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Deadly attack on bus in northern Kenya

Al-Shabab recruits in Somalia where the militants are based, although they have extended their reach to Kenya in the last few years.

Suspected members of the Somali militant group al-Shabab have killed at least 28 people in an attack on a bus in Kenya. Officials say they separated out and killed those they thought were non-Muslim.

Smith to be deported within 10 days

Phillip John Smith

A Brazilian court has said that New Zealand murderer and paedophile Phillip John Smith is considered to be dangerous and ordered that he be deported within 10 days. (VIDEO)

Bacteria crucial to nervous system


New research shows how bacteria play a vital role in how the nervous system is formed. This Way Up speaks to Dr Chris Smith about a study involving mice uncolonised by any bacteria. (AUDIO)

Toddler still in critical condition

The baby was badly burnt in the fire at a house in Mount Wellington.

A toddler remains in a critical condition in hospital after being rescued from a burning house in Auckland. A man also pulled from the house remains in a serious condition.

Harre quits as Internet Party leader

Laila Harre.

Laila Harre has announced she is quitting as the Internet Party leader and will step down next month. She has revealed she tried to stop Kim Dotcom from forming the Internet Party.

High winds batter lower North Island

The weather changes from a northerly to a southerly in Wellington.

Winds reaching 140 kilometres an hour have been battering the lower North Island, prompting about 10 Fire Service callouts to lifted rooves and damaged telephone lines.

200 at Auckland anti-rape protest

About 200 people protested outside the Auckland High Court on 22 November 2014 over the failure of police to prosecute anyone in connection with a group of teens who boasted online of sex with underage girls.

About 200 people protested outside the High Court in Auckland, over the failure of police to prosecute anyone in connection with a group of teens who boasted online of sex with underage girls.

Joyce heads to job fair in Australia

300714. Photo Diego Opatowski / RNZ. Steven Joyce  during a press conference regarding Novopay next steps.

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce is heading to Perth to attend the first of four job fairs being held across Australia to try and persuade skilled workers to come to NZ.

Republicans savage immigration action

Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner

Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner has condemned US President Barack Obama's use of executive powers to force through immigration reform.

Women fare poorly in Solomons poll

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The Commonwealth Observer Group monitoring the Solomon Islands election says significant impediments remain to women successfully standing for election in the country.

ABs must end year with win: McCaw

Richie McCaw moustached for Movember.

The All Blacks captain Richie McCaw says a good team performance against Wales will satisfy him more than any personal milestones. (AUDIO)

WITT students could be reimbursed

Western Institute of Technology

A Taranaki polytechnic wants to talk to every student who enrolled in its failed Maori performing arts course so it can work out how to help them.

Multimillion-dollar deals with China

Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan as they arrived at Auckland International Airport.

Millions of dollars of deals in dairying, telecommunications and food research have been announced during the Chinese President Xi Jingping's visit to New Zealand.

Record prices paid for dairy farms

farm gate - sale sign

The slump in farm gate milk prices has not taken the wind out of the market for dairy farms, if the latest farm sales figures are anything to go by.