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Torso found amid submarine hunt

Police technicians investigate the rescued private submarine "UC3 Nautilus" in Copenhagen Harbor.

"Too early" to tell if remains are those of a missing Swedish journalist who is believed to have died on a privately built submarine.

Trump retools Afghanistan plan video

Trump announces his strategy for the war in Afghanistan during an address from Fort Myer, Virginia.

US President Donald Trump vows "fight to win" in Afghanistan as he commits to sending more troops.

NZ army's CIA task

New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan took part in a controversial biometric data programme, The Valley has revealed.

NZ soldiers helped collect biometric data for a controversial programme the public was never told about.

Aussie bar turns prince away

The prince and his entourage were turned away from Brisbane bar Jade Buddha.

ID rules meant Denmark's Crown Prince was reportedly refused entry into upmarket Australian bar.

Recap: Trump's Afghanistan plan

US President Donald Trump is outlining his plan for the US military in Afghanistan.

Donald Trump says the US is "not nation-building again, we are killing terrorists".

It's a total solar eclipse video

The total solar eclipse at Depoe Bay in Oregon on the US west coast.

The sun turned dark for parts of the globe and Nasa streamed the whole thing live.

More US troops to pour into Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump announces his strategy for the war in Afghanistan during an address to the nation from Fort ...

The US president has signed off on sending an additional 4000 troops to Afghanistan, ahead of his address to the nation.

Trump blinded by the light

Don't look at the sun! US President Donald's Trump's momentary lapse of reason.

His aide shouted "don't look", but the US president got an unprotected eyeful of the eclipse.

'Slim, pretty cabin crew paid more'

Russian carrier Aeroflot has been accused of discriminating against certain flight attendants for their age and weight.

The first warning sign for Magurina was when the new uniforms didn't come in her size.

Reversal of the moon?

A multiple exposure image shows the solar eclipse as it creates the effect of a diamond ring at "totality", as seen from ...

Millions of people are watching the eclipse but how does it actually work.

Passenger jet gets up close to eclipse video

The sun is obscured by the moon during a solar eclipse as seen from an Alaska Airlines commercial jet at 40,000 feet ...

A special eclipse-chasing charter flight gave lucky passengers a unique view of the event.

Death, chaos after Italy quake

About six buildings in the town of Casamicciola as well as a church had collapsed.

A magnitude 4 quake has hit the tourist-packed Italian island of Ischia, bringing down buildings.

KKK threatens to 'burn' journo

KKK member Chris Barker called journalist Ilia Calderon a "mongrel", and worse, in her interview with him for Latino ...

A journalist interviewing a Klan leader in the US was the first black person to step on his land in his 20 years.

Message in bottle travels 800km

The message that was written by Bethany Wright and her boyfriend Zac Marriner.

A carefree message from tourists in Greece travelled troubled waters to land on a Gaza beach.

NZ stayed too long - Clark

By 2008, Helen Clark's Government was aware of the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan and wanted to review ...

Our soldiers should have left Afghanistan sooner, says the PM who launched NZ's decade-long deployment.

When the sun disappeared gallery video

The International Space Station, in silhouette, as it transits the sun during a partial solar eclipse seen from Ross ...

What Trump and millions of other Americans saw as a total solar eclipse dazzled some 12 million people.

Trump runs Secret Service dry

Since he took office, President Donald Trump's inclination to conduct official business with crowds around him - such as ...

Protecting US President is so costly the Secret Service will run out of cash to do it next month.

Shot US judge kills his attacker

Ohio Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr returned fire and killed his attacker outside the courthouse.

A US judge has been shot outside his Ohio courthouse in an apparent ambush, which ended when the wounded judge, and a probation, officer returned fire - killing the attacker.

Terrorism ruled out 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 Marseille bus shelters had psychological issues.

Barcelona suspect shot dead video

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

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.

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

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.

Long-lost dad seen in car park

Ethan, 15, and 12-year-old Charlie had not seen their father, Russell Jenkins, since he walked out of the family home 10 ...

Russell Jenkin walked out of of his home in Australia 10 years ago. His family had not seen him till now.

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.

Kiwi killer appeals conviction

Daniel Kelsall during his trial in Sydney in 2015.

Murderer Daniel Kelsall liked cartoons, fantasy novels, and was often described as "baby-faced".

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.

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