Hundreds of mourners packed a church service and children held vigils on downtown streets as Tonga observed a national holiday to bid farewell to prime minister Akilisi Pohiva at a state funeral.
Dozens of volunteers are taking part in the Muslim Community Patrol. New York police have been training them on dealing with issues that they could encounter in their role as community workers.
As a country that prides itself on its liberal, moral outlook, we must now confront the fact that our values are under threat from a hatred that has been brewing under the surface for longer than we would like to admit.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un crossed into Vietnam after a marathon train journey for a second summit showdown with US President Donald Trump.
The African Union cannot afford to ignore the undermining of democracy and human rights abuses on the continent any longer.
Shirtless at the Rio summer Olympics in 2016, the 34-year-old Taufatofua from Tonga is a hit in South Korea having trained on roller skates to qualify for the cross country skiing.
The Category 4 storm hit in middle of night causing widespread damage but there were no confirmed reports of deaths.
Weather experts said Gita was packing sustained winds of 275 kmh (170 mph) and was expected to intensify before making landfall.
Mars has many similar volcanic islands that appeared to have been surrounded by water when they were created, says NASA.
Local media reports the incident occurred during a Dallas Cowboys viewing party at a residential property.
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