Violent clashes erupt as Spanish court jails Catalonia leaders
Protests erupted in Barcelona after Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison.
October 15, 2019 6:07 am
Typhoon Hagibis: recovery and rescue efforts in full swing
At least 25 people have died and 15 others are missing after one of the most powerful typhoons in decades struck wide areas of Japan’s main island on Saturday night.
October 14, 2019 11:18 am
One person injured, two schools in lockdown in Foxton
One person is seriously injured and two schools are in lockdown in Foxton after a firearms incident.
October 14, 2019 11:14 am
Samoa police investigate killing of Chinese businessman
Police in Samoa are searching for the person or people who killed a Chinese man and injured three others in a home invasion.
October 14, 2019 8:21 am
Flights suspended, roads closed after bomb threat at Auckland Airport
Police and specialist groups this morning are responding to reports of a bomb threat at a facility near Auckland Airport.
October 14, 2019 8:14 am
Japan deploys military rescuers as deadly storm hits
Japan has deployed tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers after one of the strongest storms in years hit, killing at least 23 people.
October 14, 2019 6:50 am
US 'to evacuate 1,000 troops' as Turkey advances
The US is pulling out all of its troops from northern Syria as Turkey advances its operation against the Kurds.
October 14, 2019 6:37 am
Hong Kong protests: President Xi warns of "crushed bodies"
China’s President Xi Jinping has issued a stern warning against dissent as protests continue in Hong Kong, saying any attempt to divide China will end in “crushed bodies and shattered bones”.
October 14, 2019 6:27 am
General Motors strike: 'We've got to fight for what's right'
Workers with picket signs mark every entrance to the General Motors plant in Flint, Michigan. With them is all the paraphernalia of a long stay – tables piled with snacks and water bottles, wood and steel bins to make fires during the night, and dozens of signs bearing the slogan “UAW on strike”.
October 14, 2019 6:15 am
Protesters agree to talks with government
The UN says representatives of Ecuador’s government and the country’s indigenous groups will hold their first direct talks later on Sunday in a bid to end days of violent protests.
October 14, 2019 6:05 am
Typhoon Hagibis: Biggest Japan storm in decades makes landfall
At least five people are reported dead and others are missing as Japan endures what could be its worst storm for 60 years.
October 13, 2019 10:30 am
Two dead and nine missing as Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan with 'unprecedented' rain
Two people have been reported dead and nine missing after Typhoon Hagibis drenched Tokyo.