Tag: Papua New Guinea

BRIEFS

Papua New Guinea Considers Gun Ban to Combat Violence

Papua New Guinea formed a multilateral conference tasked with...

Tribes in Papua New Guinea Enga Province Agree to End Fighting

Tribes at war with each other in Papua New...

STORIES

Bougainville and PNG Face Impasse in Ratifying Island Chain’s Independence

Impasse The Autonomous Region of Bougainville (ARoB) and Papua New Guinea (PNG) representatives are still at an impasse and "appear no closer" to voting on the referendum on Bougainville's independence, according to local media sources. The referendum was supposed to be ratified in 2023 but faced delays due to the opposition party,...

Australian Pilot Kidnapped in Papua New Guinea

What You Need to Know: Papua New Guinean Police have announced today the kidnapping of an Australian helicopter pilot and two Papuan nationals in Hela Province.  According to police, the trio was taken by armed men after they landed near a telecommunications site in the Mount Sisa area.  The trio are assumed...

Tribal fighting Leads to the Death of 53 in Papua New Guinea

What You Need to Know: 53 people have been killed in what Papua New Guinea Police have called a ‘massacre’ in the nation’s highlands.  The deceased are believed to have been shot and killed in an ambush in Enga Province, with the attack the result of fighting between at least 17...

Week's Recap

Biden Tells Netanyahu U.S. Will Not Attack Iran, Pledges Defensive Support

A senior Biden administration official told CNN that "the...

GRAPHIC: “TikTok Bishop” Stabbed During Sermon, Sydney, Australia

Update (0842 EST): The suspect has reportedly been removed...

UK Temporarily Returns Ghana Crown Jewels

Two UK museums have returned a number of different...

Canada to Consider Designating FDLR as Terror Group

Canada's London West MP, Arielle Kayabaga, has requested Canada's...
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