Strong 6.1 earthquake strikes off coast of Fiji

2017-01-14 11:18

A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Fiji, the US Geological Survey has said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

Russian couple murdered, dismembered in Fiji

2016-07-04 09:32

A Russian couple from Fiji are thought to have been murdered and dismembered after human body parts washed up on a beach in the Pacific island nation.

Fijians urged to immediately bury those who died in cyclone

2016-02-25 08:19

Fijians in remote places are being urged to immediately bury loved ones who died in a powerful cyclone rather than waiting for autopsies.

UN: 21 dead, over 8 000 displaced in Fiji

2016-02-23 08:47

A UN official says Tropical Cyclone Winston has so far claimed 21 lives and displaced over 8 000 people in what is reportedly the strongest recorded cyclone ever to hit the South Pacific.

Fiji cleans up after 'strongest ever' fatal cyclone

2016-02-21 16:02

Fiji has begun a massive clean-up after the most powerful cyclone in the Pacific nation's history left a trail of destruction, killing six people.

Fiji leader says Pacific 'doomed' if climate talks fail

2015-10-29 09:33

Fiji's prime minister says he fears Pacific island nations are 'doomed' because industrialised countries appear set to reject a global climate pact at crunch talks in Paris in December.

Pacific leader warns Australia

2015-09-08 18:33

Australia should consider leaving the Pacific Islands Forum if it cannot accept the regional body's firm stance on climate change says Kiribati President.

Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu residents find homes blown away

2015-03-14 14:22

Residents in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu remain hunkered in emergency shelters for a second straight night after venturing out to find their homes damaged or blown away by one of the region’s worst ever storms.

Cyclone Pam may be 'one of the worst in Pacific history'

2015-03-14 08:02

Super Tropical Cyclone Pam could be one of the worst weather disasters for the Pacific, Unicef New Zealand has said.

Commonwealth re-instates Fiji

2014-09-27 14:58

The Commonwealth has reinstated Fiji as a full member following credible elections earlier this month.


Fiji murder case twist as tourist finds human head

2016-07-05 12:54

A New Zealand holidaymaker told how he stumbled across a human head on a Fiji tourist beach - the latest apparent twist in the gory case of a Russian couple murdered and dismembered in the tropical paradise.

Another tropical cyclone heads for Fiji

2016-04-05 20:01

Floods, landslides and power cuts lash the southwest Pacific islands as a new developing system moves in.

Fiji eyes long clean-up after deadly cyclone

2016-02-23 16:01

The death toll from Fiji's super-cyclone has hit 29 with officials saying the Pacific nation's recovery from the devastating storm could take months.

At least 18 dead after cyclone slams into Fiji

2016-02-22 06:37

The death toll from a ferocious cyclone which tore through Fiji over the weekend has risen to 18 as authorities have begun to grasp the scale of disaster and deploy aid to hard-hit outer islands.

Fiji hunkers down as formidable cyclone nears main islands

2016-02-20 14:27

The Pacific island nation of Fiji is hunkering down as a formidable cyclone with winds of 300 kph bears down.

Fiji charges 4 security officials over 'sex torture' video

2015-10-21 11:16

Fiji has charged four security personnel with sexual assault over an alleged attack on an escaped prisoner that was filmed and prompted outrage when footage was posted online, prosecutors say..

Fiji elections declared 'credible' by monitoring group

2015-04-14 10:50

An international monitoring group has declared that last year's election in Fiji was 'credible', but called for restrictions on the media and civil society groups to be eased.

Cyclone Pam: 'We fear the worst', says UN official

2015-03-14 12:30

The UN is preparing a major relief operation in the South Pacific as one of the Pacific Ocean's most powerful storms ever devastated the island nation of Vanuatu.

Pacific Islands brace for Cyclone Pam

2015-03-11 11:40

Fiji and some of its neighbours in the Pacific are bracing for Tropical Cyclone Pam which is expected to intensify as it heads their way.

Bainimarama becomes Fiji’s prime minister

2014-09-22 11:07

Voreqe Frank Bainimarama has been sworn in as Fiji's prime minister, after his party won the island nation's first general election since he led a military coup in 2006.

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