Pacific headlines with summaries.
The world's smallest man has died in American Samoa, aged 75.
The United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change, Mary Robinson, says the Suva Declaration will help create a sense of urgency for the upcoming climate talks in Paris.
There's been an urgent call for help from the Papua New Guinea province of Madang which reports say has been badly affected by drought and frost.
Papua New Guinea has announced a new police command to tackle increasing transnational crime on the border between Indonesia and Australia.
The Commonwealth Youth Games will officially open in Apia this evening.
The Cook Islands government says it will not take action over a controversial deal with a shipping operator until a full investigation into the matter is done.
Samoa is through to the next stage of qualifying for the 2018 Football World Cup, following a dramatic final day of competition in Nuku'alofa.
Manu Samoa coach Stephen Betham says no player is guaranteed a starting spot for their Rugby World Cup opener against the United States.
Tonga is hoping to get more than just match practice out of their final Rugby World Cup warm-up match this weekend.
Two Fiji soliders are in hospital after being injured by a roadside bomb in the Middle East.
A team of Australian and New Zealand archaeologists has unearthed the oldest known pottery from Papua New Guinea.
Pacific civil society groups are adding their weight to a call for a Pacific Islands Forum mission to West Papua.
The US has been urged to pay for improvements to substandard housing for hundreds of Marshall Islanders evacuated from a missile testing site.
The West Papua independence activist, Benny Wenda, has been denied entry into Papua New Guinea.
A Papua New Guinea union leader has written to the Governor-General and the Prime Minister seeking separation of church and government.
A number of Pacific leaders have agreed to a common position on climate change that they intend to take to a major United Nations summit in November.
Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Australian assistance to Nauru is not under threat.
Telecommunications company Docomo Pacific is to lay a second undersea fibre optic cable connecting the CNMI with the rest of the world.