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Sunbathers stunned as migrants storm beach

11 Aug, 2017 11:32am
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  • 27 Jul, 2017 7:13am
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Horrifying images of more than a dozen dead in latest migrant smuggling tragedy.
  • 18 Jul, 2017 7:42am
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Sir John Key is playing down his Australian award.
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  • 3 Jul, 2017 6:58am
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Once a stepping stone for migrants, Libya is now home to a thriving trade in humans.
  • 17 Jun, 2017 5:00am
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Steve Braunias takes on allcomers in political table tennis.
  • 15 Jun, 2017 9:06pm
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Niue Premier Toke Talagi disgruntled that New Zealand brought in the food for lunch.
  • 8 Jun, 2017 5:00am
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PM Bill English has his reasons for staying mum on Trump - but it may have a cost.
  • 6 Jun, 2017 4:37pm
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The Middle East was plunged into its biggest diplomatic crisis in years.
  • 3 Jun, 2017 5:00am
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COMMENT: The generals have it over Mr Tillerson's State Department.
  • 27 May, 2017 12:01pm
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Heavy clashes erupted between rival militias in Tripol, Libya.
  • 8 May, 2017 7:18pm
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There has been no change in NZ's position says English.
  • 30 Apr, 2017 2:35pm
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A female guard at a North Korean camp has spoken about terrible incidents she saw.
  • 29 Apr, 2017 7:14pm
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The American student was detained in North Korea for attempting to steal a poster.
  • 23 Apr, 2017 12:32pm
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Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee won't say whether NZ will back intervention in Nth Korea.
  • 23 Apr, 2017 7:31am
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North Korea has issued a warning to our Tasman neighbours over their pro-US stance.
  • 16 Apr, 2017 10:12am
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North Korea has been secretly training elite special forces to kidnap Westerners.
  • 4 Apr, 2017 5:38pm
Managing NZ's complex relationship with China has been a key preoccupation for McCully.
  • 27 Mar, 2017 9:48am
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Humanitarian ships blamed for undermining fight against people smugglers.
  • 9 Mar, 2017 6:07pm
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A trade war between China and the US could have devastating economic consequences.
  • 8 Mar, 2017 7:36am
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White House press conference on Obamacare and immigration ban.
  • 23 Feb, 2017 7:09pm
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Bill English will only let his ministers take partners on overseas trips if there is a need for it.
  • 19 Feb, 2017 3:27pm
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On a visit to Wellington, Hungary's Foreign Minister Szijjarto talks about being snubbed in Washington, and why Donald Trump is good for the world.
  • 16 Feb, 2017 10:13am
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President Donald Trump will be sending a chill through the intelligence services.
  • 9 Feb, 2017 6:25am
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President Donald Trump denounced arguments against his immigration order as "disgraceful".
  • 2 Feb, 2017 5:15am
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Nearly one in two Americans support Donald Trump's block on some immigrants
  • 1 Feb, 2017 9:26am
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The Prince of Wales has warned the world is in danger of "forgetting the lessons of the past" in a speech about the Holocaust.
  • 1 Feb, 2017 8:51am
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US Embassy confirms NZ dual citizens excluded from travel ban.
  • 1 Feb, 2017 8:02am
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It was a chilling prediction issued as part of a propaganda video intended to fuel hatred between Muslims and the West.
  • 31 Jan, 2017 6:47pm
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A young Kiwi couple's dream to see America has been dashed - at least temporarily - by Donald Trump's ban on visitors from seven majority-Muslim nations.
  • 31 Jan, 2017 2:26pm
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Prime Minister Bill English says it remains unclear whether a US travel ban applies to New Zealanders who also hold a passport from Muslim-majority countries.
  • 29 Jan, 2017 4:02pm
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Prime Minister Bill English has a duty to speak out against US President Donald Trump's ban on Muslim travellers, the Green Party says.
  • 29 Jan, 2017 6:54am
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Travellers with valid visas and green cards have reportedly been prevented from boarding flights and turned away at US border control.
  • 17 Jan, 2017 8:26am
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In a post-Brexit minefield, Bill English managed to avoid inflaming European sensitivities on his first major international visit as a 'junior world leader'.
  • 31 Dec, 2016 6:37am
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Russia will not expel US diplomats in a tit-for-tat response to the White House's decision to send home Russian officials suspected of spying.
  • 21 Nov, 2016 12:17pm
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Two Texas students were reprimanded after they performed a skit portraying the assassination of President-elect Donald Trump.
  • 19 Nov, 2016 5:00am
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Of all the images emerging from this testing week, the sight of a military flotilla standing off Kaikoura counts among the most extraordinary.
  • 14 Nov, 2016 7:22am
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The trend against globalisation is a western phenomenon, not matched in developing economies, a visiting expert says.
  • 4 Nov, 2016 4:59pm
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The Malaysian diplomat convicted of indecently assaulting a Wellington woman has been deported after finishing his sentence.
  • 4 Nov, 2016 11:42am
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The United Nations have said that at least 239 migrants have drowned this week in two shipwrecks off the coast of Libya.
  • 26 Oct, 2016 10:49am
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COMMENT: Melania Trump has been pooper-scooping after Donald since 1998, but she will never be cast as a victim, in her eyes or anyone else's.
  • 6 Oct, 2016 6:32pm
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The United Nations' next boss is a charismatic, former socialist prime minister who led the UN's refugee agency during one of its most difficult times.
  • 1 Oct, 2016 12:57pm
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Ties between New Zealand and Sri Lanka have been cemented this morning as Ranil Wickremesinghe visits Auckland.
  • 20 Aug, 2016 10:55am
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New Zealand will hand over the responsibility of carrying out polls on the Secretary General job to Russia in September to ensure there is no perception of a conflict of interest.
  • 14 Jun, 2016 12:00pm
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Goldman Sachs hoodwinked Libyan officials into investing more than £800m by plying them with prostitutes, lavish parties and luxury trips, a UK court has heard.
Horror as migrant boat capsizes
  • 26 May, 2016 6:09am
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This is the dramatic moment an overcrowded fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized off the Libyan coast.
  • 20 May, 2016 10:58am
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Isis has employed a wheelchair-bound executioner to terrorise residents in its new stronghold in Libya.
  • 18 Apr, 2016 2:45pm
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COMMENT: On one hand our two governments are building a free trade zone to continually deepen our cooperation on trade and investment. On the other, we are creating a new history of exchanges on culture and language, writes Wang Lutong.
  • 3 Feb, 2016 9:00am
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Isis is building an "army of the poor" in its new haven in Libya by recruiting foot soldiers from Africa's poorest nations, intelligence chiefs warn.
Libya slipping into Isis' grip
  • 20 Jan, 2016 5:00am
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Black flag now flies over Gaddafi's former home city Sirte as Islamists exploit rebel disunity.
  • 27 Nov, 2015 2:21pm
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The Turkish leader has two goals: to ensure the destruction of Assad's regime, and to prevent the creation of a new Kurdish state in Syria, writes Gwynne Dyer.