Humanitarian crises

Death toll rises in cyclone-hit Vanuatu

UN says at least 24 confirmed dead and more than 3,000 people displaced by massive cyclone that hit pacific island.

Humanitarian crises

Vanuatu development wiped out by 'monster' Cyclone Pam

President says 90 percent of buildings in capital Port Vila are damaged or destroyed as outlying islands remain cut off.

Environment

Aid workers meet widespread destruction in Vanuatu

Relief supplies and teams begin arriving in the Pacific country following "monster" cyclone which has left many dead.

Vanuatu

Vanuatu appeals for aid in wake of devastating cyclone

At least eight people are confirmed dead after Category 5 storm Pam smashes the small Pacific island nation.

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

Environment

Deadly tsunami hits Solomon Islands

At least five people killed after 8.0-earthquake struck near Santa Cruz islands, triggering warnings across Pacific.

Europe

Russia formally grabs WTO seat

In hopes of spurring economic growth, Russia joins the World Trade Organisation after a near two-decade wait.

Environment

Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Vanuatu in Pacific

Massive earthquake strikes 60km southwest of of Port-Vila, but no tsunami warning yet issued.

Environment

Cyclone Atu batters Vanuatu islands

The latest tropical storm is set to wreak havoc on the archipelago off the northeast coast of Australia.

Environment

Storm season picking up

Australia's Cyclone season, and that of the Southwest Indian Ocean, have taken a turn for the worse.

Sport

India ease past Afghanistan

Respectable Twenty20 debut for Afghanistan while Pakistan beat Bangladesh in late match.