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Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga's capital, parliament flattened, homes wrecked

Tonga's neighbours scrambled to deliver emergency relief on Tuesday after Cyclone Gita tore across the Pacific island nation in the middle of the night, flattening the parliament, tearing roofs off homes and causing widespread flooding.

Feb 13, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

New Zealand's deadlock general elections: 'Kingmaker' Winston Peters to hold talks today

 New Zealand`s maverick "kingmaker" Winston Peters arrived in Wellington Tuesday for talks that will eventually determine the outcome of the country`s deadlocked general election.

Oct 03, 2017, 09:25 AM IST

New Zealand PM Bill English says poll deadlock may last three weeks

Peters emerged as the kingmaker in Saturday`s election after English`s conservative National Party and the Jacinda Ardern-led Labour both failed to win an outright majority.

Sep 25, 2017, 07:01 AM IST

New Zealand election stalemate leaves maverick Winston Peters as kingmaker

English delivered an unexpectedly strong performance to claim 46 per cent of the vote, while the much-hyped "Jacinda-mania" surrounding Ardern fell short as she finished on 36.

Sep 23, 2017, 20:21 PM IST