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Fiji murder case twist as tourist finds human head

Wellington - A New Zealand holidaymaker told Tuesday 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.

Russian couple murdered, dismembered in Fiji

Suva - 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.

Island states come to UN ready to move on climate deal

New York - With their very existence under threat from climate change, the world's island states come to the United Nations on Friday not only to sign the Paris climate deal but to be first in line to make sure it goes into force.

Fiji residents ordered to stay inside as cyclone looms

Suva - Authorities in Fiji ordered people to stay inside as a tropical cyclone bore down on the Pacific tourist destination Wednesday, taking no chances after a recent monster storm killed 44 people.

Fiji eyes more cyclone aid as toll hits 44

Suva - Cyclone-devastated Fiji said it was likely to need more foreign aid Thursday as the body count from the most powerful storm in its history climbed to 44.

Scramble to reach Fiji cyclone victims as toll hits 42

Suva - The death toll from super-cyclone Winston jumped to 42 Wednesday as concerns grew for remote Fijian villages still waiting for help after the most powerful storm in the Pacific nation's history.

Fiji cyclone death toll rises to 36: Red Cross

Suva - The death toll from the Fiji super-cyclone hit 36 on Wednesday, with fears it will continue to climb as relief teams reach isolated communities, the Red Cross said.

Cyclone death toll hits 29 as Fiji eyes long clean-up

Suva - Humanitarian aid began pouring into Fiji Tuesday, as the death toll from super-cyclone Winston rose to 29 and officials warned the devastated Pacific nation's recovery could take months.

Fiji cyclone toll hits 20 as tourists flee

Suva - Tourists began fleeing cyclone-ravaged Fiji Monday and aid efforts intensified as the death toll climbed to 20, with officials warning it could rise further as reports trickle in from devastated remote communities.

Death toll rises as Fiji cleans up after 'strongest ever' cyclone

Suva - Fiji began a massive clean-up on Sunday after the most powerful cyclone in the Pacific island nation's history left a trail of destruction, killing five people and crippling vital infrastructure.

Fiji hit by 'strongest ever' cyclone, nation on lockdown

Suva - Fiji was struck by its most powerful ever cyclone on Saturday, according to reports, as the island nation battened down the hatches with a curfew and evacuations.

Pacific cyclone bears down on Fiji after brushing Tonga

Suva - Fiji warned residents to brace for destructive winds on Sunday as severe tropical cyclone Ula bears down on the Pacific nation.

Fiji police probe 'plot' to destabilise government

Suva - Fiji's police chief said Tuesday his officers were investigating allegations of a plot to destabilise the government, refusing to deny it may have emanated from the force's own ranks.

Fiji leader says Pacific 'doomed' if climate talks fail

Suva - 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.

Vanuatu picks up pieces after cyclone batters island nation

Vila - Days after a massive tropical cyclone lashed the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, residents of the capital Port Vila slowly began picking up the pieces amidst apocalyptic scenes.

Death toll reaches 24 in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

Vila - Twenty-four people have been killed by Cyclone Pam which tore through Vanuatu, the UN said Tuesday, as the Pacific nation's president pleaded for help to rebuild the archipelago's "completely destroyed" infrastructure.

Aid effort kicks in after 'monster' cyclone ravages Vanuatu

Vila - Aid began arriving in Vanuatu Sunday as the tiny Pacific nation struggled to uncover the devastation wrought by what relief workers warned could be one of the worst storms to ever hit the region.

Dozens feared dead as cyclone pounds Pacific island of Vanuatu

Vila - A terrifying tropical cyclone which smashed into Vanuatu in the South Pacific wreaked "complete devastation", an aid agency said, raising fears Saturday that dozens may have died in what may be one of the region's worst weather disasters.

Flooding in Vanuatu as cyclone hits maximum strength

Suva - Tropical Cyclone Pam triggered flooding along with evacuation orders affecting thousands of people in Vanuatu on Friday as it intensified to a maximum-strength storm offshore, officials said.

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Suva - Chinese President Xi Jinping injected a further 70 million yuan (US$11.4 million) of aid money into Fiji as he wrapped up a round of talks in the Pacific nation Sunday aimed at strengthening ties in the region.

Fiji coup leader heads for historic poll victory

Suva - Coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama was Thursday on the verge of sweeping a historic vote to become Fiji's first elected leader in eight years, as international observers gave the ballot a stamp of approval.

Fiji coup leader surges ahead in election count

Suva - Military strongman Voreqe Bainimarama was on course Thursday to win the South Pacific nation's first election since he staged a bloodless coup in 2006, official data showed.

Fiji returns to democracy with trouble-free vote

Suva - Fijians flocked to vote on Wednesday in the South Pacific nation's first election since a 2006 coup, with officials declaring the poll trouble free and military strongman Voreqe Bainimarama saying he would win.

Excitement, tension as Fiji returns to democracy

Suva - There was a mood of optimism tinged with apprehension at Suva's eerily quiet central market Tuesday ahead of the first election for eight years in Fiji -- a South Pacific island nation with a history of coups.

Fiji media blackout imposed ahead of election

Suva - Fiji imposed a strict media blackout Monday on coverage of the South Pacific nation's first elections since a 2006 military coup, warning journalists face up to five years jail if they do not comply.

Fijian joy as Syrian rebels release peacekeepers

Shamir - Jubilant Fijians celebrated Friday the release of 45 UN peacekeepers from the South Pacific nation who were kidnapped by Al-Qaeda linked rebels on the Golan Heights, hailing them as heroes after their two-week ordeal.

Fiji retracts claim UN peacekeepers' release imminent

Suva - Fiji on Wednesday retracted a claim that 45 UN peacekeepers being held hostage in the Golan Heights by Syrian Al-Nusra Front rebels were about to be released, blaming a communications mix-up."I don't think so...

Fiji's UN peacekeepers in Golan to be released soon

Suva - A group of 45 UN peacekeepers from Fiji taken hostage in the Golan Heights two weeks ago by Syrian Al-Nusra Front rebels will be released soon, the Fiji government said Wednesday."Fijian troops will soon be released.

UN Security Council demands Fiji peacekeepers' release

New York - The UN Security Council on Wednesday demanded the release of 45 Fijian peacekeepers held in the Golan Heights by Syrian Al-Nusra Front rebels.

Fiji says UN negotiating demands with hostage takers

Suva - Fiji revealed for the first time Tuesday the demands being made by Al-Qaeda-linked Syria rebels who took more than 40 UN peacekeepers hostage in the Golan Heights last week.
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Fiji Trade Union Congress president Daniel Urai (left) with Fiji Trade Union Congress national secre...
Fiji Trade Union Congress president Daniel Urai (left) with Fiji Trade Union Congress national secretary Felix Anthony (right).
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The motor-schooner, Tui Tai, takes travellers on a cultural and natural journey through the islands east of Vanua Levu in Northern Fiji.
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Adult female tiger shark, "Scarface", approximately 16 feet in length, exact age unknown. Taken May 2007 at Shark Reef Marine Preserve, Beqa Lagoon, Fiji, by Terry Goss
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A cyclone striking Suva, Fiji
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Some friendly people from Fiji. Despite the stories of Polynesian martial prowess, the Fijian folks were very kind and friendly.
Fiji s Trade Union Congress national secretary Felix Anthony in Sydney.
Fiji's Trade Union Congress national secretary Felix Anthony in Sydney.