23:27 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
A former Olympic wrestler has apparently been murdered in Siberia by a herdsman who choked him to death with the lash of his whip.
23:15 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Three men have died and one has been taken to hospital after falling into a farm manure silo in the northern Netherlands.
23:14 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
An Indonesian official says "cloud-seeding" will be used to try to put out Sumatra's fires which are cloaking Singapore in haze.
22:28 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Armed bandits have killed 48 Nigerian villagers in an apparent reprisal attack on vigilantes trying to stop cattle rustlers.
22:03 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
The death toll from Nepal's floods and landslides has risen to at least 22, with 18 missing.
20:43 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Four people have been arrested after an attack in which one person lost the sight in an eye and another received a deep laceration in their scalp.
20:41 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Explosions at a central Russian arms depot continued for hours, causing thousands of local people to be evacuated.
20:32 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
A new report says global warming may exceed 4C this century in the absence of near-term actions to reduce emissions.
20:13 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Two people have been killed and 11 critically wounded after a suicide bomber detonated explosives on a motorbike in the midle of a Yemen market.
20:11 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
China's animal rights movement is campaigning against a festival in which dogs are packed into cages before being killed, skinned and cooked.
20:03 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
At least 120 people have been killed in northern India, as flash floods from torrential rains have swept away thousands of houses.
19:53 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
The Greens say the government's pokie machine reforms have the wrong focus and won't do anything to minimise the harm caused by gambling.
19:37 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
A former US professor, who is on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list, has been arrested in Mexico for sexual offending against boys in Third World countries.
19:33 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
A suicide bomb attack on a funeral in Pakistan has now claimed 34 lives, with another 43 people still being treated for their injuries in hospital.
19:21 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Four American soldiers have been killed in a Taliban attack hours after Washington agreed to talk to the Taliban in Doha about ending the war.
19:00 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Julian Assange expects the ALP to lose the federal election and he's hoping for a clean-out afterwards - starting with Julia Gillard and her "cronies".
18:02 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
The Green's decision to dump the plan to print money hasn't stopped Prime Minister John Key scorning the party's economic policies.
17:55 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Barack Obama is about to unveil plans for a one third reduction in Cold War nuclear arsenals when he makes a speech at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.
17:50 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Robert Greathead was sentenced to 100 hours of community work after his ship came close to hitting a container ship outside Napier.
17:49 NZST Wed Jun 19 2013
Tests show a radioactive chemical that can cause bone cancer is at levels 30 times the permitted rate in groundwater at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant.