6.6 magnitude quake strikes off Tonga: USGS
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Pacific island nation of Tonga on Tuesday, but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said ...
New Zealand PM calls on Australia to answer climate change demands
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern challenged Australia on Wednesday to answer South Pacific island demands for more action on climate change, ...
Japan beats United States to win Pacific Nations Cup
Captain Michael Leitch scored two tries as Japan beat the United States 34-20 Saturday to claim the Pacific Nations Cup rugby title for the first time ...
US, Japan, S.Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific
US Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia, and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western ...
Australia, US, Japan in Indo-Pacific infrastructure push
Australia, the United States and Japan will jointly invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific, officials announced Tuesday, in an attempt ...
Interpol operation exposes bizarre method of smuggling liquid cocaine
Through ongoing investigations by an Interpol-coordinated operation, there have been reports of drug trafficking across Asia and the Pacific. Because ...
Facebook fixing fake news problem with CEO at trade summit
The Facebook founder took on the role of an evangelist for “connectivity” as he spoke at an Asian-Pacific trade summit
NASA: Last month was Earth’s hottest in recorded history
NASA’s five hottest months on record are July 2016, July 2011, July 2015, July 2009 and August 2014
Aftershocks rock Indonesia after massive quake
There were no reports of deaths or damage to buildings from Wednesday night’s 7.8 magnitude quake
Solar Impulse plane departs for risky 120-hour flight
The Solar Impulse 2 is powered by more than 17,000 solar cells on its wings that recharge its batteries, enabling it to fly
Fox cancels Ancient Egyptian drama before airing first episode
A new period drama, 'Hieroglyph,' has been cancelled before the first episode was aired
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After 13 months at sea, El Salvador castaway returns home
The 37-year-old arrived in San Salvador, to a media throng, a daughter who didn’t remember him and a mother who had thought him dead