Fiji damaged by cyclone, PM sees 'frightening' weather ahead

2018-04-03 12:50

Fiji's leader says the nation is entering a "frightening new era" of extreme weather after flooding from a cyclone killed at least four people over the weekend.

World leaders plead for climate action at UN forum

2017-11-16 19:55

World leaders have shared the spotlight with a 12-year-old Pacific islander to drive home a plea for urgent climate action despite the Trump administration's rejection of a planet rescue plan.

Strong 6.4 quake hits off Fiji: US monitor

2017-08-19 12:37

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Saturday, US seismologists said, but it was considerably deep and there were no reports of damage or injury.

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.


Fiji PM: We're losing the battle to save coral reefs

2018-01-18 05:22

Climate change may kill the world’s coral reefs by the end of the century, affecting about one billion people, says the Fijian prime minister.

Tiny Fiji looks for global impact at Bonn climate talks

2017-11-06 12:08

Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama brings a sobering message as he presides over UN climate talks in Bonn this week - climate change is real, it's already having disastrous impacts on his people and only urgent action can address the problem.

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.

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