Fiji declares emergency as Cyclone Winston strikes

Residents warned to seek refuge from storm likely to be the Pacific island nation's most powerful on record.


Australia beat Fiji but stay third in the group

Twice world champions miss out on chance to top group after failing to get a bonus point in their Rugby World Cup game.

Asia Pacific

Tiny Fiji key contributor to UN missions

Financial benefits major reason why island nation provides UN with more peacekeepers per capita than any other country.


Fiji coup leader declares poll victory

Frank Bainimarama claims nation's first democratic election since he forcibly took power eight years ago.


Fiji's ex-coup leader heads for poll victory

Early results indicate incumbent PM Frank Bainimarama's Fiji First Party has secured more than 59 percent of the vote.


Former coup leader ahead in Fiji vote

Early poll results show Frank Bainimarama's Fiji First Party has secured more than 59 percent of the vote.


Polls close in first Fiji vote after coup

Seven political parties and two independents in fray in elections set to return South Pacific nation to democratic fold.


Allies await Fiji's return to democratic fold

After seven years under military leader's rule, key test is whether South Pacific island's vote would be free and fair.


UN peacekeepers' release 'mediated by Qatar'

Government statement says it helped secure soldiers kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked Syrian rebels on Golan Heights.


Fiji travel ban lifted on promise of election

Australia and NZ lift restrictions eight years after coup by Frank Bainimarama following his announcement of elections.

US & Canada

Everyday colonialism in Aotearoa New Zealand

Current student support initiatives do not address experiences of colonisation and racialisation in universities.

by David Mayeda
- Robyn Lesatele


New Zealand win Wellington Sevens

NZ beat South Africa 21-0 in the final of the Wellington Sevens to win its home leg of the IRB World Series for 7th time


France look to turn Six Nations table

With the Six Nations event kicking off this weekend, France are looking for a change in fortunes from last time.


French get a shot at World Cup glory

Gloom may be dogging their footballers but France's rugby league players are quietly preparing to play a quarter-final.

Inside Story

Double standards in the Commonwealth?

As Indian and Canadian leaders stay away from a summit in Sri Lanka, we ask if this will damage the bloc's credibility.