Sport

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.

French get a shot at World Cup glory

Opinion

Racism: Tolerated and trivialised in New Zealand

Indigenous groups seek to fight back against stereotypes being pushed in mainstream media.

David Mayeda

by David Mayeda
- Patti Sobieski

David Mayeda

Inside Story

Can CITES come to nature's rescue?

We examine if the global conservation summit can offer a meaningful respite for threatened wildlife.

Sport

'We are in it up to our ears'

Scotland keep themselves in the fight for the Six Nations title after coming from behind to shock Ireland.

'We are in it up to our ears'

Humanitarian crises

Tropical Cyclone Evan hits Samoa

The first named storm of the South Pacific cyclone season triggers flooding and structural damage

Tropical Cyclone Evan hits Samoa

Sport

All Blacks handed easy draw

Not such good news for England, Wales and Australia who are all drawn together in the 2015 Rugby World Cup pool.

All Blacks handed easy draw

Sport

New Zealand top rankings as Wales slide

Wales drop into third tier with defeat against Australia while All Blacks remain top of the pile in IRB world rankings.

New Zealand top rankings as Wales slide

Sport

New blood for Scotland rugby team

With November tests against New Zealand, South Africa and Tonga, Scotland coach Andy Robinson selects seven new players.

New blood for Scotland rugby team

Sport

Harlequins win first Premiership title

The team to beat throughout the Premiership season, Harlequins triumph over Leicester in the final at Twickenham.

Harlequins win first Premiership title

Human Rights

Tonga holds funeral for King George

Monarch credited with ushering in democracy in South Pacific island is laid to rest.

Tonga holds funeral for King George

Human Rights

Tonga king dies in Hong Kong hospital

The Polynesian monarch had ruled his South Pacific nation since September 2006 following the death of his father.

Tonga king dies in Hong Kong hospital

Sport

Adamu loses bribery appeal

Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds former FIFA official's ban for seeking bribes during football World Cup bidding.

Adamu loses bribery appeal

Sport

Harinordoquy criticises 'lost' Lievremont

Number eight insists he 'will not miss' former France coach, claiming he was 'lost' during Rugby World Cup.

Harinordoquy criticises 'lost' Lievremont

Sport

D-Day minus one: The Captains

Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys on the men who will lead New Zealand and France into the Rugby World Cup final at Eden Park.

D-Day minus one: The Captains

Sport

France coach not in the mood to party

Lievremont raps players over knuckles for night out after semi-final and says there will be no repeat of 1999 excesses.

France coach not in the mood to party