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Tiger kills woman at safari park

The woman was mauled to death by a Siberian tiger.

After an argument with fellow passengers in her car, the woman stepped out into the enclosure - and was mauled.

Four female militants arrested

Bangladeshi police take cover near a restaurant that has been attacked by unidentified gunmen.

Dhaka cafe attack: Bangladesh police also uncovered large amounts of bomb-making materials and jihadi books.

Legal case riddled with corruption

Michael Titus Igweh, who is facing execution in Indonesia within days, tells a court that police electrocuted his ...

A man on death row in Indonesia, tells a court that his genitals were electrocuted to force his drugs confession.

China's flooding leaves 170 dead

A woman cries as she holds a pig rescued from a flooded farm in Xiaogan, Hubei Province, China.

More than 170 people died and scores remained missing after heavy rains touched off floods and landslides in China

Bizarre Great Wall attack video

The motivation for the attack was not immediately clear.

Police are seeking a man who launched a kung fu style attack on the Great Wall of China.

Villages, homes swamped

Roads and fields are flooded in Xingtai, Hebei Province, China,

Torrential rain across China floods streams and riggers landslides, leaving more than 150 dead.

Jetstar brawler 'sorry' video

The arrested men being escorted from the flight in Bali.

"I'm sorry to everyone on the flight," says one of six men accused of a mid-air brawl.

Indian military plane missing

The aircraft, carrying 29 military personnel, was on its way to Port Blair.

Search operation launched after air force plane with 29 personnel on board goes missing.

Actual snakes on a plane?

snakes on plane

In a case of life imitating art, a passenger was nabbed trying to smuggle 10 baby pythons onto a flight to Saudi Arabia.

Is North Korea up to old tricks?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Claims a secret facility is being used to help country's nuclear programme.

The smuggled sperm scheme

In the nearly four years since the first IVF birth to a prisoner's wife, about 50 Palestinian children have been born ...

Palestinians in Israeli prisons are fathering children from behind bars.

US moves to recover $1.4b video

The 1MDB fund, created in 2009 by Malaysian PM Najib, was aimed at promoting economic development projects in the country.

US goes after money allegedly stolen from Malaysian wealth fund in complex money laundering scheme.

Attack plans 'a sort of protest'

The missile launches were part of a drill overseen by Kim Jong Un.

N Korea's plans to strike the south seen as a response to US anti-missile system.

Rapists due in court

The woman and her family had moved cities to escape her attackers, but they found her and allegedly abused her again.

Police to collect DNA samples from Indian men accused of raping the same victim.

'A crime against humanity'

The Harapan Bunda hospital in East Jakarta, Indonesia, is among dozens of hospitals which have allegedly been issuing ...

Outraged parents in Indonesia consider legal action as a fake vaccine scandal rocks the nation.

Screaming teens farewell Key

John Key gets a kebab-making lesson from Baba Rafi franchise owner Henry Setiono. The company uses New Zealand beef in ...

Prime Minister John Key's Indonesia send-off featured confetti, the Indiana Jones theme, and lot of kebabs.

Fiery bus crash kills all on board video

The tourists had completed an eight-day tour in Taiwan and were on their way to the airport for their flight back home.

Taiwan bus bursts into flames after crashing into railing, killing all on board.

Cooperation over illegal fishing

Confiscated Vietnamese fishing boats are blown up by Indonesian authorities in February. Indonesia takes a hardline ...

NZ's experiences tackling illegal fishing is a vital part of a deal with Indonesia, PM says.

Rapists attack same victim

The victim's family has vowed not to give up fighting for justice for their daughter.

She refused to accept an out-of-court settlement. So they gang-raped her again.

Flag foul-up fails to worry Key

Prime Minister John Key addresses NZ and Indonesian chief
executives at a breakfast event in Jakarta.

Smile stays on John Key's face, despite Australian flag behind him, at end of testing world trip.

North Korea's show of force

North Korea has test-fired a series of ballistic missiles in recent months, in defiance of United Nations Security ...

"The ballistic missiles flight went from 500km to 600km, which is a distance far enough to strike all of South Korea."

5.2 quake rattles Tokyo

Japan is one of the world's most seismically active areas.

Buildings shook in the Japanese capital, but there were no reports of damages to property.

Indonesia's milk ambitions for NZ

Indonesian president Joko Widodo has told John Key his country wants New Zealand's help to become the milk product hub ...

The country wants to become Southeast Asia's milk product hub - and Kiwi businesses can benefit.

Govt admits it was warned video

Trade disputes are not unusual, Prime Minister John Key says.

Government now says it knew about an alleged Chinese approach of Zespri.

PM receives presidential welcome video

Prime Minister John Key shares a joke with Indonesian president Joko Widodo at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta. Key ...

"Engaging" conversation with Indonesia president makes PM confident of end to beef restrictions.

Three dead in Kazakhstan shooting

A policeman in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Anti-terrorist operation launched after gunmen go on rampage in busy district.

Boy flung into the air in near miss video

The terrifying moment a boy in Singapore is hit by car.

GRAPHIC WARNING: Dashcam video shows terrifying moment a schoolboy is hit by a car.

Terror talks on agenda

Prime Minister John Key says Isis is becoming more adept at recruiting unstable sympathisers using the internet.

Indonesia is doing its part to fight Islamic State, John Key says - despite not joining an anti-Isis coalition.

Push to lift beef barriers video

Prime Minister John Key says WTO action against Indonesia over its beef import restrictions is about having a "neutral ...

Kiwi exporters may get into Indonesia's market on the back of a WTO case and rising beef prices, PM says.

NZ steel producer fears China trade war video

Prime Minister John Key says he has received "no indications" from China that it is concerned about any potential ...

John Key says there are "no indications" China is planning retaliation over potential trade sanctions on its steel.

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