Plea for 'urgent action' on climate shadowed by Trump

Fiji PM on Monday appealed for "urgent action" on climate change at UN negotiations in Bonn.

Nov 06, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Strong 6.4 earthquake hits off Fiji: US monitor

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Saturday, US seismologists said, but it was considerably deep and there were no reports of damage or injury.

Aug 19, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes 224 km southwest of Fiji: USGS

An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck 224 km (140 miles) southwest of Fiji on Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there was no immediate tsunami warning.

Jan 14, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
India pulls out of regional conference in Pakistan: Report

India pulls out of regional conference in Pakistan: Report

India had earlier in November boycotted the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) that was to be held in Islamabad.

Dec 20, 2016, 13:07 PM IST

'Save us' as you did in World War II: Fiji to US on climate

Fiji urged the United States on Friday to "save" the world from climate change as it had helped to win World War II.

Nov 19, 2016, 00:38 AM IST

Fiji military chief visits New Zealand for rebuilding of links between the armed forces

The Fijian military head arrived in New Zealand on Wednesday to continue the rebuilding of links between the armed forces of the two countries.

Aug 24, 2016, 14:20 PM IST
As India struggle, Fiji thrash Britain 43-7 in rugby final for first ever Olympic medal

As India struggle, Fiji thrash Britain 43-7 in rugby final for first ever Olympic medal

Osea Kolinisau led the defending Sevens World Series champions in a ruthless start to rugby`s return to the Olympics.

Aug 12, 2016, 04:49 AM IST

Fiji murder case twist as tourist finds human head

A New Zealand holidaymaker told Tuesday how he stumbled across a human head on a Fiji tourist beach -- the latest apparent twist in the gory case of a Russian couple murdered and dismembered in the tropical paradise.

Jul 05, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

Russian couple murdered, dismembered in Fiji

A Russian couple from Fiji are thought to have been murdered and dismembered after human body parts washed up on a beach in the Pacific island nation.

Jul 04, 2016, 09:20 AM IST

6.4 magnitude undersea quake rocks Fiji

An undersea earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude on the Richter scale hit waters off Fiji on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

May 27, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Fiji 'spared' as cyclone weakens

Fiji lifted emergency restrictions on Wednesday after the Pacific nation avoided a direct hit from Tropical Cyclone Zena and the storm weakened as it moved offshore.

Apr 07, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

Fiji residents ordered to stay inside as cyclone looms

Authorities in Fiji ordered people to stay inside as a tropical cyclone bore down on the Pacific tourist destination Wednesday, taking no chances after a recent monster storm killed 44 people.

Apr 06, 2016, 11:20 AM IST

India rushing relief to cyclone-hit Fiji

India is rushing 44 metric tonnes of relief materials including food, medicines and tents to Fiji as the cyclone-hit nation reached out for foreign help.

Feb 25, 2016, 21:29 PM IST
Fiji eyes more cyclone aid as toll hits 44

Fiji eyes more cyclone aid as toll hits 44

Cyclone-devastated Fiji said it was likely to need more foreign aid on Thursday as the body count from the most powerful storm in its history climbed to 44.

Feb 25, 2016, 10:13 AM IST

Cyclone-hit remote Fiji islands begin to receive aid, death toll 42

The Fijian government and international aid agencies began delivering much needed aid on Wednesday to the Pacific nation`s remote islands and coastal villages devastated by a powerful cyclone that killed 42 people.

Feb 24, 2016, 11:33 AM IST

Cyclone death toll hits 29 as Fiji eyes long clean-up

The death toll from Fiji`s super-cyclone hit 29 on Tuesday, with officials saying the Pacific nation`s recovery from the devastating storm could take months.

Feb 23, 2016, 03:33 AM IST
Toll from cyclone Winston in Fiji rises to 20

Toll from cyclone Winston in Fiji rises to 20

At least 20 people were killed in a tropical cyclone Winston, authorities said on Monday.

Feb 22, 2016, 10:00 AM IST

Fiji begins assessing damage after ferocious cyclone

Residents of Fiji were beginning to clean up and assess the damage today after a ferocious cyclone tore through the Pacific island chain overnight.

Feb 21, 2016, 05:21 AM IST

Fiji declares curfew nationwide as powerful cyclone Winston approaches

Fiji declared a nationwide curfew on Saturday, as airlines suspended flights and the prime minister warned people to seek refuge from a cyclone that could prove to be the Pacific island nation`s mo

Feb 20, 2016, 14:56 PM IST

Fiji declares state of natural disaster over cyclone Winston

Fiji declared a state of natural disaster on Saturday as severe tropical cyclone Winston hit the South Pacific island country, the government-owned Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) confirmed.

Feb 20, 2016, 13:39 PM IST