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Marshall Islands sues India, 8 others for possessing Nuclear-Arms

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 21:48

In a "David vs Goliath" battle, a tiny Pacific island nation today filed a lawsuit against nine nuclear-armed nations, including India, at the International Court of Justice for violating their legal obligation to disarm.

Marshall Islands says climate change behind floods

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 22:04

Officials in the Marshall Islands blamed climate change today for severe flooding in the Pacific nation`s capital Majuro which has left 1,000 people homeless.

Salvadoran castaway says ships ignored cries for help

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 10:11

The castaway who survived 13 months adrift in the Pacific cried for help as several ships passed by during his ordeal, ignoring his pleas.

Pacific leaders sign plea for action on climate change

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 22:03

Pacific leaders signed a declaration on Thursday committing themselves to urgent action on climate change and pleading with the rest of the world to follow their lead on an issue that threatens their existence.

Pacific leaders lay down climate challenge at summit

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 08:42

Pacific leaders whose nations are threatened by climate change on Tuesday opened a regional summit in the Marshall Islands with a challenge to the rest of the world to take action.

Britain `invaded 90 percent` of world`s countries: study

Last Updated: Monday, November 05, 2012, 15:56

Britain, which held sway over India for around 200 years, has invaded almost 90 per cent of the world`s countries in its history, barring only 22 nations.

Marshall Islands plan seawall to block rising seas

Last Updated: Monday, November 01, 2010, 20:07

The vulnerability of the Marshalls was highlighted two years ago when floods hit the eastern shore.

Oz scientist discovers world’s rarest coral

Last Updated: Saturday, July 31, 2010, 10:23

The unique coral was found during an underwater survey of Arno atoll in the Marshall Islands.

Marshall Islands Prez ousted in no-confidence vote

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 15:56

Marshall Islands President Litokwa Tomeing was defeated today in a vote of no-confidence by legislators, who are due to elect a new leader of the western Pacific nation on Friday.