverse and speed up.
A herd of the endangered animals were stuck in the hole for four days.
Young families fleeing torture in Sri Lanka paid people-smugglers to put them on a dilapidated fishing boat to New Zealand.
OPINION: My brother served in the Army for 14 years. We don't like to imagine soldiers killing civilians.
The incidents happened at neighbouring mines in central China, on the same day nine died in a power plant accident.
"The right to free speech is sacred, even when such speech is considered offensive," says Amos Yee's US attorney Sandra Grossman.
Trying to save his girlfriend, Temson Simeki was swept out to sea. His family identified his body by his necklace.
Australian man given suspended sentence over girlfriend's death in jet ski accident in Thailand.
It's been nearly 3 years since the Sewol capsized killing more than 300 people.
Thousands raised to bring home Auckland man who leapt into sea to save his girlfriend.
North Korea's latest missile launch ends in failure as ballistics explode "within seconds of launch".
Planes were waiting to fly in and out of the Vietnam international airport. But the air traffic controller was napping.
Sea turtle who swallowed 915 coins thrown into her pool for good luck dies after marathon operation.
Famous river joins the Whanganui in being given human rights, just days after world-first declaration.
The father of an Auckland man lost at sea in Indonesia is heading to join the search.
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck near Denpasar, Bali.
South Korea's first democratically elected president to be removed from office has apologised to the country she once led.
Hero Kiwi swept out to sea in Indonesia while trying to save his girlfriend, who was hit by a rogue wave.
The secretive country says six people died when the roof of a mine collapsed in January, in a rare admission of a deadly accident.
OPINION: They are both reckless bullies with cravings for attention, and they both have fingers on nuclear triggers.
US President Donald Trump has criticised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
A motorist may never want to make late lane changes ever again after his vehicle is buried under tonnes of bricks.
Thai police seized a weapons cache belonging to a fugitive activist loyal to an exiled leader.
OPINION: Racism, intolerance, rights breaches and the death of Footrot Flats founder Murray Ball ... boy, we needed some light relief.
OPINION: Russia's hard man shone in 2016. This year that is proving a tougher gig to keep up.
He was shot dead when he tried to cross a checkpoint run by an elite anti-crime force in Bangladesh.
The stage at a girls' school in India is where the performers - from poor families - suddenly realise they're unequal.
The American, convicted of assisting in her mother's murder, has given custody of her daughter to an Australian woman.
The Australian mother could face more years behind bars over the death of a Bali police officer.