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India to assist Fiji in conduct of general elections

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 20:27

India will assist Fiji in conduct of its general elections in September which will include providing indelible ink and imparting training to election and parliamentary officials.

Fiji man charged over Australian tourist`s boat death

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 13:07

A man appeared in a Fiji court Monday charged with manslaughter over the death of an Australian tourist in a boat collision off the South Pacific nation last week.

Fiji leader to form new party

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 15:30

Fiji strongman Voreqe Bainimarama today applied to register his political party ahead of the coup-plagued Pacific nation`s return to democracy scheduled for September.

Twin undersea quakes jolt south Fiji

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 20:00

Two 6-magnitude-plus undersea earthquakes jolted south Fiji Sunday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Earthquake of 6.6 magnitude deep in Pacific Ocean south of Fiji: USGS

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 16:40

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday deep in the ocean about 328 miles (525 km) south of Suva, Fiji, the US Geological Survey said.

Fiji sets September 17 for return to democracy

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 14:02

Fiji`s military rulers on Friday set September 17 as the date for the South Pacific nation`s first democratic elections in nearly eight years following a military coup.

Fiji back in Games fold for Glasgow

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 15:56

Fiji will compete in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July, sports officials said Saturday, ending years of isolation following a 2006 military coup.

Canadian tourist raped in Fiji: Police

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 16:27

A Canadian tourist was raped in Fiji when three men armed with knives burst into the room where she was staying with her husband, police said.

Fiji`s junta chief steps down from military ahead of elections

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 10:28

The leader of Fiji`s military junta officially resigned his position in the armed forces on Wednesday ahead of national elections he is widely expected to win.

Fiji coup leader to step down from military: Official

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 15:09

Fiji strongman Voreqe Bainimarama plans to step down from the military on Wednesday, making him eligible to run for prime minister in elections due later this year, officials said.

Australia hails `progress` towards elections in Fiji

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:13

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on today welcomed progress towards long-awaited elections in Fiji and said it was time for the two countries to rebuild relations.

Fiji criticises Australia`s `cocktail diplomacy`

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 13:00

Fiji accused Australia on Wednesday of engaging in "cocktail diplomacy", calling on Canberra to instead make meaningful reforms such as lifting sanctions against the coup-plagued South Pacific nation`s military regime.