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  • Fiji cleared to compete at Commonwealth Games

    Fiji's five-year suspension from the commonwealth has been lifted, clearing the way for the country to compete at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

  • Fiji: Tourists face little risk in dengue outbreak

    Fiji is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever in 16 years, but authorities say tourists visiting tropical beaches face little risk.

  • Miss World boss plans Fiji trip after fiasco

    The head of the Miss World beauty queen franchise says she plans to travel to Fiji "as soon as possible" to address the problems that turned last month's pageant in the island nation into a fiasco.

  • **FILE** Tarawa atoll, Kiribati, is seen in an aerial view on March 30, 2004. (Associated Press)

    Pacific nation may buy Fiji land as climate refuge

    Fearing that climate change could wipe out their entire Pacific archipelago, the leaders of Kiribati are considering an unusual backup plan: moving the populace to Fiji.

  • Entire Pacific nation could one day move to Fiji

    Leaders of the Pacific nation of Kiribati a considering an unusual backup plan in case climate change wipes out their entire archipelago: They may move everyone to Fiji.

  • FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2010 file photo, American talk show host Oprah Winfrey is greeted by fans during the filming of "Oprah's Ultimate Australian Adventure" at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney. Fresh off her Australian tour with her frenzied talk-show fans, Winfrey is taking a respite in the South Pacific island nation of Fiji, where the military regime wished her "a great time." Fiji's tourism minister said Winfrey was spending the Christmas holiday there and that officials wanted to respect her privacy. Local media reported she arrived Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010,  and she and longtime beau Stedman Graham were to stay until Dec. 26. (AP Photo/Jeremy Piper, File)

    After Australia tour, Winfrey vacations in Fiji

    Fresh off an Australian tour with her frenzied talk-show fans, Oprah Winfrey is taking a respite in the South Pacific island nation of Fiji, where the military regime wished her "a great time."

  • One of three boys from Tokelau island, center, is helped on his arrival at the Stanley Brown Naval Base in Suva, Fuji, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2010. The trio survived 50 days adrift in a tiny boat in the South Pacific by drinking rainwater and eating raw fish and a seagull before being rescued by a passing trawler, a senior crewman on the fishing vessel said. (AP Photo/Pita Ligaiula)

    Teens adrift at sea almost lost hope

    For more than 50 days, the three boys slurped rainwater that puddled in the bottom of their tiny boat, gobbled flying fish that leaped aboard and prayed for salvation.

  • World Scene

    Longtime rivals China and Taiwan were set to sign a broad trade pact Tuesday to draw their economies closer, which Beijing hopes could lead to a political accommodation six decades after they split amid civil war.

  • The war on bottled water

    "Don't drink the water" is a warning doctors and public health officials typically give travelers going overseas. But lately some environmentalists and city officials have been saying the same thing. Only this time they're trying to prevent American consumers from drinking bottled water.

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