WELLINGTON, Nov 29 : More nations were flying medical staff and supplies to Samoa on Friday to battle a measles outbreak that prompted the Pacific island nation to declare a state of emergency this month, as the death toll rose to 42, most of them children younger than four.

Samoa has put a ban on "Rocketman", the Elton John biopic, over its depiction of homosexuality.

SAMOA, Aug 31: Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has hit out at climate change skeptics and says developed countries need to reduce pollution to save Pacific island countries from disaster.