Pacific headlines with summaries.
A Fiji military officer charged with the sexual assault of an escaped prisoner three years ago has again been remanded in custody.
A tropical depression is gaining intensity as it moves towards Samoa, and is likely to develop into a cyclone within the next 12 to 24 hours.
Police in Papua New Guinea are trying to contain violence in a Lae suburb, which has claimed two lives in the past three days.
Tonga's prime minister has penalised his infrastructure minister, 'Etuate Lavulavu, by ordering him to work five months without pay and reassigning his tourism portfolio.
A former judge of Nauru's highest court says the treatment of current opposition MPs in the country is "outrageous".
Fiji's acting police commissioner has denied a Fiji Times report that police have identified those suspected of beating an internet cafe owner, Rajneel Singh.
An Australian police officer who has detailed violence and other abuses within the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary has dismissed criticism from that country's police chief.
Wallis and Futuna remains cut off as the only international airline flying there has cancelled today's and tomorrow's flights amid an airport protest.
The police in Samoa have charged an Associate Minister for the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Peseta Vaifou Tevaga, with one count of forgery and one of falsifying documents.
There has been a bank robbery in Solomon Islands.
The president of the autonomous Bougainville Government says the people are angry at cuts to the region's allocations from the Papua New Guinea national government. With the PNG economy dipping...
Nauru's former chief justice says Australia's response to the democratic crisis in Nauru has been "pathetic". (AUDIO)
The Fiji police say they have identified suspects in the alleged beating of a man who took to the police an email which surfaced about an alleged plot to kill all government MPs.
French Polynesia's president says Wallis and Futuna will be integrated into the Polynesian Leaders Group.
A domestic violence activist in Samoa says a police officer telling women to think carefully before they waste paper making a statement, shows the need for a change in attitude and mindset within the police force.
The Fiji police have declined to comment on whether there will be an investigation of the military officers who allegedly thwarted efforts to arrest a fugitive.
Fiji netball coach Kate Carpenter says Maria Lutua's move to the English Superleague is well deserved and an exciting step for both the player and netball in the country.
A spot at next year's World Rugby Junior Trophy is up for grabs at the Oceania Under 20 Championships, which kick off in Suva today.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for all of American Samoa on this Thanksgiving Day holiday after heavy rains overnight.
The Cook Islands government has declared the rapidly deteriorating state of Muri lagoon a national disaster.