Monday 8th February 2016

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Nobel Peace Prize nomination for former Marshall Islands foreign minister Tony de Brum

The former Foreign Minister of Marshall Islands has been nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in bringing lawsuits against nine nuclear-armed countries.

Nomination may not sway mixed public opinion of Marshalls nuclear challenge

The idea of the small Pacific nation of Marshall Islands taking on nuclear powers in the courts might appeal to an international audience, but it doesn't have universal popularity back in the islands.

Fiji back on top after Sydney leg of World Rugby Sevens series

After four rounds of the World Rugby Sevens series, Fiji sits at the top of the standings, tied on 69 points with South Africa and New Zealand.

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