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He's a barber called Arber

Arber Kikaj from Arbers Barbers in Fitzroy lived through the Kosovo war.

A Taranaki barber said he is lucky to be alive having lived through the Kosovo war. 

Ardern on CHOGM stage

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II speaks during the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ...

The Queen has formally opened what is likely to be her last Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

Is Satan is to blame for porn?

More than 250 priests, theologians, psychologists and criminologists from 51 countries have gathered for the week-long ...

Priests at Vatican gathering study whether demonic influences at work in "widespread" use of porn around the world.

Is Commonwealth relevant?

The CHOGM family with Queen Elizabeth II in centre, front. Jacinda Ardern is at the far right, second row from the ...

ANALYSIS: A network of countries with no discernable mission, or one given new breath in the face of global instability?

Nobel women take the fall

Former Secretary of the Swedish Academy Sara Danius, who resigned amid internal pressure from other members over how she ...

Sexual misconduct allegations against member's husband sparks internal fight at Nobel academy.

Asperger 'helped Nazi kill children'

Hans Asperger with a child patient in an undated photograph.

New study says hero doctor in the field of autism was in fact a Nazi collaborator who sent children to their deaths.

Ardern takes place at Five Eyes

Ardern went with Theresa May, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull, and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau at a meeting of the Five ...

NZ PM meets global security group leaders as they mull response to Russia's increasing acts of aggression.

Ardern meets Prince Charles

Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford with the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles.

The PM and her partner have met the heir to the throne in London, ahead of seeing the Queen.

Queen saddened by corgi's death

One of the Queen's dogs sits on the floor as she meets with then New Zealand Prime Minister John Key in 2015.

The Queen's last remaining corgi, Willow, has died at the age of 14 following a cancer-related illness.

London Mayor's message for Kiwis

London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talk Brexit and immigration, in London.

He criticised his own Government for making it harder for New Zealanders to come to London.

Ardern, Trudeau and Khan take stage

Students were interested to ask the leaders a range of questions, from advice on becoming Prime Minister, how students ...

They've joined forces to talk with 80 young Londoners on issues of gender equality.

'Man with three faces' video

In this undated combination handout photo provided on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by HEGP AP-HP,  Jerome Hamon before and ...

Jerome Hamon's first face transplant deteriorated after five years. After two months with no face, a new donor was found.

Ardern to join Five Eyes meeting

Jacinda Ardern to meet with Justin Trudeau, Malcolm Turnbull and Theresa May to discuss Russia.

Jacinda Ardern will join UK PM and other allies for security meeting, amid growing concern over Russia.

Euthanasia machine unveiled

he Sarco 3D-printed euthanasia device was showcased during a funeral fair.

Philip Nitschke's Sarco machine may allow users to induce death by blinking, but has ignited debate.

Kiwi seals the deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel with the soft toy Whau the Kiwi, given to her by Jacinda Ardern.

A toy kiwi and a high-level assurance that Whau the kiwi was living a good life were the gifts Jacinda Ardern gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Boris Johnson, Winston Peters meet

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets with New Zealand's Foreign Minister Winston Peters in the Churchill ...

What a combo: UK's Boris Johnson meets Foreign Minister Winston Peters in Churchill War Rooms in London.

Plastic-eating enzyme discovered video

The enzymes could enable plastic bottles to be fully recycled for the first time.

Scientists' serendipitous find could help break down plastic and reduce pollution.

Ardern to meet British PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, center, listen to the ...

Next steps to free trade deal and international security likely to be on agenda when PM meets British counterpart Theresa May.

PM, Merkel and Syria

Angela Merkel welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with a full military ceremony to Berlin. The pair had an hour-long ...

Jacinda Ardern hardens stance on Syria attack after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Russia accused of hacking routers

American and British officials say the Russian government is behind a global campaign targeting computer routers and ...

Russia accused of massive campaign to compromise computer routers - residential and business - around the world.

Head of Commonwealth decision

Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. Talk has turned to who should lead the Commonwealth.

Britain backs Prince Charles as next symbolic leader, but Commonwealth expected to discuss the issue this week.

Tower 'nearly collapsed' in inferno

Smoke and flames rise from Grenfell Tower in London, in June 2017.

Incompetent refurbishment of London's Grenfell Tower turned it into a tinderbox, draft report says.

UK court rules against parents

Alfie Evans has a progressive neurological degenerative condition.

British court rules against parents of a terminally ill toddler who sought to take him to Italy for treatment.

Russia: Chemical attack fabricated

Russia's Alexander Shulgin did not provide evidence for the allegation.

Russian officials are accusing British intelligence agencies of fabricating a suspected chemical attack in Syria.

Russia accused of Syria tampering

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a major supporter of Syria's government.

Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria are concerned Russia is trying to thwart investigations.

Russia's biggest weapon is patience

Yulia and Sergei Skripal,

OPINION: Russia will ride out any strife and engage with the West when it needs to.

Jacinda Ardern's toughest test yet

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (left) is welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in ...

PM gets what she came for in Paris, finding common ground on trade and climate change.

PM's mission a success - for now

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left, is welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace ...

OPINION: She needed the meeting with France to go well, and the PM passed another big test.

New era of animosity video

United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and her Russian counterpart Vassily Nebenzia exchanged barbs at UN ...

A few weeks ago, Donald Trump invited Vladimir Putin to meet. That's unlikely after Syria strikes.

Ardern, Macron agree to trade plan

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left, is welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace ...

French President Emmanuel Macron agrees to support PM Jacinda Ardern's negotiations for free trade deal with EU.

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