World videos

 Israel, Hamas trade fire despite truce video Israel, Hamas trade fire despite truce

Israel and Hamas have each launched new attacks after…

Dramatic Libyan Militias footage video Dramatic Libyan Militias footage

Dramatic footage obtained by The Associated Press…

More World videos
Gaza: UN calls for 'unconditional humanitarian cease-fire'
Gaza: UN calls for 'unconditional humanitarian cease-fire'

The UN Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel…

Man on beach killed by crashing plane
Man on beach killed by crashing plane

A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane…

MH17 investigation abandoned by fighting
MH17 investigation abandoned by fighting

A Dutch-led investigation team including 11 Australian police officers has had to abandon a plan to visit the MH17 crash…

Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia
Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said, and an American physician was being treated…

World

Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has closed some border crossings and ordered strict quarantines…

Obama emotional over daughter going to college

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college…

EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal

BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which…

Britain reopens way for fracking

LONDON (AP) The British government has reopened the way for energy firms to explore for shale gas, three years after seismic…

Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

NEW YORK (AP) Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Stockholders…

International police team abandons effort to reach Ukraine crash site as heavy fighting erupts

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) International police team abandons effort to reach Ukraine crash site as heavy fighting erupts…

Japan to step up sanctions against Russia

TOKYO (AP) Japan's top government spokesman said Monday that the country is stepping up sanctions against Russia over the…

Syria's Assad prays as his troops suffer high toll

BEIRUT (AP) Syrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of a major Muslim holiday…

Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone…

Meat supplier: China unit fell short of standards

BEIJING (AP) A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal fell short of its requirements…

WWI: Austria displays declaration of war on Serbia

VIENNA (AP) Austria is putting on display its declaration of war on Serbia on the 100th anniversary of the document's issue…

UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

GENEVA (AP) The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi…

Hernan weakens to a tropical storm in the Pacific

MIAMI (AP) Hernan has weakened to a tropical storm far off Mexico's Pacific coast. The storm had been a hurricane but…

Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai said on Monday that his nation needs a new president…

Flames from California wildfire claim 13 homes

PLYMOUTH, California (AP) Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were…

Pakistani mob attacks minority Muslims, kills 3

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) Pakistani police say a mob has burned down several homes belonging to minority Ahmadi Muslims in…

Russia ordered to pay $50B over Yukos

LONDON (AP) An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay over $50 billion in compensation to the former majority…

Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion

LONDON (AP) Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion.

Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) An international police team abandoned its attempt to reach the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines…

Nissan profit rises on strong sales, cheap yen

TOKYO (AP) Nissan's quarterly profit rose nearly 37 percent, helped by a favorable exchange rate and healthy sales in North…

World Archives

Gaza

Residents return to sea of rubble
Residents return to sea of rubble

In the dangerous streets around the hospital in Beit Hanoun, the buildings were, by and large, still standing at the start…

Rockets fired despite truce
Baby fights for life in war-torn Gaza
Grief fills gap in Gaza conflict
Crowds march for Gaza
More Gaza

Space

Russian geckos going at it in space despite glitches
Russian geckos going at it in space despite glitches

An orbital sex mission by five Russian geckos has gone from lust in space to lost in space.

More Space
Be part of the news. Send pics, video and tips to nzherald.

Send

Syria

Isis attacks Syrian bases
Isis attacks Syrian bases

Isis has used military equipment seized from Iraq in its biggest challenge yet to Assad regime forces.

More Syria

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on red akl_n3 at 28 Jul 2014 23:29:54 Processing Time: 18ms