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NZ man killed in Yemen counter-terrorism attack

A Predator drone at a United States airport.

Prime Minister John Key has confirmed that a New Zealand man has been killed during a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen, along with two other people last year.

Ferry sinks off South Korea

The ferry was carrying passengers to Jeju island.

A rescue operation is underway after a passenger ferry sank off the southern coast of South Korea.

Updated 19 minutes ago

Guilty plea on Amy Farrall murder

Amy Farrall and her dog Chop.

Aaron Rhys McDonald has pleaded guilty to the rape and murder of Christchurch community worker Amy Farrall and attacks on two backpackers on the West Coast while on parole.

Updated 10 minutes ago

Treasury knew SCF in trouble, court told

The Treasury knew South Canterbury Finance was in trouble but extended a Crown guarantee anyway, the High Court has been told.

Updated 36 minutes ago

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