Barcelona suspect shot video

Younes Abouyaaquoub, the 22-year-old Moroccan suspected of carrying out the van attack at Barcelona's Las Ramblas.

14 min ago  Fugitive believed to be Barcelona van attack driver shot dead while wearing a bomb belt.

What can GOP do about Trump?

US President Donald Trump's approval rating will continue to drop but there's little Republicans in Congress can do.

4:08 AM  OPINION: Congress, like the rest of us, can do little about US President except watch in horror.

One dead in bus stop attacks video

French police secure the area in the French port city of Marseille, France, where one person was killed and another ...

The 35-year-old man who rammed van into bus shelters had psychological issues.

Sailors missing after collision video

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S McCain (file photo).

Vessels from several nations searching southeast Asian waters for 10 missing US sailors.

Watch: Total solar eclipse video

A solar eclipse will darken the day at least partially across the US, Canada and Mexico.

The sun turns dark for parts of the globe at 4am NZ time - and though we won't be able to see it here, Nasa will be streaming it live.

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    Yemen is broke, and broken stuff nation video

    A medical practitioner uses a Mid Upper-Arm Circumference (MUAC) measuring tape on a boy being screened for malnutrition ...

    Right now, Yemen has it worse than almost anywhere on the planet.

    US ready to see sun go dark

    An Entrepreneurial sign for parking is displayed for drivers as they near the small town of Depoe Bay, Oregon as it ...

    It's happening at 4am, New Zealand time, and its expected to be the most observed, most studied and most photographed eclipse ever.

    Former PM's SAS concerns

    Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark.

    Helen Clark says military chiefs need to front up over allegations surrounding a SAS firefight.

    Elon Musk v killer robots

    Russia's Uran-9

    High-profile businessman is trying to stop governments from building technology which could increase the rate of civilian casualties.

    Dirty Dancing in the Trump age

    The themes played out by Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing endure three decades after the film's release.

    OPINION: Nobody put Baby in the corner then, and they shouldn't be doing it now. It's a message we can't afford to forget.

    Japan targets foreign drivers

    A rising number of accidents involving foreign drivers is forcing the Japanese authorities to take action.

    Does this sound familiar to issues on NZ roads? Japan's transport ministry is out to help foreign drivers avoid accidents.

    Trump eyes Afghanistan riches

    A US helicopter flies near the new-found gold mine site in Nor Aaba, Takhar Province, Afghanistan (file photo).

    US president's plans to use some of the country's US$1 trillion in mineral wealth to pay for the war are unlikely to happen.

    Nuclear threat boosts tourism video

    Guam, under nuclear threat, is learning that there's no such thing as bad press.

    Guam, under nuclear threat, is learning that there's no such thing as bad press.

    Gore determined to Trump Donald

    Before making the new documentary, Al Gore gave the filmmakers a 10-hour version of his updated slideshow.

    Why the former US vice-president is grateful to have a found a way to make a difference outside the political world.

    Wreckage of lost WWII ship found

    The World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis was lost on July 30, 1945.

    72 years after it was sunk by a Japanese submarine. remains of USS Indianapolis are discovered.

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    Eight years in a Peruvian prison

    Bronwyn Atherton with her friend Diana Black in Ulladulla.

    Tearful reunion with family in Australia after woman, caught with cocaine in Peru, finally goes home.

    Arrest over 'person trapped' report

    Australian officers dive into water to save a person trapped in a car - but the person didn't exist.

    'Cheeky' Aussie killed in Barcelona

    Fight for a $16,000 engagement ring

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    Dirty Dancing in the Trump age

    The themes played out by Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing endure three decades after the film's release.

    OPINION: Nobody put Baby in the corner then, and they shouldn't be doing it now. It's a message we can't afford to forget.

    Nuclear threat boosts tourism video

    Guam, under nuclear threat, is learning that there's no such thing as bad press.

    Guam, under nuclear threat, is learning that there's no such thing as bad press.

    Gore determined to Trump Donald

    Before making the new documentary, Al Gore gave the filmmakers a 10-hour version of his updated slideshow.

    Why the former US vice-president is grateful to have a found a way to make a difference outside the political world.

    Trump's club pays the price

    US President Donald Trump's club is paying the price for his comments on white supremacists.

    Nine charities pull the pin on events at US president's ritzy club after his comments on white supremacists.

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    Dirty Dancing in the Trump age

    The themes played out by Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing endure three decades after the film's release.

    OPINION: Nobody put Baby in the corner then, and they shouldn't be doing it now. It's a message we can't afford to forget.

    Nuclear threat boosts tourism video

    Guam, under nuclear threat, is learning that there's no such thing as bad press.

    Guam, under nuclear threat, is learning that there's no such thing as bad press.

    Gore determined to Trump Donald

    Before making the new documentary, Al Gore gave the filmmakers a 10-hour version of his updated slideshow.

    Why the former US vice-president is grateful to have a found a way to make a difference outside the political world.

    Wreckage of lost WWII ship found

    The World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis was lost on July 30, 1945.

    72 years after it was sunk by a Japanese submarine. remains of USS Indianapolis are discovered.

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    Mysterious military jet tracks flight

    The jet was so close to the passenger plane, stunned travellers could read the writing on its tail fin.

    The aircraft was so close, stunned passengers could read the writing on its tail fin.

    Terror suspect may be in France video

    Younes Abouyaaquoub, a 22-year-old Moroccan, is the last suspect believed to be at large after the Barcelona terror attacks.

    With Barcelona terror cell "broken", police won't rule out final suspect having crossed borders.

    Knifeman 'targeted women' in Finland video

    A makeshift memorial has been set up for the victims of the stabbing attack at the Turku Market Square in Finland.

    Finnish police say man in stabbing rampage appeared to choose women as his targets.

    Attacks spark rental crackdown

    Rented vehicles have been used to mow down pedestrians in deadly terror attacks in Britain, France, Spain, Germany and ...

    The Barcelona terror attack is the latest where a vehicle was used as a weapon. Britain's alarmed - and it's ready to act.

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    Quake strikes waters in Fiji

    This region in the Pacific frequently experiences earthquakes of magnitudes over five.

    The hypocentre of the earthquake on Saturday was situated at a depth of 538 kilometres in the sea and 287.4 km east of Suva, Fiji's capital.

    Mum dies in Cook Islands

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is aware of the death of a New Zealander in the Cook Islands.

    Much-loved Waikato wife and mother Michelle Robertson died in Rarotonga, aged 37.

    Honeymooner's surgery in vain

    Auckland woman Joy Ramirez died in Vanuatu after a horse riding accident.

    A Vanuatu surgeon tried for three hours to save New Zealander Joy Ramirez after horse ride turned tragic.

    Honeymooner's 'positive drive'

    Former colleagues said Ramirez was a vibrant, caring and lovely person.

    Auckland children's author who died in an accident in Vanuatu was a "huge advocate" for marine conservation.

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    Japan targets foreign drivers

    A rising number of accidents involving foreign drivers is forcing the Japanese authorities to take action.

    Does this sound familiar to issues on NZ roads? Japan's transport ministry is out to help foreign drivers avoid accidents.

    Mass protests in Hong Kong

    Protesters attend a rally to support jailed activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow, in Wanchai on Sunday.

    Tens of thousands march against the jailing of three young democracy activists.

    Mourners: 'Kill drugs, not people'

    Elvira Miranda, 69, mother of Leover Miranda, 39, a drug-related killings victim, cries in front of the coffin during a ...

    Dozens protest at funeral of Philippine man killed in bloody war on drugs, as family insists he's innocent.

    Killer crocs on hit list

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    "Problem" crocs up to 6m long with a taste for fishermen are fair game, Malaysia rules.

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    'Whipping' first lady given immunity

    Grace Mugabe, pictured in 2015, is accused of "whipping: a South African model with an electric extension cable.

    Accused of "whipping" a model in South Africa, Zimbabwe's first lady flees - legally - in the dead of night.

    'Whipping' first lady to get immunity

    Grace Mugabe, right, is accused of whipping a South African model with an extension cord.

    Accused of whipping a South African model with an extension cord, there's "no way" Zimbabwe's first lady will be arrested.

    Mortuaries overwhelmed after killer mudslide video

    People inspect the damage after a mudslide in the mountain town of Regent, Sierra Leone.

    Bodies are seen floating down the streets of Sierra Leone's capital as mudslides and flooding kill more than 300.

    Elephant kills hunter

    One of the elephants being hunted charged before the group was able to shoot. (File picture)

    The elephant charged a group of hunters before they were able to aim and shoot.

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    Trump eyes Afghanistan riches

    A US helicopter flies near the new-found gold mine site in Nor Aaba, Takhar Province, Afghanistan (file photo).

    US president's plans to use some of the country's US$1 trillion in mineral wealth to pay for the war are unlikely to happen.

    Before and after Apiata's medal

    Villagers have described the events that unfolded when NZ SAS troopers visited in 2004.

    Calls for apology and punishment over firefight at centre of one of NZ's proudest military episodes.

    Hidden history of Afghan war

    Two New Zealanders and four Afghans died in the 2012 Battle of Baghak.

    Documentary reveals secret details about operations involving our soldiers.

    The untold story of the battle

    Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker, of North Canterbury, saved lives during the Battle of Baghak - two weeks before a roadside ...

     Afghan soldiers who fought alongside NZ troops in deadly firefight speak for the first time.

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