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A state of emergency has been declared on the Vanuatu island of Ambae, as the volcano that towers from the island's centre continued to erupt, forcing thousands to flee their villages. Audio
The Catholic Church on Guam, one of the most Catholic places in the world, is facing more than 100 lawsuits alleging decades of child sex abuse, along with signs of an official cover-up. Audio
Analysis - The Tongan King's sudden decision to dissolve parliament is likely to reignite questions about the state of democracy in the Kingdom, writes Jamie Tahana.
Activists in Papua New Guinea say the newly re-elected government needs to step up and rein in illegal logging by meeting its promise to cancel a fraudulent land lease scheme.
Guam's governor was assured of his island's safety - and a surge in tourism - in a phone call with US President Donald Trump.
While Bikini Atoll is a radiation-saturated no-go zone that still bears the scars of dozens of atomic bomb detonations, life under the water is fighting its way back. Video
Former prime ministers, politicians, chiefs, priests, teachers and public servants are among the names on the final list of candidates for Vanuatu's presidency.
A nationwide drug crisis has crippled hospitals and health centres in Papua New Guinea, with some hospitals completely running out of supplies. But relief may finally be on the horizon. Audio
Tuvalu's prime minister has reacted to President Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement with indignation, a reaction shared by many Pacific leaders. Audio
Tuvalu's prime minister says if the United States leaves the Paris climate agreement, it will be disastrous for his country - and the world.
Tributes were pouring in from across the Pacific and the United States on Friday following the death of American Samoa's long-serving Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, who died on Thursday in Utah…
Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, American Samoa's former long-serving representative to the United States Congress, has died in Utah, aged 73.
Dr Roger Malapa, the first ni-Vanuatu to graduate with a PhD in science who went on to become one of the Pacific's most distinguished agricultural scientists, died in New Caledonia this week after a…
It seems the most unlikely of places, but in a dark red shed in rural Waihi an ambitious project is underway to restore the maritime culture of the Chamorro people of the Northern Marianas and Guam.
Fiji's Prime Minister has helped launch a "multi-billion dollar venture" - a battery-saving phone app - but what that app claims to do would overcome fundamental laws of science.
Five people are dead and three people are still missing after flooding and landslides in New Caledonia which the territory's president described as a catastrophe not seen since the 19th century.
Analysis - Five prominent opposition figures were released to a cheering crowd of supporters in Suva on Saturday but their ordeal might be far from over. Audio
The leaders of Fiji's two opposition parties remained in police custody on Sunday, after their arrest over a meeting regarding the constitution.
John Anderson, a New Zealand-born television director who devoted the later years of his life to highlighting the culture and issues of the people of Kiribati, died on 19 August... Video
The United States president, Barack Obama, will travel to a remote atoll in the middle of the Pacific this week to recognise the creation of what will become the world's...
Last Saturday evening on Raivavae, a small volcanic island that juts out from the vast expanse of the eastern Pacific Ocean, residents made an unusual discovery on the edge of...
The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea has resoundingly survived a motion of no-confidence against him, but this outcome is unlikely to end months of political upheaval.
The US Pacific island of Guam is soon expected to decide whether to embark on a quest to determine its own political future. Audio
50 years after the first nuclear test in French Polynesia, the territory is still dealing with the fallout.
China has been embarking on a diplomatic and publicity blitz in an attempt to rally support for its sweeping maritime claims in the South China Sea.