00:08 NZST Mon May 20 2013
Attacks by Taliban fighters have left at least ten Afghan police officers dead, officials say.
23:53 NZST Sun May 19 2013
Nine Afghanis and five Iranians have died as two cars collided in Iran, media reports say.
23:35 NZST Sun May 19 2013
Britain's Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority is expected to recommend a pay rise of up to STG20,000 for MPs.
21:53 NZST Sun May 19 2013
A South Korean government spokesman says it is "deplorable that the north does not stop provocative actions such as the launch of guided missiles".
21:22 NZST Sun May 19 2013
The EU has reportedly delayed plans to specificially label products from Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
21:12 NZST Sun May 19 2013
Russian film director Alexei Balabanov has died following a long illness, media reports say.
20:51 NZST Sun May 19 2013
Pakistani voters have cast their ballots in a partial re-run election in Karachi a day after a local political leader was gunned down outside her home.
20:29 NZST Sun May 19 2013
A Russian capsule filled with animals including mice, newts, snails and gerbils has returned from a month's mission in space.
19:52 NZST Sun May 19 2013
The discovery that blue whales appear to be feeding in the South Taranaki Bight could have implications on plans to expand offshore drilling in the area.
19:47 NZST Sun May 19 2013
The owner of a Chinese boat says the vessel, carrying 16 crew, has been hijacked by a group of armed North Koreans on May 6.
19:08 NZST Sun May 19 2013
Fiji leader Voreqe Bainimarama says China understands the reforms he has been trying to implement before a return to democratic elections next year.
18:43 NZST Sun May 19 2013
A man is dead and a woman is critically injured after a shooting in Northland.
18:16 NZST Sun May 19 2013
The last time a leader of Myanmar, then known as Burma, visited the White House was in 1966, as the country was entering decades of military rule.
18:04 NZST Sun May 19 2013
Officials have described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut.
17:59 NZST Sun May 19 2013
The prosecutor's office in Iran says two spies have been hanged after being found guilty of passing intelligence to Israeli and US officials.
17:18 NZST Sun May 19 2013
Rolf Harris thanked his fans for their support during his first live performance in the UK since his arrest, according to reports.
16:28 NZST Sun May 19 2013
With the next attempts perhaps years away, researchers now say there is a "void" in current clinical trial efforts to test a HIV vaccine.
16:15 NZST Sun May 19 2013
A guitar played by Beatles pair John Lennon and George Harrison has sold for more than $US400,000 at a New York auction.
15:49 NZST Sun May 19 2013
Businesses, banks and even state organisations are reportedly being troubled by Iran's widespread internet disruption.
15:49 NZST Sun May 19 2013
US police have released an emotional video of officers recounting the rescue of Ariel Castro's three suspected kidnap victims, who were allegedly held in his home for a decade.